What are cookies and what do they do?
A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit the Metia web site, a computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies.
For further details on cookies, please visit the website All About Cookies where you can find comprehensive information on Cookies.
What Happens if I Block Cookies?
We use Google’s “analytics” Cookies which, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to identify unique, but anonymous users. These Cookies can also calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our Metia web site, the date and time of a user’s visit to the Metia web site, the pages a user has viewed and the time spent by users at the Metia web site. This helps us gather feedback so that we can improve the Metia web site and better serve our users.
Further information on each Cookie is set out in the table below.
Cross platform advertising and user recognition
Third party web sites and platforms
Your use of third party web sites and platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, and the privacy practices of these platforms, are governed by separate terms, conditions and policies for which Metia is not responsible. You should review Twitter’s and Facebook’s terms, conditions and policies where you will find more details on how information about you is used on their platforms and how you can set your privacy preferences.
You can find more information about the individual Cookies we use and the purposes for which they are used in the table below:
|This Cookie is placed by Google. It enables Metia to learn information about our users use of the Metia web site such as the time of visit, the pages viewed, whether the user has visited before and the web site visited prior to visiting the Metia web site.
For further information about Google Analytics please see:
|Twitter Conversion Tracker||This Cookie is placed by Twitter. It enables Metia to learn how our users have interacted with Metia advertising served to them on Twitter. It also enables Metia to identify users who have used their mobile device to view Metia advertising on Twitter and later came to the Metia web site on a desktop computer.
For further information about the Twitter Conversion Tracker please see:
|Facebook Pixel||This Cookie is placed by Facebook. It enables Metia to measure, optimize and build audiences for advertising campaigns served on Facebook. In particular it enables Metia to see how our users move between devices when accessing the Metia web site and Facebook, to ensure that Metia’s Facebook advertising is seen by our users most likely to be interested in such advertising by analysing which content a user has viewed and interacted with on the Metia web site. For further information about the Facebook Pixel please see:
|ASP.NET_SessionId||This Cookie is placed by Metia. It is used to maintain an anonymized user session by the Metia web site server.|
|cb-enable||This Cookie is placed by Metia. It is used to record when a user of the Metia web site has viewed the Cookie notice to prevent it re-appearing on return visits.|
Most of our cookies expire within 30 days, although our analytics cookies may persist for 1 year.