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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Web browser setting
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We use the following cookies:
1. Strictly necessary cookies:
These cookies are required om order to let you use this website. Without these, we are unable to provide you with the web content and information that you are requesting or would like to use. These cookies are also necessary to allow you to sign into or log into secure areas of our website
2. Performance cookies:
These cookies collect information about how you use and interact with our website, enabling us to improve the performance of our website and allowing you to find the content that you are explicitly looking for. These cookies do not collect user identifiable information and all data is in an aggregated, anonymised format. These cookies also allow us to improve the performance of our website.
3. Functionality cookies:
These cookies allow us to remember your preferences and choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For example, commenting on a blog on our website, playing a video and remembering changes that you have made to text size, fonts and other sections of the website, where customisable. The information collected by these cookies are anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity once you leave our website.
4. Targeting cookies:
These cookies collect information about your browsing activities on our website which may be used for advertising purposes to deliver more relevant content to you and your interests. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. You may opt-out using the third part ‘opt-out’ options below
Cookies that we use
1. First-party cookies
This website sets cookies that are essential for correct functionality. These cookies do not capture any personally identifiable information. These include:
GDPR compliance cookie
Its purpose is to improve the performance of the website
- Third-party cookies
We have a number of third-party cookies on our website, and we do not control the operation of any of them.
a. Google Analytics and Display Advertising
Our website has been set up to use Google Analytics to collect data about web traffic to our website implementing the use of Display Advertising and Google’s DoubleClick cookie. In addition to data collected through the standard Google Analytics implementation, we have also implemented Display Advertising (e.g. Remarketing). You can opt-out of these third-party cookies by using the below option:
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Google Analytics deployed by Google Tag Manager
Cookie Control & Opt-Out
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Google DoubleClick: Used to measure the effectiveness of its online marketing campaigns. Opt-out of DoubleClick cookies
Bing / Microsoft: You are able to change your preferences so that you’d rather not see these kinds of ads from Microsoft: http://choice.microsoft.com/
Who we are
Our website address is: http://ukimmigration.verycreative.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.