Updated 27 March 2022
We are informing you here about the cookies used in the website https://www.dgauge.co.uk which is the property of DGauge Ltd (hereinafter, “the Website”), and also about the reason for their use.
1. What are cookies?
A ‘cookie’ is a small file which is stored in a user’s computer, mobile telephone, or tablet when certain websites, applications or platforms are consulted, and which enables the latter to recognise their users.
Currently, cookies are an indispensable part of the functioning of the internet and bring countless advantages to the provision of interactive services, facilitating browsing and improving ease of use.
Cookies help one to adapt websites, applications and platforms to one’s personal requirements.
Cookies cannot damage your equipment. On the contrary, when they are activated they can help to identify and correct erors, and to improve the quality of the user’s browsing.
Among their other advantages, cookies enable users to store and recover information about the preferred kinds of browsing of each user or of their device.
The specific uses to which we put this technology are described below.
2. Which cookies do we use?
The cookies used in the Website enable us to store and gain access to information about the language, the type of browser used and other general characteristics pre-set by the user, and also to monitor and analyse the activity carried out, in order to introduce improvements and provide new services in a more efficient and personalised manner.
Owner of the cookies:
We use First Party Cookies, These cookies are set by the website you’re visiting. And only that website can read them.
We use third parties’ cookies. These are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a device or domain of a third party that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
The Website uses the following cookies:
Google Analytics. Purpose: Google Analytics allows site owners to track behaviours on the site. Google Analytics does not track IP addresses or any personal details.
Google Analytics processes information about:
-The pages that you visit on www.dgauge.co.uk
-How long you spend on each dgauge.co.uk page
-How you got to the site
-What you click on while you’re visiting the site
We make sure you cannot be directly identified by Google Analytics data. We do this by using Google Analytics 4, which means IP addresses are not logged or stored when you visit www.dgauge.co.uk. We will not combine analytics information with other data sets in a way that would directly identify who you are.
We use Strictly necessary cookies, which are essential to enable users to gain access to the Website and to browse inside it.
It is these that enable users to browse through a website, platform or application and to choose from among the different options or services that are found there, including those which are used for the operation and management of the website and to activate its functions and services, such as: controlling traffic and the communication of data, identifying the session, gaining access to areas with restricted access, remembering the component parts of an order, placing an order, managing payments, monitoring fraud connected with the security of the service, applying for enrolment for, or participation in, an event, counting visits in order to invoice for the software licences through which the service (website, platform of application) is operated, using security features during browsing, storing content for the dissemination of videos or sound, activating dynamic content (for example, the animation of a text or picture), or disseminating content through the social networks.
Also in this category, because of their technical nature, are the cookies which facilitate the management, in the most efficient manner possible, of advertising spaces which, as one more element in the design or “layout” of the service offered to the user, the editor may have included in a website, application or platform on the basis of criteria such as the edited content, without the compilation of information about the users for other purposes, such as the personalising of these advertisements or other content.
The inclusion of these cookies does not require the informed consent of the user.
We use analytical or performance cookies which are those which, when handled by ourselves or by third parties, such as Google Analytics, enable us to monitor and analyse the behaviour of users of the websites to which they are connected, and these help us make sure that the website is working properly and fix any errors. .
The information collected by means of these types of cookie is used to measure the activity of websites, applications or platforms in order to incorporate improvements in the products or services offered in accordance with the analysis of the data about the use(s) to which its users put the service.
The inclusion of these cookies requires the informed consent of the user.
Conservation period of cookies:
Depending on the length of time for which they remain activated in the terminal equipment, we use the following cookies in the Website:
Session cookies: those designed to collect and store data while the user is connected to a website. They are normally used to store information which is only kept for the purpose of providing the service requested by the user on one single occasion They disappear at the end of the session.
Persistent cookies: those in which data remain stored in the terminal and can be consulted and processed during a period fixed by the person responsible for the cookie, which can vary from a few minutes to several years.
3. How can our users manage the cookies which we use?
You can manage our cookies yourself, so you can reject them individually or in their entirety, by selecting the cookie management icon displayed on the homepage.
If cookies are deactivated or rejected, some of the functions and/or services may not function properly.
The Website has no control over websites which appear in response to a search, to links or to any access from our directory. These other websites can insert their own cookies or ask you for personal information.
4. How can our users disable cookies in the main browsers?
It is usually possible to stop accepting the browser’s cookies, or those of a particular service.
All modern browsers allow the setting for cookies to be changed.
These means of adjustment are normally found in the ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’ section of your browser’s menu.
Although they can vary slightly from one type of browser to another, the settings of the policies on cookies for the most commonly used browsers are the following:
Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Configuration
Firefox: Preferences -> Privacy and Security
Chrome: Preferences -> Configuration -> Show advanced options -> Privacy and Security
Safari: Preferences -> Privacy
Opera: Configuration -> Privacy and Security.
Most browsers allow one to activate a private mode by means of which cookies are always deleted after your visit. The name of this private mode depends on which browser is used. Below is a list of the most common browsers and the different names of this “private mode”:
Internet Explorer 8 and later versions – ‘Private Browsing’
Safari 2 and later versions – ‘Private Browsing’
Opera 10.5 and later versions – ‘Private Browsing’
Firefox 3.5 and later versions – ‘Private Browsing’
Google Chrome 10 and later versions – ‘Incognito’
5. How can I disable third parties’ cookies?
6. What if I cannot accept the Website’s cookies?
If users do not allow the installation of cookies in their browsers, it may happen that they are unable to gain access to any of the sections of our Website.
7. Is a profile of my browsing constructed, and are automated decisions taken that could affect me legally or in any other significant way?
We assure you that we do not construct profiles of your browsing, nor are any automated decisions taken that could affect you legally or in any other significant way.
8. Is my sensitive data processed?
We assure you that we do not process sensitive information.
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