Cookie Policy

About this cookie policy.

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: www.startsmarter.co.uk & all sub-domains.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies?

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories.

The below list details the cookies used on our website.

CookieDescription
Necessary
__cfduidThe cookie is set by CloudFare. The cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address d apply security settings on a per-client basis. It doesnot correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.
viewed_cookie_policyThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
PHPSESSIDThis cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookies and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.
Analytics
GPSThis cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location
ad-idProvided by amazon-adsystem.com for tracking user actions on other websites to provide targeted content
demdexThis cookie is set under the domain demdex.net and is used by Adobe Audience Manager to help identify a unique visitor across domains.
uvcThe cookie is set by addthis.com to determine the usage of Addthis.com service.
_gaThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, camapign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randoly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gidThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form.
__stidThe cookie is set by ShareThis. The cookie is used for site analytics to determine the pages visited, the amount of time spent, etc.
Functional
G_ENABLED_IDPSThe cookie is used by Google and is used for Google Single Sign On.
__atuvsThis cookie is set by Addthis to make sure you see the updated count if you share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated.
ouidThe cookie is set by Addthis which enables the content of the website to be shared across different networking and social sharing websites.
na_idThis cookie is set by Addthis.com to enable sharing of links on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter
vcThis cookie is set by addthis.com on sites that allow sharing on social media.
__atuvcThis cookie is set by Addthis to make sure you see the updated count if you share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated.
Advertisement
tuuidThis cookie is set by .bidswitch.net. The cookies stores a unique ID for the purpose of the determining what adverts the users have seen if you have visited any of the advertisers website. The information is used for determining when and how often users will see a certain banner.
tuuid_luThis cookie is set by .bidswitch.net. The cookies stores a unique ID for the purpose of the determining what adverts the users have seen if you have visited any of the advertisers website. The information is used for determining when and how often users will see a certain banner.
everest_g_v2The cookie is set under eversttech.net domain. The purpose of the cookie is to map clicks to other events on the client's website.
bscThe cookies is set by ownerIQ for the purpose of providing relevant advertisement
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEThis cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.
bkdcThis cookie is set by Bluekai. This cookie stores anonymized data about the users' web usage as well as aggregate anonymous activities to build a profile to provide more targeted and relevant marketing and advertising.
bkuThis cookie is set by Bluekai. This cookie stores anonymized data about the users' web usage as well as aggregate anonymous activities to build a profile to provide more targeted and relevant marketing and advertising.
_kuid_The cookie is set by Krux Digital under the domain krxd.net. The cookie stores a unique ID to identify a returning user for the purpose of targeted advertising.
test_cookieThis cookie is set by doubleclick.net. The purpose of the cookie is to determine if the users' browser supports cookies.
_cc_dcThe cookie is set by crwdcntrl.net. The purpose of the cookie is to collect statistical information in an anonymous form about the visitors of the website. The data collected include number of visits, average time spent on the website, and the what pages have been loaded. These data are then used to segment audiences based on the geographical location, demographic, and user interest provide relevant content and for advertisers for targeted advertising.
_cc_idThe cookie is set by crwdcntrl.net. The purpose of the cookie is to collect statistical information in an anonymous form about the visitors of the website. The data collected include number of visits, average time spent on the website, and the what pages have been loaded. These data are then used to segment audiences based on the geographical location, demographic, and user interest provide relevant content and for advertisers for targeted advertising.
_cc_ccThe cookie is set by crwdcntrl.net. The purpose of the cookie is to collect statistical information in an anonymous form about the visitors of the website. The data collected include number of visits, average time spent on the website, and the what pages have been loaded. These data are then used to segment audiences based on the geographical location, demographic, and user interest provide relevant content and for advertisers for targeted advertising.
_cc_audThe cookie is set by crwdcntrl.net. The purpose of the cookie is to collect statistical information in an anonymous form about the visitors of the website. The data collected include number of visits, average time spent on the website, and the what pages have been loaded. These data are then used to segment audiences based on the geographical location, demographic, and user interest provide relevant content and for advertisers for targeted advertising.
ad-privacyProvided by amazon-adsystem.com for tracking user actions on other websites to provide targeted content to the users.
dpmThe cookie is set by demdex.net. This cookie assigns a unique ID to each visiting user that allows third-party advertisers target that users with relevant ads.
pxrcThe purpose of the cookie is to identify a visitor to serve relevant advertisement.
IDEUsed by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.
TDCPMThe cookie is set by CloudFare service to store a unique ID to identify a returning users device which then is used for targeted advertising.
zync-uuidThe purpose of the cookie is to serve visitors with relevant advertisement.
uuidTo optimize ad relevance by collecting visitor data from multiple websites such as what pages have been loaded.
uuidcThis cookie is used to stores information about how the user uses the website such as what pages have been loaded and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This data is used to provide users with relevant ads.
didThe purpose of the cookie is to identify a visitor to serve relevant advertisement.
didtsThe purpose of the cookie is to identify a visitor to serve relevant advertisement.
nnlsThe purpose of the cookie is to identify a visitor to serve relevant advertisement.
rlas3The cookie is set by rlcdn.com. The cookie is used to serve relevant ads to the visitor as well as limit the time the visitor sees an and also measure the effectiveness of the campaign.
TDIDThe cookie is set by CloudFare service to store a unique ID to identify a returning users device which then is used for targeted advertising.
di2This cookie is set by addthis.com on sites that allows sharing on social media. The cookie is used to track user behavior anonymously to generate usage trends to improve relevance to their services and advertising.
uidThis cookie is used to measure the number and behavior of the visitors to the website anonymously. The data includes the number of visits, average duration of the visit on the website, pages visited, etc. for the purpose of better understanding user preferences for targeted advertisments.
locThis cookie is set by Addthis. This is a geolocation cookie to understand where the users sharing the information are located.
NIDThis cookie is used to a profile based on user's interest and display personalized ads to the users.
Uncategorized
UIDRThis cookie is set bu scorecardresearch.com. The cookie is used to tracks the users activity across the internet on the browser such as visit timestamp, IP address, and most recently visited webpages. and may the data send to 3rd party for analysis and reporting to help their clients better understand user preferences.
wfivefivec
matchliveramp
RUN_ID
RUN_SYNC_2
btc
b30msc
sp_adid
sync_openadid
sessionId
ra1_uid
bkpa
ab
sd-session-id
euds
eud
rud
ruds
io.narrative.guid.v2
u
dc_id
gpl
rmuid
icts
SERVERID
umSet by addthis.com.(Purpose not known)
__jid
disqus_unique
Performance
YSCThis cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.
_gatThis cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the colllection of data on high traffic sites.

How can I control the cookie preferences?

You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Settings” button and enabling or disabling the cookie categories on the popup according to your preferences.

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.