Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer or mobile phone (referred to here as a "device") browser from a website's computer and is stored on your device's hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. Many sites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track online traffic flows.

Cookies record information about your online preferences and allow us to tailor the websites to your interests. Users have the opportunity to set their devices to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. The last of these means that certain personalised services cannot then be provided to that user and accordingly you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the LiftingSafety websites features. Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

During the course of any visit to liftingsafety.co.uk, heightsafety.co.uk or liftingandhandling.co.uk, the pages you see, along with a cookie, are downloaded to your device. Many websites do this, because cookies enable website publishers to do useful things like find out whether the device (and probably its user) has visited the website before. This is done on a repeat visit by checking to see, and finding, the cookie left there on the last visit.

How does LiftingSafety use cookies?

Information supplied by cookies can help us to analyse the profile of our visitors and help us to provide you with a better user experience. For example: if on a previous visit you went to our harnesses pages, we might find this out from your cookie and harnesses will be in your most popular and favourite products on your second and subsequent visits.

LiftingSafety also use there own and external anylitics programs. They gather information regarding the visitors LiftingSafety sites on our behalf using cookies, log file data and code which is embedded on our website. LiftingSafety use this type of information to help improve the services it provides to its users. Certain other areas of LiftingSafety may use cookies for a specific reason - for example, to help that site content to work effectively on your device. If this is the case, the local terms for that area of the website will make this clear and you should refer to those local terms for additional information.

 

Which cookies does LiftingSafety request to store in my browser?

 

LiftingSafety will utilise certain 3rd party services for analytical data, this is purely used to improve our services to you and others. Please see the table below to find out the reason we ask to store cookies:

 

Name

Data Stored

Purpose

Expires

PHPSESSID

A random unique number or string of letters and numbers to identify your current session with our server.

This allows us to identify you with your current session on the servers, it provides access to your user profile and shopping basket.

30 days after your first visit to the website under this session.

__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz

A random unique number or string of letters and numbers to identify your browser, the times and dates that you interacted with the site recently and the marketing materials or referring pages that led you to the site.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to help us see how our website is used. In doing so information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Google and stored on servers in the United States. The data collected by Google Analytics is used to analyse how frequently the same people revisit the University website, how the website is found (from advertising or referring websites), and which pages are most frequently viewed. This information is combined with data from thousands of other users to create an overall picture of website use, and is never identified individually or personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you.

The longest lasting cookie expires 2 years after your last visit to the website. Others are deleted 6 months, 30 minutes and the moment you close your browser.

SID, SAPISID, APISID, SSID, HSID, NID, PREF

Various unique identifiers, except for PREF which stores your options such as preferred zoom level.

Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users.

Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a Google Map.

dt, uid, uit, uvc, loc, _atuvc

Various unique identifiers

Addthis.com use these cookies to provide you with a mult-platform sharing option, including other websites and social media.

1 year after the last visit to the website.

eucookie

The string “eucookie”

We use this to store that you have read and accepted the cookie policy.

10 years after the last visit to the website.

 

 

LiftingSafety cookies and how to reject cookies?

It is not recommended to reject cookies on the LiftingSafety websites as the site may not function properly. However it is your right to be able to reject cookies. How to do this depends on your internet browser, and details of the method used should be found in your browser's 'help' pages.

Some of our 3rd party plugin providers may be using tools to collect data for the purpose of interest-based advertising, to find out more, and discover your choices, please visit

http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/


Last updated: 10-05-2018 14:31:40

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