Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies and similar technologies to collect data from your device. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

All information collected by the cookies we use is anonymous and does not include any information that could identify you. If we do want to collect personal information, we will make it clear when we collect this and explain what we intend to do with it. Our Privacy Notice provides further details about how we use and safeguard your personal information.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files that are created and stored on your computer, smartphone, tablet or other device when you visit a website. The cookies help analyse web traffic, allow web applications to respond to you as an individual and can tailor operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

You can find out more about cookies and how to manage them by visiting:
https://www.allaboutcookies.org/

 

How we use cookies

We use cookies for the following purposes:

 

Strictly Necessary

Strictly necessary cookies are cookies that must be present for the website to provide the basic functions of the website. They are essential to be able to access features of the website. This category of cookies cannot be
disabled.

Functional cookies

These cookies enable the website to provide functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or third-party providers whose services we have added to our pages. You decide whether these cookies are used but if
you do not allow these then some or all of or services may not function properly.

Performance cookies

Performance cookies are set by us or our third-party analytics providers and allow us to record certain information about you, such as the pages you visit on our website, how many times you visit our website and
the links you might click on.

They help us analyse data about web-page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

The third-party analytics providers may also collect other information about you such as the type of device you are using and information about the device, your IP address and geographical location. This information can be used to create a unique fingerprint to help further identify you on other webpages you might visit and can be used to create a profile of your online activities and interests.

Performance cookies may only be set once you have given your consent to them.

Tracking cookies

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 information displayed on it more relevant to your interests. Tracking cookies may only be set once you have given your consent to them.

 

List of the cookies used on this website

This is a list of the main cookies we place on your computer when you visit our website, and an explanation of what each one is used for.

Cookie name Purpose Provider Duration Type
ASP.NET_SessionId General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written with Miscrosoft .NET based technologies. Usually used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server. data.pidg.org 0 days Strictly necessary
OptanonAlertBoxClosed This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust.  It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down.  It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user.  The cookie has a one year lifespan and contains no personal information. pidg.org 364 days Strictly necessary
OptanonConsent This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor. pidg.org 364 days Strictly necessary
_ga Used to distinguish users Google Analytics 2 years Performance
_gid Used to distinguish users Google Analytics 24 hours Performance
_gat Used to throttle request rate Google Analytics 1 minute Performance
_vuid Used for video hosting and sharing Vimeo.com 2 years Functional
__cfduid Used to provide data visualisation/ charting Highcharts.com 1 month Functional
__cfduid Used to identify trusted web traffic Fontawesome.com 1 month Functional
lang This domain is owned by Twitter and collects data primarily used for tracking and targeting. cdn.syndication.twimg.com Session Tracking

 

How can I control cookies?

You will be asked to consent to the use of our cookies when you first visit our website and will be asked for consent again periodically to ensure that you stay up to date with any changes to our Cookie Policy and Privacy Notice.

Manage Preferences: if you want to restrict or block the cookies on our site you can do this at any time by clicking the green cookie icon on the bottom left hand side of the screen.

Browser Settings: You can set and modify your cookie preferences by activating the settings in your browser. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.

You may also be able to reset device identifiers by activating the appropriate setting on your mobile device.

You will find information on the specific steps you need to take in the help or settings menu which will be slightly different for each device.

However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies, including strictly necessary cookies, you may not be able to access all or parts of our website. Remember you can find out more about cookies and how to manage them by visiting: https://www.allaboutcookies.org/

Cookies in emails

As well as the cookies we use on our websites, we may also use cookies and similar technologies in some emails and push notifications. These help us to understand whether you have opened the email and how you have interacted with it. If you have enabled images, cookies may be set on your device. Cookies may also be set if you click on any link within the email.

If you would prefer for this not to happen, you should disable the automatic displaying of images via your email settings or remove us from your address book or strengthen your security settings.

Contact details

If you have any questions about this Policy or would like any further information, please contact:

Data Protection Manager
The Private Infrastructure Development Group Ltd
10th Floor, 6 Bevis Marks
London
EC3A 7BA
United Kingdom
Telephone: 0203 848 6740

Email address: compliance@pidg.org