Website Cookie Policy

1.Introduction

 

Welcome to www.sipcom.com

 

This page tells you about the cookies used on our website www.sipcom.com

 

 

2.Who We Are

 

www.sipcom.com is operated by SIP Communications Limited and SIP Communications Corporation, both are part of the SIP Communications Group Limited.

 

Some important details about us:

 

  • Our HQ is The Northern and Shell Building, 10 Lower Thames Street, London EC3R 6EN.
  • Our regulator is: Ofcom (UK) and FCC (USA)

 

 

3.Definition

 

Cookies are small text files placed on your device when you visit our site and are used to make the users experience more efficient. We are able to store cookies on your computer where they are necessary for the operation of the site however, for non-essential cookies we need your permission.

 

 

4.How we use Cookies

 

We use cookies to recognise you and your preferences, improve our site’s performance and collect analytical information for ourselves and our business partners. Without the knowledge gained we would not be able to provide the service we do.

 

 

5.’Session’ and ‘Persistent’ Cookies

 

‘Session cookies’ allow us to track your actions during a single browsing session, but they do not remain on your device afterwards.

 

‘Persistent cookies’ remain on your device between sessions. We use them to authenticate you and to remember your preferences. We can also use them to balance the load on our servers and improve your experience on our site.

 

Session and persistent cookies can be either first or third party cookies. A first-party cookie is set by the website being visited; a third-party cookie is set by a different website. Both types of cookie may be used by us or our business partners.

 

Cookies we use are:

 

Name of
Cookie
First/ Third Party Provider Purpose
PREF Third YouTube This cookie stores your preferences and other information, in particular preferred language, how many search results you wish to be shown on your page, and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.
GPS Third YouTube Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.
YSC Third YouTube This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE Third YouTube A cookie that YouTube sets that measures your bandwidth to determine whether you get the new player interface or the old.
IDE Third Google 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.
tfw_exp Third Twitter This cookie is set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media.
__utma Third Google Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
PHPSESSID First Domain
(Website)
Cookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site; for Sipcom it is used for remembering menu selection clicked by user.

 

 

6.Disclaimer

 

All our cookies are categorised by the role they fulfil on our website:

 

  1. Strictly Necessary: these are essential to enable you to move around our website and use features such as secure services. Without these cookies such services could not be provided;
  2. Functionality: allow the website to remember your choices and to personal certain features. These cookies may be anonymised and cannot track your browsing activity on other websites; and
  3. Performance: collect information as to how users use the website. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. The information collected is aggregated and used to improve our website.
  4. None of the cookies employed are classified as Behavioural Targeting.

 

If at any time you wish to disable our cookies, you may do so through the settings on your browser. However, if you choose to disable or delete our cookies that will prevent certain important areas and features of our service from functioning properly. (but if you do so you will not be able to use certain important features of our service). You can find additional information at AboutCookies.org.

 

Notwithstanding, the audit undertaken regarding our cookies, it is possible we may have missed one from our list above. If you happen to find one that is being set on our site, please let us know.

 

 

7.Contact Us

Please email us at privacy@sipcom.com to contact us about any issues.