a) What are Cookies?
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on the hard drive of your web browsing device (computer, tablet, phone, etc.) Once placed on your browsing device, the cookie performs functions such as analysing of web traffic, and remembering your preferences when you visit a particular website, allowing web applications to respond to you in more sophisticated ways.
Able Mediation will not sell, distribute, or lease personal information collected through cookies to any third party, unless required by law to do so. Information is gathered through cookies with the intent of improving and optimising our services for our clients and website visitors.
c) Can I opt out of using cookies?
Yes. Most web browsers accept cookies by default, but allow you the option to decline cookies if you prefer. Doing so will result in us collecting less data, which helps up to improve our services, however.
The cookies that Able Mediation use (as detailed below) can be opted out of with the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, or disabling cookies for this site in your browser settings. Please note that Google Analytics is, and always has been an anonymous tracking system. The information that we collect through cookies has no personal details associated with it, and can not, and will not be used for direct marketing.
d) What cookies do Able Mediation use?
Able Mediation monitor their website with cookies from Google Analytics. We also use a cookie of our own for the sole purpose of remembering if you have previously agreed to the cookie notification bar. Google Analytics makes logs of web traffic through our site, which we analyse in order to improve our services for clients and potential clients.
The specific cookies which Able Mediation uses are: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz, and cookie_bar_hide.