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COOKIE INFORMATION

What is a cookie?

A cookie, also known as a browser cookie, is a text file containing small amounts of information which a server may download to your computer, mobile or tablet when you visit a website or use an app.

There are different types of cookies which are used to do different things, such as letting you navigate between different pages on a website efficiently, remembering preferences you have given and helping us to identify ways to improve your overall site experience. Others are used to provide you with advertising which is more tailored to your interests or to measure the number of site visits and the most popular pages users visit.

‘First party’ and ‘third party’ cookies

Each type of cookie can be set and controlled by the operator of the website which the user is browsing such as Pure Gym (known as a ‘first party cookie’) or a third party such as Facebook, for example to display advertisements and social sharing features, (known as a ‘third party cookie’).

Due to their core role of enhancing and enabling usability or site processes, disabling certain cookies may prevent you from using certain aspects of the Pure Gym website, such as joining a club.

Broadly speaking, there are two different types of browser cookie:

(1) Session cookies are stored in the computer's memory during a user's browsing session and are automatically deleted from the user's computer when the browser is closed or the session is deemed to have ended.

These cookies usually store a session ID that is not personally identifiable to users, allowing the user to move from page to page without having to log-in repeatedly. They are widely used by commercial web sites; for example to keep track of items that a consumer has added to a shopping basket.

Session cookies do not collect any information from the user's computer and they expire at the end of the user's browser session. They can also become inaccessible after the session has been inactive for a specified length of time, usually 20 or 30 minutes.

(2) Persistent cookies are stored on the user's computer and are not deleted when the browser is closed. Persistent cookies can be used to retain user preferences for a particular website, allowing those preferences to be used in future browsing sessions.

Persistent cookies usually assign a unique ID to the user’s browser and they are usually configured to identify a user for a prolonged period of time, from days to months or even years.

How does PureGym use cookies?

PureGym only uses browser cookies to measure non-personal information, for example to learn about the behaviour of visitors to our website and how they respond to our marketing communications. The more we learn, the better we are able to provide relevant and interesting content and services. The first person cookies set by Pure Gym do not contain any personally identifiable information.

Strictly necessary cookies

'Strictly necessary' cookies let you move around the website and use essential features. These cookies don't gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet. Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the website, however, as they are required for the proper operation of the website. If you prevent them, we cannot guarantee how it will perform.

Analytics cookies / Performance cookies

We use these cookies to collect information about how visitors use our website, including details of the site where the visitor has come from and the total number of times a visitor has been to our website. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. We use the information to improve our website and enhance the experience of its visitors. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

Application or site specific cookies / Functionality cookies

These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience. By using the website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Advertising / Targeting cookies

From time to time, cookies are used to collect information about your browsing habits in order to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.

The cookies are usually placed either directly by third party advertising networks. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

However, this policy does not cover the use of third party cookies. This will be covered by that third party’s privacy policies and practice and we would recommend that you take a look at these which in most cases will be found on that company’s website.

What cookies are used on this website?

A list of all the types of cookies used on this website is set out in the tables below.

Which 1st party cookies does this site use?

COOKIE

NAME

PURPOSE

Essential Site Cookie

CookieNotification

Cookie created by PureGym to tell you we use cookies, and that you’ve agreed to let them be used

Essential Site Cookie

ex-sess

Cookie used to track your session with the Exerp user management system.  This allows us to track website call times to make sure they don’t take too long.

Essential Site Cookie

raygun4js-userid

Cookie used to track your session for when errors occurs on the site, so we can diagnose what went wrong

UNiDays

PgStudentCookie

Cookie used to track your session from UNiDays and whether you're eligible for a student discount

Site login

.AspNet.ApplicationCookie

Cookie used to track whether you have logged into the site

Request verification

__RequestVerificationToken

This cookie is used to stop cross site request forgery (CSRF) attacks on site

Essential Site Cookie

ci_session

Cookie is used to maintan session between page visits for the Pure Gym Shop. This is essential to buy products from the shop. No personal details are tracked using this cookie

Which 3rd party cookies does this site use?

We use various persistent cookies for some of the above reasons. Here are some of the most important ones, although this is not a comprehensive list.

COOKIE

NAME

PURPOSE

MORE INFORMATION

The following cookies are focused on web analytics and helping us improve our understanding of visitors and their site usage

Google Analytics

_ga
_gat
_gat_UA-9256723-1
_gid

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.

