What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer or device when you visit a website. Cookies are used by all websites, and have several different functions.
At a basic level cookies will:
Allow the site to work correctly.
Help us understand how people use the website.
Make the site easier to use by remembering information that you’ve entered
Add content from other websites e.g. Google Maps, Vimeo, YouTube
Cookies at a glance
The cookies we use on our website do the following:
|Provider & Cookie||Purpose||More Information|
|Google Analytics _||These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.||Overview of privacy at Google|
|YouTube||We embed videos from YouTube channels an example of which you can see on this page. This may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player.||Visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.|
|Vimeo||We embed videos using Vimeo from our own Ping Vimeo channel. This may set cookies on your computer once you click on the Vimeo video player.||Vimeo currently do not have any policy on cookies|
|Google Maps||We use Google Maps API on the contact page to show the Ping head office. When you access this page cookies may be placed on your computer from Google web sites.||Overview of privacy at Google|