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BACKGROUND

This website www.qdosvantage.com (“Our Site”) uses Cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users. By using Cookies, We are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve Our Site by better understanding how you use it. Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur if you continue using Our Site. If you do not agree to Our Cookie Policy, please stop using Our Site immediately.

 

1. Definitions and Interpretation

1.1 In this Cookie Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

“Cookie” means a small file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site;
“Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);
“personal data” means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by the Data Protection Act 1998 or EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and
“We/Us/Our” means Vantage Fee Protect Ltd, a limited company registered in England under company number 08850854, whose registered address is Windsor House, Troon Way Business Centre, Humberstone Lane, Thurmaston, Leicestershire, LE4 9HA.

 

2. Information About Us

2.1 Our Site is owned and operated by Vantage Fee Protect Ltd, a limited company registered in England under company number 08850854, whose registered address is Windsor House, Troon Way Business Centre, Humberstone Lane, Thurmaston, Leicestershire, LE4 9HA.

2.2 Our Data Protection Champion is Steve Wade, and can be contacted by email at swade@qdosvantage.com, or by post at Windsor House, Troon Way Business Centre, Humberstone Lane, Thurmaston, Leicestershire, LE4 9HA.

2.3 We are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority as an appointed representative of Vantage Broker & Underwriting Services Ltd (FRN 460886). This can be checked on the Financial Services Register at https://register.fca.org.uk.

 

3. How Does Our Site Use Cookies?

3.1 Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our products and services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.

3.2 All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:

3.2.1      Strictly Necessary Cookies

A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.

3.2.2      Analytics Cookies

It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.

3.2.3      Functionality Cookies

Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.

3.2.4      Persistent Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.

3.2.5      Session Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

3.3 Cookies on Our Site are not permanent and will expire within two years.

3.4 For more details of the personal data that We collect and use, the measures we have in place to protect personal data, your legal rights, and our legal obligations, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

3.5 For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.

 

4. What Cookies Does Our Site Use?

4.1 The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

 

Name of Cookie Purpose & Type Strictly Necessary
wfvt_ To distinguish the geographic location of a user. Yes
wordfence_verifiedHuman To distinguish between bots and humans. To distinguish between logged in administrators and other users. To identify if a user has visited a unique page you’ve set to allow them to bypass country blocking so that country-blocking does not prevent them from viewing the site. Yes

4.2 Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how Our Site is used. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Site and the products and services offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Site, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.

4.3 The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) analytics Cookies to gather the required information.

4.4 The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) the following analytics Cookies:

 

Name of Cookie Purpose & Type Provider Strictly Necessary
_ga Used to distinguish users. Google Yes
_gid Used to distinguish users. Google Yes
_gat Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_. Google Yes
AMP_TOKEN Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Google Yes
_gac_ Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out. Google Yes

 

5. Consent and Control

5.1 Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up notifying you of our use of those Cookies. By continuing to browse our website and allowing those Cookies to be used you will enable Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you.

5.2 You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.  Please note that certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended if you choose to do this.

5.3 The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:

5.3.1 Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB

5.3.2 Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835

5.3.3 Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)

5.3.4 Safari (macOS): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_GB&locale=en_GB

5.3.5 Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265

5.3.6 Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-Cookies-website-preferences

5.3.7 Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)

 

6. Changes to this Cookie Policy

6.1 We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time.  Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of Our Site after the changes have been made.  You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

6.2 In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

 

7. Further Information

7.1 If you would like to know more about how We use Cookies, please contact Us at dataprotection@qdosvantage.com, by telephone on 0116 274 9123, or by post at Vantage Fee Protect Ltd, Windsor House, Troon Way Business Centre, Humberstone Lane, Thurmaston, Leicestershire, LE4 9HA.

7.2 For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following:

7.2.1 Privacy Policy;

7.2.2 Data Protection Policy .

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