Cookie Policy

1. What this Policy Covers

This Cookie Policy sets out:

  • what a cookie is (paragraph 2);
  • an overview of the cookies we use and why (paragraph 3);
  • what you can do if you do not consent to the cookie use (paragraph 4);
  • further information about cookies in general (paragraph 5); and
  • a detailed table listing all of the cookies that we use on this website (paragraph 6).

2. What is a cookie?

When you enter the website it will make use of “cookies”. Cookies are small text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded and may be stored on your device e.g. your computer (or other internet enabled devices, such as a smartphone or tablet). We may use similar techniques, such as pixels, web beacons and device fingerprints, and for the sake of consistency all of these techniques will be referred to in this Cookie Policy as ‘cookies’. This Cookie Policy provides you with information about the cookies we use and why. Our Privacy Policy sets out full details of the other information we may collect and how we may use your personal information and can be accessed here: https://www.skillcapital.com/privacy-policy/.

Skillcapital Associates LLP (“Skillcapital”, “we” or “us”) uses cookies to give you a better online experience. In order to make full use of our website, your computer, tablet or mobile device will need to accept cookies. It is important you know what cookies our website uses and for what purposes. This will help to protect your privacy while at the same time providing you with the best online experience. If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with your use of this website, you have the following options:

  • you may choose not to accept cookies or turn off cookies at any time (see section 4 below for more details on how to do this), but please be aware that this may affect the functionality of the website;
  • you can stop using this website.

You can change your cookie preferences at any time by changing your settings, which is further explained in section 4 below. You will find a list of all cookies within each category (functional and performance) in section 6 of this policy. Please note that disabling the cookies settings on our website shall not result in the deletion of any cookies that have already been set – however, you can delete these at any time by accessing the browser settings on your device (see section 4 below for more details on how to do this).

3. Cookies used on the website

We use several different types of cookies. In particular, we use: functionality cookies which allow us to remember choices you make (e.g. your cookie preference); and performance cookies which monitor usage of our website. Some of these are session cookies which are temporary and allow us to link your actions during a single visit to our site, and which are erased when you close your browser. Others are persistent cookies which remain on your device for the period of time specified in the cookie (see paragraph 6 for details of how long these cookies persist).

The following is a more detailed explanation of the types of cookies we use, categorised by the purpose of the cookies:

Functionality cookies

Functionality cookies are used to provide you the best user experience.  They also allow the website to remember choices made (such as language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features.

Performance cookies

Performance cookies help us to understand the behaviour of our visitors and their usage of the website in an aggregated manner. This allows us to continuously improve the website to provide the best user experience. These cookies are also used to help us understand how effective our advertising is; for instance these cookies tell us which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. All information these cookies collect is aggregated, to assist us to improve how a website works. Some of these cookies may managed by third parties (such as Google and Facebook).  We have no control over the dissemination of third party cookies and you should check the relevant third party’s website for more information.

4. Control your cookie setting

Once you have given us your agreement to the use of cookies, we shall store a cookie on your computer or device to remember this for the next time. If you wish to withdraw your consent to the use of functional cookies you will have to block these cookies separately through your internet browser settings for each browser you use. You can also use your browser settings to remove any cookies that we have already set on your device. Please be aware that some of our services will not function if your browser does not accept functional cookies. However, you can allow cookies from specific websites by making them “trusted websites” in your internet browser at a later date.

The following links may assist you in managing your cookies settings, or you can use the ‘Help’ option in your internet browser for more details:

  • Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/gp/cookies/en
  • Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Cookies
  • Google Chrome: http://www.google.com/support/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
  • Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
  • Opera: http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/
  • Adobe (flash cookies): http://www.adobe.com/security/flashplayer/articles/lso/

5. Other Information

The following link contains further information about cookies: http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

6. Cookie Use

Below is a full list of the cookies used on our website:

1. FUNCTIONAL COOKIES (See section 3a of this Policy)
NAME
PERSISTENCY DESCRIPTION SOURCE
cfmrk_eucookiebanner 1 Year Used to remember cookie acceptance and preferences Skillcapital.com
2. PERFORMANCE COOKIES (See section 3b of this Policy)
NAME PERSISTENCY DESCRIPTION SOURCE
_gat_gtag_UA_135619866_1 1 minute

 

Google uses this cookie to distinguish users. Skillcapital.com
_gid 1 day

 

This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form. Skillcapital.com
_ga 2 years This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. Skillcapital.com