Privacy policy
2017

Privacy Policy

We regard your privacy as important. Information we collect from you, where you choose to provide it to us, enables us to send you information about products and services in which you register an interest. By providing us with your information you consent to us processing it for this purpose. We will not pass it on to any third party except those who provide an essential related service to us (e.g. our IT provider).

We follow the Code of Conduct of the Market Research Society (MRS) and comply with the Data Protection Act 1998.

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics and Woopra which are one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics and Woopra, see the official Google Analytics and Woopra pages.

Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

As we sell services it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually visit service pages and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and service costs to ensure the best possible experience.

Online Advertising We Use

We use Google AdWords, Twitter Ads and LinkedIn Ads Remarketing to advertise trigger across the Internet. Remarketing will display relevant ads tailored to you based on what parts of the Quadrangle website you have viewed by placing a cookie on your machine. This cookie does not in anyway identify you or give access to your computer. The cookie is used to say “This person visited this page, so show them ads relating to that page.” Remarketing allows us to tailor our marketing to better suit your needs and only display ads that are relevant to you.

How to Opt Out of Google Remarketing and Advertising

If you do not wish to participate in our Remarketing campaigns, you can opt out by visiting Google’s Ads Preferences Manager, Twitter’s Privacy Controls and LinkedIn’s Advertising Preferences pages.

We also use Facebook Custom Audiences cookies. Facebook Custom Audience is a Remarketing and Behavioural Targeting service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects the activity of this website with the Facebook advertising network. These cookies are used to store data for advertising and reporting purposes. For example, which ad was shown, the number of times a particular ad has been shown, and how recently an ad has been shown to a particular web browser. It is also used to determine the effectiveness of our advertising and to advertise products and services that may be of interest to you in the future.

How to Opt Out of Facebook Remarketing and Advertising

If you do not wish to participate in our Facebook Remarketing and Advertising, you can opt out by visiting Facebook’s Ads Preferences Page.

You can also opt out of any third-party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.

Email: info@quadrangle.com

Phone:  +44 (0)20 7357 9919