Google stores the information collected by the cookies on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.  Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Unless you opt-out of the Google Cookie, by using this site you consent to the use of the Google Cookie and any information generated by Google Analytics.

Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

And for information on how to opt-out from all Google Analytics cookies (from all sites not just from Pure Gym) visit

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

VWO

_vis_opt_exp_*
_vis_opt_s
_vwo_uuid_v2
_vis_opt_test_cookie

VWO uses cookies to run A/B tests and to track (anonymised) user information. The cookies keep track of the test variation a user has viewed and help to serve the same test variation to users consistently; track goals completed by a user; and determine whether a user is part of a test.

Click here for more information about VWO cookies

Hotjar

_hjIncludedInSample 

 This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether you are included in the sample which is used to generate funnels. 

 Click here for more information about Hotjar cookies

Sentient Ascend _ascend_candidate
_ascend_current
_ascend_uid
 These cookies are used to administer multivariate tests through Sentient Ascend. They track test variations you have seen and their performance. Click here for Sentient Ascend's privacy policy
Bazaarvoice BVBRANDID
BVBRANDSID
BVID
BVSID
These cookies enable the site to show reviews on our Gyms. Click here for more information on Bazaarvoice cookies
New Relic JSESSIONID This cookie is a session cookie which monitors the performance of the Pure Gym website. Click here for more information on New Relic cookies

 

COOKIE

NAME

PURPOSE

MORE INFORMATION

The following cookies are focused on site stability and security

Azure

ARRAffinity

Cookie used to "pin" a user session back to one of the instances that the PureGym site runs on in Azure, so they keep going back to the same instance for every call they make.  This allows us to balance the load on the servers.

Click here for more information

 

Cloudflare

_cfduid

The __cfuid cookie is used to help our infrastructure provider Cloudflare deliver the best experience.

Click here for more information about Cloudflare cookies

 

COOKIE

NAME

PURPOSE

MORE INFORMATION

The following cookies are Targeting Cookies

Facebook

datr
fr
lu

These facebook cookies help with security and suspicious login activity, to identify the facebook user for targeted ads and manage the login process.

Click here for more information about Facebook cookies

 

Google

APISID
SSID
NID
PREF
SID
SAPISID
HSID

These Google cookies help with preventing fraudulent activity during login and protect against unauthorized parties. The are also used for Google Map services & advert targeting

Click here for more information about Google cookies

 

YouTube

SID
HSID
demographics
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
PREF
APISID
SSID
LOGIN_INFO
YSC
SAPISID

These YouTube cookies are used on pages where YouTube videos are used. They track the user behaviour and interactions with videos. If you are logged into your google account your activity and behaviour is linked to your profile.

Click here for more information about Google cookies

 

DoubleClick

id

These DoubleClick cookies are used to improve advertising and contain no personal data

Click here for more information about DoubleClick cookies

 

EverestTech.net

everest_g_v2

Used for targeted ads and to track the performance of each individual ad.

 

myunidays.com

temp
_gat
ajs:test
__tld__
ajs:cookies
_gid
ajs_user_id
_ga
_gat_segmentGATracker
ajs_group_id
_gat_all
UD.TID
ajs_anonymous_id

These myunidays cookies are used to track users activity from myunidays to Pure Gym to aid joining as a Student.

Click here for more information about myunidays cookies

walls.io

_gat_global
_gid
_gat_client
cookieSupport
_ga
_gat
nodeServer
cookieSupport
io

 Used to track the authentication of the current visitor to determine if they have admin rights  

TV Squared

_pk_uid

_tq_id.TV-*

 These cookies are used to enable optimisation of TV advertising by tracking sessions and conversion timings in relation to TV ad spot air times. Click here for more information on TV Squared cookies

How can you control the use of cookies?

Your use of the website constitutes your consent to this website setting cookies on your device.

If you do not want the website to set cookies on your device then you should either not use the site, [or you should delete Pure Gym cookies having visited the site], [or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” in Internet Explorer, "Private Browsing" in Firefox and Safari)].

Alternatively, the ‘Help’ menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. However, because cookies allow you to take advantage of some of the website's essential features, we recommend you leave them turned on.  

A guide to behavioural advertising and online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at www.youronlinechoices.eu. The guide contains an explanation of the IAB's self-regulatory scheme to allow you greater control of the advertising you see.

Learn more about cookies

To find out more about cookies, search in Google or visit aboutcookies.org or allaboutcookies.org.