Maxwell Davies Limited (“MDL”) – Cookies Policy

Information about our use of cookies

This Cookie Notice applies to the Maxwell Davies Limited. It supplements MDL’s EU Privacy Notice which may be accessed here:

EU Privacy Notice

Any questions or concerns relating to the use of cookies by our websites and the processing of personal data obtained through their use may be directed to: ruth@maxwelldavies.com.

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

  1. Cookies – What are They and How Do We Use Them?

Cookies are small text files placed on your device when you visit a website. MDL uses cookies to recognise you and your preferences, enhance the performance of our website and collect analytical information for the benefit of our customers and MDL. The term cookies includes similar technologies for collecting and storing information, such as Local Shared Objects (commonly referred to as “flash cookies”) and web beacons or web bugs (including transparent or clear gifs).

 

Session cookies allow us to track your actions during a single browser session, for example to remember the items returned from a search. They do not remain on your device beyond your session.

 

Persistent cookies remain on your device between sessions and allow us to authenticate you and to remember your preferences.

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.

Cookie Purpose Further Info Duration/Validity
JSESSIONID This cookie is used to perform session management for our Web applications This checks if anyone else is trying to access your session from a different browser (e.g. potential fraudsters). Session cookies expire at the end of a browser session.

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Cookie Purpose Further Info Duration/Validity
_dc_gtm_UA-22095564-1 Google Tag Manager
_ga Google analytics 2 years from install date
_gid Google analytics 1 day
ACOOKIE Web Trends
(Web analytics/statistics)
10 years from install date
WEBTRENDS_ID Web Trends
(Web analytics/statistics)
10 years from install date
_ WT_FPC Web Trends
(Web analytics/statistics)
10 years from install date
_cls_v Clarisite (Web analytics/statistics) 5 years from install date
_cls_s, _cls_bd Clarisite (Web analytics/statistics) Per session
Google Analytics This Google cookie identifies if you come back to our site, how often, and what your preferences are. No personal information is stored in the cookie and no data is extracted from your machine. To read more about this cookie, including the provider´s privacy policy, please visit www.google.com/analytics. In particular you can visit https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage to obtain further information about each individual cookie.

 

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Cookie Purpose Further Info Duration/Validity
AlloweUKCookie These cookies are used for remembering user  preferences

(remember user choice for not displaying

Cookie policy banner in each page).

10 years from install date
PR_HomePageUKDisplay These cookies are used for remembering user preferences
For not display newsletter banner in homepage
Per session
  1. Blocking Cookies

If you wish to opt out of all cookies, and delete any cookies which have already been placed for this website and any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. Your browser’s ‘help’ function will tell you how to do this. However, please remember that cookies are often used to enable and improve certain functions on our website. If you choose to switch certain cookies off, it is likely to affect how our website works. Please note that by deleting or blocking cookies that are strictly necessary for the performance of our website, it may not function correctly and you may not be able to access certain areas of the website.

For more information about how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/. This link directs you to a non-MDL website. MDL has no control over the linked website and is not liable for your use of it.

We reserve the right to make changes to our cookies policy.

  1. Links to Other Sites

MDL’s website may contain links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by the MDL. Please be aware that the MDL is not responsible for the privacy or security practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.

  1. Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics works using cookies. Google Analytics cookies collect your IP address; however, because IP anonymization is used on this website, your IP address will be shortened (and therefore anonymised) as soon as technically possible and before it is stored or otherwise used in connection with Google Analytics. The anonymization process takes place within the European Union or the European Economic Area, except in exceptional cases, where your full IP address may be sent to a Google server in the United States and shortened there. We use the information collected by Google Analytics cookies to find out about how visitors use our website. Google will not combine the IP address sent by your browser in connection with Google Analytics, with other data. You can prevent Google Analytics cookies from being stored by setting your browser software accordingly. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at google.com.

  1. Other Information

Where we work with third-party vendors to apply cookies on our behalf and they have access to personal data collected via cookies or other apps, they are subject to appropriate contractual safeguards in line with the requirements of the GDPR.  Any personal data that we collect from the application of cookies are stored on servers that are hosted on MDL’s ????? premises. We retain personal data collected by means of cookies needed for personalized services where you have consented to the use of cookies for those purposes, and otherwise only for as long as necessary to aggregate personal data that we use for website performance and audience measurement.

  1. Your rights

If you are an EU resident, you have certain rights in relation to any personal data that we process about you. These rights are set out in Section 6 of our EU Privacy Notice, which you can find here.