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Cookies

Cookies Policy

Last updated on 3rd October 2015

Introduction

Our website uses cookies.

We will ask you to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website. By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Credit

This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (http://www.seqlegal.com).

About Cookies

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.

Our cookies

We use both session and persistent cookies on our website.

The names of the cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:

  1. we use _Yarelli_session on our website to recognise a computer when a user visits the website;
  2. we use cc_cookie_accept on our website to track the acceptance of our cookie policy;
  3. we use user_credentials on our website to allow you a persistent login to the system;

Analytics cookies

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website.

Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.

The analytics cookies used by our website have the following names: __uvt, _ga, uvts

The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.

Our analytics service provider's privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Third party cookies

Our website does not use third party cookies other than those stated for Google Analytics.

Blocking cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:

  1. in Internet Explorer (version 10) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy" and then "Advanced";
  2. in Firefox (version 24) you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options", "Privacy", selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu, and unticking "Accept cookies from sites"; and
  3. in Chrome (version 29), you can block all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Content settings", and then selecting "Block sites from setting any data" under the "Cookies" heading.

Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

Deleting cookies

You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:

  1. in Internet Explorer (version 10), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835);
  2. in Firefox (version 24), you can delete cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Privacy", then selecting "Use custom settings for history", clicking "Show Cookies", and then clicking "Remove All Cookies"; and
  3. in Chrome (version 29), you can delete all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Clear browsing data", and then selecting "Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data" before clicking "Clear browsing data".

Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

Our details

This website is owned and operated by Business Hound Limited.

We are registered in Scotland under registration number SC479692, and our registered office is at Comely Park Business Centre, 16 Comely Park, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7HU.

Our principal place of business is at Comely Park Business Centre, 16 Comely Park, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7HU.

You can contact us by writing to the business address given above, by using our website contact form, by email to support@mybusinesshound.com or by telephone on +44 (0) 1383 667078.