Cookie Policy

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small text file sent from a website and stored on your computer or mobile device while you are using the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences over a period of time.

If you are not familiar with cookies, you can find more detailed information about deleting and controlling them here www.aboutcookies.org.

How do we use Cookies?

We use cookies to help improve your experience on the Inflexion website.

We use our own first party cookies to collect information about visitor behaviour on the Inflexion website, through Google Analytics. This information includes the pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you arrive at the site, generic demographic information (not personally identifiable) and links that you click on.

This information is then stored by Google Analytics for analysing visitor behaviour to our site. The collected data is not tied to any personally identifiable information, and Inflexion does not collect or store personally identifiable information thus cannot use the data to identify you.

Cookies used on this website:

  • inflex_cookies_user_notified This cookie is used to record if a user has seen the cookie notification on our website.If you do not wish to receive cookies from Inflexion, update your browser settings to disable cookies. Find out how at aboutcookies.org
  • __utma Cookie A persistent cookie, this remains on a computer, unless it expires or the cookie cache is cleared. It tracks visitors. Metrics associated with the Google __utma cookie include: first visit (unique visit), last visit (returning visit).
  • __utmb Cookie & __utmc Cookie These cookies work in tandem to calculate visit length. The Google __utmb cookie demarks the exact arrival time, then Google __utmc registers the precise exit time of the user. Because __utmb cookie counts entrance visits, it is a session cookie, and expires at the end of the session, e.g. when the user leaves the page. A timestamp of 30 minutes must pass before Google cookie __utmc expires.
  • __utmz Cookie This cookie is the HTTP Referrer and notes where a visitor arrived from, with the referrer siloed into type (Search engine (organic or cpc), direct, social and unaccounted). From the HTTP Referrer the   __utmz Cookie also registers what keyword generated the visit plus geolocation data. This cookie lasts six months.

To find out more about Google Analytics privacy please visit www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html

  • inflex_last_activity, inflex_last_visit, inflex_tracker These cookies keep track of the last time you visited the website, and the last five pages viewed.
  • PHPSESSID This is a session cookie which expires when you close your browser, it allows the website to “remember” information about your visit and access website content protected with disclaimers.
  • backgrounds_seen This cookie helps to select random quote images when browsing the website.

Social network cookies

The Inflexion website may offer the opportunity to “connect” site content via the social network LinkedIn. Social networks such as this almost always use cookies. If you are a member of LinkedIn and do not want the social network cookies to be placed on your system, we suggest that you refrain from using such sharing tools.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/pop/pop-privacy-policy

Your consent

Currently Inflexion operates an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that by using our website you agree to the Inflexion Cookies Policy and you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of the policy.

If you do not agree you can do one of the following:

  • Stop using our website and delete any cookies that may have been stored on your computer on your arrival to our site;
  • You can also block all cookies or block only third party cookies, or alternatively, clear all cookies once you have closed your browser;
  • You can browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (“Incognito in Chrome, “InPrivate” in Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc). The help section of your specific browser will aid you in selecting these settings.

Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site, and you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit the site and some services and functionalities may not work.