Cookie Policy

1. Use of cookies by FC Exchange

FC Exchange, a Global Reach Group company ("us", "we", or "our"), uses cookies on ‘https://www.fcexchange.com/uk’ (the "Service"). By using our site, you are confirming and accepting FC Exchange use of cookies.

To see and remove which cookies are stored on your device, please see section 4 of this policy.

2. What are cookies?

Cookies are widely used on websites to ensure the most efficient and secure user experience possible. Cookies are small, harmless text files that are downloaded on to your personal device when you access a website and stored by your browser. They allow the website to recognize the user’s device and store some information about the user’s preferences or past actions.

Cookies usually also have an expiration date. For example, some cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser (session cookies), while others can be stored longer on your computer, sometimes until you delete them manually (persistent cookies). This site utilises both session and persistent cookies to provide a consistent, streamlined user experience.

2.1 Why FC Exchange uses cookies?

FC Exchange, the administrator of this website, has several purposes for the cookies used on this site. We utilise both first party cookies, produced by us, and cookies produced by trusted third-party vendors to help us provide an optimal user experience.

Cookies come in four categories:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: Strictly necessary cookies are utilised in order to enable basic functionality, and this website cannot function optimally without them. This includes page navigation, access to secure areas of the website and the search function.
  • Functional Cookies: Functional cookies allow a website to remember the user input information that would change the way it behaves or looks, such as the region the user is in or the language. This helps it function in accordance to user preferences.
  • Performance Cookies: Performance cookies help website owners understand visitor interactions with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. This ensures website owners can learn from the statistics produced from user interaction and develop a better performing website.
  • Targeting Cookies: Targeting cookies are used to track visitors across websites for marketing purposes. They allow the provider of the cookie to identify trends and patterns in user web behavior to inform their advertisements or products and make them more relevant to a user. Targeting cookies are used to track visitors across websites for marketing purposes. They allow the provider of the cookie to identify trends and patterns in user web behavior to inform their advertisements or products and make them more relevant to a user.

2.1.1 Our trusted third party cookie vendors

We utilise several commonly used third parties to produce multiple cookies for our site.

  • Google Analytics: This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc (“Google”). Cookies set by Google Analytics are used to collect anonymized information about how visitors use our website. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and we use the information to compile reports and improve the website.

 Further information on the specific cookies utilised on ‘https://www.fcexchange.com/uk’ can be found in the table below. 

3. Which cookies are utilised on our website?

This table provides an overview of selected cookies utilised on the ‘https://www.fcexchange.com/uk’ domain, outlining the cookie providers, names of cookies used and their category and purpose. You can use this table to make an informed decision about which cookies are stored on your device.

Category Provider Name of cookie(s) Expiry Date Purpose Where is data sent
Necessary zopim.com _cfduid 1 Year Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic. United States
Necessary fcexchange.com

_RequestVerifictionToken

ARRAffinity 

Session

Helps prevent cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks.

Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimize response times.

United States

United States

Necessary rates.fcexchange.com ARRAffinity Session As above United States 
Necessary rkdms.com SESS# 30 Years Preserves user's states across page requests  United States
Preferences ads.linkedin.com lang Session Remembers the user's selected language. Ireland
Statistics fcexchange.com

_qca

_ga

_gat

_gid

ai_user

1 Year

2 Years

Session

Session

1 Year

Collect anonymous data on the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website, with the purpose of optimizing the website content.

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Used by google analytics to throttle request rate

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

Used by Microsoft Application Insights to collect statistical usage and telemetry information. The cookie stores a unique identifier to recognise user visits over time.  

Netherlands

United States

United States

United States

Sweden

Marketing Google.com Ads/ga-audiences  Session Used bu Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitors behavior across websites. United States
Marketing Yahoo.com B 1 Year Collects anonymous data related to the user's website visits, such as number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded. The registered data is to categorise the user's interests and demographical profiles with the purpose of customizing the website content depending on the visitor. Ireland
Marketing Adnxs.com anj 3 Months Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's devise. The ID is for targeted ads. Denmark
Marketing Casalemedia.com CMDD Session Collects anonymous data related to the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded with the purpose of displaying targeted ads. United Kingdom
Marketing Google-analytics.com collect Session Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitors devise and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. United Kingdom
Marketing Demdex.net demdex 179 Days Via a unique ID that is used for semantic content analysis, the user's navigation on the website is registered and linked to offline data from surveys and similar registrations to display targeted ads. Denmark
Marketing Doubleclick.net IDE 1 Year Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertisers ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.   

 

4. How can I see which cookies are installed on my device and how can I remove them?

At any time, you can withdraw or change your consent to the cookies on our domain by accessing the settings in your web browser.

However, please note that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences and some of our pages might not display properly. It is highly recommended that for the most secure and efficient user experience when visiting our site that you accept our use of cookies.

You will find more explanations on how to proceed in your respective browser via the links below:

Google Chrome
Internet explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Safari (Desktop)
Safari (Mobile)
Android browser
Opera

 

4.1 Who can I contact

If you have further questions regarding cookies used on ‘https://www.fcexchange.com/uk’, please feel free to contact us at compliance@fcexchange.com 

0203 465 8200.

 

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