1 Cookie and Tracking Statement Summary
The aim of this document is to provide you with a summary of the tracking technologies we use and how you can control what is set and when.
Our Cookie and Tracking statement is broken into the following sections
What are cookies and associated technologies?
How we use them and why
How you can control which cookies are set
How to contact us if you have any queries
1.2 Version control
We keep our privacy notice under regular review to best reflect the technology we use on this site.
It was last updated on 18.09.2017
2 What are cookies and associated technologies?
2.1 Cookies and tracking technology overview
Where AutoRD Limited talk about cookies and tracking technology on our websites we refer to
A cookie is tiny file that is stored on a user’s computer and issued to your computer when you enter a website. It stores a small amount of information relating specifically to the client and the website. The cookie can be accessed by both the web server and the user’s computer.
Cookies are used for a wide range of purposes, such as identifying your computer’s previous visits to a website, ascertaining the most popular features of a website or enable a company to present specific information to users.
More information can be found in 3. How you can control which cookies are set
2.1.2 Flash Cookies (Local Shared Objects)
A local shared object, sometimes called a “Flash cookie,” is a data file that can be created on your computer by the sites you visit. They are most often used to enhance your web-browsing experience.
Adobe’s website provides details regarding Flash cookies
2.1.3 Web Beacons
To help us better manage content we employ web beacons in emails that we sent to our opted in subscribers.
Web beacons are tiny graphics with a unique identifier and are used to track the online movements of internet users. Unlike cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, web beacons are embedded invisibly on websites.
We use them in our HTML-based emails to learn which emails have been opened by recipients enabling us to gauge the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.
You can opt-out of these emails by following the unsubscribe instructions within such marketing emails.