1 Definitions and Interpretation
|“Cookie”||means a small file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site;|
|“Cookie Law”||means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);|
|“personal data”||means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and|
|“We/Us/Our”||means Ashfield Healthcare Limited of Ashfield House Resolution Road Ashby de la Zouch LE65 1HW|
2. Information About Us
2.1 Our Site is operated by Ashfield Healthcare Limited, a limited company registered in England under company number 03286306, whose registered office is at: Ashfield House, Resolution Road, Ashby de la Zouch LE65 1HW
2.2 Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted by email at: Data.Protection@udghealthcare.com , by telephone on 0870 850 1234 or by post at: Ashfield House, Resolution Road, Ashby de la Zouch LE65 1HW.
3.2 By using Our Site, you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third party Cookies are used on Our Site. For more details, please refer to section 4 below.
3.3 All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:
3.3.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies
A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.
3.3.2 Analytics Cookies
It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.
3.3.3 Functionality Cookies
Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.
3.3.4 Targeting Cookies
It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests. [Some information gathered by targeting Cookies may also be shared with third parties.]
3.3.5 Third Party Cookies
Third party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on Our Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).
3.3.6 Persistent Cookies
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.
3.3.7 Session Cookies
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.
3.4 Cookies on Our Site are not permanent and will expire as indicated in the table below.
3.6 For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.
4. What Cookies Does Our Site Use?
4.1 The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:
- First party Cookies
Name of Cookie Purpose & Type Strictly necessary OptanonConsent / (Expires after 1 year) This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category Yes _unam / (Expires after 9 months) ShareThis social sharing widget, placed on the site to enable sharing of content across social networks. It counts click and shares of a page No
- Third party Cookies
Name of Cookie Purpose & Type Provider Strictly necessary Vuid (Expires after 2 years) Video hosting and sharing of video Vimeo No Slideshare.net
SERVERID / (Expires after a session)
language / (Expires after a session)
It is used to provide services for embedding slide presentations into websites. Information collected via cookies on this domain can also be used for targeted advertising purposes. Slideshare / Linkedin No Ads.linkedin.com
BizoID / (Expires after 6 months)
UserMatch History / (Expires after 6 months)
Lang / (Expires after a session)
These gives us insight in to the type of users, based on LinkedIn profile data, to improve targeting. No Linkedin.com
bscookie (expires after a year)
_utma (expires after a year)
_utmv (expires after a year)
_qca / (expires after a year)
JSESSIONID / (expires after a session)
These cookies typically are placed because of the content sharing buttons. Cookies are set regardless of whether or not the user has a Linkedin profile. No Twitter.com
auth_token / (expires after 15 years)
twll / (expires after 5 years)
secure_session / (expires after 15 years)
guest_id / (expires after a year)
_utma / (expires after a year)
remember_checked / (expires after 5 years)
remember_checked_on / (expires after 5 years)
cdn.syndication.twimg.com / (expires after a session)
syndication.twitter.com / (expires after a session)
Where twitter acts as a third party host, it collects data through a range of plug-ins and integrations, that is primarily used for tracking and targeting. No Google.com
APISID / (expires after a year)
SSID / (expires after a year)
PREF / (expires after a year)
SID / (expires after a year)
SAPSID / (expires after a year)
HSID / (expires after a year)
id (real time bidding advertising) / (expires after a year)
It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer’s adverts appear. No Scorecardresearch.com
UID / (expires after 2 years)
UIDR / (expires after 2 years)
The main use of this cookie is for advertising purpose ScorecardResearch No Slideshare.com
_uv_id / (expires after 2 years)
bcookie / (expires after 2 years)
RT / (expires after 10 minutes)
_utmz / (expires after 6 months)
_utmb / (expires after 30 minutes)
_utmt / (expires after 10 minutes)
_utmc / (expires after session)
_utma / (expires after 2 years)
It is used to provide services for embedding slide presentations into websites. Information collected via cookies on this domain can also be used for targeted advertising purposes No Wp25577
(Expires after a year)
Marketing automation tool that allows us to send personalised communications. Act-on No
- Analytics Cookies
Name of Cookie Purpose & Type Provider Strictly necessary _gid It will store and update a unique value for each page visited (expires after 1 day) Google Analytics No _gat It limits the collection of data on high traffic sites (expires after 10 minutes) Google Analytics No _ga Used to calculate each visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports (expires after 2 years). Google Analytics No _hjIncludedInSample Uniquely identifies a visitor during a single browser session and indicates they are included in an audience sample Hot Jar No
4.2 The following third party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:
4.3 Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics and Hot Jar. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how Our Site is used. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Site and the services offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Site, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.
4.4 The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) analytics Cookies to gather the required information.
4.5 The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) the following analytics Cookies:
5. Consent and Control
5.1 Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies unless those Cookies are strictly necessary however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended.
5.2 In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
5.3 The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:
5.3.1 Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
5.3.2 Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835
5.3.3 Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)
5.3.4 Safari (macOS): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_GB&locale=en_GB
5.3.5 Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
5.3.6 Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-Cookies-website-preferences
5.3.7 Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)
7. Further Information
7.2 For more information about privacy and data protection, please visit the following: https://www.ashfieldhealthcare.com/gb/privacy-policy/
Last updated: 24/09/2018