Rude Mechanical’s website uses “cookies”. Cookies tell us which parts of our website people have visited, help us measure the effectiveness of ads and web searches, and give us insights into user behaviour so we can improve our communications and products for our customers.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
This page describes what information they gather, how we use that information and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. The cookies used on the Rude Mechanicals website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide.
Strictly necessary cookies
Strictly necessary cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features.
Performance cookies collect information about how you use our website – for instance, which pages you visit and how long you spend on site. This data may be used to help optimise our website, make it easier for you to navigate and help Rude Mechanicals continue to produce engaging and relevant content. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
Rude Mechanicals use Squarespace to track visits to the site and to individual web pages. This information, which is all anonymised, is stored by Squarespace and enables us, using Squarespace, to check the relative popularity of different areas of our website.
Functionality cookies allow our websites to remember choices you make while browsing. For instance, we may store your geographic location in a cookie to ensure that we show you our website localised for your area. We may also remember preferences such as text size, fonts, and other customisable site elements. 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 will not personally identify you, and they cannot track your browsing activity on non-Rude Mechanicals websites.
For further information on cookies and how to switch them off visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.