1.1 The AKA Group Limited (“AKA”, “us”, “we” or “our” for short) is committed to protecting the privacy of our users. This Cookies Policy (“Policy”) is intended to inform you how our Website uses a technology called “cookies” and web server logs to collect information about how our Website is used. This Policy is intended to assist you in making informed decisions when using the website, artichoke.uk.com (the “Website”). Please take a minute to read and understand the Policy.
2 WHAT ARE COOKIES
2.1 Information gathered through cookies and web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our Website, and the websites visited just before and just after our Website.
2.2 For further details on cookies please visit All About Cookies where you can find comprehensive information on Cookie restriction and blocking for a wide variety of browsers.
3.1 We use both first party and third party cookies. That is, both AKA and third party companies set cookies through this Website.
3.2 We use “analytical” cookies which, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our Website and which parts of the website are most popular. This helps us gather feedback so that we can improve our Website and better serve our customers. [We do not generally store any personal Information that you provided to us in your cookies.
3.3 We use ‘persistent’ cookies which are cookies that remain in the cookies file of your browser for longer and help us to recognise you as a unique visitor to the Website, tailoring the content of certain areas of the Website to offer you content that match your preferred interests.
3.4 By using our Website, you are deemed to consent to our use of the cookies described above.
3.5 You can refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies.
3.6 You may also delete cookies at any time by going to the browsing settings on your web browser.
3.7 Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Website.
4 COOKIES WE USE
Here is a list of the cookies we use, their purpose and how long they will remain on your computer (unless you actively delete them earlier):
|Name of Cookie||Purpose - why we or third parties set the cookie and what we do with the information collected||How long the cookie(s) are stored on your computers|
|_ga, _gat||We use Google Analytics to carry out statistical analysis of page use, page interactions and paths through the Website. This is known as ‘web analytics’. We may also record certain information that customers provide during a Website purchase or other process. This information allows us to more accurately understand individual behaviours and needs. This means that we can more easily tailor offers and information which may be of interest to individuals.||2 years (_ga), 10 minutes (_gat)|
|_ga, _dc_gtm_UA-xxxxxxxx, __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz||We use Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to carry out statistical analysis of page use, page interactions and paths through the Website. This is known as ‘web analytics’. We may also record certain information that customers provide during a Website purchase or other process. This information allows us to more accurately understand individual behaviours and needs. This means that we can more easily tailor offers and information which may be of interest to individuals.||Persistent - 2 to 10 years|
|CP3, UID, UIDR, __gads, clips, player, vuid, __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utma, __utmz, __utmt_player, __utmv||These cookies are used by the vimeo video player on certain pages of the site. Find out more: https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy||2 years|
|__cfduid||The __cfduid cookie is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. For example, if the visitor is in a coffee shop where there are a bunch of infected machines, but the visitor's machine is known trusted, then the cookie can override the security setting. It does not correspond to any userid in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information. Note: This cookie is strictly necessary for site security operations and can't be turned off.||5 years|
|APISID, CONSENT, GEUP, HSID, LOGIN_INFO, PREF, SAPISID, SID, SSID, UOu17.resume, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC||We use YouTube to embed a selection of videos on the website. The embedded videos do not set cookies themselves and can be played with no cookies set. However, if the 'Share' button is clicked YouTube will set these three cookies. The VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE cookie attempts to estimate your bandwidth, the use_hitbox cookie increments the 'views' counter on the YouTube video and PREF cookie is used to define user settings and preferences. These cookies are set to only handle your clip views and settings and they don't gather information that identifies a user. For more information click here||Persistent - 1 - 22 years|
|X-Mapping-fjhppofk||The X-Mapping cookie is sent by the server to keep the user’s browser sessions intact as we load balance and use a clustered array of servers. If a user reloads a page they could be served the content from another server entirely but this cookie tracks the user to the same server.||Session|