DOTT COOKIE NOTICE
Last Update: 18 February 2020
What are Cookies?
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
We use the following Cookies for the following purposes:
Necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Services. They are necessary for our Services to function. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into the secure areas of our website, view your ride history or edit your account settings. The website uses the following necessary cookies:
|_cfduid||rawgit.com||Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.||1 year||HTTP|
Functional cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to use our Services. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region or use of pre-filled forms).
Analytical cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our website and users of our mobile app and to see how visitors move around our website and other Services when they are using them. This helps us to improve the way our Services works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. The website uses the following analytical cookies:
|_ga||ridedott.com||Registers unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||2 years||HTTP|
|_gat||ridedott.com||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate||1 day||HTTP|
|_gid||ridedott.com||Registers unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||1 day||HTTP|
|collect||google-analytics.com||Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.||session||Pixel|
Advertising cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website and your use of our mobile app, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Services and the advertising displayed within them more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
Cookies used by our service providers:
How can you manage your cookie settings?
There are a number of ways that you can remove or block cookies at any time. Instructions for activation and deactivation of cookies varies across browsers so you should follow the instructions in the help menu of your browser for more information on this. Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:
To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
When using a mobile device you should refer to the controls in your operating system in order to allow or block cookies
The operating system on your mobile device will allow you to choose whether you (i) allow cookies, or (ii) share your information with us or third party service providers for advertising purposes. For more information on how to control cookies on your mobile, visit www.networkadvertising.org/mobile-choices.
Important points on deactivation of cookies:
Note that: (i) your cookies preferences need to be set up individually on each browser/device you use, (ii) blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites and your use of our mobile app, (iii) if you block cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on our website and mobile app, (iv) in order to remember your preferences we will need to set a cookie on your device, and (v) we will continue to use information which was collected on cookies prior to your deactivation.
Links to Third Party Websites
The cookie description and settings are only applicable to those Site(s) managed and owned by Dott. If we include a link to an external webpage and you click on it, you will leave our website and be subject to the settings and policy applying to that external website. Please be cautious and review the settings and the applicable policy of the new website you are visiting.
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