Cookie policy

This policy explains how we use cookies

Date of posting: 22/05/18

Cookie notice

You should be aware that when you access or use our content, products and services, we may collect information from your devices through the use of 'cookies'. Cookies perform various different functions, and the purpose of this policy is to give you a clearer understanding of:
  • What cookies are

  • Why do we use cookies

  • How we use cookies

  • How you can control the use of cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing a small amount of information that are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Your browser makes cookies available each time you visit our websites. See the sections below to learn how you can control the use of cookies.

Why do we use cookies?

Cookies are used by our websites to improve your online experience and to ensure that relevant content and functions are delivered and used more effectively.

How we use cookies?

While on Crowdfunder.co.uk, certain information is automatically logged about how you are using Crowdfunder.co.uk. This information may include the URL of the website which linked you to this site, your IP address and the pages you visit while on Crowdfunder.co.uk. The IP address indicates the location of your computer on the internet. We keep a record of each user’s activity by reference to the IP address of the internet connection(s) they use to access Crowdfunder.co.uk. These logs enable us to prevent users who breach the rules of the Crowdfunder.co.uk community set out in our Terms of Use by refusing communications from their IP addresses to the website. If you are concerned that we have blocked an IP address that you use to access Crowdfunder.co.uk in error, please email us at support@Crowdfunder.co.uk.

We may also store information about you using cookies (files which are sent by us to your computer or other access device) which we can access when you visit our site in future. We do this to recognise you as a user when you return to this website using the same device and web browser.

If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. Our cookies will have the file names ESSID.txt, PHPSESSID.txt, __atssc.txt, __atuvc.txt, __utma.txt, __utmb.txt, __utmc.txt, __utmz.txt, _jsuid.txt, _j.txt.

Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

We use data from Google's Interest-based advertising or 3rd-party audience data (such as age, gender and interests) with Google Analytics for marketing purposes.

How can you control the use of cookies?

You can amend your browser settings to block some or all cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your preferred web browser. For your ease of reference we have provided the links below which provide instructions on how to remove and delete cookies for some of the more common web browsers. Please be aware that if you block cookies from the websites, some or all the website's functions may not perform as intended:

Mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to block cookies using their mobile browser. For more information about online behavioural advertising cookies and opt-out controls, please go to http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/. More information regarding opting out of platform based advertising can be found at http://appnexus.com/platform-policy#choices.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about how we use Cookies, you can contact us by emailing support@crowdfunder.co.uk.