What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent between a website and your web browser, to enable the website to function and for us to collect helpful information about your visit.
A cookie can’t read data from your hard disk or read cookie files created by other websites.
If a cookie is a “session” cookie, it expires at the end of your browsing session.
“Persistent” cookies stay on your computer, or other device, after you close your browser; this helps to remember your preferences ready for another visit to this website.
Why are cookies used?
Cookies are an important part in delivering the functionality and security of websites. For example, they may help a website remember your log-in details or help provide information during a cyber security attack.
Another objective may be to learn and improve the user experience of visitors to a website. Information collected by cookies may also be used to show content that you are likely to be interested in when you visit the website or within marketing material.
What cookies do W.E Softeners use?
W.E. Softeners do not use internal cookies, but we do use Google Analytics which has its own cookies policy.
This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer/device.
The cookies we use to deliver Google Analytics service are described in the table below.
|Google Analytics||These cookies are used to store information, such as what time your current visit occurred, whether you have been to the site before, and what site referred you to the web page.These cookies contain no personally identifiable information but they will use your computer’s IP address to know from where in the world you are accessing the Internet.
Google stores the information collected by these cookies on servers in the United States. Google may transfer this information to third-parties where required to do so by law, or where such third-parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
For more information on the usage of cookies by Google Analytics please see the Google website. A link to the privacy advice for this product is provided below for your convenience.