Why Digital, of course, takes privacy seriously in its own business and when working with its clients’ own clients and customers. This privacy notice tells you what to expect when Why Digital (Data Controller) collects your information. It applies to:
Visitors to whydigital.co.uk
When someone visits www.whydigital.co.uk we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site, what browser they are using, when they come to the site, how many pages they visit and for how long and so forth. This information is processed in a way that anonymises all site visitors and neither Google nor Why Digital makes any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website in this way. You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking (across all websites) at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Each cookie has a specific function. Some cookies may be essential to the working of the website (ironically, the cookie that store information about whether you have previously opted-in or opted-out of receiving cookies). Most of the time, in our case, they either record anonymous details of your visit or help you by remembering your details so it is quicker for you to download our content (case studies, reports, white papers etc).
We do not store personally identifiable information in the cookies we create. All data collected using a cookie will be anonymous and will not hold specific knowledge of who the visitor is.
These are the cookies we use:
- Google Analytics – These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors, where visitors have come to the website from, the pages they visited or similar information. Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
How do I change my cookie settings?
Most web browsers are set by default to accept cookies. If you have visited the website and did not want cookies to be set, you can use the setting in your browser to delete them. You can change your browser settings or use an add-on program to reject cookies in future.
We are committed to complying with the recent GDPR legislation as detailed on the ICO website. It makes sense for everyone to be honest and clear about privacy. You can find out more about managing and deleting cookies from www.aboutcookies.org.
We provide control options for all cookies on our website unless they are essential for its operation. Where some optional cookies are deactivated the user experience may be degraded.
Email updates and communications
We use a third-party provider, Hubspot, build, schedule and to deliver our email marketing. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies including clear gifs to help us monitor and improve our marketing and communications.
We use Hubspot to schedule and publish social media posts. It gives us tracking of link clicks that helps us understand what content is of most interest to users and most effective at driving new engagement.
Links to other websites
This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.