A cookie is essentially a small text file that is sent to your electronic device (Computer, Tablet, Mobile Phone Etc) that often contains a unique identifier; this is stored on your local hard drive in your internet browser files. The purpose of the cookie can be to remember what blogs you have read, or your browsing habits in general. This cookie is retrieved from your local drive upon access to that website from the same browser. Additional information can be found at:
3. Information Collected
Log Files – This would include things like IP Addresses, Browser type and Version, time zone settings, browser plugins, operating system and platform.
Website usage - how long users spend on the sites and what they click on, how many times and what they interact with.
3.1 Common Browser Cookie Menus
To find out how to delete already stored cookies and for the browsers or operating systems that are not listed then please visit: www.aboutcookies.org
3.2 Classifications of cookies
- These cookies are required to use the site/platform and all the functionality therein; without these key services, will not work. Please note that the cookies defined here do not remember where you have been on the internet nor do they act as a tool for any marketing advertising at a later stage.
- These cookies allow the sites to remember choices you have made such as storing your login details, communications preferences. Lightful upon application of this flavour of cookies will notify you clearly on the cookie functionality itself and how it will improve or aid your experience; this will be again completely anonymised on Lightful’s front.
- Cookies that belong to this cohort collect information on your browsing habits; these could be placed by either ourselves or a third party we are working with; with information shared between the two parties. Once again, the information that is being accessed by Lightful is completely anonymised (not entirely true.
3.4 Cookies Lightful Uses
The cookies used below will only be used with the corresponding purpose, they will not be sold or transferred to any third part unless consent has been provided. Through a visit to a Lightful.com domain or accessing our platform the cookies are downloaded directly to the device that is accessing it. - lightful.com _will only use 3rd party cookies, this will be information collected from Facebook and Twitter pixels which we have included on the lightful.com domain.
4. Google Analytics
Lightful’s sites and platform use Google Analytics which essentially a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc (“Google”). This service uses the cookies as derived above to help the website providers and Lightful understand how users interact with the sites/services. And also for remarketing purposes as listed in the above table. The data collected by Google, that is stored in the United States includes your IP address and other information pertaining to site usage. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google should not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites please visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
5. Third party sites
6. Social media cookies
It is worth noting that Lightful in accordance to the Terms & Conditions and Policies of these social media sites may target you either direct (Custom audience) or in-direct Interest Etc using digital advertising to solicit you to take an action, this may or may not be of a financial context – The information that is used to derive this targeting you would have either provided to Lightful via your email address, made publicly available, or would be founded on the information that third party sites collect about you and your interests (Twitter and Facebook)
7. Further Information
If you have any queries on this policy or If you would like to know further details on how Lightful uses data or wish to opt-out of something specific; then please use the communication preference centre or contact us at: DataProtection@Lightful.com.
Any general correspondence should go to:
Lightful Ltd, Second Home,
68-80 Hanbury Street,
Company Number: 09135963