IQA provides users with information on the cookies used by the company for its website and the reason why they are used, to enhance website performance.
Cookies are a tool used by web servers to store and recover information about visitors. They are small text files stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit websites. They have different functions such as allowing you to browse between pages efficiently and storing information about your visit, e.g. language, preferences, that is then recovered to make your browsing experience better and easier. They are associated only with your browser and do not provide personal data.
Cookies are classified according to the entity that manages them (first- and third-party cookies), the time they remain active (session or persistent cookies), and according to their purpose, i.e. technical, customisation, analysis, advertising or behavioural marketing cookies.
The following types of cookies are used on this website for the purposes described:
|Session||AWSALB||To optimise the user experience and cache pages|
For AJAX requests
|Session||laravel_session||For language and private access areas|
|Session||cookieconsent_status||Which tells us whether or not the user has accept the cookie notice and therefore determines whether or not is shown|
|Google Analytics||_ga||User identification|
|Google Analytics||_gat||Improve website efficiency and provide information on the website owner, as well as limit the percentage of requests|
|Google Analytics||_gid||Tracking user behaviour|
Analytics cookies are used for regular maintenance purposes and to ensure that users' enjoy the best possible service. Websites normally make use of "analytics" cookies to collect activity statistics.
These Google Analytics cookies create an anonymous user ID employed to record the number of times a user visits the site. They also record the first and last time the user has visited the website, in addition to calculating when a session has finished, the user's origin and keywords.
Users can decide to store cookies on their hard drive or to eliminate them. Therefore, you can set your browser to accept or reject all cookies by default or to receive an onscreen alert for each cookie received and decide at that moment whether it can be saved on your hard drive.
As we use the same cookies for all users, if you want to change them you must do so using your browser's tools.
Links to the main manufacturers of devices and browsers to manage or deactivate cookies on your browser:
If you decide to block all cookies, or our cookies specifically, this may prevent access to some website services and your experience on our website may be less satisfactory.
IQA has the specialist skills, expertise and knowledge with senior authorised engineers, electricians, jointers, linesman and joiners to enable us to offer individual or turnkey distribution network engineering and service solutions.