Backup Technology cookie policy

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which a website can give to your internet browser. Depending on the internet browser and the cookie, the cookie is either stored in memory until you close your browser window or stored on your hard drive. Each time you visit the website your internet web browser will send all the cookies previously sent by that website back to it allowing web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about how you use the application. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you.

You can choose whether to accept or decline cookies. Most internet web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of websites such as our own.

This page is dedicated to explaining what cookies we use on our website, when we store them, and what they are used for. You may also choose to opt-out from any non-essential cookies. When you click the "Save Cookie Preferences" button at the bottom of this page, any cookies you have chosen not to allow will be removed from your browser.

Essential Cookies

These are cookies which are essential for the website to function.

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cookie_preference We use this cookie to remember your cookie preferences.

Preference Cookies

These cookies are stored to improve the functionality of the website and tailor it to your needs as you browse.

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comment_author, comment_author_email, comment_author_url When you post a comment on our blog, the name, email and URL you specify will be saved into these cookies so that when you comment in future we can save you time by pre-filling the fields for you.

Performance Cookies

These cookies provide us with analytical information on how our website is performing, allowing us to improve our website and services.

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__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmx and __utmz Google Analytics cookies to help analyze how users use our website. Google Analytics uses cookies to track individual users and also anonymously collects standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information (such as IP address and geographic location, pages visited, length of time spent on pages). This information about your use of the website is transmitted to Google and is used to evaluate use of the website and compile statistical reports on website activity for the use of Backup Technology.

We will never use Google Analytics or any of its tools to track or collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of visitors to our website. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither we nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this website with any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.

For more information on Google Analytics see Google Analytics Privacy Overview (this link will take you to a third-party website.)

For information on how to globally opt-out of Google Analytics see Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (this link will take you to a third-party website.)
crmtrk This cookie stores how you reached our website, such as by using a search engine or following a link from another website. It will contain any search keywords used. The cookie is set when you first visit our website and is only used by Backup Technology when you fill in a form on our website to help us improve our marketing.

Blocking Cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example:

(1) in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector;
(2) in Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and un-checking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box.
However if you block cookies, you will not be able to use many of the features of this website.
Opt-out of cookies on this website
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Contact Us

If you would like further information about this cookie policy, please contact our parent company:
iomart Group Plc
Lister Pavilion
Kelvin Campus
West of Scotland Science Park

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