Cookie and Privacy Policy

What are cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

 

How we use cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website. We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.

 

The cookies we set

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

 

Disabling cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example:

  • in Internet Explorer you can block all cookies by clicking the tools button, and then click Internet Options. Click the Privacy tab, and then, under Settings, move the slider to the top to block all cookies, and then click OK.

  • in Microsoft Edge you can block all cookies by clicking the More Action button in the top right corner, and then click Settings. Scroll down the settings and click on View advanced settings button. Under Cookies and select block all cookies.

  • in Google Chrome you can turn off cookies by clicking the Chrome menu icon button, and then click Settings. Near the bottom of the page, select Show advanced settings. In the Privacy section, click Content settings. Select Block sites from setting any data then click Finished.

  • in Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking the Menu button in the top right corner, and then click Options. Select the Privacy panel. Set Firefox will to Use custom settings for history. Then un-checking Accept cookies from sites.

Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

 

Third party cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

 

Privacy

What is this privacy policy for?

This privacy policy is for this website Cole & Bright and served by Cole & Bright and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners.

Furthermore, the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

 

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Full name

  • Email address

  • Contact Number

  • Message

  • Any other information that you choose to send to us

 

What we do with the information we gather

Personal information submitted to us via this website will be used for some or all of the following:

  • Improve your browsing experience by personalising the website

  • To send you information via email about our products

  • To deal with enquiries

 

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. If at any time you wish to have your personal information removed from our records, or you wish us to stop using your personal information in certain ways then please contact us.

If you wish to update or delete any of the information that we hold about you, or would like to see what information we hold about you, please e-mail us. Any other personal information you send us, for whatever purpose, is held in the strictest confidence, will not be disclosed to a third party without your express permission and unless legally required.

 

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. We store personal information you provide on computer systems that have limited access and which are located in secure facilities.

 

Contact & communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

 

External links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

 

Social media platforms 

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate & engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

 

Shortened links in social media

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages.

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

 

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page so please do review this policy regularly.

 

Contacting Cole & Bright about the cookie and privacy policy

Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any matter relating to this Cookies and Privacy Policy via the contact us form.