Cookie Policy

Like most websites, this one uses cookies


We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services.

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient.

The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.

This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.

Your consent applies to the following domains: instantartwork.co.uk

Cookies that we use are;

  • PHPSESSIONID – this keeps track of your session on the Instanartwork website, and expires when you close your browser.
  • Paypal cookies – If implemented, this allows you to use Paypal in our website
  • surbma-gpga – this remembers that you saw the cookie notice so you don’t have to see it again every time you visit a page.
  • Google Analytics – includes the following:
    • _utma – contains randomly generated digits used to workout unique visitors to our site. It expires after 2 years.
    • _utmb – this randomly generated code works with _utmc to analyse the average length of time users spend on www.instantartwork.co.uk. It expires after 30 minutes.
    • _utmc  – another randomly generated number that works with _utmb to determine when you close your browser. It expires when you close your browser.
    • _utmz  – this randomly generated number informs us about how you got to our site (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search). It expires after 6 months.

 Our cookies fall into the following categories:

  1.  Session cookies – temporary cookies that reside in your computer’s internet browser folder until you close the browser.  We use this cookie to make sure connections to our servers are performing properly.
  2.  Permanent cookies – remain in our computer’s internet browser folder a longer period after you visited the website. We need to use a cookie to remember your preference while in our website. It doesn’t keep any other information and is not used for any other purposes. These cookies are deleted when you clear your browsing history.
  3.  Analytical cookies – Like most websites, we use Google Analytics cookies. There are used to record the following:
  • time of your first visit to website
  • time of your most recent visit to the website
  • time of your current visit
  • how long you stayed on the website;
  • how you got to our website (i.e. search, keyword, link from other page etc)

We only share the information from Google Analytics with Google.  To find out Google’s use of your information, please visit the Google Privacy and Data Sharing pages. The cookies we use do not track your Internet usage after leaving our site. And we don’t store your personal information.  They are not be used to identify you in any way. To stop Google Analytics cookies, you may wish to install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout).