This Website & Cookies
The cookies we use on our website cannot be executed as code or used to deliver a virus. Other servers cannot read them and they are simply an identifier shared between you and us to allow us to improve the services we offer to you through our website.
We do not present third party advertisements on our website and so we will never use third party advertising cookies that help other businesses target their products at you through our website.
If you do not wish cookies to be placed on your PC, then they can be disabled in your web browser. The option to do so is normally found in your browser's "security settings" section. However, please note, permanently disabling cookies in your browser may hinder your use of our website as well as other websites and interactive services.
Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org - which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies.
We have created a short summary of the types of cookies that we use on this website and have provided you with some examples of those cookies. When our new website launches we will update the cookies used and provide you with more complete information.
- 1. Essential Cookies
These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for.
These cookies are essential for the operation of our website and in order to enable you to move around our website using features such as searching for your chosen domain names. Essential services like purchasing through our cart cannot operate without these cookies. Other features include the way that you log into our WebMail and Online Control Panel facilities and without these cookies the login process would fail. Some examples of the cookies used for these purposes along with their expiry time are below.
Domain Name Expires www.names.co.uk searchData Date not set www.names.co.uk searchTrack Date not set www.names.co.uk searchId 7 days www.names.co.uk orderId 14 days www.names.co.uk orderRef 14 days webmail4.names.co.uk roundcube_sessid Date not set
- 2. Performance Cookies
These cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited.
These cookies collect information about how visitors use and move around our website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. We use tools widely adopted by most websites including Google Analytics . These cookies don't collect information that identifies an individual visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. These cookies are used to improve how our website works, for example, by ensuring that visitors can find what they are looking for easily. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the website and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
For more information on the cookies set by Google Analytics please go to: http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.html.
Google has also created their own opt-out plugin, which you can get from: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Examples of some performance cookies used on our website are below:
Domain Name Expires .names.co.uk dbmrtkg 90 Days .names.co.uk dbmrtkg_born 90 Days .names.co.uk __utma 730 Days .names.co.uk __utmb Less than one day .names.co.uk __utmc Date not set .names.co.uk __utmz 182 days
- 3. Functional Cookies
These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience.
These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and greet you by name. These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as commenting on our blog. Example of cookies set by our blog if you want to leave a comment are below:-
Domain Name Expires blog.names.co.uk X-Mapping-kjicghkc Date not set blog.names.co.uk comment_author_13461e2d9595ab7b0778dfe921e7f251 347 Days blog.names.co.uk comment_author_email_13461e2d9595ab7b0778dfe921e7f251 347 Days
- 4. Targeting / Advertising Cookies
These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.