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"This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, which make it possible to analyse how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on a server in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for the website operator and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address under any circumstances with any other data held by Google. You can prevent the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above."

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Cookies on www.schoeck.co.uk

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Schöck provides the following information to enable its web users to make an informed choice about the cookies they allow. By using this website you agree that we can place the in the following described types of cookies on your device.

Information on cookies used on www.schoeck.co.uk

This site, like many others, uses small files called cookies to help customise your experience. Find out more about cookies and how you can control them.

This page contains information on what 'cookies' are, the cookies used by schoeck.co.uk, how to switch cookies off in your browser, how to specifically disable third party advertising cookies, and some useful links for further reading on the subject. If it does not provide the information you were looking for, or you have any further questions about the use of cookies on schoeck.co.uk, please email design@schoeck.co.uk.

What are 'cookies'?

'Cookies' are small text files that are stored by the browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Safari) on your computer or mobile phone. They allow websites to store such things as user preferences. You can think of cookies as providing a "memory" for the website, enabling it to recognise a user and respond appropriately.

How does schoeck.co.uk use cookies?

A visit to a page on schoeck.co.uk may generate the following types of cookie:

1. Strictly necessary cookies

This type of cookie is essential to enable you to move around this website and use its features. It uniquely identifies the current user to the web server and is integral to the normal operating of the website. The browser will store this cookie until the browser is closed.

2. Site performance cookies

This type of cookie remembers your preferences for tools found on schoeck.co.uk, so you don't have to re-set them each time you visit.

3. Anonymous analytics cookies

This type of cookie cannot be used to identify individuals; they are used for statistical purposes only.

These cookies collect information about how visitors use the website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often and if they get any error messages during their visit.

The Anonymous analytics cookies used on schoeck.co.uk are set by Google Analytics – a service provided to website owners that generates detailed statistics about the visitors to a website. The data collected is limited to Schöck's use only, for managing the performance and design of this website.

4. Third party cookies

On schoeck.co.uk third parties (Facebook, Addthis) may also set their own anonymous cookies, for the purposes of tracking the success of their application, or customising the application for you. Because of how cookies work, schoeck.co.uk cannot access these cookies, nor can the third parties access the data in cookies used by schoeck.co.uk.

For example, when you share an article using a social media sharing button on the schoeck.co.uk, the social network that has created the button will record that you have done this.

How do I turn cookies off?

It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website. For example we cannot tell which documents you put into the document basket, so you would neither be able to order printed copies of documents nor to download ZIP files.

All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your browser. In order to understand these setttings, the following links may be helpful, otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your browser for more details.

Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS.

Useful links

If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following links useful:

Microsoft Cookies guide
All About Cookies

For further legal information about privacy issues, you may find these links useful:

Data Protection Act 1998
The Information Commissioner's Office

If you would like to contact us about cookies please email us at design@schoeck.co.uk.