This document is applicable to customers, users and employees of Blue Ring Digital Services Limited.
"You", "Your" refers to You the customer, user or employee of Blue Ring Digital Services Limited.
"We", "Us", "Our", "Blue Ring Digital Services Limited" refers to Blue Ring Digital Services Limited.
"Our Website" refers to Our websites (blue-ring.co.uk).
We will try to keep everything in this document as straightforward as possible, but if there’s anything You don’t understand, please get in touch with Us.
The masculine shall include the feminine and the neuter and the singular the plural and vice versa.
In order to comply with EU rules, We use a system of classifying the different types of cookies which We use or may use in the future on Our Website. The classification was developed by the International Chamber of Commerce UK and explains more about which cookies We use or may use in the future, why We use or may use them them, and the functionality You will lose if You decide You don't want to have them on Your device.
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to Your personal computer, mobile or other device when You visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user's device.
Persistent cookies - these cookies remain on a user's device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.
Session cookies - these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once You close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting You navigate between pages efficiently, remembering Your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts You see online are more relevant to You and Your interests.
COOKIES USED ON Our WEBSITE
A list of all the cookies that are use and may be used in the future on Our Website, by category, is set out below.
STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES
These cookies enable services You have specifically asked for. For these types of cookies that are strictly necessary, no consent is required.
These cookies are essential in order to enable You to move around Our Website and to use its features, such as accessing secure areas.
|zenid||This cookie contains a session ID which is a mechanism for distinguishing different users' visits when multiple users are visiting the website at the same time. It is essential for interactive use of the site.||Session|
|dg||This cookie is used to see if the exit intent pop-up ('Did You find what You were looking for?') has been displayed before login. It stores a value of 'true' if the pop-up has been or is due to be displayed.||Session|
|dg1||This cookie is used to see if the exit intent pop-up ('Do You need any help?') has been displayed after login. It stores a value of 'true' if the pop-up has been or is due to be displayed.||Session|
|ct||This cookie is used to test if cookies are enabled on Your device and then used to set the zenid cookie mentioned above.||30 days|
|cp||This cookie is used to see if the cookie information popup box has been shown. It stores a value of '1' or '0' to indicate if additional cookies are premitted to be used.||30 days|
|pn||This cookie is used to see if the We have asked You to enable Web Push Notifications. It stores a value of '1' once You have responded to the Web Push Notification popup.||24 hours|
|pnd||This cookie is used if You dismiss Your browsers Web Push Notification dialog without Allowing or Blocking Notifications. It stores a value of '1' if You did not make a choice.||7 hours|
PERFORMANCE AND ANALYTICS COOKIES
These cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited. You agree that We can place these types of cookies on Your device following Your acceptance via the cookie information popup.
These cookies collect information about how visitors use Our Website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from the web pages visited. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how Our Website works.
|_ga||Google Analytics - This cookie is used to distinguish users.||2 years|
|_ga_N1CL4HVLPM||Google Analytics - This cookie is used to persist session state.||2 years|
|_clck||Microsoft Clarity - Persists the Clarity User ID and preferences, unique to Our site.||6 months|
|_clsk||Microsoft Clarity - Connects multiple page views into a single Clarity session recording.||1 day|
|CLID||Microsoft Clarity - Identifies the first-time Clarity saw You on any site using Clarity.||1 year|
|ANONCHK||Microsoft Clarity - Indicates whether MUID is transferred to ANID, a cookie used for advertising. Clarity doesn't use ANID and so this is always set to 0.||1 year|
|ANON||Microsoft Clarity - Unique tracking ID||6 months|
|NAP||Microsoft Clarity - Unique tracking ID||6 months|
|MR||Microsoft Clarity - Indicates whether to refresh MUID.||1 year|
|MUID||Microsoft Clarity - Identifies unique web browsers visiting Microsoft sites. These cookies are used for advertising, site analytics, and other operational purposes.||1 month|
|SM||Microsoft Clarity - Used in synchronizing the MUID across Microsoft domains.||1 year|
These cookies remember choices You make to improve Your experience. You agree that We can place these types of cookies on Your device following Your acceptance via the cookie information popup.
These cookies allow Our Website to remember choices You make (such as Your user name, language or the region You are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes You have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that You can customise. They may also be used to provide services You have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track Your browsing activity on other websites.
|cl||This cookie is used to store Your prefered language. It stores the ISO 639-1 language code if You select a language other than English.||30 days|
TARGETING OR ADVERTISING COOKIES
These cookies collect information about Your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to You and Your interests. You agree that We can place these types of cookies on Your device following Your acceptance via the cookie information popup.
These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to You and Your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times You see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with Our permission. They remember that You have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.
|IDE, DSID, FLC, NID, TAID, exchange_uid|
This cookie is set and used by Google AdSense/ DoubleClick to register and report Your actions after viewing or clicking on one of the advertiser's ads to measure the efficancy of an ad and to present You with targeted ads in the furture.
|AID, DSID, TAID|
This cookie is set and used by Google AsSense/ DoubleClick to link Your activity across devices.
This cookie is set and used by Google AdSense/ DoubleClick used to test if cookies are enabled on Your device and then used to set the IDE, DSID, FLC, NID, TAID, exchange_uid, AID, DSID and TAID cookies mentioned above.
This cookie is set and used by Google AdSense/ DoubleClick to experimenting with which advertisement perform best on Our Website.
USING BROWSER SETTINGS TO MANAGE COOKIES
We have put together two guides to help You control or delete cookies. They are: