What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Are there different types of cookies?
Yes, there are different types of cookies. Cookies are divided into “first-party” and “third-party” cookies, and “session” and “persistent” cookies.
“First-party” and “third-party” cookies
Cookies can be set and controlled by the operator of a website such as OnTheMarket (known as a “first-party cookie”) or by a third-party such as Facebook, for example to display advertisements and social sharing features (known as a “third-party cookie”).
“Session cookies” and “persistent cookies”
“Session cookies” are stored in your computer or device’s memory during your browsing session and are automatically deleted from your computer when you leave a website. These cookies usually store a session ID, allowing you to move from page to page without having to log-in repeatedly.
“Persistent cookies” usually have an expiration date and will stay in your browser until they expire, or until you delete them. For example, we use persistent cookies to better understand usage patterns so that we can improve the website for our customers.
We use necessary cookies to make our site work. We’d also like to set optional analytics cookies to help us improve it and evaluate the performance of our website. For this, we use data from Google’s Interest-based advertising with a Google Analytics tool. Such data includes such factors as age, gender and interests.
We use this same information in building remarketing lists to serve relevant digital advertising via the Google Display and Adwords Networks, and we use insights about our users to refine our campaign strategies. Further information of Google’s tracking can be found here https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads
The tables below explain the cookies we use and why.
|OnTheMarket User||onthemarket||This cookie is used to authenticate and verify you, the user.|
|OnTheMarket Analytics||otm-tracking||This cookie is used to track page views across the site. This helps us evaluate and improve it’s performance.|
|These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
|SumoLogic||sumologic.logger.session||Ensures a unique identifier for your session cookie|
|These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.|
|Doubleclick||IDE||This cookie is used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. It is also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.|
|Facebook cookies||fr, presence, datr, c_user, act, sb, wd, xs, dpr, locale, spin||These cookies help deliver our advertising to people who have already visited our website when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook Advertising.
You can control how Facebook uses data to show you ads by using your ad preference settings in Facebook.
|Bing||MUID||This cookie identifies unique user sessions anonymously to measure the effectiveness of campaigns.|
How do I change my cookie settings?
Alternatively, most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.
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