Cookies

INTRODUCTION
To comply with current legislation, we’d like to give you more information about how we use cookies on www.twasco.co.uk

We take your privacy very seriously and are a registered Data Controller under the Data Protection Act 1998. You can read our Privacy Policy here.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?
The cookies we use on our site are small data files collected by your web browser and stored on your computer or other device when you visit certain web pages. Cookies don’t harm your computer and please be assured that we do not use cookies to collect or record sensitive information such as credit card details.

There are two broad categories of cookies:

Session Cookies
Set by a site, and are deleted when you close your browser.

Persistent Cookies
Set by a site, these are stored on your device and expire on a given date or until manually or automatically deleted.

TYPES OF COOKIES AND HOW WE USE THEM
When you visit www.twasco.co.uk cookies will be used to help us assess how you use our site. Our cookies will collect information about your browsing and purchasing behaviour, allow us to improve functionality and identify and resolve errors.

The cookies we use and what we use them for are set out below:

Essential Cookies
These are technical cookies that are required for the operation of our site. Without these cookies our site can’t operate properly. Essential cookies include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas.

Performance Cookies
Used to recognise and count the number of visitors to our site and to monitor how visitors move around it. This helps us to improve the way our site works and enables us to tailor our site to the way visitors use it. The information we collect from performance cookies is aggregated so we cannot identify you.

Experience Cookies
These cookies allow our site to remember the choices you make. Our site uses experience cookies to provide you with enhanced and personalised features. For example, we use information collected through what are known as “web-analytic” cookies to compare the choices you make to those of our other customers so that we can learn from those choices. Information collected by experience cookies cannot track your browsing activity when you leave our site to browse other sites.

Marketing Cookies
Marketing cookies record your visits to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We use this information to make our site, and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. For example sometimes we use marketing cookies to limit the number of times that you see an advert. We may sometimes share information about your browsing activity, (collected from cookies), with our other websites who may use this information to advertise products which may interest you.

THIRD PARTY COOKIES
The information set out in “The Types of Cookies and How We Use Them” relates to the cookies that we set on our own site. In addition to these cookies, our site also uses third party cookies which are set by a domain other than our website.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

Our website uses Third Party Cookies from the providers found in the table below, if you require further information about what these cookies are or how they are used, you should contact those providers directly.

Facebook, Google Plus, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube and Twitter.
You can choose to share content from our site with others via the social media networks listed above and you may be sent cookies from these sites.

Google, Yahoo, Bing
We utilise the online advertising services of the third party companies listed above. These sites may set cookies to help identify which adverts are clicked on and are interacted with.

ACCEPTING AND REJECTING COOKIES
To ensure you get the best possible online experience at www.twasco.co.uk we’d encourage you to accept our cookies.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but if you need to change your browser settings to accept/allow cookies. You can do this by referring to the ‘Help’ menu of your browser.

To reject cookies you will need to change the relevant settings on your browser. To do this you will find step by step instructions in the ‘Help’ menu of your browser.

WHAT HAPPENS IF I DISABLE COOKIES?
This depends on which cookies you disable, but in general our website may not operate properly if cookies are switched off. If you only disable third party cookies, you will not be prevented from making purchases on our sites. If you disable or block all cookies, you will be unable to complete a purchase on our site.

USE OF FLASH FILES
Across our website we make use of flash files, which present information, allow integration with third parties (such as YouTube) and can offer a richer online experience.

Adobe offers a tool to monitor, prevent and remove ‘flash cookies’ – more information is available at: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager03.html

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
You can find more information about cookies at http://www.allaboutcookies.org and http://www.youronlinechoices.eu You can also view a video about cookies at http://www.google.com/intl/en-GB/policies/technologies/cookies

QUESTIONS
If you have any questions or concerns about the cookies we use or our cookie policy, please complete our online contact form