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COOKIES POLICY
IQSM

This cookie policy applies globally to all websites operated by IQSM Limited (UK Company Registration 09185715 (‘IQSM Limited’) and its related companies ‘IQSM Group’, ‘we’, 'us’ or ‘our’) at or in connection with the domain name www.IQSM.com, including all country specific websites, and any other website operated by any member of the IQSM Group (‘site’) which refers to this cookie policy as being applicable to the website or otherwise purport to incorporate this cookie policy.

 

 

1. Introduction

 

Cookies are small text files that may be stored on your computer (or other internet enabled devices such as a smartphone or tablet) when you visit a website.

 

They help websites remember information about your visit, like your country, language and other settings. They can also help make your next visit easier.

 

We use cookies and other similar technologies such as marketing tags for several purposes as described more fully below, including collecting information about the number of visitors to the site and customer demographics, which is used to improve the customer experience of the site.

 

If you wish to remove cookies placed on your device by our site or stop our site placing further cookies on your device you can do this at any time (learn how to do this in the table below).

 

 

2. Categories of cookies used on this site and purposes

 

We use the following cookies:

 

Strictly necessary cookies

 

These are cookies that are required for the operation of our site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our site. We do not require your consent to place these cookies.

 

Nevertheless, you may be able to block these cookies yourself on your device/ browser, but restricting these cookies is likely to mean that our site will not work as you would expect and certain functionality may be inoperable.

 

Non-essential Cookies  

 

Analytical/performance cookies.

 

They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our site, how they reached our site, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our site. We also use Google Analytics to collect information about how users interact with the site. These tools use cookies to collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. We use the information generated by these tools to prepare reports and improve the customer experience of the site.

 

We have enabled Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting features on the site to allow us to review information about users of the site (at a collective rather than individual level), including identifiers such as users' age, gender, interests, and other categories based on acquisition, behaviour, and conversions metrics. We may use this information to enable us to make decisions about what information to include on the site and how to present it. We have also enabled Google Display Network Impression Reporting on the site to allow us to track how ad impressions, other uses of ad services, and interactions with these ad impressions and ad services are related to site visits to the site. We and our third-party suppliers, including Google, use first-party Google Analytics cookies and third-party DoubleClick cookies together to collect the data for the Google Display Network Impression Reporting functionality. You may opt-out of tracking from Google Analytics and/or the Google Analytics Advertising features enabled on the site by refusing the use of cookies (see below), through configuring the Google Ad settings or by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

 

 

Functionality cookies.

 

These are used to recognize you when you return to our site. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

 

 

Targeting cookies.

 

These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. This information will be used by us and third parties to make our site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose but only if you consent to such sharing.

 

 

Social Website Cookies.

 

So you can easily ‘Like’ or share our content, we have included sharing buttons on our site for certain social media sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. These cookies are set by the third party social media sites to which they relate, including: LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.

 

The privacy implications vary from social media site to social media site and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these sites. Please refer to the relevant social media site's privacy and cookies policy for more information.

 

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below: Most browsers have cookies enabled by default. However, if you don't want to enable cookies, you'll still be able to browse the site.

 

If you wish to disable all cookies, you can usually opt-out by setting your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. You can also delete cookies that have already been set through your browser settings. Please note that if you choose to disable some categories of cookies that we use, you may experience reduced functionality or be prevented from using the site altogether. Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. To learn more on how to disable cookies on your browser, please consult your browser ‘help’ section or go to about cookies.org. If you would like more information about how the IQSM Group uses personal data (being information which is capable of identifying an individual) generally, please see our Global Privacy Policy.

 

3. Changes to this cookies policy

 

Any changes to this cookies policy in the future will be posted on this page and we will take all measures necessary to communicate any changes to this cookies policy to you. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to this cookies policy. We will also bring your attention to such changes by updating our cookie banner/ pop-up.

 

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. To learn more on how to disable cookies on your browser, please consult your browser ‘help’ section or go to about cookies.org. If you would like more information about how the IQSM Group uses personal data (being information which is capable of identifying an individual) generally, please see our Global Privacy Policy.

 

Cookies

 

Google Analytics with Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting, Google Display Network Impression Reporting and Google are used to collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. We use this information to prepare reports and improve the customer experience of the site;

 

 

To opt-out of analysis by Google Analytics on our site, please visit

 

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout, or refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser.

 

To find out about Google cookies and how to control those cookies, go to https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=en-US#types-of-cookies

 

 

LAST UPDATED 1 JANUARY 2024 

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