This Policy was last updated: 23 January 2020
A cookie is a small data file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, the cookie allows the site to recognise your browser.
The cookies Horizon Energy Infrastructure Limited use are;
- to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website, and
- to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour
The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on the type of cookie. For example, a ‘Session’ cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device until you stop browsing. ‘Persistent’ cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.
When someone visits www.horizonei.co.uk, we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be upfront about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display adverts that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers.
How can I stop my internet browser tracking my info?
Check the ‘Help’ section in your browser for more information on disabling or managing cookies.
What is the “Do Not Track” (DNT) setting?
Some internet browsers have a DNT setting. This sends a signal to website asking them not to track your browsing.
How to avoid web beacons and other tracking technologies
You can normally render web beacons and other tracking technologies ineffective by switching off cookies in your browser. Visit the ‘Help’ section in your browser for more information on how to do this. There are also browser add-ons and extensions that specifically block web beacons.