What are cookies and why do we use them?
Cookies are small text files that the My Online Therapy website places onto your computer.
Cookies are used to help us improve your experience when visiting our website and enables us to
- Tailor our website to your personal needs and enhance your web experience.
- Remember notifications that you have been shown, so that you are not shown them again.
- Make improvements and updates to our website.
- To allow third parties to display advertising and to track its effectiveness.
- Remember some of your choices.
- Provide us with anonymised analytical information about how people use our website.
By navigating away from the home page of our website and continuing to use the website, you are consenting to our use of the cookies described in this policy.
The control is yours
You could choose not to use our website however another option is you can control whether you are happy to accept cookies through your browser settings. We must advise however that if you do not wish to accept cookies, you may not get access to all the features of our website.
You can find out more about managing your cookies by accessing the ‘help’ button on your browser by visiting http://www.allaboutcookies.org
Types of cookies we use
These enable My Online Therapy to provide you with a more personalised experience. They help use to remember data such as your language preference. This information is anonymous and cannot track your browsing activity on another website.
By using the accessibility options on our website to change your colour/font a cookie will be stored on your computer to remember your choices. This cookie will be stored for 30 days before being deleted.
My Online Therapy cookie opt-in
This remembers that you have clicked the ‘accept cookies’ button so that the banner will no longer display until the cookie has expired . This will be retained for 5 years.
These collect information about how you use our website so we can improve it for you in the future. For example, they collect information on what pages you visit most often and any error messages you may get. The information collected by these cookies is anonymous. They do not collect any information that can identify you.
Third party cookies & remarketing
You may have observed that sometimes, after visiting a website, you see increased numbers of adverts from the site you have visited. Why is this? Well, the website you visited has placed a cookie on your web browser. Using that cookie, the website owner will be able to show you an advert on third party websites that they think you might be interested in.
My Online Therapy uses Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel.
Analytical cookies gather statistics. We use this information to make our website even better. The information collected via the analytical cookies track how you use our website during your visit. It helps us understand visitor usage patterns, identify, and diagnose problems or errors you may encounter, and make better strategic decisions in improving the website experience.
We will only set analytical cookies on your device if you give us your consent.
Here are the analytical cookies we use, what we use them for, the specific cookie providers and each cookie’s duration:
How you can change your cookie settings, incl. opting out
As part of our cookie solution, we always ask for your consent to cookies, except for necessary cookies, before placing cookies on your device.
We also always give you the option to change your consent. If you at one point gave consent to non-necessary cookies on our website, you can always change which cookies you will give consent to. Just look for the shield or the cookie settings link on our website. If you click the shield or the cookie settings link, your cookie settings will appear, allowing you to always change your settings and reject cookies.
If you browse websites from multiple devices, you may also need to update your settings on each individual device.
Although some cookies can be blocked with little impact on your experience of a website, blocking all cookies may mean you are unable to access certain features and content on the site.
How often will we update this Cookie Notice?