Last updated: 14-Nov-18
When you visit Communisis Digital Ltd’s* website at activate.communisis.com, the site may place a small amount of information on your device, for example, your computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone. This information consists of small files known as ‘cookies’. In some browsers our site will create local storage and session storage as well as cookies. Local storage and session storage are another type of file placed on your device that can hold data. They will often appear when a website has video or audio content. You can delete local storage and session storage in the same way that you delete cookies.
Some third party sites will also use pixels (also known as clear gifs, web beacons or web bugs) in conjunction with cookies. Pixels are code used on a web page or in an email notification. They are used to learn whether you’ve interacted with certain web or email content. This helps measure and improve services and personalise your experience. You cannot delete pixels but you may be able to turn off features using this technology through the third party’s site and account settings.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our site.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org. Further information on Google cookies, local storage and data collection may be found in Google’s policies: the links are set out below.
Cookies we use on this website
Here are some further details of the cookies we use on this site.
1. Google Analytics cookies
We use Google Analytics to help us analyse traffic to our site. The cookies are:
- Name: __ga
- Purpose: Google Analytics cookie used to distinguish users
- Typical content: Randomly generated number
- Expires: 2 years
- Name: __gat
- Purpose: Google Analytics cookie used to throttle the request rate
- Typical content: a number
- Expires: 10 minutes
Further information about Google Analytics cookies may be found at the links below:
Information about Google Analytics
Opt out of Google Analytics
2. Google Maps cookie
Our contact page contains a Google map of our location. Google places the following cookie:
- Name: __NID
- Purpose: Preference cookie (e.g. user’s preferred language; may also be used by Google to customise adverts on Google sites)
- Typical content: unique identifier with randomly generated number
- Expires: 6 months
Further information about Google cookies may be found at the links below:
Types of cookie used by Google
3. Closed cookie
A cookie is set to indicate that you have closed the cookie banner notice:
- Name: __panel_cookie
- Purpose: to indicate a website visitor has closed the cookie notice
- Typical content: “closed”
- Expires: 1 week
4. Other cookies
Communisis Digital Ltd operates the activate.communisis.com site. We are a Communisis group company, registered in England & Wales with company no. 04133016. Our registered office is at Communisis House, Manston Lane, Leeds LS15 8AH.