Use of Cookies

      This website uses cookies; cookies are small text files that can be placed onto your computer, smartphone or other device by this website.

      Some cookies are essential for our website to work. If they are disabled, the site won’t work in some basic ways. These are called “essential or “strictly necessary cookies.

      Other cookies are not essential, but we use them to help make our site better or more enjoyable for you, e.g. by allowing you to use features like YouTube or allowing us to collect information about how people use the site. These are are classified as “statistics, “marketing” or “external media” cookies.

      By law in many of the jurisdictions in which we operate, we are allowed to use ‘essential’ cookies as long as we tell you about them. However, we need your consent before we use any other type of cookie.

      This Cookie Policy relates to www.waystone.com only. As with any website, we will collect data about your IP address, resources requested and the time and date requested, as well as the device and browser you are using to serve the optimal presentation. Read our full Global Data Protection Information Notice here where we explain more about how we handle your personal data, international transfers, your data protection rights and how you can exercise them.

      How to Manage Your Cookies for this Website

      When you first visit our website, we will give you the opportunity to  either accept all cookies (the “I accept” button) or to select those which you are willing to accept (click on “Individual Privacy Preferences” to make your choices). The lndividual Privacy Preferences will inform you of the type of cookies we use and the specific cookies in each category. You will have the opportunity to indicate which category or individual cookie you are willing to allow us place.

      To use the website based only on cookies that are strictly necessary, you can simply click on the “Individual Privacy Preferences” and then click the “Accept only essential cookies” button.

      All of the cookies are set out in categories on the “Individual Privacy Preferences” section and you can choose which you are willing to accept at either the category level or click down into each category and examine it in terms of its purpose and which organisation has provided it amongst other attributes. With the exception of the “Essential” category, all are turned off by default unless you choose to allow them.

      If you select some but not others, you can implement your preferences by clicking on the “Save” button.

      You can change your cookie decisions at any time. To do so, click the green icon in the bottom left-hand corner of any page and your Privacy Preferences will be re-presented.

      The Borlabs Cookie consent management tool that we use is regularly updated automatically to reflect the cookies we are using at different points in time, and its Privacy Preferences provides detail on individual cookies. Click here if you would like to review your cookie settings now.

      Other Ways to Manage Cookies

      You can also manage cookies directly through your web browser. Find out how to manage cookies in popular browsers below:

      To find information about other types of browser, visit the browser’s website.

      Cookies on this Website

      • Strictly Necessary Cookies
      • Performance Cookies
      • Targeting Cookies

      Strictly Necessary Cookies

      These cookies are needed for our website to work. They are usually set only in response to requests you make on our site, e.g. to set your cookie preferences. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will then not work.

      First Party Cookies

      Cookie Host Cookie Name Cookie Details
      www.waystone.com OptanonConsent Description: This cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor. Read the OneTrust privacy policy and cookie policy.

      Lifespan: 1 year

      www.waystone.com OptanonAlertBoxClosed Description: This cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust. It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down. It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user. The cookie contains no personal information. Read the OneTrust privacy policy and cookie policy.

      Lifespan: 1 year

      www.waystone.com welcome_popup Description: This cookie tracks the display and closure of the website’s welcome banner, which announces the rebranding of the Waystone Group companies. This cookie prevents repeated display of the welcome banner.

      Lifespan: 1 year

       

      Third Party Cookies

      Cookie Host Cookie Name Cookie Details
      N/A None N/A

       

      Performance Cookies

      These cookies allow us to track our website so we can measure and improve performance. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated together and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site and will not be able to monitor its performance.

      First Party Cookies

      Cookie Host Cookie Name Cookie Details
      www.waystone.com _ga Description: This cookie is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the site’s analytics reports. Read about Google’s approach to privacy and safeguarding data.

      Lifespan: 2 years

      www.waystone.com _ga_{container-id} Description: These cookies help us to understand website performance. They may be used to create groups of users based on behaviour to improve the efficiency and relevance of our website. Read about Google’s approach to privacy and safeguarding data

      Lifespan: 2 years

      www.waystone.com _gat_UA-{container-id} Description: This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, used to throttle the request rate for visitors and track website content delivery performance. Read about Google’s approach to privacy and safeguarding data.

      Lifespan: 1 minute

      www.waystone.com _gid Description: This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors interact with our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookie collects information in a way that does not directly identify anyone. Read about Google’s approach to privacy and safeguarding data.

      Lifespan: 1 day

      Targeting Cookies

      These cookies may be used by advertising companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

      Third Party Cookies

      Cookie Host Cookie Name Cookie Details
      N/A None N/A

      Types of Cookies

      First Party Cookies

      A First Party Cookie is one where the host name of the cookie is the same as the domain name of the website being visited. First party cookies cannot normally be used to track activity across different websites.

      Third Party Cookies

      A Third Party Cookie is one where the host name of the cookie is different to the domain of the website being visited. Third Party Cookie are often added to a website as new features are built into the site, e.g. YouTube videos. Digital advertising is another common use of third party cookies.

      Session Cookies

      A Session Cookie is one that is stored temporarily in a browser’s memory. They are then deleted when you close your browser. Websites use Session Cookies for important functions, e.g. remembering your password during your visit.

      Social Media Integrations

      If you are logged into any of your social media accounts while browsing our site, a social media provider may be able to associate your account with the pages on our site that you visit. They will be doing so for their own purposes which should be explained in their ‘privacy’ or ‘cookie’ notices that might include ways in which you can opt out of such processing if you wish.

      Something on these lines should be included if any social media ‘widgets’ are being used on the site.