Our Cookies Policy

Last Updated: March 2024

1. Introduction

This Cookies Policy is designed to inform visitors and users of the SafeWeb website about how we use cookies and similar tracking technologies in compliance with the applicable UK and EU regulations, including the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

By using our website, you consent to the use of cookies as described in this policy.

2. What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device (computer, smartphone, or tablet) when you visit a website. They are widely used to make websites work more efficiently and provide valuable information to website owners.

3. How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for various purposes, including:

Essential Cookies: These are necessary for the website to function properly. They enable you to navigate our website and use its features.

Analytical/Performance Cookies: These cookies help us analyse how visitors use our website, allowing us to improve its performance and user experience. We use tools like Google Analytics for this purpose.

Functionality Cookies: These cookies enable enhanced functionality and personalisation on our site, such as remembering your preferences.

Targeting/Advertising Cookies: We use these cookies to deliver relevant advertisements to you based on your interests and browsing habits. These cookies are typically placed by third-party advertising networks.

4. Types of Cookies We Use

Here are the specific types of cookies used on our website:

Session Cookies: These are temporary cookies that are deleted when you close your browser.

Persistent Cookies: These cookies remain on your device for a specified period or until you manually delete them.

5. How to Manage Cookies

You can control and manage cookies in various ways, including via the cookies settings on SafeWeb’s website:

Browser Settings: Most web browsers allow you to control and manage cookies through your browser settings. You can typically find these settings in your browser's "Options" or "Preferences" menu.

Opt-Out Tools: You can use third-party tools and services to opt out of certain cookies or online behavioural advertising. For example, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) and the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) websites to opt out of targeted advertising.

Please note that disabling cookies may impact your experience on our website, and some features may not function correctly.

6. Changes to This Policy

We may update this Cookies Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. The updated policy will be posted on our website, and the date of the latest revision will be indicated at the beginning of the policy.