Broadscope’s Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites, this site uses cookies. Cookies are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it, and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored, however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site’s functionality.

For more general information on cookies, please see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. Cookies are safe to use and often play an important part in the features of sites; unless you are sure you will not be adversely impacted it is generally best to allow them

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your web browser (see your browser’s Help for how to do this). Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this and other sites you visit. To allow our site to operate as intended it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

This site may offer newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

When you submit data to us through a form such as those found on our contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit, so that we can continue to produce engaging content and improve our clients’ journeys.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, please see the official Google Analytics page.

Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit, which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience on the site, whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

It’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make contact, as we are constantly looking to improve the on-site experience, as well as our products and services. As such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. 

The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that the same advert is shown to you.

For more information on Google AdSense please see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

Our site uses anonymous behavioural advertising cookies to help ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts, by identifying your interests and presenting similar things which we think you might like.

In some cases we may provide you with custom content based on what you tell us about yourself, either directly or indirectly, by linking a social media account. This type of cookie simply allows us to provide you with content that we feel may be of interest to you.

Occasionally we may use external advertising channels with affiliate tracking cookies, which allow us to see if you have come to us through one of our partners, so that we can thank them for pointing you in our direction. 

More Information

Hopefully this has clarified how cookies are used and why they are important. If however you would rather disable them we respect your decision, but please keep in mind this might degrade the features and experience of our site. If you would like further information, please get in touch.