Handepay's Cookies Policy

 

Handepay Cookies Policy

 

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device.


What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It helps the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.


How do we use cookies?


A number of our pages use cookies to remember:


your display preferences, such as contrast colour settings or font size

if you have already replied to a survey pop-up that asks you if the content was helpful or not (so you won't be asked again)

if you have agreed (or not) to our use of cookies on this site


There is a list of the cookies we use set out below. The cookies are classed as:

Strictly necessary cookies

Functional cookies

Performance cookies

Advertising/Marketing cookies


Do we use other cookies?


Some of our pages or sub-sites may use additional or different cookies to the ones described above. If so, the details of these will be provided in their specific cookies notice page. So you may be asked for your agreement to store these cookies.


Just browsing?


You will not be contacted by us if you just look around the site. We will only contact you if you complete a call back or contact request. If you want to know more about how we use your data please see our Privacy Policy.


How to control cookies


You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish - for details, see AllAboutCookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed.

If you choose to manage or delete the cookies used, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

 

 

 

Location

Classification

Name

What is it used for?

Handepay

Strictly Necessary

ARRAffinity

Set by Azure Web App to allow website to function. Persists for the length of the session only.

Handepay

Strictly Necessary

ARRAfinitySameSite

Set by Azure Web App to allow website to function.  Persists for the length of the session only.

Handepay

Strictly Necessary

c_cookie_performance_cookie_consent

Used to detect if user has agreed to performance cookies. Records a True or False value. Persists for 1 year unless deleted.

Handepay

Strictly Necessary

c_cookie_marketing_cookie_consent

Used to detect if user has agreed to marketing cookies.  Records a True or False value.  Persists for 1 year unless deleted.

Handepay

Strictly Necessary

c_cookie_final_consent

Used to detect if user has carried out confirmation of cookie preference and to prevent cookie popup from appearing every time a new page loads. True or False value. Persists for 1 year unless deleted.

Hotjar

Performance

hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress

Used to detect the first pageview session of a user. Persists for the length of the session.

Hotjar

Performance

hjFirstSeen

Used to identify a new user’s first session. It is used by Recording filters to identify new user sessions. Persists for the length of the session.

Hotjar

Performance

_hjid

Used to persist the Hotjar User ID and ensures that behaviour in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.  Persists for 1 calendar year unless deleted.

Hotjar

Performance

_hjTLDTest

Used to determine the cookie path, rather than page hostname by testing for different URL substring alternatives until it fails.  Persists for the length of the session.

Hotjar

Performance

_hjIncludedInPageviewSample

Used to identify whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by the site's pageview limit. Persists for 30 minutes unless deleted.

Hotjar

Performance

_hjIncludedInSessionSample

Used to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by the site's daily session limit. Persists for 30 minutes unless deleted.

Hotjar

Performance

_hjClosedSurveyInvites

Used to ensure that the External Link Survey invite does not reappear if it has already been shown. Persists for 1 year unless deleted.

Hotjar

Performance

_hjDonePolls

Used when a visitor completes a survey using the on-site survey widget to ensure that the same survey does not reappear if it has already been filled in. Persists for 1 year unless deleted.

Hotjar

Performance

_hjMinimizedPolls

Used to ensure that the on-site survey widget stays minimized when the visitor navigates through your site. Persists for 1 year unless deleted.

Hotjar

Performance

_hjShownFeedbackMessage

Used when a visitor minimizes or completes Incoming Feedback to ensure it stays minimized when navigating to other pages. Persists for 1 year unless deleted.

Hotjar

Performance

_hjRecordingLastActivity

Stored in Session storage. Updated when the visitor performs an action that Hotjar records. Persists for the session only.

Hotjar

Performance

_hjUserAttributesHash

User Attributes sent through the Hotjar Identify API are cached for the duration of the session in order to know when an attribute has changed and needs to be updated. Persists for the session only.

Hotjar

Performance

_hjCachedUserAttributes

Used to store User Attributes which are sent through the Hotjar Identify API, whenever the user is not in the sample. These attributes will only be saved if the user interacts with a Hotjar Feedback tool.  Persists for the session only.

Hotjar

Performance

_hjLocalStorageTest

Used to check if the Hotjar Tracking Script can use local storage. The data stored in_hjLocalStorageTest has no expiration time, but it is deleted almost immediately after it is created. Persists for under 100 ms.

Hotjar

Performance

hjViewportId

Used to store information about the user viewport such as size and dimensions. Persists for the session only.

Hotjar

Performance

_hjRecordingEnabled

Used when a Recording starts and is read when the recording module is initialized to see if the user is already in a recording in a particular session. Persists for the session only.

Google
Analytics

Marketing

_ga

Used to distinguish users. Persists for 2 calendar years unless deleted.

Google
Analytics

Marketing

_gid

Used to distinguish users. Expires within 24 hours unless deleted.

Google
Analytics

Marketing

_gat

Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>. Persists for 1 hour unless deleted.

Google
Analytics

Marketing

AMP_TOKEN

Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Persists for 30 seconds to 1 year.

Google
Analytics

Marketing

_gac_<property-id>

Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out. Persists for 90 days.

 


Cookies in more detail


The rest of this section gives you a list of what performance cookies are set by our website and a description of how they are used.


Analytics Software


Handepay use hosted web analytics software. These are hosted services provided and managed by third party companies. Handepay’s main supplier of hosted web analytics and recordings are Google, Inc. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google").


Google Analytics use cookies to help the website analyse how users use the site. This is to help inform future product enhancements and improvements, and to diagnose any defects quicker.


The information generated by the cookie regarding our websites (including IP addresses) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers that may be hosted in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other related services to Handepay. Please visit the Google website for more information regarding their privacy.


By accepting these cookies you consent to the processing of data about you by Google, Inc. in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Financial disclaimer:

Terminal hire contracts are provided by Merchant Rentals Limited, who is authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for Consumer Hire under FRN 720500. Terminal hire can be for consumer hire and non-regulated hire contracts. Please check your contract carefully for details. Regulation of all consumer hire fall under the control of the FCA.

Handepay Ltd is authorised and regulated by the FCA for Consumer Credit under FRN 673564. Handepay is a credit broker for consumer hire not a lender.

Handepay acts as an introducer of card acquiring services on behalf of EVO Payments UK, the card acquiring service provider. EVO Payments UK is the trading name of EVO Payments UK Ltd, a payment institution that is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN number 959332).

Existing Cards Businesses- The one-month rolling terminal hire contract from Merchant Rentals is only available to businesses that are switching from their current acquirer to EVO Payments UK arranged through Handepay.

New to Cards Businesses- The 12-month terminal hire contract from Merchant Rentals is only available to businesses that are new to card payments and wish to receive acquiring services from EVO Payments UK, arranged through Handepay.

The Next Day Banking Settlement service provided by EVO Payments UK incurs an additional fee of £4 a month on top of your acquiring service charges and fees. Provided your card machine performs a reconciliation before 12am (midnight), you’ll receive settlement of funds the next banking day.

Editorial disclaimer:

The information we provide does not constitute financial advice and might not apply to your business. Always carry out research into your business’ needs when choosing a new merchant services provider.

Sometimes, we link to other third-party websites to provide you with additional information. At the time of publication, we consider the information accurate, however, we do not have control over their content and are not responsible if any information on these websites change.

The products we display on our website are for illustrative purposes only - if your business requires additional facilities, you may receive a different model than advertised.

All of the information contained on this website, including fees, services and functionality, are correct at time of publishing. E&OE.