Cookie Policy

We are Renaissance Retirement Limited ("Renaissance", "our", "us" or "we"). If you need it, our company number is 03259684 and our registered office is at Unit 3 Royal Court, Church Green Close, Kings Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7TW. We are the owner and operator of www.renaissanceretirement.co.uk (the "Website") which uses cookies.

We use cookies for lots of different reasons, for example, to make our Website work and to distinguish you from other users of the Website, to offer a personalised experience and to use the analytics to make improvements to your online experience. 

This Cookie Policy describes:

What are cookies?


Cookies are small text files which are placed on your device when you visit our Website. The cookie 'remembers' your computer or other electronic devices when you return to the Website and some cookies may collect personal data about you. You can find more general information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.

How we use cookies


We want you to understand the different types of cookies that are used on our Website. We use a variety of cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: these are cookies which are strictly necessary for the performance of our Website
  • Performance cookies: these cookies collect information about the pages or screens you visit, and other performance metrics. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily
  • Functionality cookies: these cookies 'remember' your choices to improve your experience, for example, the region you are in. The aim of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience so that you don't have to reset your preferences each time you visit our Website.
  • Targeting and advertising cookies: these cookies are often placed by re-targeting and advertising partners, to track your browsing habits so that you can later be shown targeted ads on other websites and apps. We use this information to make our Website and the advertising displayed on them more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use on our Website and the purpose for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name

Purpose

__cfduid This cookie is associated with sites using CloudFlare. It is used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.
ARRAffinity This cookie is set by websites run on the Windows Azure cloud platform. It is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session.
ASP.NET_SessionId The general purpose platform session cookie is used by sites written with Miscrosoft .NET based technologies. Usually used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server.
csrftoken This cookie is associated with the Django web development platform for Python. It is designed to help protect a site against a particular type of software attack on web forms.
JSESSIONID General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written in JSP. Usually used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server.
_dc_gtm_UA-# Google Tag Manager unique identifier.
_ga This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.
  This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation, it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
_gid This cookie is associated with Google Universal Analytics. It stores and updates a unique value for each page visited.
collect Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
_hjIncludedInSample This cookie is associated with web analytics functionality and services from Hotjar, a Malta based company. It uniquely identifies a visitor during a single browser session and indicates they are included in an audience sample.
ads/ga-audiences Used by Google Ads to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites.
fr Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third party advertisers.
GPS Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location
MUID This cookie is widely used by Microsoft as a unique user identifier. It can be set by embedded Microsoft scripts. Widely believed to sync across many different Microsoft domains, allowing user tracking.
MUIDB This cookie is widely used my Microsoft as a unique user identifier. It can be set by embedded Microsoft scripts. Widely believed to sync across many different Microsoft domains, allowing user tracking.
NID This DoubleClick cookie is generally set through the site by advertising partners and used by them to build a profile of the website visitor's interests and show relevant ads on other sites. This cookie works by uniquely identifying your browser and device.
pardot Cookie name associated with services from marketing automation and lead generation platform Pardot.
PREF This cookie, which may be set by Google or Doubleclick, may be used by advertising partners to build a profile of interests to show relevant ads on other sites. It works by uniquely identifying your browser and device.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.
YSC Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
yt-remote-cast-installed Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.
yt-remote-connected-devices Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.
yt-remote-device-id Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.
yt-remote-fast-check-period Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.
yt-remote-session-app Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.
yt-remote-session-name Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video.
__sharethis_cookie_test__ Social media sharing buttons for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.
_vwo_uuid_v2 This cookie name is associated with the product Visual Website Optimiser, by USA based Wingify. The tool helps site owners measure the performance of different versions of web pages. This cookie ensures a visitor always sees the same version of a page and is used to track behaviour to measure the performance of different page versions.
ajs_anonymous_id These cookies are generally used for Analytics and help count how many people visit a certain site by tracking if you have visited before. This cookie has a lifespan of 1 year.
ajs_group_id These cookies help track visitor usage, events, target marketing, and can also measure application performance and stability. Cookies in this domain have a lifespan of 1 year.
ajs_user_id These cookies help track visitor usage, events, target marketing, and can also measure application performance and stability. Cookies in this domain have a lifespan of 1 year.
1P_JAR, APISID, HSID, SAPISID, SID, SIDCC, SNID, SSID This DoubleClick cookie is generally set through the site by advertising partners and used by them to build a profile of the website visitor's interests and show relevant ads on other sites. This cookie works by uniquely identifying your browser and device.
analytics A cookie set by Cookie Control to confirm that “analytics” cookies have received consent.
marketing A cookie set by Cookie Control to confirm that “marketing” cookies have received consent.
optional_functionality A cookie set by Cookie Control to confirm that “optional functionality” cookies have received consent.

 

How to manage cookies on our Website


Cookies do lots of jobs on our Website. Most browsers allow you to disable them if you choose to. You can also disable cookies that we place directly by using the on-site Cookie Control. Some cookies are necessary on the site to ensure the Website functionality. If you disable cookies, you may find that you have a less personalised experience on our Website and that certain parts of our Website do not work at all or do not work correctly.

Each browser is configured differently. To disable cookies via your browser settings, you should follow the instructions given by the publisher of your browser. As of the date of this Cookie Policy, these instructions are available for commonly used browsers through the following links:

If you use Microsoft Edge: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy

If you use Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies

If you use Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph2144?locale=an_US

If you use Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

If you use Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en

If you use different devices, make sure you configure the settings of the corresponding browser according to your preferences.

If you wish to opt out of tracking by Google Analytics across all websites you can access the cookie control located in the bottom left-hand side of the website on every page across the site.

Except for essential cookies, our session cookie will expire 30 days after the browsing session.

Privacy


We are committed to using cookies and tracking technologies fairly and in accordance with applicable privacy rights. Our Privacy Policy can be accessed here.

Further information


Changes to this Cookie Policy


If this Cookie Policy changes, the revised policy will include a new effective date and will be posted on this page. Please check back regularly to keep informed of updates. The effective date of this Cookie Policy is January 2019.