- to make your visit to our site smoother. So, for example, it allows you to share content with peers on social networks. It also remembers your preferences and so allows us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
- to monitor and measure what visitors do on our website. This allows us to know what areas of the site are popular, how often visitors come back, where they come from, whether they are using a PC or a mobile device and so on. Knowing how our site is being used means we can enhance users’ experience in future.
Opting out of accepting cookies
Because of the way our site operates, cookies are needed to allow some of its functionality to work and therefore we recommend that you accept them. However, if you choose to opt out of receiving our cookies, please understand that although you can still use our site, some functions may not work and your experience may not be as smooth or as enjoyable as we aim to deliver for all our users.
If you still decide to opt out, you have two options:
- You can adjust the settings on your internet browser to prevent cookies being downloaded. How this is done varies according to which browser you are using and we recommend you refer to the appropriate online help guides.
- You can opt out of receiving specifically those cookies we use to track how people are using our site. Details of how to disable the Google Analytics cookies can be found below.
Types of cookies we use
When visiting Jersey Business’s website you may have the following cookies placed on your computer:
This cookie lasts for the duration of your visit. It is destroyed when you close the browser or navigate away from the Jersey Business site you are browsing.
Session tracking cookie
These cookies are set on your first visit to any of the Jersey Business website. They last longer than the duration of your stay and are used to help us understand which parts of our sites are regularly visited and how we can improve the service we deliver.
Visit tracking cookie
These cookies are used by Jersey Business to track repeat visitors to our sites. We do this so we can build up a picture of how visitors use our sites and how best to improve our service e.g. these also allow us to understand if visitors have booked events via our site.
Cookies we use
The following list of cookies are used on the Jersey Business website (https://www.jerseybusiness.je/) only.
First party cookies
Google Analytics & Google Tag Manager:
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These cookies are used to collect analytical information about how visitors use our site. All web traffic and usage information is collected in an aggregate and anonymous form. Jersey Business use this information for analytical purposes to evaluate the performance of their marketing campaigns, to compile reports and to make improvements to website content and user experience.
Google privacy information: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking by installing a browser plug-in from http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
The __cfduid cookie is used for security purposes and is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. For example, if the visitor is in a coffee shop where there are a number of infected machines, but the specific visitor’s machine is trusted, the cookie allows us to identify that client and not challenge them again.
For more information on the use of this cookie please visit the Cloudflare website.
Google Translation sets a first party cookies ‘googtrans’ which is used to identify the language preferences of users who choose to translate a webpage into a supported language. Google Translate may also collect anonymous data via third-party cookies to measure and monitor usage of its product.
Third party cookies
The Jersey Business website has a site search facility which is powered by a third-party platform called Swiftype. The platform helps deliver faster, more accurate results when a search is performed. Swiftype sets its own cookie which is used to measure user interaction with the product, which in turn, helps them to improve the quality and reliability of the product.
Facebook & Facebook Custom Audiences:
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If you have a Facebook account, these cookies will allow you to share content on the Jersey Business website with your Facebook contacts. You will be also able to tell if you or your Facebook friends have ‘Liked’ any content on the Jersey Business website in the past. The cookies will also send some non-personal data to Facebook to gather aggregate information on how people interact with websites that use the Like button.
We use Facebook Custom Audiences to show you Facebook adverts that are customised based on your interaction with our websites and to measure how you interact with those adverts. No personal information is reported to Jersey Business about any individual person. Facebook’s Data Use policy describes how Facebook protects information collected through Facebook Custom Audiences.
Facebook’s Terms of service for the Website Custom audiences feature: https://www.facebook.com/customaudiences/app/tos/
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The majority of Twitter cookies are set if you are logged into your Twitter account. Twitter use collected information for analytical purposes and to tailor content based on your interests, for example, they will suggest who you should follow on Twitter. Tailored content is stored with only the browser cookie ID and is separated from other Twitter widget data such as page-visit information. After a maximum of 10 days, Twitter starts the process of deleting or aggregating Widget Data, which is usually instantaneous but in some cases may take up to a week.
Content personalisation information and opt-out: http://support.twitter.com/articles/20169421
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LinkedIn cookies are set under the Team Members section of the website. These cookies are used to detect if you are logged into LinkedIn and to assess how you may be connected to one of our team. Cookies are also used by LinkedIn for analytics, measurement and to offer tailored, interest-based advertising to you based on your engagement with the Jersey Business website.
LinkedIn advertising opt-out information: https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/62931?lang=en
LinkedIn cookies and usage: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-table
Jersey Business uses Vimeo to embed and allow users to play videos on our website. These cookies are used by Vimeo to collect analytics tracking information.
Google & Doubleclick:
DSID, IDE, cto_lwid, TP_JAR, NID, SID, DV, HSID, APISID, CONSENT, SIDCC
Google advertising cookie opt-out plug-in: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin/