1. What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, smartphone or other device when you access the internet and websites. They to collect information about how you browse websites or engage with emails and allow companies to improve their services and provide you with a better experience.
Cookies can be considered either ‘first party’ or ‘third party’ depending on the domain they are set by.
First party cookies. These are cookies set by the same domain you are visiting, in this case cotswoldingredients.co.uk. First party cookies may not necessarily be set by us; our partners may also set first party cookies. Some, but not all, first party cookies are essential for the functionality of the website. Disabling first party cookies entirely will affect website functionality.
Third party cookies. These are cookies set by a domain other than cotswoldingredients.co.uk. These cookies are always set by our partners. Disabling them will not dramatically affect our website but may cause issues with external services which rely on these cookies.
There are two different types of cookies, kept for varying amounts of time. These are known as:
Persistent cookies which remain on your device for a set period of time (specified in the cookie). These cookies are activated each time you visit the website that created that specific cookie.
Session cookies which are temporary. These cookies allow websites to link your actions during a browser session. (A browser session starts when you open your browser window and finishes when you close your browser window). Once you close the browser, all session cookies are removed.
2. What cookies do we use and why?
All Cookies used by and on our site are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.
You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.
All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.
3. How to control and block cookies
You can choose to enable or disable cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third-party cookies.
By default, most internet browsers accept cookies but you can change this. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
You can choose to delete cookies at any time however you may lose any information that enables you to access our site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.
It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
4. Contacting us
Units 5-8 Tabernacle Road
The type of information we will collect about you includes:
- Your first name
- Your last name
- Your email address
We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent.
The information we hold will be accurate and up to date. You can check the information that we hold about you by emailing us. If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct it promptly. The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy.
Please see attached CHP Trade Terms & Conditions of Sale (B2B)
We use technology to track the patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site using Google Analytics. This can include using a “cookie” which would be stored on your browser. You can usually modify your browser to prevent this happening. The information collected in this way can be used to identify you unless you modify your browser settings.
If you have any questions/comments about privacy, you should contact us.