What’s in this policy?

1. What are cookies
2. Are cookies safe?
3. Cookies on Bristan Group and how we use them
4. Change my personal settings

Protecting our customers is at the heart of everything we do at the Bristan Group and protecting your information is no exception. This means that any cookies used on our sites will not contain personally identifiable information about you. However, we do use cookies on our websites to help make your visits more effective so we'd like to explain more about how and why we use them.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites or sometimes by emails. They provide useful information to companies, which help in all sorts of ways. For you, it means you can use the Bristan site more efficiently and save time by not having to re-enter details each time you visit. They also make sure you receive the most relevant information from us. We use two types of cookies on our website: 

Session cookies that are deleted after each visit. These are used by the server to store information about user page activities so users can easily pick up where they left off on the server's pages. Cookies tell the server what pages to show the user so the user doesn't have to remember or start navigating the site all over again. 

Persistent or tracking cookies that remain in place across multiple visits to our sites. At the Bristan Group we use tracking cookies to help us gather information about your computer for our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website to our advertisers. Such information will not identify you personally it is statistical data and use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever. 

All of these cookies are essential to successfully use our website. 

Are cookies safe?

Yes, cookies are harmless text files. They can't look into your computer or read any personal information or other material on your hard drive. Cookies can't carry viruses or install anything harmful on your computer.

Cookies on Bristan Group and how we use them

Cookie

Description

Duration

Type

ASP.NET_SessionId

Bristan website uses Sitecore platform and this relates to the cookie stored by the functionality of the website. When a user starts browsing a unique session ID is created, which keeps track of all the information regarding that session. This cookie can only be disabled in your browser – by disabling this cookie the functionality of the website will be compromised, many areas of the site will not function.

NA

Necessary

SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE

Sitecore Analytics allows us improve the experience you get on the Bristan.com website.

1 year

Analytics

_ga

_gat_gtag_UA_118446544_1

_gid

These cookies are installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, and campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.

1 year

Analytics