Cookies

This page contains information on White Rose Energy's use of cookies on its websites and details on how you can stop your browser downloading them and how to delete them.

This cookie policy provides information on the cookies White Rose Energy uses on its website, what they are for, and how you as an individual user can control or block them through your browser. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.


What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small file of numbers and letters downloaded on to a device (e.g. computer, laptop, smartphone) when a user accesses some websites, including those of White Rose Energy. Cookies allow us to recognise devices and help us remember information regarding your preferences (e.g. if you have created a personalised homepage, or if you have logged into a site). This helps users of our website, as it means their preferences can be saved each time they visit, without the need to re-enter them. Most major websites use cookies.


How Can I See or Control Cookies

You may delete and block all cookies from our sites, but parts of these sites may not work properly.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. Your browser's HELP function should also tell you how to do this, or your mobile phone manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies on our websites may impact on some functionality


Cookies are used on this Website

  • Session Cookies. These are temporary cookies, which only exist in the period you access the website. Session cookies help websites remember what you did on the previous page, or if you have logged in, thus avoiding having to re-enter information. On our websites, these cookies do not contain personal information, and cannot be used to identify you.
  • Persistent Cookies. These are cookies, which remain on your device after you have visited our website. These cookies help us identify you as a unique visitor (by storing a randomly generated number) and help us remember preferences when returning to our websites, again meaning users don't have to re-enter information.

Some cookies used on our website are provided by 3rd party services and applications. More details are provided in the table below

The length of time a cookie will remain on your device will depend on the type of cookie. On our website, these cookies do not contain personal information.

The table below identifies the cookies we use on our websites, their name and description.


Google Analytics

Google Analytics can be found on all listed websites.

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our websites. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Cookie

Description

Expires

utmz

stores where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link)

6months

utma

stores each user's amount of visits, and the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit (presumably partly for double checking of this information).

2 years

utmb and utmc

are used to check approximately how long you stay on a site: when a visit starts, and approximately ends

End of Session / 30 mins

More Info

http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.html