Privacy Policy

Last updated 24/10/2018

Relevant Websites: openboxcommunication.com

Cookies are small text files containing amounts of information that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit and which your computer or mobile device downloads. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The information in cookies can be used to track your internet usage. Under the  EU Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications of 12 July 2002 , all visitors to a website with cookies must have access to information stating that the website contains cookies and the purpose for which cookies are used. They must also approve such cookies being used.

There are three different types of cookies:

  1. Session cookies are mainly used for assisting various activities during a session such as keeping you logged in between pages. Session cookies expire when the browser is closed.
  2. Permanent cookies remain stored even when a browser is closed. They can facilitate operations such as automatic login. Permanent cookies need to be deleted after a period of six months.
  3. First or Third Party are installed by first (website) or third parties and collect information to carry out various research into behaviour, demographics etc.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

Cookie Name Description Purpose Type
PHPSESSID Cookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general-purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages. Strictly Necessary session
_gali Google Analytics – Used to determine which links on a page are being clicked. Performance Third party
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Google Analytics – Used to distinguish 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 site’s analytics reports.

Performance Third party
_gid Google Analytics – Used to distinguish users. Performance Third party
_ceir, is_returning Crazy Egg – Track whether a visitor has visited the site before Performance Third party
_ceg.s Crazy Egg – Track visitor sessions Performance Third party
_ceg.u Crazy Egg – Track visitors on your site Performance Third party

Analytics tools for the website

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., and Crazy Egg. Google Analytics uses “cookies” to help us analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google. To find out more about Google Analytics, Google’s privacy policy and opting out of its cookies please visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Crazy Egg is an application that allows us to track users’ behaviour on our website, anonymously. To find out more about Crazy Egg’s privacy policy and opting out of its cookies please visit: https://www.crazyegg.com/privacy#opting_out.

How to avoid cookies

If you would prefer cookies to be rejected, change the settings in your web browser so that you either automatically refuse cookies to be downloaded or are prompted each time a website requests to save a cookie. Cookies that have been previously downloaded can also be deleted through the web browser. Rejecting or deleting certain cookies may however, prevent you from taking full advantage of the features of the website.