Cookie Policy

Introduction

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of this site’s visitors; this policy sets out how your personal information will be treated.

  1. Any information collected from you is only used for tracking purposes e.g. Google Analytics Cookies
  2. Whatever information is collected will never be sold to a third party, be used for spamming or illegal activities.
  3. Personal information will only be collected when voluntarily submitted e.g. via a contact form.

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Note, data transmitted over the internet can be insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

This privacy policy only covers this website (pilon.co.uk); it does not cover links within this site to other websites. This policy may be updated from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

If you do not agree to this policy please do not visit this website, turn off cookies or do not submit any personal information.

Cookies

This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

You can find more information about cookies at:

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide.

Category 1: strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Category 2: performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these type of cookies on your device.

Category 3: functionality cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these type of cookies on your device.

Category 4: targeting cookies or advertising cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organizations.

A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.

Cookie Name Cookie Category Description Duration
wordpress_ 2 WordPress cookie for a logged in user. session
wordpress_logged_in_ 2 WordPress cookie for a logged in user session
wordpress_test_ 2 WordPress cookie for a logged in user session
wordpress_test_cookie 2 WordPress test cookie session
wp-settings- 1 WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies.
The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table.
This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
1 year
wp-settings-time- 2 WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
_utma 2 Google analytics. Randomly generated number. 2 years
_utmb 2 Google analytics. Randomly generated number. 30 mins
_utmc 2 Google analytics. Randomly generated number. session
_utmz 2 Google analytics. Randomly generated number and info on how the site was reached (e.g. directly or via a link, organic search or paid search) 6 months

Google Analytics is used to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. For more information about Google Analytics visit Google’s Analytics website.

Removing and disabling cookies

If you do not wish to accept cookies on to your machine you can disable them by adjusting the settings on your browser. However this will affect the functionality of the websites you visit.