Cookie policy

Last updated: 01.09.20

This website uses cookies. We use cookies to personalise content and analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our analytics partners. Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user's experience more efficient. The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies, we need your permission.

This notice is designed to help you understand what cookies are, how www.yourhumanfactors.com uses Cookies and the choices you have about their use.

This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.

By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies in the manner described in this notice. Please also see our Privacy Notice.

 

1. What is a cookie?

 

When you enter our website, your computer will automatically be issued with a cookie. Cookies are devices that identify your computer to our server and personalise the site for your future use. Cookies only record the areas of our site that a computer has visited. A cookie will not provide us with any personal information. Therefore, if you have not supplied us with any personal information, you can still browse our site anonymously. If you do not want a cookie you can set your browser to deny it.

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer or electronic device when you access our website. Similar technologies include web beacons, action tags, local shared objects ('flash cookies') and single-pixel gifs. Such technologies can be used to track users' actions and activities, and to store information about them. We use these cookies and/or similar technologies on this website for the following purposes:

  • To optimise experience on our website (e.g., to recognise a returning Visitor or Customer) and use any information we collect through that to optimise the user experience.

Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level.

 

2. What do we use cookies for?

 

We typically use cookies to:

  • Analyse our website traffic, giving us data that helps us to improve our site’s functionality and content.

  • Test our website content, for example by showing some visitors one type of content and others a different type.

  • Store information about your preferences, to help us provide you with content that’s more relevant to you.

  • Monitor and assess the performance of our marketing campaigns.

  • Allow you to share content, blogs etc. via your social media profiles. By using these features, you are consenting to allow cookies from these providers. More information about how these providers use cookies can be found on their individual websites.

 

3. Information collected

 

We may obtain information about your computer or any other electronic device which you use to access our website, such as your IP address, your browser and/or other internet log information. We will treat this information as your personal information.

In certain circumstances, we may also collect personal information about you but only where you voluntarily provide it (e.g by completing an online form) or where you purchase goods or services from us.

The cookies we use fall into three broad types:

 

1) Strictly Necessary Cookies

 

These cookies are essential in helping you to move around our site and use features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. These cookies do not gather information about you personally.

 

2) Analytical/Performance Cookies

 

In order to optimise our site, we use website analytics services to help us understand how people use our site. For example, we can see which parts of the site are popular, identify when errors occur and test new content.

 

3) Functionality Cookies

 

These cookies allow websites and applications to remember choices you make (such as your preferences, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced features. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised which means we can’t identify you personally. 

Wherever possible, we use First Party cookies (these are placed there and used solely by Your Human Factors) however some partners such as Twitter will use Third-Party cookies to enable integration between our site and their platform…

 

4. Use of third party cookies

 

In addition to cookies used for measuring and optimising user experiences, we may also on occasion use third-party cookies to help us present relevant content or display multimedia content like videos and webinars.

Currently, we are using the following third-party cookies in addition to those for social sites and sharing:

 

Google Analytics & Other Services inc. YouTube

We use Google Analytics on our website as well as cookies used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of our ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy and presenting better-targeted content in future.

YouTube cookies measure interactions and register a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube users have seen. They are also used to maintain your YouTube viewing preferences.

LinkedIn Insights

We may from time to time use LinkedIn for outbound campaigns. The LinkedIn Insight Tag is a JavaScript tag that powers conversion tracking, website audiences, and website demographics for LinkedIn ad campaigns. This is a standard competent that is essential for anyone using LinkedIn campaigns.

Wix 

Our site is built in Wix, so you may be interested to read more about the Cookies they use to provide their customers web platform services here - what cookies WIX uses.

5. How to turn off cookies

 

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the websites below tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, some of our website features may not function as a result.

To change your cookie settings, or if you want to be notified each time a cookie is about to be used, you should amend the settings in your browser to prevent sites from storing cookies on your computer hard drive.

Website visitors who don’t want their data used by Google Analytics can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. To opt-out of Analytics for the web, visit the Google Analytics opt-out page and install the add-on for your browser.

For further information on cookies generally visit about cookies.org or the Information Commissioner's web page on cookies.

You may also like to read more at: allaboutcookies.org and: www.youronlinechoices.com/

 

This Cookie Policy is regularly updated and changes to it will be communicated by updating this notice.