1.1 This Cookies Policy (“Policy”) applies to Nineteen Group Limited with company number 07664714, Security Exhibitions Limited with company number 06888905, Broden Media Limited with company number 04040492 and Prime Security Events Limited with company number 11716673, Response Exhibitions Limited with company number 06889685, Prime M and E Week Limited with company number 13788927 and Prime Retail Technology Event Limited with company number 13788889, each a company registered in England and Wales with its registered address at Central House, 1 Alwyne Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 7AB (“Nineteen Group”, “we” “us” or “our”).
1.2 “Cookies” are small pieces of information that are placed on your computer or any similar device you use to access websites, which store and may track information about your use of the website. Certain Cookies will only last for the duration of your session and expire when you close your browser; others are used to remember you when you return to the website and will last for longer.
a. Create specific log-in sessions so that page requests are delivered securely and effectively, ensure website capacity and store your service and product selections (“Strictly Necessary” Cookies);
b. Recognise repeat visitors to our websites and their preferences to deliver a more tailored experience (“Functional” Cookies);
c. Improve the performance of website(s) and learn which parts are most popular to visitors; whereby we gather statistical information including device-specific data (e.g the IP address of the device in an anonymised format, browser information, location; referring domain; pages visited, and the date and time when website pages were accessed) (“Performance” Cookies);
d. Customise promotional content placed on our websites and gather information through our advertising partners about the websites you visit, to serve interest-based advertisements (“Targeting” Cookies).
1.4 Some of the Cookies used on our websites are set by us and some are set by third parties who are delivering analytics and other services on our behalf. Cookies set by third parties will enable third party features to appear on a website and may track your activity on multiple websites.
1.5 In addition to Cookies, tracking gifs may be set by us or third parties in respect of your use of our websites. Tracking gifs are small image files within our website or other content such as newsletters that enable us to understand which content is of interest to you.
1.6 The main Cookies we use are as follow:
|JSESSIONID||Preserves users states across page requests.|
|wow.schedule||This cookie is used in context with load balancing - This optimizes the response rate between the visitor and the site, by distributing the traffic load on multiple network links or disk drivers.|
|CFTOKEN||This cookie is used to determine which type of device the visitor is using, so the website can be properly formatted - This information is stored in the "CFID" cookie.|
|_pk_id#||Collects statistics on the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been read.|
|_pk_ses#||Used by Piwik Analytics Platform to track page requests from the visitor during the session.|
|CFID||This cookie is used in context with the "Cftoken" cookie. The cookie stores a specific ID for the visitor and the visitor's device and browser.|
|piwik.php||Collects statistics on the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been read.|
|wow.anonymousld||Registers statistical data on users' behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator.|
|wow.session||Registers statistical data on users' behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator.|
|_fbp||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.|
|fr||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.|
|IDE||Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.|
|pagead/1p-user-list/#||Tracks if the user has shown interest in specific products or events across multiple websites and detects how the user navigates between sites. This is used for measurement of advertisement efforts and facilitates payment of referral-fees between websites.|
|test_cookie||Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.|
|tr||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.|
|wow.utmvalues||Used to measure the efficiency of the website's advertisement efforts, by collecting data on the conversion rate of the website's ads across multiple websites.|
|YSC||Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.|
|yt-remote-cast-installed||Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video|
|yt-remote-connected-devices||Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video|
|yt-remote-device-id||Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video|
|yt-remote-fast-check-period||Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video|
|yt-remote-session-app||Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video|
|yt-remote-session-name||Stores the user's video player preferences using embedded YouTube video|
1.7 More information about Third Party Cookies and how to restrict or block these Cookies can be accessed by following the link to the third party’s website.
1.8 You have the right to reject Cookies at any time, however parts of our websites may not function fully when certain Cookies are disabled.
1.9 For more information about Cookies including how to block them, please visit www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/ and https://allaboutCookies.org/.
1.10 This Policy was last updated on 20 September 2022.