Introduction to Cookies

What are Cookies and how are they used?

A cookie is a small file containing letters and numbers that can be stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. They are created when you access certain websites. Cookies collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour in an anonymous form. They allow a website to recognise users when they return to a site. You can be assured that shopping with us is safe and secure.

We use cookies to monitor usage of this website. By using cookies we can see the products and services you are interested in when you browse this website, which enables us to personalise your visit and make it more user-friendly, for example by allowing us to save your password so that you do not have to re-enter it every time. We use specialised analytics partners to gather certain information about how you browse, search and buy from the site. To do this we place cookies on your computer that collect information on our behalf. We use this information to constantly improve our services and your shopping experience. Our partners analyse the data collected, which is then passed back to us via a secure connection. Our contract with our partners prohibits them from using any of the data themselves. Password and credit card information is not collected by these specialised analytics partners.

Usage of certain cookies on our site is essential to it working fully. A number of important parts of this website will not function if cookies are not enabled.

You can also visit www.allaboutcookies.org for more information.

 

What Cookies are used on our site?

Please see below for the category types, associated cookies are and what they do.

Cookie NameOriginating PageFirst or Third PartyPurposeExpiry
PHPSESSIDAllFirstRequired for site to runAt end of browser session
__utmaAllFirstRequired for Google Analytic trackingTwo years
__utmbAllFirstRequired for Google Analytic trackingThirty minutes
__utmcAllFirstRequired for Google Analytic trackingAt end of browser session
__utmzAllFirstRequired for Google Analytic trackingSix months
__utmvAllFirstRequired for Google Analytic trackingTwo years
__utmxAllFirstRequired for Google Analytic trackingTwo years
SIDAllFirstRequired for Google MapsAt end of browser session
PREFAllFirstRequired for Google MapsAt end of browser session
SSAllFirstRequired for Google MapsAt end of browser session
APISIDAllFirstRequired for Google MapsAt end of browser session
HSIDAllFirstRequired for Google MapsAt end of browser session
NIDAllFirstRequired for Google MapsAt end of browser session
auth_token_sessionAllThirdRequired for social media links (Twitter)At end of browser session
secure_sessionAllThirdRequired for social media links (Twitter)At end of browser session

 

Controlling the use of Cookies

To get the most out of your experience with using our website cookies should be enabled. Most web browsers are automatically set to accept cookies with the standard installation settings. If cookies are not set to work on your browser the result could mean the performance of this website will be affected and will also restrict your usage of this website which may mean you are unable to buy anything from us.

You are able to check to see if cookies are enabled specifically for PCs by doing for following for each browser type;

Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0

  • Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window (use the cog icon in IE 9.0) and select ‘Internet options’.
  • Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
  • Under the Settings section check the level is Sset to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser
  • Settings above Medium will disable cookies and could cause the site to function not as we would expect.

Google Chrome

  • Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options
  • Click the ‘Under the Hood’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button
  • Now select ‘Allow local data to be set’

Mozilla Firefox

  • Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options
  • Then select the Privacy icon
  • Click on Cookies, then select ‘allow sites to set cookies’

Safari

  • Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option
  • Click on ‘Security’, check the option that says ‘Block third-party and advertising cookies’
  • Click ‘Save’

If you use a browser not mentioned above or a mobile device such as a smart phone or tablet please use either their help section or own website to check the cookie settings.

 

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy relates only to information that we obtain from you. If you visit a website operated by a third party through a link included on this website, your information might be used differently by the operator of the linked website.

The information you provide to us when using this website will be collected for the purpose of processing requests for brochures. This data will only be used by Ewan McLean Limited.

The type of information we will collect about you includes your name, address and e-mail address.

Any information that we collect about you is stored electronically on our database. It may also be printed and stored in our filing system. Personal details collected for the purpose of processing requests for brochures are only retained for one week. After this, all personal information is deleted.

We will keep your personal information confidential except to the extent that we are compelled to disclose it by law (for example where fraud or other crime is involved) or to comply with an instruction of a regulatory body of competent jurisdiction.

To comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 we adhere to strict technical and organisational security procedures. The personal information that we hold will be held securely to ensure no unauthorised disclosure or access takes place. If you have any questions regarding our data security, please do not hesitate to contact our Webmaster at web.com.

We do not plan to have ongoing communication with the customer. The only communication will be via the site i.e. requesting a brochure that is covered by the privacy statement as is and opportunity to agree or disagree. This will come on the screen before the brochure request form. Should you wish to obtain a copy of the personal data that we hold on you, please write to us at the address given in paragraph 2. We will notify you of any sum you must pay in order to get your data.

If you believe that the information we hold about you is inaccurate or if you wish us to cease processing your data for any particular purpose or purposes, write to us at the address found in paragraph 2.

If you have a complaint regarding any breach of this privacy policy, contact us at the address shown in paragraph 1.1. When we receive the complaint, we will review it and ensure that we are in compliance with our privacy policy and all applicable laws. We will contact you within [40] days of receiving your complaint to inform you of the results of your complaint.

10 Should there be any need to modify our privacy policy, timely notification of changes will be given on this website.

 

Terms and Conditions

1.1 We, Ewan McLean Limited of Unit 19 Midfield Drive, Dunnikier Business Park, Kirkcaldy, KY1 3LW, have made every effort to ensure the accuracy and suitability of the information contained in the documents and related graphics published on this website. Your use of this website is subject to your acceptance of the following terms and conditions of use.

1.2 We will not be responsible for any loss from the use of, or reliance on this information. In no event will we be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages of any kind, that may result from use of the website as a consequence of any inaccuracies in, or any omissions from, the information which it may contain.

1.3 All documents and related graphics are provided ‘as is’ without any warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. We hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information. You should not assume that the information displayed is error-free or that it will be suitable for the particular purpose that you have in mind when using it.

1.4 It is our policy to obtain permission to link to other websites. We are not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked websites, and we do not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages.

1.5 We give no warranty regarding the ownership of any intellectual property either in the contents of this website or in any other sites with which we may be linked.

1.6 We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always advisable to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the Internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website.