What are cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first-party cookies. We also use third-party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting – for our advertising and marketing efforts.
Cookies help us enhance user experience by:
- Reminding our website if you’ve already seen a message from us so you don’t get another one
- Telling us which pages people respond well or not to, enabling us to create an informative and interesting website
- Letting us know where users are coming from so we can focus our marketing efforts effectively
This website www.astery.co.uk (our “Website”) uses first party cookies and third-party cookies. First party cookies are those set directly by us and are used only by us. We do not currently use first party cookies, but this may change.
By using our Website, you may also receive third party cookies on your device, which are set by other websites, services and/or parties. These are set for analytics and/or targeting purposes. Data collected from these cookies may be shared with third parties, such as Google. Please see the relevant privacy policies linked herein to see how third parties may collect and use such information.
- What cookies do we use on our Website?
2.1 Cookies requiring consent on our Website
2.1.1 Analytics Cookies
2.1.1 Targeting Cookies
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising. Please see Google’s Privacy & Terms page (https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB&gl=uk) for further information on Google’s use of data collected by Targeting Cookies.
- Manage your Cookie preferences
In addition, you can control cookies directly in the settings of your Internet browser. For example you may choose to block cookies in order to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, delete existing cookies, have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie or disable cookies altogether.
The below links provide instructions on how to change your browser settings in some of the most common Internet browsers.
If you do not consent to Astery using cookies you must do one of the below:
- Deactivate cookies on your browser, either for just our site or all sites, you can do this within your browser settings.
- Leaving our page via this link it will send you to a site with instructions on how to remove cookies from your device.