We collect cookies and here’s why
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- name (if you opt-in to our mailing list only)
- contact information including email address (if you opt-in to our mailing list only)
- demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests (if you complete a survey only)
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers (if you complete a survey only)
For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect see the List of cookies we collect section below.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
List of cookies we collect
The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.
|COOKIE NAME||COOKIE DESCRIPTION|
|__utma||Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website.|
|__utmb||Google Analytics stores IP address anonamously on its servers in the US, and neither CIVIC or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.|
|__utmc||These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.|