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Cookie Policy (UK)

This cookie statement was last updated on November 30, 2019 and applies to citizens of the United Kingdom.

1 Introduction

Our website, https://independentmortgageexperts.co.uk (hereinafter: "the website") uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as "cookies"). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

2 What are cookies

A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.

3 What are scripts?

A script is a piece of programme code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.

4 What is a webbeacon?

A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.

5 Third parties

We have made agreements about the use of cookies with other companies that place cookies. However, we cannot guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. Parties such as Google are to be considered as independent data controllers within the meaning of the United Kingdom-GDPR. We recommend that you read the privacy statements of these companies.

6 Cookies

6.1 Technical or functional cookies

Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. We may place these cookies without your consent.

6.2 Advertising cookies

On this website we use advertising cookies, enabling us to personalize the advertisements for you, and we (and third parties) gain insights into the campaign results. This happens based on a profile we create based on your click and surfing on and outside https://independentmortgageexperts.co.uk. With these cookies you, as website visitor are linked to a unique ID, so you do not see the same ad more than once for example.

Because these cookies are marked as tracking cookies, we ask your permission to place these.

6.3 Social media buttons

On our website we have included buttons for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to promote webpages (e.g. “like”, “pin”) or share (e.g. “tweet”) on social networks like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. These buttons work using pieces of code coming from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn themselves. This code places cookies. These social media buttons also can store and process certain information, so a personalized advertisement can be shown to you.

Please read the privacy statement of these social networks (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data which they process using these cookies. The data that is retrieved is anonymized as much as possible. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are located in the United States.

7 Placed cookies

CloudFlare

We use CloudFlare for content distribution network (CDN) services.

NameRetentionFunction
Purpose pending investigation
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Sharing

For more information, please read the CloudFlare Privacy Policy.

Twitter

We use Twitter for display of recent social posts and/or social share buttons.

NameRetentionFunction
Marketing/Tracking
metrics_tokenpersistentCount the number of users that have seen embedded content
Sharing

For more information, please read the Twitter Privacy Policy.

Complianz

We use Complianz for cookie consent management.

NameRetentionFunction
Functional
cmplz_all365 daysStore cookie consent preferences
complianz_consent_status365 daysStore cookie consent preferences
complianz_policy_id365 daysRegister accepted cookie policy ID
Sharing

For more information, please read the Complianz Privacy Policy.

Rank Math

We use Rank Math for Search Engine Optimization.

NameRetentionFunction
Purpose pending investigation
rank-math-option-search-index
Sharing

This data is not shared with third parties.

LinkedIn

We use LinkedIn for display of recent social posts and/or social share buttons.

NameRetentionFunction
Marketing/Tracking
X-LI-IDCsessionProvide functions across pages
Sharing

For more information, please read the LinkedIn Privacy Policy.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics for website statistics.

NameRetentionFunction
Statistics (anonymous)
_ga2 yearsStore a unique user ID
_gid1 dayCount and track pageviews
_gat1 minute
Sharing

For more information, please read the Google Analytics Privacy Policy.

Facebook

We use Facebook for display of recent social posts and/or social share buttons.

NameRetentionFunction
Marketing/Tracking
_fbp3 monthsTrack visits across websites
Sharing

For more information, please read the Facebook Privacy Policy.

Mixpanel

We use Mixpanel for website statistics.

NameRetentionFunction
Statistics
mp_*_mixpanel1 yearAnalyzing traffic
Sharing

For more information, please read the Mixpanel Privacy Policy.

Google Fonts

We use Google Fonts for display of webfonts.

NameRetentionFunction
Marketing/Tracking
Google Fonts APInoneRequest user IP address
Sharing

For more information, please read the Google Fonts Privacy Policy.

Google Maps

We use Google Maps for maps display.

NameRetentionFunction
Marketing/Tracking
Google Maps APInoneRequest user IP address
Sharing

For more information, please read the Google Maps Privacy Policy.

YouTube

We use YouTube for video display.

NameRetentionFunction
Statistics
PREF1 yearTrack visits across websites
Sharing

For more information, please read the YouTube Privacy Policy.

Miscellaneous

NameRetentionFunction
Purpose pending investigation
tcb_google_fonts
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test
Sharing

This data is not shared with third parties.

8 Your rights with respect to personal data

You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • You have the right to know why your personal data is needed, what will happen to it, and how long it will be retained for.
  • Right of access: You have the right to access your personal data that is known to us.
  • Right to rectification: you have the right to supplement, correct, have deleted or blocked your personal data whenever you wish.
  • If you give us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke that consent and to have your personal data deleted.
  • Right to transfer your data: you have the right to request all your personal data from the controller and transfer it in its entirety to another controller.
  • Right to object: you may object to the processing of your data. We comply with this, unless there are justified grounds for processing.

To exercise these rights, please contact us. Please refer to the contact details at the bottom of this cookie statement. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you, but you also have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority (the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)).

9 Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies

You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.

Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our websites again.

10 Contact details

For questions and/or comments about our cookie policy and this statement, please contact us by using the following contact details:

Independent Mortgage Experts Ltd
861 Chesterfield Road
Sheffield
S8 0SQ
United Kingdom
Website: https://independentmortgageexperts.co.uk
Email: help@independentmortgageexperts.co.uk
Phone number: 0114 303 4007

This cookie policy was synchronized with cookiedatabase.org on November 30, 2019