Cookies Policy

This Cookies Policy sets out the basis on which we, R H Claydon Ltd, use cookies and similar technologies on or in relation to our website, www.rhc.co.uk (our website). This Cookies Policy is effective from 26 April 2018

‘Essential’ cookies are automatically placed on your computer or device when you access our website or take certain actions on our website. ‘Non-essential’ cookies and other technologies are only placed on your computer or device if you have consented to us doing so.  For information on the difference between essential and non-essential cookies, see the section below entitled About cookies.

For information on how you consent and how you can withdraw your consent to us placing non-essential cookies and other technologies on your computer or device, see the section below entitled How to accept or reject cookies.


About Cookies

If you require further information about cookies in general, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org

Cookies are small data files sent by a website’s server to a web browser, processor memory or hard drive and stored there. They can be used for a range of different purposes, such as customising a website for a particular user, helping a user navigate a website, improving that user’s website experience, and storing that user’s preferences and login information.
 
Cookies can be classified as either ‘essential’ or ‘non-essential’.
Essential cookies: these are cookies that are either:
  • used solely to carry out or facilitate the transmission of communications over a network; or
  • strictly necessary to provide an online service (e.g. our website or a service on our website) which you have requested.
Non-essential cookies: these are any cookies that do not fall within the definition of essential cookies, such as cookies used to analyse your behaviour on a website (‘analytical’ cookies) or cookies used to display advertisements to you (‘advertising’ cookies).
 
Cookies can be classified as either ‘session’ or ‘persistent’, depending on how long they last after they are placed on your browser.

Session cookies: session cookies last for as long as you keep your browser open. They expire when you close your browser.

Persistent cookies: persistent cookies expire at a fixed point in time or if you manually delete them from your browser, whichever occurs first.
 
Cookies can be classified as ‘first party’ or ‘third party’.
First party cookies: these are cookies placed on your device by our website domain.
Third party cookies: these are cookies placed on your device by third party website domains.
If you require further information about cookies in general, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org
 
Cookies used on our website

Name of Cookie Essential or Non-essential Type of cookie First or Third Party Session or Persistent Expiry time Purpose
_cfduid Essential HTTP Third Party   1 Year Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.
PHPSESSID Essential HTTP First Party Session   Preserves user session state
UpshotCMSCookieStatus Non-essential HTTP Third Party     cookies to recognise whether you have accepted the use of cookies on our website.
_ga   HTTP Third Party   2 Years Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the web site.
optimizelyEndUserId     Third Party      
_hp2_id.3538148622     Third Party      
wfvt_#   HTTP Third Party     Remembers the user's submitted data when a comment is submitted in a blog post. The purpose is to auto -populate form fields for subsequent comments, inorder to save time for the user.
_gat   HTTP Third Party     Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
_gid   HTTP Third Party     Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the web site.
collect   Pixel Third Party Session   Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visito r across devices and marketing channels.
CLOUDFLARE::#   HTML Third Party Persistent   Unclassified
Essential Cookies

These are cookies which are strictly necessary for our website to be able to operate or to provide you with a service on our website which you have requested. We use the following essential cookies on our website:

  • first party session cookies to remember your input when you fill in an online form over several pages on our website. These cookies are: PHPSESSID

  • first party session cookies for remembering the items you have placed in your shopping cart. These cookies are: PHPSESSID

  • first party persistent cookies to recognise whether you have accepted the use of cookies on our website. These cookies are: UpshotCMSCookieStatus. These cookies expire after 30 days.

[Legal basis for processing: we process information about you contained in or obtained from essential cookies in our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation).
Legitimate interests: ensuring our site functions properly and providing you with online services you have requested.]

How to opt out of essential cookies

Most browsers allow you to block all cookies, including essential cookies. Please note, however, that if you block all cookies, parts of our website and its functionality may not work or display properly.

You can delete existing cookies from your browser by clearing your browsing data and ensuring that the option to delete cookies is selected.

For more detailed information on how to accept and reject cookies, including guidance for specific browsers, please see the section below entitled How to accept or reject cookies

Non-essential cookies

These are cookies that are designed for purposes such as enhancing a website’s functionality. These are either not strictly essential for the website or functionality which you have requested to work, or are cookies which serve non-essential purposes in addition to their essential purpose. We use the following functional cookies on our website:
  • first party session cookies to Preserves user session state across page requests. These cookies are: PHPSESSID.
How to opt in or out from functional cookies
See the section below entitled How to accept or reject cookies
 
Processing information about you contained in or obtained from functional cookies
Legal basis for processing: we process information about you contained in or obtained from functional cookies in our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation). We will only process such personal information if you have consented to us placing cookies on your computer or device.

