This policy explains what cookies are, how The Venmore Group uses them on our websites and what you can do to manage how they are used.
Cookies and how they benefit you
Our cookies help us:
Make our website work as you'd expect.
Remember your settings during and between visits.
Improve the speed/security of the site.
Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook.
Continuously improve our website for you.
Make our marketing more efficient
How long do cookies last?
When a web server sends a cookie, it asks your browser to keep that particular cookie until a certain date and time. These dates can be:
Some date in the future – which might be a few minutes or a few hours from now (to track something like your shopping cart in an online store). The cookie might expire many years in the future, to keep track of your browser for a long time.
When you close your browser – this is called a session cookie, the next time you start your browser these will have vanished.
Some date in the past – this is how the server asks a browser to remove a previously-stored cookies
Our own cookies
Remembering if you have accepted our terms and conditions.
Remembering if we have already asked you certain questions (e.g. you declined when prompted to register for our newsletter).
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.
Site improvement cookies
We regularly test new designs or site features on our sites. We may do this by showing slightly different versions of our websites to different people and anonymously monitoring how our site visitors respond to these different versions. Ultimately this helps us to offer you a better website experience.
Anonymous visitor statistics cookies
Advertising or targeting cookies
These types of cookies are used to deliver adverts which will be more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and to help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are normally placed by advertising networks with the The Venmore Group's permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Targeting or advertising cookies will often be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.
We use 'Advertising' cookies on The Venmore Group websites to:
Link to social networks, like Facebook, who may use information to provide targeted advertising to you on other websites.
Used to identify that you have visited a Venmore Group website, to show you relevant adverts from us.
Provide advertising networks with information on your visit so that they can present you with adverts that you may be interested in.
Third party functions
Social website cookies
So you can easily 'Like' or 'Share' our content on social network sites, we have sharing buttons on our site from:
The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks
|Cookie Name||Service||Description||Expiration||Main Purpose||Required|
|__atuvc||‘AddThis’||AddThis is a social sharing widget which enables visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count. It does not contain any personally identifiable information.||1 Year||Functionality||Optional|
|_gat||‘Google Universal Analytics’||Google Universal Analytics is a website analytics and performance platform. This cookie is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes. It does not contain any personally identifiable information.||10 Minutes||Performance||Optional|
|_gid||‘Google Universal Analytics’||Google Universal Analytics is a website analytics and performance platform. This cookie stores and updates a unique value for each page visited. It does not contain any personally identifiable information.||1 Day||Performance||Optional|
|_ga||‘Google Universal Analytics’||Google Universal Analytics is a website analytics and performance platform. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in the website and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years. It does not contain any personally identifiable information.||1 Day||Tracking Behaviour||Optional|
|__cfduid||‘Cloudflare’||Cloudflare is a website performance and security optimisation platform. This cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not contain any personally identifiable information.||6 Months||Strictly Necessary||Required|
|PHPSESSID||Web Application Server||This cookie is generated by the web application. This is a general purpose unique identifier used to maintain user session variables. The unique identifier is a highly randomised string of alphanumeric characters. It is used to assist with user related functionality, such as login sessions. It does not contain any personally identifiable information.||When the web browser is closed.||Strictly Necessary||Required|
|VenmoreAuctions||Web Application||This cookie is specific to the venmoreauctions.co.uk website and is used to track the login session of the user. It does not contain any personally identifiable information.||2 Hours||Strictly Necessary||Required|
|cocCookiePol||Web Application||Used for tracking your acceptance for using cookies||30 days||Functionality||Optional|