From the 26th May 2012, the EU Cookie Directive comes into force in the UK. In order to comply with this directive we have to inform you about the cookies we are setting and the reasons why we would like to set them. Scroll down for a simple table with explanations next to each cookie type.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files set on your browser which records data to allow us to measure the performance of our website whilst also improving your experience as you navigate through it.

What is the difference between 1st party cookies and 3rd party cookies?

First party cookies are cookies set by the site itself. For example, if a visitor visits www.transformweb.co.uk and this website sets a cookie, this cookie is called a first-party cookie. We use 1st party cookies mainly for Google Analytics usage and WordPress settings. Third party cookies are set from a different domain than the site that the visitor is currently visiting. If a visitor visits www.blah.co.uk and that website contains an advertisement coming from another domain such as www.manufacturer.co.uk, and that domain sets a cookie, this cookie is called a third-party cookie. Third party cookies can be blocked via your browser settings. Our website also includes social networking share buttons for Facebook, Twitter & linkedIn which sets 3rd party cookies.

What type of cookies does Immineo’s website set?

Cookies set by Google Analytics, WordPress and social networking share buttons or widgets. Most of the cookies our website sets are 1st party cookies. These cookies are set by technologies or applications such as Google Analytics. Google Analytics allows us to view statistics on how our website is being used by people who visit it and which pages are not working so they can be improved. We cannot see or record any personal information through the use of Google Analytics. Our website is powered by CMS called WordPress which also sets 1st party cookies. These cookies purely remember things like your name, email address so that when you come back to our site, you don’t need to re-enter all your information again. Some of these cookies last a length of time on your computer. You can delete these cookies via your browser but it may impact how the website is presented to you or what type of information you see should you return

Managing cookies

If you don’t want cookies to be stored on your PC or Mac then we’ve put together a few simple steps, depending on your browser, to turn them off. Mozilla Firefox

  • Click the orange Firefox button at the top of the window (Tools menu in Windows XP) and then click Options
  • Select the Privacy panel
  • From the history drop down select “Use custom settings for history”
  • Un-check “Accept cookies from sites”
  • Click OK

Google Chrome

  • Click on the wrench icon, within Chrome
  • Select “Settings”
  • Select “Under the Hood”
  • Click “Content Settings” in the “Privacy” section
  • Under the “Cookies” section select “Block sites from setting any data”

Internet Explorer 9/10

  • Click the gear-wheel icon in the top right corner of the browser
  • Click Internet Options
  • Navigate to the Privacy Tab
  • Set the slider to “High” or above
  • Click OK to confirm

Apple Safari

  • Click the gear-wheel icon in the top right corner of the browser
  • Click the “Privacy” icon
  • Choose “Block cookies” as “Always”
  • Close window

If you have any questions regarding the cookies we use and the way in which we use them the please feel free to contact us