Cookies Policy

1. About cookies

1.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

1.2 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

1.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

2. Cookies that we use

2.1 We use cookies for the following purposes:

(a) authentication - we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website (the cookies used for this purpose are: CraftSessionId, DFTT_END_USER_PREV_BOOTSTRAPPED, driftt_aid, driftt_eid, driftt_sid and pendingAccount);

(b) status - we use cookies to help us to determine if you are logged into our website (the cookies used for this purpose are: CraftSessionId and driftt_aaid);

(c) security - we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally (cookies used for this purpose are: __cfduid and CRAFT_CSRF_TOKEN);

(d) personalisation - we use cookies to store information about your preferences and to personalise our website for you (cookies used for this purpose are: DFTT_LEAD_HAS_PREV_IDENTIFIED and driftt_wmd), and

(e) cookie consent - we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally (cookies used for this purpose are: eupubconsent).

3. Cookies used by our service providers

3.1 Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

3.2 We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google's privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. The relevant cookies are: _ga, _gid, _gat, AMP_TOKEN and _gac_<property-id>.

4. Managing cookies

4.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can, however, obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a) https://support.google.com/chr... (Chrome);

(b) https://support.mozilla.org/en... (Firefox);

(c) http://www.opera.com/help/tuto... (Opera);

(d) https://support.microsoft.com/... (Internet Explorer);

(e) https://support.apple.com/en-g... (Safari), and

(f) https://privacy.microsoft.com/... (Edge).

4.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

4.3 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

5. Our details

5.1 This website is owned and operated by Hitmarker LTD.

5.2 We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 11196693 and our registered office is at i6 Charlotte Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4XF, United Kingdom.

5.3 You can contact us:

(a) by post, to the address given above;

(b) using our website contact form, and/or

(c) by email, to [email protected].

6. Data protection registration

6.1 We are registered as a data controller with the UK Information Commissioner's Office.

6.2 Our data protection registration number is ZA324237.

7. Representative within the European Union

7.1 Our representative within the European Union with respect to our obligations under data protection law is Rich Huggan and you can contact him by email, to [email protected].

8. Data protection officer

8.1 Our data protection officer's name is Rich Huggan, and he can be contacted by email, to [email protected].