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‘Essential’ cookies are automatically placed on your computer or device when you access our website or take certain actions on our website. ‘Non-essential’ cookies and other technologies are only placed on your computer or device if you have consented to us doing so. For information on the difference between essential and non-essential cookies, see the section below entitled About cookies.
For information on how you consent and how you can withdraw your consent to us placing non-essential cookies and other technologies on your computer or device, see the section below entitled How to accept or reject cookies.
What are cookies? Cookies are small data files sent by a website’s server to a web browser, processor memory or hard drive and stored there. They can be used for a range of different purposes, such as customising a website for a particular user, helping a user navigate a website, improving that user’s website experience, and storing that user’s preferences and login information.
Essential and non-essential cookies
Cookies can be classified as either ‘essential’ or ‘non-essential’.
Essential cookies: these are cookies that are either:
Session and persistent cookies
Cookies can be classified as either ‘session’ or ‘persistent’, depending on how long they last after they are placed on your browser.
Session cookies: session cookies last for as long as you keep your browser open. They expire when you close your browser.
Persistent cookies: persistent cookies expire at a fixed point in time or if you manually delete them from your browser, whichever occurs first.
First and third party cookies
Cookies can be classified as ‘first party’ or ‘third party’.
First party cookies: these are cookies placed on your device by our website domain.
Third party cookies: these are cookies placed on your device by third party website domains.
If you require further information about cookies in general, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org
Legal bases for processing
For essential cookies, our legal basis for processing is our legitimate interests in ensuring our site functions properly, providing you with the online services you have requested.
For non-essential cookies and other technologies, our legal basis for processing is your consent which you give by accepting non-essential cookies using your cookie control tool.
|Name of Cookie||Essential or Non-essential?||Type of cookie||First or Third party?||Session or Persistent?||Expiry Time||Purpose|
|CookieControl||Essential||Necessary||First party||Persistent||90 days||Used by Cookie Control Tool to store the user's cookie consent state on junkcare.uk website|
|user_da39a3ee5e6b4b0d3255bfef95601890afd80709||Essential||Necessary||First party||Persistent||1 day||Cookie used by reCaptcha to prevent spam form submission on our website|
|TawkConnectionTime||Essential||Necessary||First party||Session||-||Necessary for the functionality of the website's chat-box function|
|__tawkuuid||Essential||Necessary||First party||Persistent||179 days||Necessary for the functionality of the website's chat-box function|
|TawkWindowName||Essential||Necessary||First party||Session||-||Necessary for the functionality of the website's chat-box function|
|_clck||Non-essential||Marketing||First party||Persistent||1 year||Persists the Clarity User ID and preferences, unique to that site, on the browser. This ensures that behaviour in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID. This cookie is installed by Microsoft Clarity to store information of how visitors use a website and help in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected includes the number of visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.|
|_clsk||Non-essential||Marketing||First party||Persistent||1 day||Connects multiple page views by a user into a single Clarity session recording. This cookie is installed by Microsoft Clarity to store information of how visitors use a website and help in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected includes the number of visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.|
|twk_idm_key||Essential||Necessary||First party||Session||-||Necessary for the functionality of the website's chat-box function|
|twk_uuid_593e5d90b3d02e11ecc696a3||Essential||Necessary||First party||Persistent||179 days||Necessary for the functionality of the website's chat-box function|
|__cfduid||Essential||Necessary||Third party||Persistent||1 year||Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic|
|ss||Essential||Necessary||Third party||Session||-||Necessary for the functionality of the website's chat-box function|
|tawkUUID||Essential||Necessary||Third party||Persistent||179 days||Necessary for the functionality of the website's chat-box function|
|_ga||Non-essential||Analytical||First party||Persistent||2 years||Used by Google Analytics Cookie to registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website|
|_gid||Non-essential||Analytical||First party||Session||-||Used by Google Analytics Cookie to register a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website|
|_gat||Non-essential||Analytical||First party||Session||-||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate|
|_ga_#||Non-essential||Analytical||First party||Persistent||2 years||Used by Google Analytics to collect data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit|
|test_cookie||Non-essential||Marketing||Third party||Persistent||1 day||Used by Google DoubleClick to check if the user's browser supports cookies|
|MUID||Non-essential||Marketing||Third party||Persistent||1 year||Used widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. The cookie enables user tracking by synchronising the ID across many Microsoft domains|
|MUIDB||Non-essential||Marketing||Third party||Persistent||1 year||Registers data on visitors from multiple visits and on multiple websites. This information is used to measure the efficiency of advertisements on websites|
