Cookies policy

Cookies Policy

This Cookies Policy sets out the basis on which we, Everledger, use cookies and similar technologies on our website,

We may update this Cookies Policy from time to time in order to keep you fully informed about our latest practices involving cookies and similar information-gathering technologies on our website. You can check this Cookies Policy each time you visit our website in order to find out whether our use of cookies and similar technologies has changed. This Cookies Policy is effective from 05/09/2019.

About cookies

Cookies are data files that are sent between web servers and web browsers, processor memory or hard drives (clients) to recognise a particular user’s device when the user accesses a website. They are used for a range of different purposes, such as customising a website for a particular user, helping a user navigate a website, improving that user’s website experience, and storing that user’s preferences.

Cookies can be classified as either ‘session’ or ‘persistent’ cookies. Session cookies are placed on your browser when you access a website and last for as long as you keep your browser open. They expire when you close your browser.

Persistent cookies are placed on your computer when you access a website and expire at a fixed point in time or if you manually delete them from your browser, whichever occurs first.

Cookies will be set either by our website domain or by third party domains on our behalf. Cookies set by us on our website domain are referred to as ‘first party’ cookies. Cookies set by third party domains or set on or via our website domain on behalf of third parties are referred to as ‘third party’ cookies.

Cookies do not usually contain personal information. Cookies may, however, be used in combination with other information to identify you.

We use first party and third party cookies on our website, and both session and persistent cookies.

If you require further information about cookies in general, please visit

Types of cookies used

We use the following types of cookies on our website:

Essential cookies

These are cookies which are necessary in order for us to run our website and its essential functions. We use essential cookies for the following purposes on our website:

    • to administer our website.
    • to ensure our website functions properly when you interact with it.

Functional cookie

These are cookies that store information about your preferences and your previous interactions with our website, and recognise you whenever you return to a website, in order to improve your website experience and personalise it for you. We use functional cookies for the following purposes on our website:

    • to recognise you when you return to our website.
    • to improve your experience of our website.
    • to recognise whether you have accepted the use of cookies on our website.
    • to recognise the type of browsing device you are using, including your browser and browser settings, for the purpose of displaying our website to you in an appropriate format.
    • to recognise when you watch videos on our website and which videos you watch.

Analytical or performance cookies

Analytical cookies track and gather data about what a user does on a website. We use analytical cookies for the following purposes on our website:

    • to analyse users’ access to and use of our website and its features.
    • to improve our website, including its usability, functionality, content and user experience.

The information we collect using analytical cookies is collected on an anonymised basis.

Social Media

We may also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work social media sites including Facebook and Twitter, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies. They may also collect IP address, browser and operating system information

More detailed information can be found in the following links:

The Cookies We Set

    • Login related cookies

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

    • Forms related cookies

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies

Third party cookies used in relation to our website include:

CookiePurposeMore information
Google Analytics


  • _ga
  • _gat
  • _gid
  • collect
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 and the pages they visitedGoogle Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites (includes list of cookies used)
Types of cookies used by Google


  • GPS
  • IDE
  • PREF
  • Rest_cookie
  • YSC
  • yt-remote-cast-installed
  • yt-remote-connected-devices
  • yt-remote-device-id
  • yt-remote-fast-check-period
  • yt-remote-session-app
  • yt-remote-session-name
These cookies are used to display embedded YouTube videos from the Everledger YouTube channel on the pages of the website.Click here for an overview of the YouTube Privacy Guidelines


  • __cfduid
  • _workable_visitor
Workable is a recruitment management platform that we use, including to display open positions on our website. Workable will set both a web traffic security cookie and a visitor cookie to measure website applicants.Click here for an overview of the Workable privacy policy

How to accept or reject cookies

The easiest way to accept or reject some or all cookies used by a website is to adjust your browser settings. If you do not know how to do this, the links below set out information about how to change your browser settings for some of the most commonly used web browsers:

Some browsers, such as Chrome and Firefox, allow you to change your settings to browse in ‘incognito’ mode, limiting the amount of data placed on your machine and automatically deleting any persistent cookies placed on your device when you finish your browsing session. There are also third party applications which you can add to your browser to block or manage cookies.

You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking by visiting

You are welcome to block the use of some or all of the cookies we use on our website. However, please be aware that doing so may impair our website and its functionality or may even render some or all of it unusable.

You can find more detailed information about cookies and adjusting your browser settings by visiting

[Last updated: 21 November 2019]

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