- Privacy & Cookies Policy
Effective from 24th May 2012
Silkstone Environmental Ltd, is committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors. We have created this policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy.
Where neccessary, to provide services to our site users we may ask our site users for personal information such as addresses, phone numbers and credit card numbers. We use this information only to facilitate the provision of services you have requested. For example, we use this information to contact you when necessary or to send you information. You can opt out of these mailings by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will not sell or rent information about our site users to third parties. We will not provide third parties (other than as is necessary to provide the services) with client information that would uniquely identify a client without first obtaining the client's express permission.
We will only disclose a client's information if legally required to do so or if we believe in good faith that we are required to do so.
We use certain tracking software that allows us to monitor how our site is used, see what are cookies. For example, we are able to track how many times a certain page is viewed. We do not use tracking software to gather personal information about our clients.
We may link to third party sites. We are not responsible for the content of those pages or their privacy practices. Although please be aware if you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, for example from YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
If you have any comments or questions about the administration of this site, you can contact us at email@example.com
What are Cookies?
If you don't wish to enable cookies, you'll still be able to browse the site and use it for general purpose although . Most web browsers have cookies enabled, but see Managing cookies for help to turn them on should you need to.
Please note that cookies can't harm your computer. We don't store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in cookies we create, but we do use usage information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site. For example, they help us to identify and resolve errors, or to determine relevant related information to show you when you're browsing.
We're giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation.
To make full use of the possible features on the silkstoneenvironmental.co.uk website, your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to accept cookies, as we can only provide you with certain personalised features of this website by using them.
Our cookies don't store sensitive information such as your name, address or payment details: they simply hold the 'key' that, once you're signed in, is associated with this information. However, if you'd prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from silkstoneenvironmental.co.uk, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone's handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
Here's a list of the main cookies we use, and what we use them for. You'll find information about 3rd party cookies here.
|Cookie name||Cookie purpose|
|PHPSESSID cookie||This cookie allows our web servers to respond to your actions on the website such as an "Add to basket" feature or browsing the website. The website often wouldn't work for you without it. These are temporary cookie files, which are erased when you close your browser. When you restart your browser and go back to the site that created the cookie, the website will not recognize you.|
|_utma, _utmz, _utmb, _utmc||These cookies enable the function of Google Analytics. This helps us take and analyse visitor information such as browser usage, new visitor numbers, response to marketing activity. That information helps us to improve the website and your online experience, and to make our marketing campaigns relevant.
The data stored by these cookies can be seen only by the relevant teams at silkstoneenvironmental.co.uk and Google and never shows any confidential information.
Flash cookies (or Local Shared Objects)
On the silkstoneenvironmental.co.uk website we may display video content using Adobe Flash Player. Adobe uses Flash cookies (also known as Local Shared Objects) to help improve your experience as a user. Flash cookies are stored on your device in much the same way as usual cookies, but they're managed differently by your browser.
If you wish to disable or delete a Flash cookie, see Adobe Flashplayer Security Settings (opens in a new window). Please bear in mind though, that if you disable Flash cookies for silkstoneenvironmental.co.uk you'll unable to access certain types of content on the site, such as videos.
Social 'share' tools
If you take the opportunity to 'share' silkstoneenvironmental.co.uk content with friends through social networks - such as Facebook and Twitter - you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
Further information about cookies
If you'd like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org (opens in a new window - please note that we can't be responsible for the content of external websites).
Third Party Cookies
When you visit silkstoneenvironmental.co.uk you may notice some cookies that aren't related directly to us. If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, for example from YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
Managing Your Cookies
If cookies aren't enabled on your computer, it will mean that your online experience on our website will be limited to browsing and researching; you won't be able to personalise your browsing experience in anyway and if any ecommerce is available, you will not be able to add products to a basket.
To enable cookies
If you're not sure of the type and version of web browser you use to access the Internet:
For PCs: click on 'Help' at the top of your browser window and select the 'About' option
For Macs: with the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select the 'About' option
How to check cookies are enabled for PCs
- Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options
- Click the 'Under the Hood' tab, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button
- Now select 'Allow local data to be set'
- Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet options' , then click on the 'Privacy' tab
- Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser
- Settings above Medium will disable cookies
- Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options
- Then select the Privacy icon
- Click on Cookies, then select 'allow sites to set cookies'
- Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
- Click on 'Security', check the option that says 'Block third-party and advertising cookies'
- Click 'Save'
How to check cookies are enabled for Macs
- Click on 'Explorer' at the top of your browser window and select 'Preferences' options
- Scroll down until you see 'Cookies' under Receiving Files
- Select the 'Never Ask' option
- Click on 'Safari' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
- Click on 'Security' then 'Accept cookies'
- Select the 'Only from site you navigate to'
- Click on 'Mozilla' or 'Netscape' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
- Scroll down until you see cookies under 'Privacy & Security'
- Select 'Enable cookies for the originating web site only'
- Click on 'Menu' at the top of your browser window and select 'Settings'
- Then select 'Preferences', select the 'Advanced' tab
- Then select 'Accept cookies' option
All other browsers
Please consult your documentation or online help files.