Cookie policy

Please ensure you familiarise yourself with this policy before using our website

  1. 1. USE OF COOKIES

    1. 1.1 A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer (or other electronic device) when you access our website. We use cookies on this website to:

      1. 1.1.1 recognise you whenever you visit this website (this speeds up your access to the website as you do not have to log in each time);

      2. 1.1.2 obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet;

      3. 1.1.3 carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, and to help us better understand our visitor requirements and interests;

      4. 1.1.4 target our marketing and advertising campaigns and those of our subsidiaries more effectively by providing interest-based advertisements that are personalised to your interests; and

      5. 1.1.5 make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.

    2. 1.2 The information we obtain from our use of cookies will contain information about your computer or other electronic device and may include your IP address, information about your browser and/or other internet log information.

    3. 1.3 In certain circumstances we may collect other personal information about you, but only where you voluntarily provide it (for example, by completing an online form).

    4. 1.4 In most cases we will need your consent in order to use cookies on this website. The exception is where the cookie is essential for the use of our website or in order for us to provide you with a service you have requested.

  2. 2. TYPES OF COOKIES

    1. 2.1 The types of cookies we use are categorised as follows:

      1. 2.1.1 Strictly necessary cookies
        These cookies are strictly necessary for the use of our website and enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website.

        They include the following:

        • ASP.NET_SessionId : This cookie is used by ASP.NET to store a unique identifier for your session.
      2. 2.1.2 Performance cookies
        These cookies are necessary for the performance of our website and obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. They are only used to improve how a website works.

        They include the following:

        • JSESSIONID .nr-data.net: This service is used for website performance monitoring.
      3. 2.1.3 Functional cookies
        These cookies are necessary for the functionality of our website and help us to carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, and to help us better understand you requirements. They enable our website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features.

        They include the following:

        • isg-global#lang: This cookie is used by ASP.NET to store language settings;
        • ISGcomplianceCookie: This cookie is used by isgplc.com to record cookies policy acceptances.
      4. 2.1.4 Targeting cookies
        These cookies enable us to target our marketing and advertising campaigns and those of our subsidiaries more effectively by providing interest-based advertisements that are personalised to your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaigns.

        They include the following:

        • SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOK: This cookie is used for Sitecore Analytics services.
      5. 2.1.5 Third party cookies
        We work with third party suppliers who may also set cookies on our website. These third party suppliers are responsible for the cookies they set on our site. If you want further information please go to the website for the relevant third party. You will find additional information below.

Name of cookie Owner Purpose for the cookie
DSID .doubleclick.net
id .doubleclick.net
IDE .doubleclick.net
Google This is a service provided by Google, and is used for website analytics and marketing.
loc .addthis.com
na_id .addthis.com
na_tc .addthis.com
bt2 .addthis.com
di2 .addthis.com
ssc .addthis.com
uid .addthis.com
um .addthis.com
uvc .addthis.com
vc .addthis.com
__atuvc www.isgplc.com
__atuvs www.isgplc.com
AddThis These cookies are associated with the AddThis social sharing widget. The widget is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It also stores an updated page share count.

  1. 3. CONSENT

    1. 3.1 You can express your consent to this cookie policy by clicking "Accept" on the consent banner on the landing page of this website.

    2. 3.2 There is a notice on our home page which requests your consent to this cookie policy. If you use this website after this notification has been displayed to you, but without clicking "Accept" as described above, then we will assume that you consent to our use of cookies for the purposes described in this website cookie policy and our website privacy policy.

    3. 3.3 If you do not want to accept cookies, other than those which are strictly necessary to the functioning of our site and cannot be switched off (see paragraph 2.1.1. above), you can change your browser settings (or use an incognito or "private browsing" mode) so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of this website.

  2. 4. CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

    1. 4.1 We may update this policy (and any supplemental notice), from time to time. We will notify you of the changes where required by law to do so. Last modified on 19 March 2018.

      If you have any questions in relation to this policy, or have suggestions for areas we can improve, please contact digital@isgplc.com