Legitimate interests: improving your website experience and providing or enhancing the website functionality you have requested.
Analytical (or performance) cookies  

Analytical (or performance) cookies track and gather data about what a user does on a website. These cookies are not essential for our website or its functionality to work. We use the following analytical cookies on our website:
 
We use Google Analytics cookies on our website. Google Analytics cookies help us understand how you engage and interact with our website, including how you came to our website, which pages you visited, for how long and what you clicked on, your location (based on your IP address).
 
The Google Analytics cookies used on our website are: _gat, _gid, collect, ads/user-lists/# and IDE. _ga and  IDE. These cookies are session cookies  _gat, _gid, collect, ads/user-lists/#
These cookies expire _ga expires after 2 years and IDE 1 year
 
The information we collect using analytical cookies is collected on an anonymised basis.

More information
Google Analytics cookies are classified as first party cookies as they are set by our website domain, although Google collects and processes information from our use of Google Analytics. To find out more about how Google handles information collected from Google Analytics, see Google Analytics’ privacy policy, which is available here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245
For information on how Google uses data from cookies it uses, please visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/
 
How to opt in or out from analytical cookies
See the section below entitled How to accept or reject cookies
[To opt out of Google Analytics tracking across all websites in general, you can do so here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout]

Processing information about you contained in or obtained from analytical cookies
Legal basis for processing: we process information about you contained in or obtained from analytical cookies in our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation).
Legitimate interests: analysing how individuals use our website to help us improve our website and business. For further information on how we use the information gathered from our use of analytical cookies, including profiling, please see the section entitled Our use of automated decision making and profiling in our privacy policy, which is available here: www.rhc.co.uk/privacy-policy.html
We DO NOT CURRENTLY use Targeting (or advertising) cookies
Other technologies

We Do Not Currently USe Web Beacons
We DO NOT CURRENTLY use Facebook Pixel on our website.
How to accept or reject cookies

There are a number of different ways in which you can accept or reject some or all cookies and similar technologies

Some of the main methods of doing so are described below:

You are welcome to block the use of some or all of the cookies we use on our website. However, please be aware that doing so may impair our website and its functionality or may even render some or all of it unusable.

You should also be aware that clearing all cookies from your browser will also delete any cookies that are storing your preferences, for example, whether you have accepted cookies on a website or any cookies that are blocking other cookies.

You can find more detailed information about cookies and adjusting your browser settings by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org

You can accept or reject non-essential cookies by using our cookie management tool. [insert description of how your cookie control tool works and how a user can turn on or off different types of cookies].]
 
Insert description of the cookie management tool you use on your website. Note that, due to the requirement to obtain explicit and granular consent prior to placing different types of non-essential cookies on a user’s device (if not individual non-essential cookies), the need for a cookie management will effectively become mandatory if you use any non-essential cookies on your website. There are several tools available, including Cookie Control by CIVIC, which is the solution the Information Commissioner’s Office uses (ICO) and which is available here: https://www.civicuk.com/cookie-control
You can accept or reject some or all cookies (for example, blocking all third party cookies) by adjusting your browser settings. If you do not know how to do this, the links below set out information about how to change your browser settings for some of the most commonly used web browsers: Some browsers, such as Chrome and Firefox, allow you to change your settings to browse in ‘incognito’ mode, limiting the amount of data placed on your machine and automatically deleting any persistent cookies placed on your device when you finish your browsing session. There are also many third party applications which you can add to your browser to block or manage cookies.

 
To clear cookies that have previously been placed on your browser, you should select the option to clear your browsing history and ensure that the option to delete or clear cookies is included when you do so.
You can manage and opt out of personalisation of advertisements by Google by visiting Google’s ad settings page here https://adssettings.google.com/ and by:
  • unticking the button entitled ‘Also use Google Account activity and information to personalize ads on these websites and apps and store that data in your Google Account’; and
  • switching the ‘Ads Personalisation’ setting off (i.e. by ensuring the switch at the top of the page is set to the left/grey and not the right/blue).
Alternatively, you can install a free browser plugin here: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996
 
Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on
You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking by installing the browser add-on which is available here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
 
You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking by installing the browser add-on which is available here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
You can opt out of Facebook and other companies that participate in the Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe from showing you interest based ads by visiting http://www.youronlinechoices.com, selecting your country, clicking ‘Your Ad Choices’, then locating Facebook (and any other companies you want to block) and selecting the ‘Off’ option.
Additional Information

This Cookies Policy is based on a template provided by GDPR Privacy Policy. For further information, please visit https://gdprprivacypolicy.org

The copyright in this Cookies Policy is either owned by, or licensed to, us and is protected by copyright laws around the world and copyright protection software. All intellectual property rights in this document are reserved. Where we display the GDPR Privacy Policy logo on our website, this is used to indicate that we have adopted a privacy policy template provided by GDPR Privacy Policy as the basis for this Privacy Policy.