Cookie Policy

Updated 10/07/2021

This site uses cookies and other similar technology.

What are cookies?

Cookies are pieces of computer code which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or mobile application. Cookies are then sent back to the originating site on each subsequent visit, or to another site that recognises that cookies.

For further information or guidance about cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Cookies are widely used in order to make sites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the platform.

This site uses cookies to enhance the online experience of it’s visitors and to better understand how this site is used. Cookies may tell us, for example, whether you have visited this site before or whether you are a new visitor. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

Why cookies are used?

 Cookies are used on this site to speed up how quickly the site loads, analyse popular pages and posts, track user journey, identify which alternative platform brought you to the site, analyse which external sites are sending visitors to the site and remembering visitors and customers.

Types Of Cookies

There are two broad categories of cookies:

First Party Cookies served directly by TOTAL PA to your computer or mobile device. They are used only by TOTAL PA to recognise your computer or mobile device when it revisits our site.

Third party cookies, which are served by a service provider on this site and can be used by the service provider to recognise your computer or mobile device when it visits other sites. Third party cookies are most used for platform analytics or advertising purposes.

Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Some cookies are ‘session cookies’, meaning that they exist only while your browser is open. These are deleted automatically when you close your browser. Other cookies are ‘permanent cookies,’ meaning that they survive after your browser is closed. They can be used by the site to recognise our computer or mobile device when you open your browser and browse the Internet again.

Cookies Used On This site

Elementor used in context with the websites Word Press theme

Happy Local Time Zone Holds the users timezone

_ga Used by Google Analytics throttle request rate

_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visit uses the website

_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

 

How to control or delete cookies

You have the right to choose to accept cookies or not. You can find an explanation on how you can exercise this right below.

You can set your cookie preferences by amending your browser settings so that cookies from this site cannot be placed on your computer or mobile device.

Visit www.allaboutcookies.org for more information on how to see what cookies have been set on your computer or mobile device and how to manage and delete them.

Pixel Tags

We may also use pixel tags (which are also known as web beacons and clear GIFs) on our site to track the actions of users on our site. Unlike cookies, which are stored on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device by a website, pixel tags are embedded invisibly on webpages. Pixel tags measure the success of our marketing campaigns and compile statistics about usage of the site, so that we can manage our content more effectively. The information we collect using pixel tags is not linked to our users’ person

Facebook Pixel

Http Headers – Anything present in HTTP headers. HTTP Headers are a standard web protocol sent between any browser request and any server on the internet. HTTP Headers include IP addresses, information about the web browser, page location, document, referrer and person using the website.
Pixel-specific Data – Includes Pixel ID and the Facebook Cookie.
Button Click Data – Includes any buttons clicked by site visitors, the labels of those buttons and any pages visited as a result of the button clicks.
Optional Values – Developers and marketers can optionally choose to send additional information about the visit through conversion tracking. Example custom data events are conversion value, page type, and more.
Form Field Names – Includes website field names like ‘email’, ‘address’, ‘quantity’ for when you purchase a product or service. We don’t capture field values unless you include them as part of Advanced Matching, or conversion tracking.

IP Addresses

We may collect information about your computer or mobile device, including where available your IP address, operating system, log in times and browser type. We use this information to better understand how visitors use our site and for internal reporting purposes. We may anonymise and share this information with advertisers, sponsors and/or other businesses.