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Our Cookie Policy

The Debt Advisor Limited Cookie Policy

The Debt Advisor and The Business Debt Advisor are trading styles of The Debt Advisor Limited, company number 06248441 and whose registered office is at Trafford House, Chester Road, Manchester, M32 0RS (‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’). For the purposes of the Data Protection Act (‘DPA’).

Our Cookie Policy covers our websites, www.thedebtadvisor.co.uk and www.thebusinessdebtadvisor.co.uk.

Information Commissioner’s Office Registration Information;

The Debt Advisor Limited – ICO Registration Number: Z9973946

Insolvency Practitioner (B E Budsworth) – ICO Registration Number: ZA083535 

Contact Information

All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed and should be addressed to The Compliance Manager, The Debt Advisor, Trafford House, Chester Road, Manchester, M32 0RS, by telephone on 0333 9999 600 or email us at enquiries@thedebtadvisor.co.uk

What Are Cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto ‘terminal equipment’ (e.g. a computer or smartphone) when the user accesses a website. It allows the website to recognise that user’s device and store some information about the user’s preferences or past actions. Cookies have a very limited function and are by no means compiled and thus cannot execute functions or make copies of themselves.

First Party And Third Party Cookies

Cookies are either first party of third party. A first party cookie is one that is set by the website you are visiting. The information collected is only accessible by the website you are viewing. A third party cookie is a cookie provided by an external service provider, who will set their own cookies on a website.

Persistent and Session Cookies

Persistent cookies are cookies that are saved on your computer or devise and are not deleted automatically when you quit your browser. A session cookie is one that is deleted when you quit your browser and will not have an expiration date within Cookie Table below.

Accepting or Rejecting Cookies

In most cases you can choose to accept or decline cookies. This can also be achieved within your browser settings. For more information please navigate to the base of this policy. However, in accordance with the law, some cookies can be stored if they are strictly necessary for the operation of the website. All other cookies must first obtain your express, affirmative consent.

Do We Use Cookies?

We use third party and first party persistent cookies. We also use third party and first party session cookies. We have included a table of the cookies that we use. Cookies will only be stored with your consent. Where a Cookie is Strictly Necessary, we are not required consent as this is integral to the functioning of the website.

Cookie Description Duration (expiry) Type
Google Cookies (Third Party)
_ga This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors. 2 years Analytics
_gid This 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 website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form. 1 day Analytics
_gat This cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites. 1 minute Performance
_gat_UA-146371427-1

 

This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites 1 minute Performance
Facebook Cookies (Third Party)
_fbp This cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisement when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website. 2 months Targeting/

Advertising

fr The cookie is set by Facebook to show relevant advertisements to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behaviour of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin. 2 months Targeting/

Advertising

LinkedIn Cookies (Third Party)
li_sugr This cookie is set by LinkedIn and used for routing. 2 months Targeting/

Advertising

lang This cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website. N/A Functional
lidc This cookie is set by LinkedIn and used for routing. 1 day Functional
lissc This cookie is set by LinkedIn for tracking the use of embedded services. 1 year Targeting/

Advertising

bcookie This cookie is set by LinkedIn as a Browser ID Cookie 2 years Advertisement
bscookie This cookie is set by LinkedIn as a Secure Browser Cookie used for the LinkedIn follow feature 2 years Advertisement
Poptin Cookies (Third Party)
poptin_user_ip This cookie is set by Poptin and is used to save user IP address 1 year Functional/Targeting/Analytical
poptin_old_user This cookie is set by Poptin and is used to Identify old user 2 days Functional/Targeting/Analytical
poptin_user_id This cookie is set by Poptin and is used to provide a unique visitor ID 1 year Functional/Targeting/Analytical
poptin_user_country_code This cookie is set by Poptin and is used to save user country code 1 year Functional/Targeting/Analytical
poptin_o_v

_2615ea151fb9d

NULL 30 minutes Functional/Targeting/Analytical
poptin_session

_account

_2fa9290531eb1

NULL 4 weeks Functional/Targeting/Analytical
poptin_session_

account_

time_

2fa9290531eb1

NULL 1 minute Functional/Targeting/Analytical
poptin_session Poptin session for Poptin display settings 4 weeks Functional/Targeting/Analytical
poptin_referrer Original referrer 2 minutes Functional/Targeting/Analytical
AddThis Cookies (Third Party)
__atuvc This 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. 1 year Functional
__atuvs This 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. 30 minutes Functional
uvc The cookie is set by addthis.com to determine the usage of Addthis.com service. 1 year Analytics
loc This cookie is set by Addthis. This is a geolocation cookie to understand where the users sharing the information are located. 1 year

 

Targeting/

Advertising

First Party Cookies 
acf-srf_test_cookie This cookie checks if user has enabled the use of cookies. 1 day Functional
PHPSESSID This 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. N/A Strictly Necessary

 Controlling The Use of Cookies

 For your convenience we have provided links to the cookie management pages for the most popular web browsers:

 Opting Out Of Google Analytics

To opt out of Analytics for the web, please visit the Google Analytics Opt Out Page and install the add-on for your browser. For more details on installing and uninstalling the add-on please see the relevant help resources for your specific browser.

Information On Cookies

For more information on how businesses use cookies and how to manage cookies you can visit the following third-party websites:

https://www.allaboutcookies.org/

https://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/