- What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device when you visit a website or app.
Cookies help to make websites work. They can also improve the performance of a site and some provide information to the owners of the site.
Cookies do not store or collect information about you like your name. But they do collect information that relates to, for example, the devices you use to access the internet and your browsing history.
In this cookies policy, we’ll refer to cookies as shorthand for any technology that stores information on your device or gains access to information on your device (for example pixels and tags).
- The cookies we use
There’s more information about the cookies we use in section 5 of this policy. There are also details about why we use them, where they appear and how long they stay on your device.
We use ‘first party cookies’. iDEAL Diabetes sets these when you visit our website. These allow us to understand how our website is used through services such as Google Analytics and Hotjar.
We also use ‘third party cookies’. Third parties set and use these on websites other than iDEAL Diabetes. Third parties include our advertising partners and social media providers, such as Facebook. We do not govern the use of third-party cookies.
To understand more about these third party cookies and their privacy policies please visit their websites.
- Managing your cookie settings
Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of our website to work properly. These are called strictly necessary cookies.
For all non-essential cookies, you can choose whether we use them or not. You can change your cookie preferences in our preference centre. For chrome users you will need to be using a browser version of 67 and later in order for your settings to be applied.
Or you can change your cookie settings in your web browser.
4.Changes to this policy
There’s more information about cookies and how to control their use on All About Cookies and Your Online Choices.
- List of cookies
The cookies we use on our website fall into one category:
- Strictly necessary
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off. They do not store any information that we can use to identify you.
We use them for things like remembering your privacy settings or any information that you enter into online forms. You can set your browser to block these cookies, but then some parts of the website won’t work.
- Are necessary for the website to function properly
- Can be blocked but will then impact the performance of the website
- Do not store any personal information