Cookies Policy - Direct Sales Channel

  1. Introduction
    1. This Cookies Policy contains important information as to how we collect, process, store and user your personal data, records and information and about some of our key responsibilities under the Data Protection Act 2018 (the Act) and the General Data Protection Regulations 2018 (GDPR) and in respect of other laws; including how we may use the data to comply with our legal and regulatory responsibilities.
    2. We take our responsibilities under the Act and GDPR very seriously and your data and its security is very important to us. Please read this Cookies Policy carefully and if you have any questions or queries please contact out Data Protection Officer at 01909 537380 or at www.anpariodirect.co.uk.
  2. What is a cookie?
    1. Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that are downloaded on to your computer when you visit a website.
    2. Most websites you visit will use cookies in order to improve your user experience by enabling that website to remember you, either for the duration of your visit using a session cookie or for repeat visits using a persistent cookie. Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, storing your preferences, and generally improving your experience of a website.
    3. Cookies make the interaction between you and the website faster and easier. Websites that don’t use cookies will treat you as a new visitor every time you move to a new page on the site. Without a cookie when you enter your login details and move to another page it won’t recognise you and it won’t be able to keep you logged in. Some websites will also use cookies to enable them to target their advertising or marketing messages based for example, on your location and/or browsing habits.
  3. Anpario PLC's use of cookies
    1. Our website uses persistent and session cookies so that we can make your customer experience easy, useful and reliable. This will involve placing small amounts of information on your device using a persistent or session cookie. The cookie cannot be used to identify you personally but, is used to make your experience on our site safe, authenticated and unique.
    2. The following are examples of what our persistent and session cookies do:
      • enabling a service to recognise your device so you don’t have to give the same information several times during one task;
      • recognising that you may already have given a username and password, so you don’t need to do it for every web page requested;
      • measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there’s enough capacity to ensure they are fast.
    3. In addition to our persistent and session cookies (mentioned above) we also use Google Analytics to monitor our website statistics. Google Analytics sets session cookies and uses web beacons and similar technologies to help us monitor the usage of our website including to accurately estimate the number of visitors to the website and volumes of usage, to monitor user experience and moderate and review the content which you upload or otherwise supply (e.g. reviews and comments on our blog). This is to ensure that the service is available when you want it, that the service is fast and to enhance your user experience. For more information about Google Analytics visit Google Analytics website PLEASE NOTE the use of your personal data by Google is subject to the terms of their Privacy Policy. [The facts collected about you are statistical only. No identifying information will be shared about our visitors and how they made use of our site.]
  4. Removing and disabling cookies
    1. If you do not wish to accept cookies on to your machine you can disable them by adjusting the settings on your browser.
    2. However, this will affect the functionality of the websites you visit.
  5. Amendment We reserve the right to amend this Cookies Policy to ensure our compliance with new/replacement legislation, particularly following the enactment of the GDPR.