Introduction:

The following cookie policy is intended to help you understand what information we, at Something Big collect, why we collect it, how we use it and the choices you have to control how we use your data specifically.
For clarity, when we talk about ‘Something Big’, ‘we’ and ‘our’, we are referring to:

Something Big Ltd
3 Wells Court
Albert Drive
Woking
GU21 5UB
Tel: 01483 746650
Registered in England Number: 3517940

Our overall aim is to be fair and transparent about how we collect and process your data and provide you with enough information for you to clearly understand what we are doing with it. If you are unsure of how we are handling information, or you think we could improve our cookie information please contact  dp@somethingbig.co.uk.

 

How we use cookies
We are using cookies on this site
Like most websites, we are using cookies on this website. We have carefully chosen these cookies and have taken all possible steps to ensure that we protect and respect your privacy and personal data at all times. By using our site, you may also receive certain third-party cookies on your computer or device. Third-party cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than us, and we’ve listed those, along with our own cookies in the tables at the bottom of this page.

We need some vital information about our visitors; what information they are searching for, their favourite content and how they navigate around the site. We study this information to help us improve our site and give you the experience and content you’re looking for.

 

What are cookies for?
If you’re not sure what a cookie is, sometimes it’s a round biscuit that tastes great dunked in milk, but in this case it’s a small text file stored on your computer by your browser which helps us understand a bit about more about your computer. For example it helps us understand what device you’re viewing our site from, what content you viewed on our site and whether you’ve viewed our site before. What it doesn’t tell us is who you are, or store any personal data about you. We are certainly not selling your to other companies in order that they can advertise to you in other places.

 

Which cookies are we using?
To be completely transparent, below we have listed the cookies we’re using on our site so you can choose to opt out:

There are four main types of Cookies:

Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly necessary cookies are required for the operation of our Website. Disabling these Cookies, means we cannot guarantee that you will be able to use our Website.

Our Strictly Necessary Cookies enable:
• You to opt in or out of cookies
• Us to identifying you, only if, you make a comment and identify our administrators when they log in to update our content management system.

It’s important to know, we do not use Strictly Necessary Cookies to:
• collect information about you for marketing purposes; or
• track your internet activity on other websites.

Name of Cookie Provider Purpose Type Strictly Necessary Expires after
__cfduid  ionicframework.com Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic  HTTP Yes 1 year
CookieConsent  somethingbig.co.uk Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain  HTTP Yes 1 year

 

Targeting Cookies
Targeting Cookies record your visit to our Website, including the web pages you have visited and the links you have followed. These cookies enable advertising networks to deliver ads that may be relevant to you based upon your activities (this is sometimes called “behavioural” or “targeted” advertising). It’s important to know that we use this Cookie ONLY to send you reminders of relevant future content based on the content you have enjoyed on our Website.

Our Targeting Cookies are:

Name of Cookie Provider Purpose Type Expires after
IDE doubleclick.net  Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the use  HTTP 1 year
pagead/1p-user-list/# google.com Google Pixel Tracker Pending classification Pixel Session
ads/ga-audiences google.com Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites. Pixel Session
test_cookie  doubleclick.net  Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.  HTTP 1 day

 

Analytics Cookies
It is important for us to understand how you use our site, for example, how easy it is for you are to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping us to improve our site and your experience of it.

We use Google Analytics cookies to let us know when you first visited our site, how often you come back and how long you spend on our site. The information stored by these cookies can only be seen by the relevant teams at Something Big Ltd and Google and never shows any confidential information about you.

Name of Cookie Provider Purpose Type Strictly Necessary Expires after
_ga  somethingbig.co.uk Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website  HTTP Yes 2 years
_gat  somethingbig.co.uk Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate  HTTP Yes 1 day
_gid  somethingbig.co.uk Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.  HTTP Yes 1 day

 

We hope that explains things clearly and please be aware you can set your browser to reject cookies or you can delete them yourself if you wish. For full information on how to delete cookies please visit aboutcookies.org (this will open in a new window – please note that we can’t be responsible for the content of external websites).

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