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Cookie statement

Introduction.

This website (www.profgov.com) (the “Website”) is owned and operated by Professional Governance Services Ltd (also referred to in this Cookies Statement as “PGS”, “we” and “us”).

PGS is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.  This Cookies Statement should be read together with our Privacy Statement and Terms of Use.  Please read this Cookies Statement carefully to understand what cookies are and how they may be used when you access this Site.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data, stored in text files, that are stored on your computer or other device when websites are loaded in a browser. They are widely used to “remember” you and your preferences, either for a single visit (through a “session cookie”) or for multiple repeat visits (using a “persistent cookie”).  Cookies help to ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors.

You can find out more information about cookies at

www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

Use of cookies on this Website.

WordPress.com

This Website is hosted on WordPress.com.  Sites hosted on WordPress.com make use of cookies for a variety of different purposes. These include those that are necessary for technical reasons and those that enable a personalized experience for visitors. Some of these cookies may be set when a page is loaded, or when a visitor takes a particular action.  Many of the cookies are only set if a visitor is a registered WordPress.com user, whilst others are set for all visitors upon certain actions.

For further information about the different categories of WordPress.com cookies that are in use on this Website, along with specific examples, please visit

https://en.support.wordpress.com/cookies.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a tool which can be used to help us to measure how visitors interact with the Website’s content. As a visitor navigates between web pages, Google Analytics uses cookies to “remember” what the visitor has done on previous pages and/or interactions with the Website.

For further information about the different categories of Google Analytics cookies, please visit

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage.

Other data about your computer.

When you use this Website we may also collect information such as your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about visitors’ browsing actions and patterns and generally does not identify any individual.

Consent to the use of cookies.

By using this Website, you agree that we can store and access the cookies described above on your computer and/or other device.

Refusing or withdrawing your consent.

You may wish to restrict the use of cookies, or completely prevent them from being set. Most browsers provide for ways to block or disable cookies or to control their behaviour (such as the length of time they are stored) either through built-in functionality or by utilizing third party plugins.  To find out more on how to manage and delete cookies, please visit https://www.aboutcookies.org.

Please note that restricting or disabling the use of cookies might limit the functionality of this Website or prevent it from working correctly.

Changes to this Cookies Statement.

This Cookies Statement was last updated on 11th February 2020.  PGS reserves the right to vary this Cookies Statement from time to time and such variations become effective on posting on this website.  Please regularly check this page to inform yourself of any changes.

Contact.

Any questions in respect of this Cookies Statement should be addressed to enquiries@profgov.com