Cookie Policy

Virtually Green's website may gather information about your general internet use by using cookies in order to help you personalise your online experience. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

Our website is built through the platform Wix.com and uses cookies to help the website run effectively and provide the best experience for our visitors. You can find out how Wix uses cookies by visiting here.

‘Essential’ cookies are automatically placed on your computer or device when you access our website or take certain actions on our website. ‘Non-essential’ cookies and other technologies are only placed on your computer or device if you have consented to us doing so. You consent to us placing non-essential cookies on your computer or device by continuing to use our website with your browser settings set to accept cookies.

 

Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

 

We use cookies for the following purposes: 

a) - we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website;

b) - we use cookies to help us to determine if you are logged into our website;

c) - we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally;

d) - we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services; and

e) - we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally.

Some of our service providers also use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website. These are the third party service providers that store cookies when you visit our website:

 

Third Party Cookies

These cookies allow third parties to track the success of their application or customise the application for you. Because of how cookies work we cannot access these cookies, nor can the third parties access the data in cookies used on our Site. For example, if you choose to ‘share’ content through Instagram or other social networks, you might be sent cookies from these websites. We do not control the setting of these cookies, so please check those websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered is used to create reports about the use of our website. 

The following cookies are specific to www.virtuallygreen.co.uk

  • ssr-caching: WIX - Indicates how a site was rendered. Duration: 1 minute. Type: other

  • hs: This cookie is set by Wix website building platform on Wix website. The cookie is used for security purposes. Type: Necessary

  • svSession: This cookie is placed by Wix website building platform on the Wix websites. The cookie is a persistent cookie and identifies unique visitors and tracks visitors session on the website. Duration: 2 years. Type: Analytics. 

  • XSRF-TOKEN: This cookie is set by Wix website building platform on Wix website. The cookie is used for security purposes. Type: Necessary

  • _ga: This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, sessions, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. Duration 2 years. Type: Analytics 

  •  _gid: This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number of visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form. Duration: 1 day. Type: Analytics 

  • _gat: This cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites. Duration: 1 minute. Type: Performance 

You have the ability 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. You may set your web browser to restrict or to entirely block cookies, to configure cookie notification settings and/or to delete cookies already present on the browser or device. Information on how to do this should be provided in the web browser’s help/reference section. Users who block cookies may be able to access the Site but will not be able to use most of the content, applications and services available.

 

For further information on how we handle personal information please refer to our Privacy Policy.

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