What are cookies?
Cookies are small information units which a website can place on your computer’s hard disk drive, smartphone or other electronic device which has the facility for storage (memory). Cookies contain information which the website can use to increase the efficiency of communication between you and your web browser. Cookies are a standard piece of technology on the internet and are used on this website.
There are two basic types of cookie: ʻtemporary’ cookies and ʻpermanent’ cookies. The temporary cookies are linked to ongoing visits to the website and are automatically deleted when you close your web browser. The permanent cookies will, by contrast, be stored on your device. Permanent cookies delete themselves after a given period of time, but will be renewed each time you visit the website.
Advertising and user recognition across platforms
Third party websites and platforms
Your use of Facebook and its privacy practices is regulated by separate terms, conditions and policies for which UCplus is responsible. It is a good idea for you to review Facebook’s terms and conditions, where you will find further information concerning how data concerning you is used on its platforms and how you can edit settings for your personal data.
How do I avoid and delete cookies?
If you do not wish us to place or read cookies on your device, you have the option of declining cookies in your web browser, where you can select which cookies are allowed and which are blocked or deleted.
If you wish to remove the cookies that are already present on your device, press CTRL + SHIFT + DELETE simultaneously. If this keyboard shortcut does not work, consult the support page for your particular browser. You can find the support page for the most common browsers and a link to deletion of flash cookies here:
Deletion of cookies in Internet Explorer
Deletion of cookies in Mozilla Firefox
Deletion of cookies in Google Chrome
Deletion of cookies in Opera
Deletion of cookies in Safari 5.0
Deletion of Flash cookies
Which cookies do we use and for what purpose?
Below you can see which cookies we use on the website and the purpose the various cookies serve:
|Google Analytics (Permanent)||Three Google Analytics tracking cookies are utilised. These are used for the purpose of investigating how the website is visited and for statistics documenting how users navigate on the website, etc. This information is sent in an anonymised form to the server.||30 minutes, 6 months and indefinately, respectively|
|Google Analytics (Temporary)||These cookies reinforce the validity of the which statistics we take readings of.||Deleted when the browser is closed.|
|Facebook Pixel||This cookie is placed by Facebook. The Pixel enables UCplus to measure, optimised and build up an audience for advertising campaigns which are delivered on Facebook. The Pixel makes it possible for UCplus to see how our users switch between devices when they visit UCplus’ website and Facebook, such that UCplus’ Facebook advertising is seen by those users which are most likely to be interested in such advertisements. This is done by analysing what content a user has viewed and interacted with on UCplus’ website. For further information and settings for viewing advertisements, please visit https://www.facebook.com/ads/about/?page_number=4&entry_product=ad_preferences If you wish to read more about Facebook Pixel, please visit: regarding Facebook Pixel, please refer to: https://en-gb.facebook.com/business/help/651294705016616.||Defined by Facebook|