Privacy and Cookie policy

What is a cookie?

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.

The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide. A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.

Cookie Name Type of Cookie Requirement Status Consent Required
JSessionID Strictly necessary Required No
CFID Strictly necessary Required No
CFToken Strictly necessary Required No
CFAUTHORIZATION_retro_kit Strictly necessary Required No
useFullSite Functionality Required Implied Consent
Username Functionality Optional Yes (only used if requested)
Password Functionality Optional Yes (only used if requested)

Cookie Use on Retro-Kit

JSessionID, CFID and CFTOKEN, CFAUTHORIZATION_retro_kit

These cookies are special cookies called "Session" cookies. This means that they only exist for the length of time your browser is open when you visit the site. They are used to identify you from page to page and enable the site to identify you as an anonymous user, guest user or administrator of the site.

Username and Password

These cookies are a pair of persistent but optional cookies that contain special tokens enabling us to identify you when you return to the site if you have previously logged in and access special user areas of the site. These cookies are only stored on your computer if you request it by checking the "Remember me" tick box when you login to the site. At any time you can remove these cookies when you are logged into the site by clicking on the "Forget me" link.

When you choose the "Remember Me" option, you agree that we can place customisation cookies on your device.

useFullSite

This cookie is a persistent cookie that tracks your choice of website to allow you to browse the full website when using a mobile device instead of viewing the mobile version of the website. It is only written to your device when a mobile version of the website is available and you choose to view the full website instead. 

Third Party Cookies

The Retro-Kit website also uses some 3rd party cookies and these are defined in the list below.

Cookie Name Type of Cookie Requirement Status Consent Required 3rd Party
__utma Performance Optional Implied consent Google Analytics
__utmz Performance Optional Implied consent Google Analytics
__utmb Performance Optional Implied consent Google Analytics
__utmc Performance Optional Implied consent Google Analytics

datr

Functionality Optional Implied consent Facebook

lu

Functionality Optional Implied consent Facebook

c_user

Functionality Optional Implied consent Facebook

csm

Functionality Optional Implied consent Facebook

xs

Functionality Optional Implied consent Facebook

Google Analytics cookies

These cookies are used to provide anonymised data regarding the usage of this website. You can opt-out of Google Analytics by downloading and installing a browser add-on from Google at tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Facebook cookies

Facebook use these cookies to track functional features such as the "Share" and "Like" features that are available in certain areas of this website.

Definition of types of cookie

"Strictly necessary" cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

No consent is required for this classification of cookie.

"Performance" cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

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

"Functionality" cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

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

"Targeting" cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

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