Cookie Policy

About this Cookies Policy

This Policy explains what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use, the information we collect using cookies, how that information is used and how to control the cookies preferences.
If you want to learn more about who we are, how we use, store, and keep your personal data secure and how you can contact us please read our Privacy Policy.
You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the cookie management bar on our website.
Your consent applies to the following domain: xpand-it.com

Definitions

Websites: All Xpand IT websites under the master domains: xpand-it.com and writeback4t.com.
Cookies: Small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory.
Web beacons: Electronic images that may be used in our websites that help us to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage, and campaign effectiveness.

Why do we use cookies or similar technologies?

In order to provide a personalized service to our users, it is necessary to memorize and store information about how you use our websites via cookies. These files contain reduce amounts of information downloaded to the computer or other device used.
On each subsequent visit, your internet browser sends these cookies back to our website to enable recognition and memorization of your user preferences.

How do we use cookies?

As most of the online services, our websites use first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the websites 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 providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

How can you control the cookies preferences?

You can manage your cookies preferences by clicking on the “Settings” button and enabling or disabling the cookies categories on the popup according to your preferences.
If you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Cookies 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. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies.

What type of cookies can you find on our websites?

We use different types of cookies, which enable three types of functionalities, with different degrees of optimization of the browsing experience and service levels:
(i) Session cookies: these are temporary cookies that remain stored in the browser until the user leaves the webpage, so no record is left on the user’s hard drive. The information gathered by these cookies is used to analyze site traffic patterns, which enables us to improve the content and navigability of the site.
ii) Permanent cookies: these cookies are stored in your browser and are used when you return to our website.
iii) We also use web beacons to help deliver these cookies and gather usage and performance data. Our websites may include cookies and web beacons from third-party service providers like Click Dimensions, Pardot, AdRoll, Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel.

What cookies do we use on our websites?

The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories.
The below list details the cookies used in our website.
CookieDescription
Necessary
_icl_visitor_lang_jsUsed by WPML WordPress plugin. The purpose of the cookie is to store the redirected language.
wpml_browser_redirect_testUsed by WPML WordPress plugin and is used to test if cookies are enabled on the browser.
_GRECAPTCHAUsed by Google reCAPTCHA, which protects our site against spam enquiries on contact forms.
PHPSESSIDUsed on native 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.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-[CATEGORY]Used by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the [CATEGORY] .
viewed_cookie_policyUsed by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin to store whether or not the user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
Functional
bscookieUsed by LinkedIn remembering that a logged in user is verified by two factor authentication.
languageUsed to store the language preference of the user.
__cf_bmUsed by Cloudflare, is used to support Cloudflare Bot Management.
CONSENTUsed by YouTube via embedded youtube-videos and registers anonymous statistical data.
langUsed by LinkdIn to remember a user's language setting to ensure LinkedIn.com displays in the language selected by the user in their settings.
lidcUsed by LinkedIn to facilitate data center selection.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEUsed by YouTube to measure bandwidth that determines whether the user gets the new or old player interface.
CLIDUsed by Microsoft Clarity identifies the first-time Clarity saw this user on any site using Clarity, without any personal data.
li_gcUsed by Linkedin to store consent of guests regarding the use of cookies for non-essential purposes.
Performance & Analytics
msd365mkttrCollects information on user behaviour on multiple websites. This information is used in order to optimize the relevance of advertisement on the website.
msd365mkttrsIt allows the use of a specific form that sends the data filled in by the user to Microsoft Dynamic 365.
_gatUsed by Google Universal Analytics to restrain request rate and thus limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.
_gat_UA-[ID]Used by Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to allow website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. The pattern element in the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to.
_ga_[ID]Used by Google to distinguish users.
browser_idUsed for identifying the visitor browser on re-visit to the website.
vuidUsed by Vimeo to collect tracking information by setting a unique ID to embed videos to the website.
UserMatchHistoryUsed by LinkedIn for Ads ID syncing.
bcookieUsed by LinkedIn sets this cookie from LinkedIn share buttons and ad tags to recognize browser ID.
yt.innertube::nextIdUsed by YouTube, registers a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
yt-remote-connected-devicesUsed by YouTube to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.
_fbpUsed by Facebook to display advertisements when either on Facebook or on a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising, after visiting the website.
frUsed by Facebook to show relevant advertisements to users by tracking user behaviour across the web, on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.
_gaUsed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors.
_gidUsed by Google Analytics registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website
_gat_gtag_UA_[ID]Used by Google to distinguish users.
_gd<ID>Used by Google Analytics to distinguish users
YSCUsed by Youtube to track the views of embedded videos on Youtube pages.
yt-remote-device-idUsed by YouTube to store the video preferences of the user using embedded YouTube video.
yt.innertube::requestsUsed by YouTube, registers a unique ID to store data on what videos from YouTube the user has seen.
AnalyticsSyncHistoryUsed by LinkedIn to store information about the time a sync with the lms_analytics cookie took place for users in the Designated Countries
Others
_os_sessionCurrently being analyzed and have not been classified into a category as yet.
abgroupsCurrently being analyzed and have not been classified into a category as yet.
cxssh_statusCurrently being analyzed and have not been classified into a category as yet.

Contact us about privacy questions

If you have any questions or want more information about the use of cookies in our websites, please contact us via data.protection@xpand-it.com.
Additional information will be provided to you without undue delay and in full compliance with the law.

Cookies Policy review

We may revise this policy and make changes to it whenever necessary or required, so users are advised to consult it periodically.
Following each revision, the older version will be updated, and all the updates will become an integral part of the Policy.


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