Cookie Policy

This cookie policy aims to cover what cookies are, how we uses them and applies to all our sites (including the general website as well as the Communities and Platform which are only accessible for registered users).

We reserve the right to update this Cookie Policy from time to time. If we do then a new cookie pop up notice will appear on our Site when you next visit.

What are Cookies?

A cookie is essentially a small text file that is sent to your electronic device (Computer, Tablet, Mobile Phone etc.) that often contains a unique identifier; this is stored on your local hard drive in your internet browser files. The purpose of the cookie can be to remember what blogs you have read, or your browsing habits in general. This cookie is retrieved from your local drive upon access to that website from the same browser.

How we use Cookies

We use information gathered from cookies to help improve your experience on our website, for security and to personalise content and advertising. For example, they help us to identify and customise the experience for you, or to determine the most relevant related products to show you when you’re browsing. The list below details how we use cookies on our website:

  • To operate our websites efficiently with a high level of functionality
  • To measure the effectiveness of our marketing initiatives
  • To learn about customer preferences so that we can present customers with web content and advertising that is relevant to them
  • To measure the number of advertising referrals we have received to our websites from other websites
  • To produce data on web traffic and customer web activity through our website

Third Party cookies

Third party cookies that our partners set on our websites will support the customisation of advertisements viewed elsewhere on the internet and are required to meet contractual obligations they have with us.

  • We use Google Analytics to better understand how our customers navigate to and through our website, how long customers spend visiting our content items and how often they return to visit our website. Google Analytics also helps us track the effectiveness of the money we spend on our digital marketing and social media campaigns. Google’s GDPR compliant Privacy Policy, which contains information on cookies, can be found here.
  • We utilise data from Facebook Insights for historical research to identify and learn from patterns and trends that occurred in the past to help us improve our social media marketing and generate better results for our digital marketing clients. You can find Facebook’s GDPR compliant Privacy Policy, which covers their Cookie Policy under the ‘Collection of Information’ heading here. For further information on Facebook’s Cookie Policy, you can find their Workplace Cookies Statement here.
  • We publish Google AdSense interest-based advertisements on our website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behaviour on our website and on other websites across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser by visiting: https://adssettings.google.com. You can also opt out of the AdSense partner network cookie using those settings or using the Network Advertising Initiative’s multi-cookie opt-out mechanism at: http://optout.networkadvertising.org. However, these opt-out mechanisms themselves use cookies, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you may wish to consider using the Google browser plug-ins available at: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996.

How can I prevent cookies from being stored?

If you wish, you can set up your web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome etc) to prevent cookies from being stored when you visit a website. Depending on the browser you are using, you can choose just to prevent specific websites from setting cookies (e.g. generateuk.co.uk), or alternatively prevent all websites from storing cookies. You may also be able to control the types of cookies that can be stored, and delete any existing cookies that have been stored already. Please be aware that if you choose to do this, some functionality on this website and on the blog may not work as expected.

Below are some links to pages containing information about how to manage cookies using your web browser:

In addition, if you wish to opt out of statistics being collected by Google Analytics, you can download a plugin provided by Google

Further Sources of Information

If you would like further information about cookies, please see the sources of information below:

Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us using the contact details on our contact page if you have any questions or queries regarding how we use cookies or anything else on our website: