Cookies Information Page

INFORMATION ABOUT THE ‘COOKIES’ USED ON THIS WEBSITES

What are “Cookies”?

Cookies are small text files - containing nothing more than letters and numbers - which are downloaded by your computer when you access and use certain websites. Cookies allow our website to recognise a device and provide content accordingly.

For more information on what cookies are, and how they are used on the internet, please see the information on the independent All About Cookies site and the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies. This area provides you with clear information on how this site uses cookies, how you can disable them (if you should desire to do so), and the effects of doing so.

We recommend that you accept all cookies from our website, which are detailed below, as they have been selected to enhance your functionality and the service that this website provides you. If you disable any of these cookies then you may impair the functionality of the website and you may not experience all its features in the way it was designed to be enjoyed.

The cookies set by this website are detailed below under the following categories:

  • Google Analytics
  • Session and Load Balancer cookies

We do not recommend disabling any of these cookies as it will result in a reduced level of functionality and service on this website. We cannot accept any responsibility for this diminished service level if you choose to disable any cookies.

However, if you do wish to disable these cookies, we recommend that you set your browser to disable cookies for ‘www.techscheme.co.uk’. Generally the option appears under “Tools” or “Settings” in a section called “Privacy” and is intuitive. Browsers implement this feature differently so please refer to your browser help section for detailed information. Alternatively, carry out an Internet search for “Disabling cookies with X browser” where X is your browser name, e.g., Internet Explorer, Firefox, Yahoo, Google.

Google Analytics

The cookies set by Google Analytics are used to help us gather information about how this website is used by its visitors. The information is not personally identifiable. We use this to help us improve services and to better understand your requirements.

Google Analytics is a free service, provided by Google, and uses several cookies. More information on the cookies that are set through our use of Google Analytics can be found on Google’s "Cookies & Google Analytics" page. If you wish to disable these cookies then please use the opt-out browser add-on supplied by Google. You can also alternatively set your browser to reject all or certain cookies. Disabling cookies set by Google Analytics will provide no reduced service to you, but it will mean that we will not be able to capture detailed information about the experience of our users online, nor will we be able to track and improve the level of service our website is providing to users.

Session And Load Balancer Cookies

Whilst exempt from the new cookie law, we mention session and load balancer cookies to ensure full transparency on the subject. A load balancer may be used by our website which stores an identifier on your browser to ensure that, where possible, you remain connected to the same web server throughout your visit to improve your experience. Session cookies enable our individual web servers to keep track of your progress throughout your visit. These cookies expire when you leave the website and contain no personally identifiable information.