Cookie Policy (UK)

Introduction

Our website, https://www.mwc-partners.com (hereinafter: “the website”) uses cookies, which are small computer files, and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as “cookies”), which are placed on your computer while you are browsing our website. Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or other device, if you agree to this. Cookies record how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit. They can be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes. The information stored in cookies may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit. Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.

What are scripts?

A script is a piece of programme code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.

What is a web beacon?

A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.

Consent

We are required to obtain your consent for all non-essential cookies used on our website. When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “Save preferences”, you consent to us using the categories of cookies and plug-ins you selected in the pop-up, as described in this cookie statement. You can disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may no longer work properly.

  1. Manage your consent settings

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to track your use of our website. This enables us to understand how you use the site and track any patterns with regards to how you are using our website. This helps us to develop and improve our website.

Cookies are either:

  • Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect and personal data from your computer.
  • Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is stored on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again. We use persistent cookies for Google Analytics.

Cookies can also be categorised as follows:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: these cookies are essential to enable you to use the website effectively. Without these cookies, the services available to you on our website cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.
  • Performance cookies: these cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.
  • Functionality cookies: these cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced features. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised.
  • Targeting cookies: these cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.

First and third party cookies: first party cookies are cookies set by our website. Third party cookies are set by a website other than our website.

Placed cookies

We use both first party and third party cookies on our website. These are set out below.

Complianz

We use Complianz for cookie consent management. Read more

Name Retention Function
Functional    
complianz_policy_id 365 days Store accepted cookie policy ID
complianz_consent_status 365 days Store cookie consent preferences
cmplz_stats 365 days Store cookie consent preferences
cmplz_marketing 365 days Store cookie consent preferences
Sharing

For more information, please read the Complianz Privacy Policy.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics for website statistics. Read more

Name Retention Function
Statistics (anonymous)    
_ga 2 years
_gid 1 day Count and track pageviews
_gat 1 minute Filter requests from bots
Sharing

For more information, please read the Google Analytics Privacy Policy.

WordFence

We use WordFence for website security. Read more

Name Retention Function
Functional    
wfwaf-authcookie-* 12 hours Determine if the user is logged in
Sharing

For more information, please read the WordFence Privacy Policy.

Google Tag Manager

We use Google Tag Manager for website statistics. Read more

Name Retention Function
Marketing/Tracking    
_gat_gtag_UA_*_1 1 hour Store and track conversions
Statistics    
uslk_inital_url persistent
uslk_referrer persistent
uslk_operator_binding persistent
uslk_drag persistent
uslk_in_service_time persistent
uslk_page_impressions persistent
uslk_s session
uslk_e 1 year
Sharing

For more information, please read the Google Tag Manager Privacy Policy.

Google Maps

We use Google Maps for maps display. Read more

Name Retention Function
Marketing/Tracking    
Google Maps API none Request user IP address
Sharing

For more information, please read the Google Maps Privacy Policy.

LinkedIn

We use LinkedIn for display of recent social posts and/or social share buttons. Read more

Name Retention Function
Marketing/Tracking    
bcookie 2 years Store browser details
li-oatml 1 month Enable ad delivery or retargeting
li_sugr 3 months Store browser details
UserMatchHistory 30 days Enable ad delivery or retargeting
lidc 1 day Store performed actions on the website
bscookie 2 years Store performed actions on the website
X-LI-IDC session Provide functions across pages
Functional    
BizographicsOptOut 10 years Store privacy preferences
Purpose pending investigation    
linkedin_oauth_* session
Sharing

For more information, please read the LinkedIn Privacy Policy.

Google Fonts

We use Google Fonts for display of webfonts. Read more

Name Retention Function
Marketing/Tracking    
Google Fonts API none Request user IP address
Sharing

For more information, please read the Google Fonts Privacy Policy.

Miscellaneous

Name Retention Function
Purpose pending investigation    
persist:hs-beacon-message-1ae02e91-5865-4f13-b220-7daed946ba25
wf-scan-issue-expanded-2
persist:hs-beacon-1ae02e91-5865-4f13-b220-7daed946ba25
acf
WP_DATA_USER_5
wp-autosave-1
hubspotutk
wp-saving-post
Sharing

This data is not shared with third parties.

Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies

You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. You can alter your cookie preferences at any time by managing your consent settings in section 5 above. Please refresh your page to ensure that the new settings have taken effect. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.

You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, by going to http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our websites again.

Contact details

For questions and/or comments about our cookie policy and this statement, please contact us by using the following contact details:

MWC Partners Ltd
20 Denbigh Hall
Bletchley
Milton Keynes
MK3 7QT
United Kingdom

Website: https://www.mwc-partners.com
Email: info@mwc-partners.com
Phone number: 01908 683830