This is the Cookies Policy (the ‘Policy’) of Comparitech Limited, company number 09962280, of Kings Lodge London Road, West Kingsdown, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 6AR (hereafter ‘Comparitech’, ‘we’ or ‘us’). This Policy describes the ways in which Comparitech collects and uses information about you via cookies when you use our website at www.comparitech.com (the “Website”).

 

Comparitech may change this Policy at any time in which case we shall notify you of any changes to this Policy by noting this on the Website. The changes will apply to your use of the Website after we have given notice. If you do not wish to accept the new Policy you should not continue to use the Website. If you continue to use the Website after the date on which the change comes into effect, your use of the Website indicates your agreement to be bound by the new Policy.

 

This Policy was last changed on 24 May 2018.

 

  1. What are Cookies? Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device when you use the Website. Comparitech’s use of cookies is detailed below. Session cookies enable you to move from page to page within the Website and any information you enter will be remembered but is deleted when you close your browser or after a short time. Persistent cookies allow us to remember your preferences and settings when you use the Website in the future.

 

  1. Disabling Cookies: The use of the cookies described above improves the functionality of the Website and your experience of using them. If you do not want these cookies to be served on your device, you are able to disable them by changing the settings within your browser, or on your device. Please note that if you do decide to disable cookies you may not be able to access some of the Website, and some of the features of the Website may not function properly.

 

  1. Third Party Cookies: Third Party advertisers may place or read cookies on your browser or device on the Website. This Policy is applicable only to the use of cookies by Comparitech and does not cover the use of cookies by any third parties (including advertisers or social media companies).

 

  1. More information: To find out more about how cookies work, how to manage and delete them and to see which ones have been set please visit aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

Comparitech uses cookies and similar technologies in the following ways when you use the Website:

 

Cookie TypePurposeFurther Information
Google AnalyticsComparitech uses Google Analytics cookies to collect information about how visitors use the Website, which Comparitech uses in turn to help improve its services. These cookies collect information such as the number of Website users, where users are located when using the Website and the parts of the Website they visit.Google Analytics
Social networksWhere you decide to share an article or other Website information via social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Google+, these social networks will each have their own privacy settings which you should be aware of.Twitter
Facebook
LinkedIn
Pinterest
Google+
Convert.comConvert.com is a testing tool which uses cookies designed to improve user experience by testing different web pages to see which users prefer. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information from these cookies is aggregated rendering it anonymous. It is therefore used only to improve how this Website works.
WPMLThis helps remember your choice of language when using our WebsiteWPML
Speed Test ToolThis is used in relation to our internet provider speed test and helps us to analyse if you have taken the test before.
IcegramThis is used to help remember if a pop-up has been shown and/or dismissed beforeIcegram
WordPressWe use these to help verify who you areWordPress
CrazyEggIt is Crazy Egg’s policy to use first-party cookies (small text files that Crazy Egg stores locally on your computer) for one or more of the following purposes: to help identify whether a visitor is a first time visitor, or has visited previously (provided that it will not store identifiers that can be used to personally identify such visitors); assess usage patterns and perform traffic analysis; identify preferences; diagnose problems with servers; analyse trends; and otherwise administer its products and services. Such cookies do not include Personally Identifiable Information such as name, phone number, e-mail address or mailing address, nor does Crazy Egg link cookies to such Personally Identifiable Information in its servers or databases.CrazyEgg
HotJarHotjar is a user feedback tool which uses cookies to remember whether you have responded to or minimised a feedback poll on the Website.HotJar