IP Addresses and Cookies
The Medmonks site logs certain statistical data such as; IP address, the type of operating systems used and browser types used. This statistical data is not connected to personal information and so user information is anonymous. For example, if we know that a growing number of users have a new type of browser we know that it’s a good idea to test new pages and features in that browser.
What are cookies?
What kind of Cookies do we use?
Google Analytics _ga
This Cookie is placed by Google. It enables Medmonks to learn information about our users use of the Medmonks website such as the time of visit, the pages viewed, whether the user has visited before and the website visited prior to visiting the Medmonks website. For further information about Google Analytics please see: https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/
Twitter Conversion Tracker
This Cookie is placed by Twitter. It enables Medmonks to learn how our users have interacted with Medmonks advertising served to them on Twitter. It also enables Medmonks to identify users who have used their mobile device to view Medmonks advertising on Twitter and later came to the Medmonks website on a desktop computer. For further information about the Twitter Conversion Tracker please see: https://business.twitter.com/en/help/campaign-measurement-and- analytics/conversion-tracking-for-websites.html
This Cookie is placed by Facebook. It enables Medmonks to measure, optimize and build audiences for advertising campaigns served on Facebook. In particular it enables Medmonks to see how our users move between devices when accessing the Medmonks website and Facebook, to ensure that Medmonks’ Facebook advertising is seen by our users most likely to be interested in such advertising by analysing which content a user has viewed and interacted with on the Medmonks website. For further information about the Facebook Pixel please see: https://en-gb.facebook.com/business/help/651294705016616
This Cookie is placed by Medmonks. It is used to maintain an anonymized user session by the Medmonks website server.
How long do they last?
Cookies generally have a ‘lifespan’ and after that period they expire. Some expire as soon as you log off and some last for weeks or longer. Cookies on our site are renewed when you visit or log in and usually expire after 7 to 30 days of inactivity. Cookies that we use to personalise the experience for returning visitors may have a lifespan of up to 31 days.
Switching off cookies:
Most web browsers automatically accept Cookies. Your browser should tell you how to turn off the automatic acceptance of Cookies if you look through the settings options. This will almost certainly create issues when using the Medmonks site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse all Cookies, our system will issue Cookies when you visit our site. Please consult the help section of your web browser or follow the links below to understand your options but please note that if you choose to disable cookies some features of our website may not operate as intended.