What technologies are used?
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identify your browser or device.
If you want more information about cookies, you can get further details on https://www.cookiesandyou.com/.
What are cookies used for?
Cookies allow a site or services to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can then be used to help understand how the site or service is being used, help you navigate between pages efficiently, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.
A pixel is a tiny image that may be found within web pages and emails, requiring a call (which provides device and visit information) to our servers in order for the pixel to be rendered in those web pages and emails. We use pixels to learn more about your interactions with email content or web content, such as whether you interacted with ads or posts. Pixels can also enable us and third parties to place cookies on your browser.
Local storage enables a website or application to store information locally on your device(s). Local storage may be used to improve the Labbots experience, for example, by enabling features, remembering your preferences, enabling search functionality and speeding up site functionality.
Types of cookies
The following types of cookies may be used when you visit the Site:
Certain cookies are necessary in order for the Sites to operate correctly and remain secure. These cookies are also used to enable certain additional functionality on our websites, such as storing your preferences and local settings.
Analytics cookies collect information about your use of the site, and enable us to improve the way it works or gather data on your interests on our site. For example, analytics cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on the site, help us record any difficulties you have with our site, and show us whether our advertising is effective or not. This allows us to see the overall patterns of usage on the site, rather than the usage of a single person. We use the information to analyse the Sites' traffic.
Advertising cookies may be placed on your computer by advertisers and ad servers in order to display advertisements that are most likely to be of interest to you. These cookies allow advertisers and ad servers to gather information about your visits to the Site and other websites, alternate the ads sent to a specific computer, and track how often an ad has been viewed and by whom. These cookies are linked to a computer and do not gather any personal information about you.
Cookies we set
|Cookie preference||cookie_consent||Necessary||This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on labbots.com. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.|
|Universal Analytics (Google)||_ga
|Analytics||These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
Further information on cookies set up Google analytics can be found at Google Analytics Cookie Usage.
Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data
How can I control my cookies?
You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can exercise your cookie rights by setting your preferences in the Cookie Consent Manager. The Cookie Consent Manager allows you to select which categories of cookies you accept or reject. Essential cookies cannot be rejected as they are strictly necessary to provide you with services.
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site.
You can use your web browser to:
- delete all cookies;
- block all cookies;
- allow all cookies;
- block ‘third-party’ cookies (ie, cookies set by online services other than the one you are visiting);
- clear all cookies when you close the browser;
- open a ‘private browsing’ / ‘incognito’ session, which allows you to browse the web without recording your browsing history or storing local data such as cookies (you should however be aware of the limitations of this feature in a privacy context); and
- install add-ons and plugins that extend browser functionality.
Where to find information about controlling cookies
- Microsoft Edge cookies information
- Internet Explorer cookies information
- Chrome cookies information - Andorid, Iphone or Ipad and Desktop
- Firefox cookies information
- Safari cookies information – mobile devices and desktops
- Opera cookies information
- In addition, you may opt-out of some third-party cookies through the Network Advertising Initiative’s Opt-Out Tool.