ABOUT COOKIES

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu
For a video about cookies visit: www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

 

COOKIES USED ON RDC.CO.UK

We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

 

Cookie Description Duration Type
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE This cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website. 5 months Advertisement
GPS This cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location 30 minutes Analytics
YSC This cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos. Performance
__atuvc This cookie is set by Addthis to make sure you see the updated count if you share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated. 1 year Functional
__atuvs This cookie is set by Addthis to make sure you see the updated count if you share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated. 30 minutes Functional
_ga This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. 2 years Analytics
_gid This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form. 1 day Analytics
_gat_UA-147640405-4 This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites. 1 minute Performance
uvc The cookie is set by addthis.com to determine the usage of Addthis.com service. 1 year Analytics
loc This cookie is set by Addthis. This is a geolocation cookie to understand where the users sharing the information are located. 1 year Advertisement
IDE Used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile. 1 year Advertisement
NID This cookie is used for Google Recaptcha to enhance the application with spam/bot protection. 6 months Security
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Necessary”. 6 months Necessary
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Non-necessary”. 6 months Necessary

 

GOOGLE ANALYTICS / GOOGLE TAG MANAGER

Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it.

Like many services, Google Analytics uses third-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site.

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.

Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

 

YOUTUBE

YouTube is a video sharing platform that allows users to upload, view, rate, share, report and comment on videos. The service offers a wide range of user generated and corporate media videos. Our website hosts videos from YouTube.

Youtube uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions, for example, when a visitor clicks play to watch on one of our videos on our website hosted from Youtube. These statistics are collected by Youtube to determine how many plays each video has had when hosted on its application.

To find out more information as to how Youtube uses cookies, see the following links:

 

FACEBOOK

Facebook is an online social media networking platform which allows individuals and businesses to interact with each other online. Users can create profiles, share information and photos with other users.

Our website uses Facebook to embed our Facebook timeline to our website. You will see this in the footer of every page, under heading ‘Find Us on Facebook’. Facebook uses third-party cookies to track visits and interactions from our website to Facebook and vice versa.

To find out more on how Facebook use cookies, visit the following link:

 

ADDTHIS

AddThis is a social bookmarking service that can be integrated into a website with the use of a web widget. Once the widget is added, visitors to the website can bookmark or share an item using a variety of services including social media networks.

Our website uses AddThis to allow users to share content from our website to their own social media channels. Such as sharing an advertised job we are hiring for or even just to let others know what we do as a business by sharing our website content to other applications.

To find out more on how AddThis use cookies, visit the following link:

 

REMOVING COOKIES

Current cookies can be cleared from your computer, and you can set your internet browser not to allow any more cookies to be saved. For details on how to do this, please refer to your internet browser’s support documentation.