Last Updated: 7th June 2019
What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files, created by the website visited which contain data. They are stored on the visitor's computer for different aims. For example, giving the visitor access to various functions and gathering usage statistics.
There are three types of cookies:
- Persistent cookies. This cookie type is saved on the user’s computer for a given amount of time, after which it will be erased.
- Session cookies. A session cookie is temporarily stored in the computer's memory while the visitor is browsing the website. The session cookie is erased when the web browser is closed.
- Third party cookies are cookies that can be persistent, or session based and are served from domains (or subdomains) that are different from the one shown in your address bar. These are used to store surfing, personalisation preferences and tracking information.
What cookies exist on Bryt Energy?
Bryt Energy uses all types of cookies and some of these cookies are necessary for the web sites to work as expected. Some are for analytical purposes to enable us to understand and improve your online experience, and others for marketing purposes so that we can create personalised and timely marketing messages related to your interests, behaviours and activities.
|Persistent||We use Google Analytics tools for web statistics to get a better understanding of how visitors use the web site. The purpose of this is to improve content, navigation and structure. Information stored by this cookie is non-personally identifiable||
_ga lasts 33 months
_gid lasts 2 days
|Umbraco||UMB_UPDCHK||Persistent||This cookie enables our website management system know the next time to check for updates for the Umbraco software – it’s not related to any personal data.||7 days|
|Add This||_atuvc||Persistent||This cookie is for social sharing functionality on our blog pages. Created and read by the ‘AddThis’ widget. No data from this cookie is sent back to AddThis and removing it when disabling cookies may cause unexpected behaviour for users.||13 months|
|Force24||Force24 beacon||Persistent||This cookie monitors the browsing activities and behaviours that our potential or existing customers use including links clicked. This cookie is activated when users click any links in our email communications and/or also the contents of any forms submitted to us on our website pages. It does not store personal information just web activity and a unique identifier (GUID) of the user.||10 years|
Cookies can be removed from your browser via the settings option, either individually or as a whole. Please be aware that by deleting cookie you may impact the behaviours of the browser and its ability to navigate our site. There are a number of sites that can be found in the public domain that offer instructions for removing cookies should you need help, the specific details will vary based on your browser provider and the version you are using.
How can I delete cookies?
Please note that the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on does not prevent information from being sent to the website itself, or in other ways to web analytics services. Learn more about the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout).
By blocking or removing cookies you may cause the Bryt Energy Website and associated portals to behave erratically.