A cookie is usually a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, smart phone, tablet or other electronic device. However, they can take a number of different forms, such as pixels, plugins, tags scripts and combinations of these technologies to allow ‘device fingerprinting’. Cookies use information that is transferred to or read from your device’s hard drive. Some cookies may collect personal data about you.
Some cookies and pixels are referred to as “first party” which means they are placed by the website you are visiting – so in our case first party cookies and pixels are placed by TechMagic’ own website. “Third party” cookies and pixels are placed by other organisations (with our permission) via the MagicFuse website, such as advertisers and social media platforms.
They work by collecting information from your device and passing it directly back to the third party.
We want you to understand the different types of cookies that are used on our website. These may be set by us, or by third parties who provide functionality embedded in or connected to our website. We use a variety of types of cookies for the following purposes:
Essential cookies or strictly necessary cookies are cookies that are essential for a website to function correctly. These cookies are necessary to provide an online service on a website or used solely to carry out or facilitate the transmission of communications over a network.
Functional cookies enhance functions, performance, and services on the website. Some examples include: cookies used to analyze site traffic, cookies used for market research, and cookies used to display advertising that is not directed to a particular individual.
Functional cookies may also be used to improve how our websites function and to help us provide you with more relevant communications, including marketing communications. These cookies collect information about how our websites are used, including which pages are viewed most often.
Social media cookies are cookies used to connect a website to a third-party social media platform. They remember a user's details after the user signs in to a social media account from a website. Many social media cookies are set through plugins, widgets, and sharing buttons. Type of cookie: server_cookie
Services and cookie name: Linkedin Ad Analytics (bscookie), Twitter (personalization_id).
You can block most cookies (except for Flash cookies) by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our services, or you may experience reduced functionality when accessing certain services. The procedure to block cookies depends on which internet browser you are using:
This site uses Google Analytics which is 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 cookies, see the official Google Analytics page
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.
We use adverts to offset the costs of running this site and provide funding for further development. The behavioral advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; (Medium, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, GitHub), will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance98 your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
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 then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods: