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Opinion Bureau Cookie Policy


Internet Research Bureau

Date of Issue: 20 April 2023

1. Introduction

Opinion Bureau (“Internet Research Bureau”, “IRB”, “we, “our”) uses cookies on its website. This Cookie Policy explains more about cookies and why we use them. It also explains how you can control and opt out of receiving them.

This policy should be read together with our Privacy Notice which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities if you have a complaint.

We update this Cookie Policy from time to time in response to changes in applicable laws and regulations, changes to our processing practices and to products and services we offer. When changes are made, we will update the final section of this policy. Please review this Cookie Policy periodically to check for updates.

2. About Cookies

A cookie is a small text file which may be downloaded to your device when you visit our website. We use cookies to allow our website to function correctly, remember your preferences and to track visitors to our website.

The cookies we use on our website fall into the following categories:

Statistics or Analytics Cookies

We use cookies to collect information about the use of our website by visitors such as the pages they visit most often, how they arrived at our website and associated information. These do not collect any directly identifiable personal information about visitors. We use these cookies to learn more about how our website is used to identify problems and areas for improvement.

Functionality Cookies

Functionality cookies remember the choices you make when you visit our website. This includes, for example, your consent to the use of cookies on our website.

Marketing or Targeting Cookies

These are cookies placed by third parties on our website which record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. They use this information for advertising purposes.

Learn More About Cookies

For further information on our use of cookies, including a detailed list of your information which we and others may collect through cookies, please see details in the table below.

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3. Cookies Used by IRB

The cookies we use on our website and their purposes are as set out in the following table:

Set By Cookie Name Domain Duration of Processing Description
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This is to track whether the visitor is coming to the website first time or have visited earlier.

Opinionbureau userReg 6 months This cookie is used to track if the visitor made any successful or unsuccessful attempt to sign up with the website in past six months.
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4. Cookie Sharing with Third Parties

Third parties may share the information collected by cookies with other third parties for the purposes of targeted advertising. Please visit their privacy policies for more information, using the links set out in the table above.

Set By Cookie Name Domain Duration of Processing Description

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Facebook _fbp 4 months This is used to track to identify unique visitors coming from facebook.
Google _ga_VG0D5NR4EK 1 Year 2 Months This helps to track the number of pages with number times you have visited our website.
Google 1P_JAR 1 month This is used to provide ad delivery or retargeting
Google G_ENABLED_IDPS   1 Year 2 Months Used for Google Single Sign On
Google AEC 6 months This cookie ensure that requests within a browsing session are made by the user, and not by other sites. These cookies prevent malicious sites from acting on behalf of a user without that user’s knowledge.
Google NID 6 months This cookie is used to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language, how many results you prefer to have shown on a search results page (for example, 10 or 20), and whether you want to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on ipqsd 1 year This enables us to Detect VPN, bots fraud detection fingerprint_1680106976445 1 year This enables us to Detect VPN, bots fraud detection
Google OGPC 1 month These cookies are used by Google to store user preferences and information while viewing Google mapped pages.
Google SOCS 13 months This cookie is used to store a user’s state regarding their cookies choices.
Google CONSENT 13 months It contains a unique randomly generated value that allows the Platform to distinguish browsers and devices. This information is used to measure ad performance and provide product recommendations based on statistical data

5. Changing Your Cookies Preferences

You can allow or block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that permits you to change the setting of all or some cookies. Please note that disabling cookies may affect the availability or functionality of our website. Most of the website will function normally, however, functions that rely on cookies such as [Insert example (e.g. the use of our online enquiry form)], will be disabled.

If you would like more information on how to manage cookies on some popular browsers, please click on the links below.

6. Contact Us

Please contact using the details set out in our Privacy Notice if you have any questions about this Cookie Policy or the information we hold about you.

7. Changes to this Policy

This policy was published on 20 April 2023 and last updated on 20 April 2023.

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