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Cookies Policy

Introduction

For the purposes of this Cookies Policy any references to Murray McIntosh (or "us" or "we" or "our") means Murray McIntosh Associates.

Murray McIntosh reserves the right to update this Cookies Policy at any time, please review the "Last Updated" details at the top of this page to determine when this Cookies Policy was last updated. Any change to this Cookies Policy will become effective on the "Last Updated" date indicated above. Murray McIntosh will make every effort to communicate any significant changes to you via email and/or by posting a notice on Murray McIntosh Site. Your continued use of Murray McIntosh services will be deemed as acceptance of any amended Cookies Policy.

What Is A Cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your computer, smartphone or tablet by websites that you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.

Cookies allow websites to recognise a user's device and store some information about the user's preferences or past actions. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a randomly generated unique number or other value.

Types of Cookies

Cookies fall into one of two types:

1. Session Cookies

Session cookies are temporary cookies that are stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Session cookies typically store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page. They do not collect any information from your computer.

2. Persistent Cookies

Persistent cookies are stored on your computer and remain there after you close your browser. Persistent cookies remain on your computer for the period specified by the "lifetime" of the cookie. These cookies can only be read by the website that created it when that website is visited again.

Categories of Cookies

Cookies fall into one of four categories:

1. Strictly Necessary Cookies

These are cookies that are essential to enable you to use the website effectively, such as logging in to your profile, and therefore cannot be turned off. Without these cookies, the functionality and services available to you on our website would not be possible. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.

2. Performance Cookies

These are cookies that enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our website. They allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which sections of the website are most popular.

3. Functionality Cookies

There are cookies that allow our website to remember choices that you have made (e.g. your username) and provide enhanced features. The information stored by these cookies is usually anonymised.

4. Personalisation Cookies

These are persistent cookies that allow us to personalise your browsing experience of our website.

How Do We Use Cookies?

We use cookies for a variety of purposes in order to improve your online experience, for analytics and for marketing. Specifically, we use cookies on the website for the following purposes:

Analytical Purposes

We use cookies to analyse user activity in order to improve the website. For example, we can use cookies to look at aggregate patterns like the number of job searches that users perform. We can use such analysis to gain insights about how to improve the functionality and user experience of the website.

User Experience

We use cookies to maintain your logged in state when you visit the website repeatedly.

Marketing

We use cookies from third parties such as Google for marketing purposes. These cookies allow us to display Murray McIntosh promotional material to you on other sites you visit across the Internet. Murray McIntosh may also share information about your behaviour on the website with third parties (including operators of third party websites and/or social networking sites) in order to show you targeted advertisements and other content that has been customised to you.

Third Party Cookies

The following cookie table lists a selection of the third-party cookies used on Murray McIntosh websites. Although we may update this list periodically, please be advised that the names of cookies, pixels and other technologies are subject to change.

Domain (Third Party)

Cookie Name

Description

Expiration

murraymcintoshassociates.com (Google Analytics)

_ga

Used to distinguish users.

2 years

_gat

Used to throttle request rate.

1 minute

_gid

Used to distinguish users.

24 hours

murraymcintoshassociates.com
(HotJar)

_hjIncludedInSample

A session cookie used to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.

365 days

 

Changing Your Cookie Settings

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

For more details of how to manage cookies on your browser select it from the list below. If your browser is not listed below visit the developer's website.

Android Browser

Apple Safari (Desktop)

Apple Safari (Mobile)

Google Chrome

Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Mozilla Firefox

Opera

Opera Mobile

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

 

 

 


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