Cookies Policy

This cookies policy describes how Teckro uses “cookies” in connection with our website www.Teckro.com and web application related online services.

Does Teckro use cookies? 

Yes.

Please read this cookies policy carefully to ensure that you fully understand how and why we use cookies and related technologies. If you use our website and/or our website application with your browser set to accept cookies, you consent to our use of cookies as described in this policy. 

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file consisting of letters and numbers that is placed on your computer or another device when you visit our website or web application. Cookies enable our systems to recognize your device. Such recognition is necessary for the efficient operation of our website and website application.

Cookies help us enhance your experience when using the website and our website application.  They also help us understand how people use our site(s) so that we can better serve our site end users.  

Do I have to agree to Teckro’s use of cookies? 

No.

If you do not consent to our use of cookies, you can set your browser settings to reject cookies. These settings are usually found in the “options”, “tools” or “preferences” menu of your web browser. You can use the “Help” option in your web browser to get more details. Additionally, you may install a Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on by going here:  

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881?hl=en

A number of features of our services may not work or will be curtailed from working effectively without cookies. As a result, changing your browser settings to reject cookies may have a negative impact on your ability to use our website and website application.  

If you use our website and website application with your web browser set to accept cookies having been notified how we use them, you consent to our use of cookies as described in this cookies policy. If you do not accept our use of cookies, you should either, (a) not use our our website or website application or, (b) delete our cookies using your web browser's settings and set your browser to reject future cookies. 

Who drops cookies when I use Teckro’s website or website application?

Many of the cookies dropped when you use our services are “first party cookies” (meaning cookies placed and read by Teckro directly).

As previously described, Teckro also uses specialist “third party cookies” and these are not set by Teckro but are rather set by companies such as Google for website analytics purposes with our permission. Please read our partner’s privacy policies and terms to ensure that you’re comfortable with the manner in which they use cookies:

The view Google’s contractual terms, please click the link below:

https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/analytics/terms/gb/

To learn how Google uses data collected via Google Analytics, please click the link below:

https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites

Cookies Used on our Website and on our Website Application:

  • First Party Cookies. These cookies are essential for enabling user movement around our website and website application and providing access to features such as your profile and to provide access to other secure areas of the website and website application.  These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes and do not remember where you have been on the internet.  This category of cookies cannot be disabled.  The table below provides more information about these cookies:

Cookie Name: __cfduid

Source: https://www.teckro.com

Expiry: 1 Year

Purpose: The '__cfduid' cookie is set by the CloudFlare service to identify trusted web traffic. It does not correspond to any user id in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.

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Cookie Name: wordpress_test_cookie

Source: https://www.teckro.com

Expiry: A session cookie deleted when you close your web browser

Purpose: WordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the website. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow or reject cookies.

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Cookie Name: __cfduid

Source: https://www.teckro.com

Expiry: 1 Year

Purpose: The '__cfduid' cookie is set by the CloudFlare service to identify trusted web traffic. It does not correspond to any user id in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.

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Cookie Name: wordpress_test_cookie

Source: https://www.teckro.com

Expiry: A session cookie deleted when you close your web browser

Purpose: WordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the website. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow or reject cookies.

  • Analytics Cookies.  We use Google Analytics cookies to collect information about how visitors use our website and our website application.  These cookies collect information in the aggregate to give us insight into how our website and website application are being used.  We anonymize the partial IP address in Google Analytics, and the anonymized data is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers across multiple geographic regions and not necessarily restricted to EEA (European Economic Area).  Google may also transfer information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process information on Google’s behalf.  Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  The following table has more information about these cookies:

Cookie Name: _ga

Source: https://www.teckro.com

Expiry: 2 Years

Purpose: This is Google Analytics persistent cookie which is used to distinguish unique users.  It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the site’s analytics reports.

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Cookie Name: _gat

Source: https://www.teckro.com

Expiry: End of browsing session

Purpose: This cookie is used to help the performance of the _ga cookie. This cookie is also used to throttle request rate.  These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve the website.

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Cookie Name: _gid

Source: https://www.teckro.com

Expiry: 1 Day

Purpose: The _gid cookie is used by Google Analytics to distinguish users as they navigate the website, and to help improve the website’s usability.

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Why are cookies used by Teckro? 

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • Analytics – we use cookies to learn how you, and other users, use our services and how well they perform. This allows us to identify errors, learn how our services perform, and improve and develop our services over time.
  • Website Optimization – we use cookies to improve the operation and presentation of our website. 

How do I contact Teckro to learn more?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies, feel free to contact us at data-privacy@teckro.com.