Who are we?
This website (www.allergycompanions.com) (“the website”) is owned and maintained by Allergy Companions Limited whose registered office is at 11 Waterloo Place, Warwick Street, Leamington Spa, CV32 5LA. Allergy Companions Limited is a private limited company in England and Wales (13403451). For the purposes of this Cookie Notice and the website Allergy Companions Limited is trading under the brand name Allergy Companions (“Company”) but all references in this Cookie Notice to Allergy Companions is a reference to the legal entity Allergy Companions Limited a private company limited in England and Wales (13403451). In this Cookie Notice references to “Allergy Companions” “we”, “us” and “our” mean Allergy Companions and “you” means the user of the website.
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer and are commonly used on the internet. Cookies can be used by web servers to track an identify users as they navigate different pages on a website and to identify users returning to a website.
Cookies may not contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal data that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
There are different types of cookies and on this website we use (or may use):
Strictly necessary cookies – which are cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of the website. Without these, the website won’t work properly, so we are not asking you for your specific consent for these cookies. For all other cookies your informed consent is required;
Performance cookies – these cookies collect anonymous information about users for the purpose of assessing the performance of a website. Please see the section on third party cookies below;
Functionality cookies – these are cookies that automatically remember choices that users have previously made in order to improve their experience next time they visit a website. For example, where users select their preferred settings and layout; and
Session cookies – these are temporary and are deleted as soon as you close your browser. When you restart your browser and go back to the website that created that cookie, the website will treat you as a new visitor.
Targeting/advertising cookies – these cookies may be used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They may also be used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.
Use of cookie information
We use the cookies to:
- collect anonymous information that will help us understand visitors’ browsing habits on our website;
- analyse the use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity, e.g. number of visitors and the pages they visit;
- temporarily store any information which you may enter in tools, such as calculators or demonstrations on our website;
- improve the website’s usability; and
- help us improve the administration of the website.
How you can change your cookie settings, including opting out or deleting them?
- Chrome - Clear, enable and manage cookies in Chrome - Computer - Google Chrome Help
- Safari - Manage cookies and website data in Safari on Mac - Apple Support
- Internet Explorer - Delete and manage cookies (microsoft.com)
- Firefox - Clear cookies and site data in Firefox | Firefox Help (mozilla.org)
- Microsoft Edge - Delete and manage cookies (microsoft.com)
Please note that the rules for managing cookies on some mobile devices may be different and where appropriate you should consult the construction manual for the device.
We always give you the option to change your consent regarding cookies. If you at one point gave consent to non-necessary cookies on our website, you can always change which cookies you will give consent to.
Although some cookies can be blocked with little impact on your user experience of the website, blocking all cookies may mean you are unable to access certain features and content on the website. Your internet browser’s help section will have specific instructions about how to manage or disable cookies. More information on cookies can be found online, such as at www.aboutcookies.org which includes information on how to disable cookies.
Third party cookies
In order for us to help understand how the website is used and to improve performance, we use Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a product provided by Google which measures how you use the website and provides us with statistical data on the performance of our website so we can improve it based on user needs. Google Analytics sets cookies that store anonymised information about:
- how you got to the website.
- the pages you visit on our website and how long you spend on each page.
- what you click on while you are visiting the website.
Other Cookies that we may use
|_ga||Google Analytics. to store and count pageviews for statistics||Performance||2 years|
|_gig||Google Analytics. To store and analyse how visitors use a website||Performance||24 hours|
|_ga_<container-id>||Google Analytics. Used to persist session state||Performance||2 years|
|_gac_gb_<container-id>||Google Analytics.This will contain any marketing campaign information if applicable||Performance||90 days|
|_gaexp||Google Analytics. Used to determine a user’s inclusion in an experiment and the expiry of experiments a user has been included in||Performance||Typically 90 days|
|_utma||Google Analytics. To track user count of visits to a site, when a first visit was and a last visit.||Performance||2 years|
|_utmb||Google Analytics. To track exactly when a user visits a site||Performance||30 minutes|
|_utmc||Google Analytics. To track exactly when a user leaves a site||Performance||This cookie disappears when a user closes their browser|
|_utmz||Google Analytics. To track how a user got to the site (from where), what link was used and from what part of the world||Performance||6 months|
|_opt_awcid||Used in conjunction with Google Ads for campaigns||Performance||24 hours|
|_opt_awgid||Used in conjunction with Google Ads for campaigns||Performance||24 hours|
|_opt_awkid||Used in conjunction with Google Ads for campaigns||Performance||24 hours|
|_opt_utmc||Used in conjunction with Google Ads for campaigns||Performance||24 hours|
|_opt_expid||This cookie is used on redirect experiments. A redirect experiment is a split test which allows a comparison to be run to try two different pages.||Performance||10 seconds|
|Google Places API||Read a user IP Address. Please also refer to the terms and conditions and privacy notice in respect of Google Places API.||Performance||10 seconds|
|Facebook Pixel||Tracking pixel which matches users anonymously with their Facebook ID, enabling remarketing, analysis and reporting of a business’s advertising campaigns||Performance.(1)||Varied|
Sharing website content
If you share online content from the website (e.g. with friends through social networks – such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so please check third party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
Legal notice update
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