Vype UK

  1. Cookie Policy

Here you will find information on what cookies may be set when you visit our website located at https://www.govype.com/uk (‘Website’) and, where applicable, how to reject or delete those cookies.  This Website is owned and operated by Nicoventures Trading Limited (‘we’, ‘our’, ‘us’ as applicable).  For further detailed information about this Website, please click here to see our Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy.

By continuing to use this Website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies in the manner described in this policy.

  1. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small data file that is placed on your computer or other device to allow a website to recognise you as a user when you return to the website using the same computer and web browser, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (a ‘persistent cookie’).  Other similar files work in the same way and we use the word ‘cookie’ in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way.

Cookies are an extremely common technology for remembering certain information about a visitor to a website.  The vast majority of websites currently make use of cookies and they are commonly used for a wide range of tasks.  We use cookies for the following purposes:

This Cookie Policy gives you information on the specific cookies used on this Website.

  1. How to control and delete cookies

When you accessed the Website, you were presented with a message that notified you of our use of cookies.  We had to use a cookie to present you with that notice (you can see details of this cookie under Cookie Banner in the table below).  If you continue to use the Website, more cookies and other tracking technologies will be placed on your computer as described in this Cookie Policy in order to improve our website and your browsing experience and to tailor the adverts and content you see.  By continuing to use the Website, you are agreeing to the use of such cookies and tracking technology.

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this Website (or, indeed, on any other site) you can do this through your browser settings.  The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.    If you are primarily concerned about third party cookies generated by advertisers, you can turn these off by going to the Your Online Choices site at http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers.  You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer, as well as more general information about cookies.  Please note that, as these websites are not owned or operated by us, we are not responsible for any of the content on them.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may mean that you will not be able to take full advantage of all the features or services available on this Website.

  1. Cookies used by us on our Website

Below is a list of the cookies used by us on this Website together with details about what each is used for:

Name

Description

Expiry

Category

frontend

Contains an ID which links information about your activity on our Website over a single session.

Session cookie

Strictly necessary cookie

admin html

This is the same as frontend cookie but only operates for the Website administration area.

Session cookie

Strictly necessary cookie

ageverification

Stores your response if you have already verified your age.

Session cookie

Strictly necessary cookie

website saved

Identifies the correct country version of the Website for your location.

Persistent cookie

1 month

Functionality cookie

SearchTab

Helps to use the search field to display related products for you.

Session cookie

Strictly necessary cookie

awraf_referrer

Supports the Website if the refer a friend module is used.

Session cookie

Strictly necessary cookie

user_allowed_saved_cookie

Remembers whether you have clicked on the cookie notice.

Persistent cookie

2 hours

Strictly necessary cookie

newslettersubs

Remembers if you have dismissed the newsletter subscription notice.

Persistent cookie

1 week

Functionality cookie

CACHED_FRONT_FORM_KEY

Prevents third parties from modifying back end functions within the Website.

Session cookie

Strictly necessary cookie

VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS

Tracks which products have been viewed previously so that we can suggest items that may be of interest to you.

Session cookie

Functionality cookie

  1. Third party cookies

We also use and work with a number of third party suppliers and partners who set or read cookies on this Website.  We do not have any control over these cookies. Whilst we provide a summary of the third party cookies used in the table below, you should also check the relevant third party’s privacy policy using the links in that table for more information about how these cookies are used.

The third party cookies used in connection with this Website include:

Below is a summary of the third party cookies used in connection with this Website:

Name

Description

Expiry

Category and Further Information

__zlcmid

Supports the chat functionality on the Website

Persistent cookie

1 year

Strictly necessary cookie

ometria

This cookie is used in conjunction with Google Analytics to display advertising and product features on the Website tailored for you. The activities the cookie records include you visiting our Website, the pages you visited and the links you clicked.

Persistent cookie

1 year

Analytics/Advertising cookie

This cookie cannot be disabled but can be deleted from your browser.

Google Analytics

_utma

_utmt

_utmb

_utmc

_utmz

_ga

__utm *

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc.  The information generated by this cookie about your use of this Website by users is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there however, if you are accessing the Website from a country within the European Economic Area, your IP address will be anonymised by deleting a part of the address. Only in exceptional cases will your full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.  Google will, on our behalf, use this information to evaluate your use of the Website, to compile reports on Website activity and provide other users with website and internet related services. Your IP address will not be merged with other data from Google. 

Information that we obtain using this cookie includes: number of visitors, pages viewed and URLs viewed.

Persistent / session cookies

_ga – 2 years

__utma – 2 years]

__utmt – 10 minutes

__utmb – 30 minutes

__utmc  - Session

__utmz – 6 months

__utmv – 2 years

Analytics cookies

Users can also prevent the data generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (incl. Your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin using the following link:

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

_hjIncludedInSample

This cookie is used by Hotjar to provide heatmapping monitoring for ongoing user experience reporting.

Session cookie

Performance cookie

dtCookie

dtLatC

dtPC

These cookies are used by application monitoring tools we use to monitor the performance and availability of the Website.

Session cookies

Performance cookies

incap_ses_*

These cookies improve performance and security on the Website.

Session cookie

Performance cookie

visid_incap_*

These cookies improve performance and security on the Website.

Persistent cookie

1 year

Performance cookie

rxVisitor

rxvt

The cookies are used by application monitoring tools to monitor the performance and availability of the Website.

Persistent cookies

rxVisitor – 1 year

rxvt – 2 years

Performance cookies

  1. Email tracking

Some of the emails we send to you may contain a ‘web beacon pixel’ or tracked links which allows us to identify when you have opened the email and to verify which links contained in the email you have accessed.  We use this information to determine which parts of our emails are of most interest to you.

You can delete the pixel by deleting the email.  If you do not wish to download the pixel to your computer or other device, you can ensure this by selecting to receive emails from us in plain text rather than HTML.

Alternatively you can unsubscribe from our mailing list by contacting us at info@govype.com.

  1. Changes

We may make changes to this Cookie Policy at any time by sending you an e-mail with the modified terms or by posting a copy of them on the Website.  Any changes will take effect 7 days after the date of our email or the date on which we post the modified terms on the Website, whichever is the earlier.

  1. How to contact us

If you wish to contact us with any queries or concerns, please see our Contact Us page or email us at info@govype.com or write to us via post at Customer Services, Nicoventures Trading Ltd, One Eton Street, Richmond Upon Thames, London TW9 1EF.