COOKIE POLICY

Last updated October 02, 2019  

This Cookie Policy explains how Restoration Authority (“Company“, “we“, “us“, and “our“) uses cookies and similar technologies to recognize you when you visit our websites at https://restorationauthority.com, (“Websites“). It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them. 
In some cases we may use cookies to collect personal information, or that becomes personal information if we combine it with other information.  

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by website owners in order to make their websites work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.
Cookies set by the website owner (in this case, Restoration Athority) are called “first party cookies”. Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third party cookies”. Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website (e.g. like advertising, interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third party cookies can recognize your computer both when it visits the website in question and also when it visits certain other websites.

Why do we use cookies?

We use first and third party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Websites to operate, and we refer to these as “essential” or “strictly necessary” cookies. Other cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Online Properties. Third parties serve cookies through our Websites for advertising, analytics and other purposes. This is described in more detail below.
The specific types of first and third party cookies served through our Websites and the purposes they perform are described below (please note that the specific cookies served may vary depending on the specific Online Properties you visit):

How can I control cookies? 

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can exercise your cookie rights by setting your preferences in the Cookie Consent Manager. The Cookie Consent Manager allows you to select which categories of cookies you accept or reject. Essential cookies cannot be rejected as they are strictly necessary to provide you with services. 
The Cookie Consent Manager can be found in the notification banner and on our website. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our website though your access to some functionality and areas of our website may be restricted. You may also set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. As the means by which you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser-to-browser, you should visit your browser’s help menu for more information.
The specific types of first and third party cookies served through our Websites and the purposes they perform are described in the table below (please note that the specific cookies served may vary depending on the specific Online Properties you visit):  
Essential website cookies:   
These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our Websites and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas.
Name:PHPSESSID#
Purpose:Used by PHP to identify a current user’s session. Its activity expires when a session is ended.
Provider:www.restorationauthority.com
Service:PHP View Service Privacy Policy
Country:United States
Type:server_cookie
Expires in:session
Name:__cfduid
Purpose:Used by Cloudflare to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address, and apply security settings on a per-client basis. This is a HTTP type cookie that expires after 1 year.
Provider:.vamtam.com
Service:CloudFlare
Country:United States
Type:server_cookie
Expires in:12 months 5 days
Analytics and customization cookies:   

These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our Websites are being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our Websites for you.

Name:_gat#
Purpose:Enables Google Analytics regulate the rate of requesting. It is a HTTP cookie type that lasts for a session.
Provider:.restorationauthority.com
Service:Google Analytics View Service Privacy Policy
Country:United States
Type:http_cookie
Expires in:1 minute
Name:_ga
Purpose:It records a particular ID used to come up with data about website usage by the user. It is a HTTP cookie that expires after 2 years.
Provider:.restorationauthority.com
Service:Google Analytics View Service Privacy Policy
Country:United States
Type:http_cookie
Expires in:1 year 12 months 4 days
Name:#collect
Purpose:Sends data such as visitor’s behavior and device to Google Analytics. It is able to keep track of the visitor across marketing channels and devices. It is a pixel tracker type cookie whose activity lasts within the browsing session.
Provider:www.restorationauthority.com
Service:Google Analytics View Service Privacy Policy
Country:United States
Type:pixel_tracker
Expires in:session
Name:_gid
Purpose:Keeps an entry of unique ID which is then used to come up with statistical data on website usage by visitors. It is a HTTP cookie type and expires after a browsing session.
Provider:.restorationauthority.com
Service:Google Analytics View Service Privacy Policy
Country:United States
Type:http_cookie
Expires in:1 day
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