Cookie policy

 

About cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We are required to obtain your consent for all non-essential cookies used on our website. You can block cookies (including essential cookies) at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block essential cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

 

For more general information on cookies, please read “What Are Cookies

 

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to track your use of our website. This enables us to understand how you use the site and track any patterns with regards to how you are using our website. This helps us to develop and improve our website as well as products and / or services in response to what you might need or want.

 

Cookies are either:

  • Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any personal data from your computer;

or

  • Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again. [We use persistent cookies for Google Analytics].

 

Cookies can also be categorised as follows:

 

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential to enable you to use the website effectively, such as when buying a product and / or service. Without these cookies, the services available to you on our website cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.
  • Performance cookies: These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.
  • Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced features. For instance, we may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the services you use. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised.
  • Targeting cookies: These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.
  • First and third party cookies: First party cookies are cookies set by our website. Third party cookies are cookies on our website that are set by a website other than our website, such as where we have adverts on our website or use Facebook pixels so that we can show you relevant content from us when you are on Facebook.

We use first and third-party cookies on our website. You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Strictly necessary cookies

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

Cookies
Type, purpose and duration
Consent
Provider: transformationdietitian.com. HTTP cookie. Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain. Duration 1 year.

Elementor


Provider: transformationdietitian.com. HTML cookie. Used in context with the website's WordPress theme. The cookie allows the website owner to implement or change the website's content in real-time. Duration, persistent.

wpSGCacheBypass

Provider: Wordpress/Siteground. This cookie is used for local caching purposes to improve loading time of the website. Duration: 1 hr 39 mins.

rc::a

Provider: Google. HTML cookie. This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website. Duration: Persistent. 

rc::c

Provider: Google. HTML cookie. This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website. Duration: Session. 

Functionality cookies

Functionality 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.

Cookies

Type, purpose and duration

CookieConsentBulkSetting-#

Provider: cookiebot.com. HTML cookie. Enables cookie consent across multiple websites. Expiry, persistent.

Analytic cookies

Analytic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Cookies

Type, purpose and duration

_ga

Provider: transformationdietitian.com. HTTP cookie. Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Duration, 2 years.

_gat

Provider: transformationdietitian.com. HTTP cookie. Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate. Duration, 1 day.

_gid

Provider: transformationdietitian.com. HTTP cookie. Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Duration, 1 day.

Collect

Provider: google-analytics.com. Pixel cookie.  Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Duration: session.


You can alter your cookie preferences at any time by changing the settings on our cookie consent tool. You can also change this manually through your web browser. Detailed instruction can be found on
https://www.aboutcookies.org/. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact the functionality of this site.

 

You can opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, by going to http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

 

If you have any questions about the cookies that we use, feel free to email us at support@transformationdietitian.com.