Ridesmiths Group Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies.

A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded to your computer that gives you a more personalised experience when using our website. They are not harmful and are not used to identify you personally.

For example, a cookie can record certain information about a visitor to a website to tailor their options for when they next visit.

By continuing to use this website we at Ridesmiths Group will assume that you are happy with our cookie policy and that we can place cookies on your computer device.

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Cookies we use

Necessary Cookies

These help to make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies:

Cookie Name Provider Purpose Type Expiry
lang cdn.syndication.twimg.com Remembers the user’s selected language version of a website. HTTP Session
cookieconsent_status ridesmiths.com Identifies whether the visitor has consented or blocked cookies. HTTP 1 year
Statistics Cookies

These help a website owner to understand how visitors interact with their website by collecting and reporting information anonymously:

Cookie Name Provider Purpose Type Expiry
_ga ridesmiths.com Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. HTTP 2 years
_gat ridesmiths.com Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate. HTTP Session
_gid ridesmiths.com Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. HTTP Session
collect google-analytics.com Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Pixel Session
Marketing Cookies

These are used to track visitors to a website with the intention or displaying advertisements that are relevant to the user, these may include cookies set and collected by our third-party advertisers or providers:

Cookie Name Provider Purpose Type Expiry
_widgetsettings twitter.com Unclassified HTTP Persistent
gwcc ridesmiths.com Enables Google Website Call Conversions – This registers if the visitor has clicked on call with in the “contact us” sub-page. This information is used for statistics and marketing purposes. HTTP 3 months
/jot/syndication twitter.com Unclassified Pixel Session
IDE doubleclick.net Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. HTTP 1 year
local_storage_support_test twitter.com The cookie is used in context with the local-storage function in the browser. This function allows the website to load faster by pre-loading certain procedures. HTML Persistent
pagead/1p-user-list/# google.com Unclassified Pixel Session
test_cookie doubleclick.net Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies. HTTP 1 day
rc::c google.com This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. HTML Session