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Cookie Policy

Most websites you visit will use cookies in order to improve your user experience by enabling that website to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’).

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, storing your preferences, and generally improving your experience of a website. Cookies make the interaction between you and the website faster and easier. If a website doesn’t use cookies, it will think you are a new visitor every time you move to a new page on the site.

What is in a cookie?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket.

What do we use Cookies for?
(1) Remember you (anonymously) when you visit this website to keep track of your browsing patterns and to build up a profile of how you and other users use the website.
(2) Make our website work as efficiently as possible.

NBĀ – The cookies we use do not hold any personal information about you.

Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. To do this look at the “help” menu on your browser. Switching off cookies may restrict your use of the website and/or delay or affect the way in which it operates.

By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in this Cookie Policy. The cookies used at www.gbprojects.co.uk are as follows:

Category: Necessary
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
Cookie Name Purpose Provider Type Expiry
PHPSESSID Preserves user session state across page requests. www.gbprojects.co.uk HTTP Session
Category: Preferences
Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
Cookie Name Purpose Provider Type Expiry
yt-player-bandwidth Used to determine the optimal video quality based on the visitor’s device and network settings. youtube.com HTML Persistent
Category: Statistics
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
Cookie Name Purpose Provider Type Expiry
_ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. www.gbprojects.co.uk HTTP 2 Years
_gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate. www.gbprojects.co.uk HTTP 1 day
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. www.gbprojects.co.uk HTTP 1 day
collect Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. google-analytics.com Pixel Session
yt-player-headers-readable Used to determine the optimal video quality based on the visitor’s device and network settings. youtube.com HTML Persistent
Category: Marketing
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
Cookie Name Purpose Provider Type Expiry
GPS Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location. youtube.com HTTP 1 day
IDE Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s action s 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 user. doubleclick.net HTTP 1 year
PREF Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites. youtube.com HTTP 8 months
rc::c Unclassified google.com HTML Session
test_cookie Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies. doubleclick.net HTTP 1 day
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. youtube.com HTTP 179 days
YSC Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. youtube.com HTTP Session