Cookie Policy

 

 

Bigwave Business Games Cookies Policy:

Our website uses cookies which allow us to monitor the use of our website. This is for general purposes only and the information we gather cannot be used to identify you as an individual.

We only use Google Analytics, Hotjar and CloudFlare. We do not use any other third party cookies. By using this website you consent to the processing of data by Google Analytics, Hotjar and CloudFlare

If you do not consent to the use of Google Analytics, Hotjar and CloudFlare, contact us at it@bigwavemedia.co.uk. We will provide you with advice on how to reject Google Analytics, Hotjar and CloudFlare cookies via your browser. Please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

For more information about cookies and the type of cookies our website uses, see the frequently asked questions we have prepared below.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file which is generated by a website and stored in a folder on your computer. The cookie stored is unique to your computer.

Why are cookies needed?

Cookies are needed to make websites work better. For example when you add an item to your shopping cart on the Amazon website the contents of the shopping cart are stored in the cookie. Another example would be when you log into a webmail service such as Hotmail or Gmail a cookie is generated that confirms you are logged in. When you log off the cookie is deleted. This means if someone goes back to your webmail address they will not be able to read your emails.

What cookies does Big Wave Media use?

Big Wave Media uses Google Analytics, Hotjar and CloudFlare cookies to record visits to the website. This helps us to identify which parts of the website are popular and which are less so.

 

Cookies Information

Name Why does it collect my data? When does it activate? What does it collect? How long does it keep my data for? What does it not do?
Google Analytics Early web traffic analytics used the IP address of a visitor a website however this did not allow for tracking individual visitors where the IP address was the same, for example, computers on a corporate network.
The information generated by Google Analytics cookies will be used by Google Analytics to evaluate the use of this website.
Google Analytics may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google Analytics’ behalf.
Upon entry Identify a computer to a website

Store information generated by a website

2 years Identify a computer’s owner to a website

Gather information from a computer

HotJar To provide analytical data to support ongoing web development and user experience updates Upon entry Identify a computer to a website

Store information generated by a website

Session Identify a computer’s owner to a website

Gather information from a computer

Cloudflare Identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis Identify that client and not challenge them again 5 years It does not correspond to any user id in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.

 

I still do not want cookies on my PC – what can I do?

All major browsers have options that will restrict the use of cookies. However, in many cases this will limit the features you can use on a website.