Cookies Policy

1 Privacy Policy

See the SignedUp.im Privacy Policy for full details of the security of your personal data and its use. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this policy or your data protection in general please contact The Office of Data Protection Supervisor.

2 Disclaimer

SignedUp.im and the editor and publisher of this site have taken all reasonable measures to ensure that the information is correct as at the date of publication, but cannot accept any liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result of any errors or omissions therein. 

Cookies are pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:

• enabling a service to recognise your device so you don't have to give the same information several times during one task

• recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don't need to do it for every web page requested

• measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there's enough capacity to ensure they are fast

• analysing anonymised data to help us understand how people interact with our services so we can make them better

3 Our Use of Cookies 

3.1 Cookies for measuring performance of the website 

By understanding how people use the website, we can make improvements to the navigation and content to make the site better and easier to access. We use Google Analytics and Click Dimensions to gather data on the number of people accessing this website, where they are accessing from, what pages they visit, and what technology they are using. Google Analytics and Click Dimensions cannot identify you personally, but does allow us to understand our users as a group, for example by recording what browsers are being used.

Google Analytics Cookies

Name/Description/Expiration

_utma  Typical content: randomly generated number  2 years

_utmb  Typical content: randomly generated number  30 minutes

_utmc  Typical content: randomly generated number  when user exits browser

_utmz  Typical content: randomly generated number and information about how the page was reached (eg directly or via a link, organic search or paid search) 6 months  

__utmmobile Typical content: randomly generated number  2 years 
 
For more information, please see Google Analytics’ cookies page.

Click Dimensions Cookies 

Name/Description/Expiration

cuvid This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to the site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits the site, a new __cuid cookie is written with a different visitor unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to the site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that the application uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure. 2 years from set/update.

cusid This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with the site. When a user views a page on the site, the script code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on the site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on the site for longer than 30 minutes. 30 minutes from set/update.

cuvon Used to signal the last time a visitor viewed a page. 30 minutes from set/update

For more information, please see Click Dimensions’ cookies page. 

3.2 Cookies for your security 

On some of our systems we use a cookie called "_RequestVerificationToken" to help protect you against a specific form of malicious attack called Cross Site Request Forgery. Searching for this term will reveal a wealth of information about this potential vulnerability, and how it is closed through the use of cookies.
 
3.3 Cookies for managing your current visit
 
To remember who you are as you move from page to page of the website, particularly after logging in to a service. We use a number of "session" cookies which may include "fw-session" and "ASPSessionIDrandomletters". These store your session ID to allow the site to recognise your movement around the site as being from one computer. These cookies expire when you close your browser or log out, and contain no personal information about you.
 
3.4 Cookies to support specific elements of the site
 
Some elements of our website use cookies to make them easier to use. These may include: Cookies to record that we have already presented you with a piece of information which you would find intrusive and annoying if we continually re-presented.These may include notifications about the availability of new features or applications, and warning notices. Cookies to retain settings or choices that you have made earlier during your visit to our site, so that we can reapply those choices when you revisit the relevant pages. These save you effort in reselecting the settings or making the choice, improving your experience of the website. For example, pre-populating complex search criteria screens with previous values, or collating selections you have made throughout your visit. 

3.5 Cookies set by other websites through this site
 
We want to provide interesting and engaging content on our website. On a number of pages we embed media such as YouTube videos. The suppliers of these services may also set cookies on your device when you visit the pages where we have used this type of content. These are known as 'third-party' cookies. We do not control how a third party uses their cookies. You should check these third party websites' privacy policies for more information about their cookies if you are concerned about this. 

4 How to Control and Delete Cookies
 
We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The 'Help' function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website. If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You'll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual. To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.