_Cookie Policy for Oxford Innovation Ltd and all innovation centres

This is the Cookie Policy for Oxford Innovation Ltd. and its innovation centres across the UK, accessible from https://oxfordinnovationspace.co.uk/

What are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are small files of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive Cookies help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and allows us to improve our site.

This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored. However, this may downgrade, or 'break' certain elements of our website, which uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website.

How we use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave all cookies on if you are not sure whether you need them or not, in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

The Cookies we set
Strictly necessary cookies

These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Analytical or performance cookies

These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works; for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for, easily.

Functionality cookies

These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies

These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Email newsletters related cookies

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

Surveys related cookies

From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

Forms related cookies

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

Learn more about cookies

To find out more about cookies you could visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Managing and disabling Cookies

Our website provides a tool to manage cookies. You can visit your preferences by accessing the cookie banner tool and ticking the boxes.

In addition, most browsers allow you to refuse or accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary between browsers and versions of browsers. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

You can however, obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en

Edge: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Opera: http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/

Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411

Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en

iOS: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • This site uses Google Analytics, which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit, so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

  • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features, these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site and help us understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
  • We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site, which allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites  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): LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Flickr,
More information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you. If there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However, if you are still looking for more information you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods: