Take a look at our cookies and privacy policies.
A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer or electronic device when you access our website. Similar technologies include web beacons, action tags, local shared objects (‘flash cookies’) and single-pixel gifs. Such technologies can be used to track users’ actions and activities, and to store information about them. We use these cookies and/or similar technologies on this website for the following purposes:
At Dawson MHE we keep track of user activity through services such as Google Analytics, Hotjar and Sharpspring
We may obtain information about your computer or any other electronic device which you use to access our website, such as your IP address, your browser and/or other internet log information. We will treat this information as your personal information.
In certain circumstances we may also collect personal information about you but only where you voluntarily provide it (e.g by completing an online form) or where you purchase goods or services from us.
On the first occasion a pop-up will ask the user to consent by clicking a button. This preference will then be stored for the future.
E.g. Your IP address and time of visit;
The fact that you have visited our website;
Your name and facebook profile.
The following cookies/similar technologies are used on this website:
Third Party Cookies:
1P_JAR – Google cookie. These cookies are used to collect website statistics and track conversion rates.
APSID – Used by Google to store user preferences and information.
HSID – Used by Google together with the SID cookie to keep your account secure by blocking attempts to steal content from forms that you complete on the Dawson MHE website.
NID – These cookies are used by Google to store user preferences and information while viewing the pages with Google maps on them.
SAPISID – Used by Google to store user preferences and information.
SID – Used by Google to keep your account secure by blocking attempts to steal content from forms that you complete on the Dawson MHE website.
SIDCC – Used by Google as a security cookie to protect users data from unauthorised access.
SSID – Used by Google to store user preferences and information.
PREF – Used by Google to remember information on your preferences regarding the look and feel of the Dawson MHE website.
Google Analytics Cookies
_ga – Collects Google Analytics data and identifies unique users.
_gat – Used by Google Analytics to throttle the request rate.
_gid – Collect Google Analytics data and distinguishes users.
_utma – Collected by Google Analytics, this helps keep track of the number of times a user has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit was.
_utmb – Collected by Google Analytics, this helps determine how long a user’s visit was by collecting a timestamp of the moment in time when the user enters the site.
_utmc – Collected by Google Analytics, this cookie helps determine how long a visit takes by collecting a timestamp of the moment in time when the user leaves the site. It stays for 30 minutes for another page view to happen, and if it doesn’t, it expires.
_utmz – Collected by Google Analytics, this keeps track of where a user comes from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked on, what keywords were used, and where in the world the site was accessed from.
_hjIncludedInSample – Used by Hotjar. This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.
Koitk – This cookie is used by Sharpspring to manage session data.
__ss – This cookie is a session cookie. It is used to handle the SharpSpring session and allow multiple site visits to be grouped in the same event in the life of the lead.
__ss_referrer – This cookie captures the user’s referral location for use in SharpSpring.
__ss_tk – This cookie is the unique tracking device. It allows browser visits to be tied to the lead with the same cookie regardless of session and referrer.
Un – This cookie identifies your session in Sharpspring.
sid – Sharpspring session cookie.
Dawson MHE Cookies
Pum-425 – This cookie tells the browser that you have opened a popup on the Dawson MHE website.
Pum-389 – This cookie tells the browser that you have opened a popup on the Dawson MHE website.
Viewed_cookie_policy – This cookies tells the browser that you have accepted cookies on the Dawson MHE website.
6) How to turn off cookies
You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the websites below tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, some of our website features may not function as a result.
For further information on cookies generally visit aboutcookies.org or the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/online/cookies/