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Cookie Information

Information for users of dc-storm.com:

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files stored on a user's computer by their web browser, designed to store basic information (such as visitor preferences). For more information on cookies please visit allaboutcookies.org.

How are they used?

We have installed our own Storm Tracking technology onto our site, which uses cookies to identify how users arrive at and interact with our site, to allow us to see things like the most popular pages and the journey that users take through the site. Our aim in collecting this information is to make the experience of using dc-storm.com as efficient as possible.

Below is a list of the cookies used on our site, as well as a description of what they do.

DC Storm Tracking

You can find a full list of DC Storm’s cookies and what they do on our Cookie List page.

Social Buttons

On most pages of our site we have installed social buttons from AddThis and Google. These allow users to share pages and information that they find interesting on the relevant social networks. These means that there will be scripts running from outside our domains, which we cannot control. If you click on these buttons they will be registering the information – including the fact that you visited our site – and in some cases could register this information, including the pages you look at, even if you do not click on the buttons but are logged in to their service. For full information you should read the full privacy policies of each site.

External web services

We use a number of web services to display external content, including YouTube. The web services we use could change in the future. These could set cookies or track your activity anonymously – for full information you should read the privacy policies of these sites.

If you wish to know about the use of personal data you should read the DC Storm Privacy Statement.

Can I opt out of cookies?

Yes. You can set your browser to reject cookies or you can delete them yourself. For full information on how to delete cookies please visit aboutcookies.org. You can also adjust your browser settings to your preferred level of protection.

Click here to view the full list of DC Storm cookies.

Information on cookies for DC Storm clients:

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files stored on a user's computer by their web browser, designed to store basic information (such as visitor preferences)

How are they used?

DC Storm Cookies are used by our clients to identify how users interact with their site, so that they can see things like the most popular pages and the journey that users take though their site.

  • First Party cookies – These cookies are set by the domain of the website that you are visiting.
     
  • Third Party cookies – These cookies are set by a domain different to the one of the website that you are visiting. DC Storm only use these when a client owns more than one website and wishes to see how users move between these, to track impressions and when a client is using a Storm Lite – which doesn’t use Javascript.

Impressions

Cookies are also created to identify when a user has viewed an advert for a DC Storm client on an external site.

The cookie contains a unique identifier and nothing else. If you subsequently visit their website, then we link that cookie (and hence the advert) to your visit, but if you never visit the website, the cookie is meaningless and will expire automatically, 90 days after you last saw one of the adverts.

Cross Domain tracking

Some DC Storm clients own more than one domain, or website, and wish to see how users move between these. In this instance a 3rd Party cookie will be created.

Click here to view the full ist of DC Storm cookies.

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