Cookie Policy

This policy gives information about cookies – what they are, which ones are used on this website, the purposes for which they are used and how you can manage and/or disable them. Please carefully read the following to understand our views and practices regarding cookies and how we use them.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. 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. A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.

To find out more about cookies generally, including how to control and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

What cookies are used by Pentagon Plastics and why?

‘Strictly Necessary’ Cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies services you have asked for, cannot be provided.

Used to differentiate one user from another in order to provide core website services and this cookie is erased when the user closed their browser. Current session only

Cookie Name Expiry
ASP.NET_SessionId Current session only

 

‘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.

We use Google Analytics to understand how the site is being used in order to improve the user experience. Google Analytics sets and uses the 4 cookies listed here. User data collected is all anonymous.You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service athttp://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

Cookie Name Expiry
__utma 730 days (__utma)
 __utmb  Less than one day (__utmb)
 __utmc  Current session (__utmc)
 __utmz  182 days (__utmz)

 

‘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.

These cookies are set by Google and are 3rd party cookies served by the domain google.co.uk, and may be set when a visitor to this website browses to the Location page. These cookies may be used by Google to track how many people are using their Google Maps service, which is currently used on the Contact Us page of this website. These cookies don’t gather information that identifies a user.You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

Cookie Name Expiry
PREF 730 days (PREF)
 NID  183 days (NID)

 

 

Other Cookies outside of our control

We may from time to time use one or more external services on this website, to display content within our web pages. For example, to show videos we may use YouTube. This is not an exhaustive or complete list of the services we use, or might use in the future, when embedding content. We cannot prevent these sites, or external domains, from collecting information on your usage of this embedded content. If you are not logged in to these external services then they will not know who you are but are likely to gather anonymous usage information e.g. number of views, plays, loads etc.

 

How do I Manage & Delete these cookies?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.