Cookies

Introduction

This website is operated by The ALT Collective Limited. All references to ‘our’, ‘us’, ‘we’ or ‘company’ within this Cookie Policy are deemed to refer to The ALT Collective Limited (a private limited company with registration number XXXXXXX).

To provide better service to you on our website, we use cookies to collect personal information about you while you browse.

 Cookies are small packets of information stored by your web browser when you visit websites. Cookies are generally used by websites to improve your user experience by enabling that website to ‘remember’ you, either strictly for the duration of your visit (using a “Session” cookie which is erased when you close your browser) or for repeat visits (using a “Permanent” cookie).

Our website uses the following types of cookies:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

We deploy cookies to help us to identify how users navigate to and around our website and to enable some of the features within the website that may be beneficial to you (for example, language preferences, to register you in programs or print page features). This helps us deliver an effective online service to you. These cookies will expire when you close your browser.

Google Analytics 
We use Google Analytics to help analyse how visitors use our website. This is useful to help improve and develop our website and communications, for example, to report to advertisers aggregate statistics about how many people visit the website or complete a specific action. Among other things, Google Analytics uses cookies to collect information about the number of visits to the website, the webpage that referred visitors to the website, interaction with advertising, language, device, browser and operating system, the pages visitors view within the website and other similar details. We do not share this information with third parties. When used this way the Google Analytics cookie is a persistent cookie and will remain on your device until the cookie expires or you delete it. These cookies may appear as _unam, _gid, _ga or _sharethis_cookie_test.

You can learn more about Google Analytics cookies here:https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

Crazy Egg

These cookies are placed by heat mapping software provided by Crazy Egg. The reports produced help us to understand how visitors are engaging with the website. Information gathered is used in reports and analysis to help us improve the website.

YouTube and Vimeo

We use YouTube and Vimeo to embed videos onto our website. The YouTube cookies are only set if the video is shared and is used to check available bandwidth. The Vimeo cookies are used by Vimeo to collect analytics tracking information.

Social Media Cookies
Our website uses social media widgets from LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. These are third-party applications which enable you to share comments, pages, bookmarks and likes and help to provide access to social networking tools easily. The social media widgets use cookies to collect information about your visit to the website and your use of widgets on our website. We have no control over the cookies set by these widgets. We use these widgets on the basis that these social media services adhere to their privacy policies which are available here:

Clear Gifs

We may also use clear gifs (also known as web bugs or web beacons), which are tiny graphics embedded in web pages and email messages that we use, in connection with cookies, to collect information from users to analyse site usage, manage content on the site, track visits to other related sites, and track the performance of online advertising.

How You Can Control Cookies

You can control cookies by activating the setting on your web browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.  You can accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or modify your web browser to alert you of any new cookies. To clear the stored cookies, you can normally go to the Tools dropdown menu at the top of the browser window.  However, 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. More information on how businesses use cookies and how to manage cookies is also available at the following third party website:www.allaboutcookies.org and www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html.

Legal Basis

With the exception of cookies that are strictly necessary, we will only use cookies where you have provided us with consent to do so.

Further Information

Please see our Privacy Policy for more information in relation to how we use your personal information and your rights in relation to this information.

Glasgow

2 Woodside Place
Glasgow
G3 7QF

MANCHESTER

Conavon Court
12 Blackfriars Street
Salford
M3 5BQ

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The ALT Collective is registered in England with company number 1163 1604