Cookie Policy

Our Cookie Policy

We are Groop Limited (“Groop”, “our”, “us” or “we”).  If you need it, our company number is 07529352 and our registered office at Charlotte Cottage Devizes Road, Box, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 8DY. We are the owner and operator of www.groop.com/ (“website“) which uses cookies.  We use cookies for lots of different reasons, for example to make our website work and to distinguish you from other users of the website so we can offer you a more personalised experience.

This Cookie Policy describes:

  • what cookies are;
  • our use of cookies;
  • how you can manage cookies used on the website;
  • privacy;
  • further information; and
  • changes to this Cookie Policy.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which are placed on your device when you visit our website.  The cookie ‘remembers’ your computer or other electronic device when you return to the website and some cookies may collect personal data about you.  You can find more general information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org.

Our use of cookies

We want you to understand the different types of cookies that are used on our website. We use a variety of types of cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: these are cookies which are strictly necessary for the performance of our website, for example cookies that authenticate users and allow us to offer features on our website.
  • Performance cookies: these cookies collect information about the pages or screens you visit, and other performance metrics. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies: these cookies remember your choices to improve your experience, for example, remembering your username, your language and the region you are in. The aim of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience so that you don’t have to reset your preferences each time you visit our website.
  • Targeting and advertising cookies

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use on our website and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose
_gid Session tracking (Google Analytics) used to distinguish users.
_gat Session tracking (Google Analytics) used to throttle request rate.
_ga Session tracking (Google Analytics) used to distinguish users.
DV Session tracking (Google Analytics)
NID Session tracking (Google Analytics)
1P_JAR Ad targeting
IDE Ad targeting

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.

How to manage cookies on our website

Cookies do lots of jobs on our website.  However, most browsers allow you to disable them if you would like to.  If you disable cookies, you may find that you have a less personalised experience on our website and that certain parts of our website do not work at all or do not work correctly.

Each browser is configured differently. To disable cookies via your browser settings, you should follow the instructions given by the publisher of your browser. As of the date of this Cookie Policy, these instructions are available for commonly used browsers through the following links:

If you use Microsoft Edge:

https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy

If you use Internet Explorer:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies

If you use Safari:

https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21447?locale=en_US

If you use Firefox:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

If you use Chrome:

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en

If you use different devices, make sure you configure the settings of the corresponding browser according to your preferences.

If you wish to opt-out of tracking by Google Analytics across all websites you can do so here:

Except for essential cookies, our session cookie will expire after the browsing session .

Privacy

We are committed to using cookies and tracking technologies fairly and in accordance with applicable privacy rights. Click here to read our Privacy Policy.

Further information

If you have any queries relating to this Cookie Policy please e-mail us at info@groop.com.

Changes to this Cookie Policy

If this Cookie Policy changes, the revised policy will include a new effective date and will be posted on this page. Please check back regularly to keep informed of updates. The effective date of this Cookie Policy is 18th January 2019.