|_fbp||Non-essential||Marketing||First party||Persistent||90 days||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers|
|fr||Non-essential||Marketing||Third party||Persistent||90 days||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers|
|tr||Non-essential||Marketing (Pixel)||Third party||Session||-||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers|
|Ads/ga-audiences||Non-essential||Marketing (Pixel)||Third party||Session||-||Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites|
|Pagead/1p-user-list/#||Non-essential||Marketing (Pixel)||Third party||Session||-||Used by Google dynamic marketing to track events such as conversions or other meaningful user interactions|
|IDE||Non-essential||Marketing||Third party||Persistent||1 year||Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user|
|NID||Non-essential||Marketing||Third party||Persistent||6 months||Google cookie registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads|
|_uetsid||Non-essential||Marketing||First Party||Persistent||1 day||Used by Microsoft to identify user sessions and determine what ads should be shown that may be relevant to the end user.|
|_uetsid_exp||Non-essential||Marketing||First Party||Persistent||1 day||This cookie collects the expiration date & time for the Signed In user ID Cookie for Microsoft Bing Advertising.|
|_uetvid||Non-essential||Marketing||First Party||Persistent||16 days||Used by Microsoft to store a unique, non-personally identifiable ID representing a unique user. It allows us to engage with you if you have previously visited our website.|
|_uetvid_exp||Non-essential||Marketing||First Party||Persistent||16 days||This cookie collects the expiration date & time for the unique visitor ID Cookie for Microsoft Bing Advertising.|
We use Facebook Pixel on our website. Facebook Pixel is a tracking code which allows us to track and monitor the success of advertisements we use on Facebook and to improve the effectiveness of those advertisements by recording information such as the device you used to access our website and the actions you took on our website using cookies. We may also use Facebook Pixel to create retargeting advertisements and custom audiences for our advertisements on Facebook and on our website.
There are a number of different ways in which you can accept or reject some or all cookies and similar technologies. Some of the main methods of doing so are described below.
You are welcome to block the use of some or all of the cookies we use on our website. However, please be aware that doing so may impair our website and its functionality or may even render some or all of it unusable.
You should also be aware that clearing all cookies from your browser will also delete any cookies that are storing your preferences, for example, whether you have accepted cookies on a website or any cookies that are blocking other cookies.
You can find more detailed information about cookies and adjusting your browser settings by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org
Accepting or rejecting cookies
Cookie control tool
You can accept or reject non-essential cookies by using our cookie management tool turning on/off the non-essential cookies switches.
You can accept or reject some or all cookies (for example, blocking all third party cookies) by adjusting your browser settings. If you do not know how to do this, the links below set out information about how to change your browser settings for some of the most commonly used web browsers:
- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
- Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/278835/how-to-delete-cookie-files-in-internet-explorer
- Apple Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042?locale=en_USSome browsers, such as Chrome and Firefox, allow you to change your settings to browse in ‘incognito’ mode, limiting the amount of data placed on your machine and automatically deleting any persistent cookies placed on your device when you finish your browsing session. There are also many third party applications which you can add to your browser to block or manage cookies.
To clear cookies that have previously been placed on your browser, you should select the option to clear your browsing history and ensure that the option to delete or clear cookies is included when you do so.
You can manage and opt out of personalisation of advertisements by Google by visiting Google’s ad settings page here https://adssettings.google.com/ and by:
- unticking the button entitled ‘Also use Google Account activity and information to personalize ads on these websites and apps and store that data in your Google Account’; and
- switching the ‘Ads Personalisation’ setting off (i.e. by ensuring the switch at the top of the page is set to the left/grey and not the right/blue).Alternatively, you can install a free browser plugin here: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996
Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on
You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking by installing the browser add-on which is available here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
You can block Facebook Pixel using our cookie control tool by turning off the Marketing Cookies switch.
Disconnect for Facebook
You can install a browser add-on tool called ‘Disconnect Facebook pixel and FB tracking’. This will stop Facebook tracking you on third party websites. You can install the tool here:
European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance Tool
You can opt out of Facebook and other companies that participate in the Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe from showing you interest based ads by visiting http://www.youronlinechoices.com, selecting your country, clicking ‘Your Ad Choices’, then locating Facebook (and any other companies you want to block) and selecting the ‘Off’ option.