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Cookies Notice


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which are stored to your computer by your web-browser.

A typical example of how a cookie is used is to store a user ID to make logging in to a site, or ordering something much quicker for the user. An example of what the cookie might contain in this instance would something like “ID=96522378”.

Nearly every site on the internet uses Cookies. They are used, for a variety of purposes:

  • to personalise pages and remember visitor preferences.
  • to analyse visitor behaviour (known as ‘analytics’)
  • to manage items added to shopping carts in online stores
  • to track people across websites and deliver targeted advertising

How we use your information

This privacy notice tells you what to expect when ByteSumo collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about:

  • visitors to our websites
  • people who use our services, e.g. who subscribe to our newsletter or send enquiries through our website

Visitors to our websites

When someone visits we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting the site. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information.

Use of cookies by ByteSumo

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics _utma
Type: Optional Cookie
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
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Site Analytics ID H1_N1_ID Type: Optional cookieUsed by ByteSumo for analytics.
Site Analytis Session H1_N1_Sess Type: Optional cookieUsed by ByteSumo for analytics.
This cookie is removed when the browser is closed.
Web analytics nmstat Type: Optional cookieUsed to store a random ID for web analytics.
Addthis _atuvc Type: Optional cookieGenerated by Addthis client side javascript to store share count prior to the cache being updated.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

YouTube cookies

From Time to Time we embed videos from YouTube using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Changes to this privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 07th January2012.

How to contact us

Requests for information about our privacy policy can be emailed to: