What are cookies?
Cookies are data files containing small amounts of information set by a website’s server and stored to a user’s computer/device memory, via your browser when you visit a website. Each subsequent visit to a website will recognise stored cookies and may make use of them, for instance to remember your preferences.
The following cookies may be used on the Vertical Advantage website:
Session cookies are stored in your computer's memory for the length of your browsing session. They become inaccessible once your session has been inactive for a time and are deleted from your computer when the browser is closed. Session cookies allow a user to move between different pages without having to provide any necessary information repeatedly or reprocess.
Persistent cookies are stored on the user's computer memory and are not deleted when the browser is closed. They are used to keep your preferences for the website, so they will be remembered for next time you visit the website. They are also used to collect information about the numbers of visitors, the average time spent on a particular page and analyse behaviour on the website. This information is used to find out how the well the website works and where it can be improved.
We use one persistent cookie, Google Analytics.
Vertical Advantage uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics uses the information provided by cookies stored on a user’s computer to generate statistics. The statistics may be used to formulate reports detailing the use of the website, including which pages have been visited. The information gathered is aggregated and anonymous. This collected data is used only to improve the user experience of the website.
By Continuing to use this website you are giving consent to cookies being used
How do I disable Cookies?
Most web browsers will accept cookies automatically, but if you wish to opt out, and prevent Cookie data being stored to your computer, you can choose to reject cookies in your browser settings. The settings for each browser will differ, please refer your browser’s Help tab for instructions or you can find further information here: