Cookie Policy

About this Cookies Policy

This Policy explains what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use, the information we collect using cookies, how that information is used and how to control your cookies preferences.

If you want to learn more about who we are, how we use, store and keep your personal data secure and how you can contact us please read our Privacy Policy.

You can change or withdraw your consent from the cookies management bar on our website at any time.

Your consent applies to the following domains: writeback4.com

 

Definitions

Websites: All Xpand IT websites under the master domains: xpand-it.com and writeback4t.com.

Cookies: Small data files stored on your hard drive or in a device memory.

Web beacons: Electronic images that may be used in our websites that help us to deliver cookies, count visits, and understand usage and campaign effectiveness.

 

Why do we use cookies or similar technologies?

Our websites use cookies to ensure their full operation and provide you with a better browsing experience.

 

How do cookies work?

In order to provide a personalised service to our users, it is necessary to memorise and store information about how you use our websites via cookies. These files contain reduce the amounts of information downloaded to the computer or other device used.

On each subsequent visit, your internet browser sends these cookies back to our website to enable recognition and memorisation of your user preferences.

 

How do we use cookies?

As most of the online services, our websites use first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the websites to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

 

How can you control the cookies preferences?

You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Manage consent” button and enabling or disabling the cookies categories on the pop-up according to your preferences.

If you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Manage consent” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again, enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies. You can change the settings in your browser to block/delete the cookies.

 

What type of cookies can you find on our websites?

We use different types of cookies, which enable three types of functionalities, with different degrees of optimisation of the browsing experience and service levels:

i) Session cookies: these are temporary cookies that remain stored in the browser until the user leaves the webpage, so no record is left on the user’s hard drive. The information gathered by these cookies is used to analyse site traffic patterns, which enables us to improve the content and navigability of the site.

ii) Permanent cookies: these cookies are stored in your browser and are used when you return to our website.

iii) We also use web beacons to help deliver these cookies and gather usage and performance data. Our websites may include cookies and web beacons from third-party service providers like Click Dimensions, AdRoll, Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel.

 

What cookies do we use on our websites?

The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

CookieDescription
Necessary
cli_user_preferenceThis cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
CookieLawInfoConsentCookieYes sets this cookie to record the default button state of the corresponding category and the status of CCPA. It works only in coordination with the primary cookie.
viewed_cookie_policyUsed by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin to store whether or not the user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-[CATEGORY]Used by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the [CATEGORY] .
Functional
yt-remote-device-idYouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.
yt-remote-connected-devicesYouTube sets this cookie to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.
lidcUsed by LinkedIn to facilitate data center selection.
bscookieUsed by LinkedIn remembering that a logged in user is verified by two factor authentication.
Analytics
VISITOR_PRIVACY_METADATACookie used by Youtube and used to track and enrich the users privacy settings on the Youtube platform.
li_sugrLinkedIn sets this cookie to collect user behaviour data to optimise the website and make advertisements on the website more relevant.
cf_clearanceClearance Cookie is used by Cloudflare and stores the proof of challenge passed. It is used to no longer issue a challenge if present. It is required to reach an origin server.
_gcl_auGoogle Tag Manager sets the cookie to experiment advertisement efficiency of websites using their services.
_ga_*Google Analytics sets this cookie to store and count page views.
IDEGoogle DoubleClick IDE cookies store information about how the user uses the website to present them with relevant ads according to the user profile.
msd365mkttrsAzure sets this cookie to enable the usage of a particular form that delivers the user-filled data to Microsoft Dynamics 365.
msd365mkttrAzure sets this cookie to register a unique ID to identify the data that the user enters into a particular Microsoft Dynamics 365 form.
yt.innertube::nextIdThis cookie, set by YouTube, registers a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEA cookie set by YouTube to measure bandwidth that determines whether the user gets the new or old player interface.
yt.innertube::requestsThis cookie, set by YouTube, registers a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
YSCYSC cookie is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos on Youtube pages.
CONSENTYouTube sets this cookie via embedded youtube-videos and registers anonymous statistical data.
bcookieUsed by LinkedIn sets this cookie from LinkedIn share buttons and ad tags to recognize browser ID.
_gat_UA-*Used by Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to allow website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. The pattern element in the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to.
_gaUsed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.
_gidUsed by Google Analytics registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website
UserMatchHistoryUsed by LinkedIn for Ads ID syncing.
AnalyticsSyncHistoryUsed by Linkedin to store information about the time a sync with the lms_analytics cookie took place for users in the Designated Countries
li_gcUsed by Linkedin to store consent of guests regarding the use of cookies for non-essential purposes.
Advertisement
test_cookiedoubleclick.net sets this cookie to determine if the user's browser supports cookies.

 

Contact us about privacy questions

If you have any questions or want more information about the use of cookies in our websites, please contact us via [email protected].

Additional information will be provided to you without undue delay and in full compliance with the law.

 

Cookies Policy review

We may revise this policy and make changes to it whenever necessary or required, so users are advised to consult it periodically.

Following each revision, the older version will be updated, and all the updates will become an integral part of the Policy.