Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://www.matthorne.co.uk.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: . After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Cookies

The following is a list of all the known cookies set by this site or third party tools on the site.

Necessary (2)

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

Type

CookieConsent

matthorne.co.uk

Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain

1 year

HTTP Cookie

csrftoken

instagram.com

Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.

1 year

HTTP Cookie

Preferences (1)

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

Type

lang

cdn.syndication.twimg.com

Remembers the user’s selected language version of a website

Session

HTTP Cookie

Statistics (11)

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

Type

@@History/@@scroll|# [x4]

facebook.com

soundcloud.com

twitter.com

youtube.com

Unclassified

Persistent

HTML Local Storage

_ga [x2]

matthorne.co.uk

spotify.com

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

2 years

HTTP Cookie

_gat [x2]

matthorne.co.uk

spotify.com

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

Session

HTTP Cookie

_gid [x2]

matthorne.co.uk

spotify.com

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Session

HTTP Cookie

vuid

vimeo.com

Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.

2 years

HTTP Cookie

Marketing (16)

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

Type

_hjIncludedInSample

matthorne.co.uk

Determines if the user’s navigation should be registered in a certain statistical place holder.

Session

HTTP Cookie

collect

google-analytics.com

Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.

Session

Pixel Tracker

fr

facebook.com

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

3 months

HTTP Cookie

GPS

youtube.com

Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.

Session

HTTP Cookie

i/jot

twitter.com

Unclassified

Session

Pixel Tracker

i/jot/syndication

twitter.com

Unclassified

Session

Pixel Tracker

mid

instagram.com

Unclassified

20 years

HTTP Cookie

PREF

youtube.com

Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.

8 months

HTTP Cookie

rur

instagram.com

Unclassified

Session

HTTP Cookie

sc_anonymous_id

soundcloud.com

Unclassified

10 years

HTTP Cookie

tr

facebook.com

Unclassified

Session

Pixel Tracker

UID

scorecardresearch.com

Collects information of the user and his/her movement, such as timestamp for visits, most recently loaded pages and IP address. The data is used by the marketing research network, Scorecard Research, to analyse traffic patterns and carry out surveys to help their clients better understand the customer’s preferences.

2 years

HTTP Cookie

UIDR

scorecardresearch.com

Collects information of the user and his/her movement, such as timestamp for visits, most recently loaded pages and IP address. The data is used by the marketing research network, Scorecard Research, to analyse traffic patterns and carry out surveys to help their clients better understand the customer’s preferences.

2 years

HTTP Cookie

urlgen

instagram.com

Unclassified

Session

HTTP Cookie

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

youtube.com

Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.

179 days

HTTP Cookie

YSC

youtube.com

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

Session

HTTP Cookie

Unclassified (6)

Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

Type

BACKENDID

bandcamp.com

Unclassified

Session

HTTP Cookie

BBC-UID

bbc.co.uk

Unclassified

4 years

HTTP Cookie

client_id

bandcamp.com

Unclassified

10 years

HTTP Cookie

sp_ab

spotify.com

Unclassified

29 days

HTTP Cookie

sp_landing

spotify.com

Unclassified

Session

HTTP Cookie

sp_t

spotify.com

Unclassified

2 months

HTTP Cookie

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Most of the embedded content on this site allow you to opt out of tracking and cookies, to find out more follow the links for the relevant channels or check out the EU’s website dedicated to all things cookies:

Analytics

Using Google Analytics and Hotjar we collect anonymous data about how people use our website to help improve content and features. If you don’t want to be included in this statistical analysis you can opt-out on the following websites:

Third parties

We use web beacons and pixels provided by third parties like Facebook and Twitter to show you relevant and “targeted advertising” through other companies’ sites, like Facebook, Google, Snapchat or Twitter. If you don’t want to see our targeted advertising, you can set ad preferences in your social media companies’ settings.

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