A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file that is placed on an internet user's hard drive when they visit our website. They don’t contain any personal information like your name or address, only data concerning your visit to our website.

How we use cookies

We use cookies on the Float website to measure how people are using our website. We use Google Analytics to collect this information, which allows us to see how many people visited our website, where they came from, how they are using the website and where it can be improved.

The whole purpose of this analysis is to improve the website’s performance.

Typically, the following cookies are set by Google Analytics:

Name: _utma
Description: This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to your site and it is updated with each page view.
Expiry: 2 years from set / update

Name: _utmb
Description: This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with your site. When a user views a page on your site, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie.
Expiry: 30 mins from set / update

Name: _utmz
Description: This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach your site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link.
Expiry: 6 months from set / update

To find out more about cookies visit the About Cookies website

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