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Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed to visit our website. The link monitoring is only carried out by Google Analytics and records the link that you clicked to lead you to the websites plus all internal website clicks. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name Purpose Expiry More information
ExpressionEngineCMS Cookies exp_last_activity Recognise you when you return to our site. 1 day This site runs the ExpressionEngine CMS. ExpressionEngine uses cookies to track and secure a user’s session when they last visited or did something on the site. No personal information is stored in these cookies, only timestamps related to that browser session.
exp_last_visit  Recognise you when you return to our site. 1 day
exp_csrf_token
               
Security of form entries 1 day
exp_tracker                       Recognise you when you return to our site. On browser close
Google Analytics _ga                         [(a) Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.] On browser close Keeping an anonymous usage record of how visitors use the website, so we can improve the content and navigation of the website.
The Google Analytics software is described at: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit
_gat [(a) Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.] On browser close
_gid [(a) Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.] 1 day

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 1 day or when the user closes the browser.

SPYWARE

The Company never uses or installs spy ware on user computers, nor do we use spy ware to retrieve information from user computers.

Your California Privacy Rights

IF YOU ARE A USER IN CALIFORNIA, USA: The State of California, USA, has passed legislation requiring certain specific disclosures be made available to California residents who use the Internet and provide information that may be used for marketing purposes. That legislation requires any business that discloses a customer’s personal information (as defined by the “Act”) to any 3rd-party, for direct marketing purposes, to provide the customer a method for obtaining the names, addresses and certain other specified details of anyone who might have received that personal information. If you are a California resident you may request this information from Company by writing to:

Frank Hirth PLC. 1st Floor, 236 Gray's Inn Road, London, WC1X 8HB, United Kingdom.
Attn: California, USA Privacy Rights.

or by sending an e-mail, with “California, USA Privacy Rights” in the subject line, to privacy@frankhirth.com. Frank Hirth PLC is not obligated to respond to more than one such request from one individual per calendar year.

Contact Us

Frank Hirth
1st Floor, 236 Gray's Inn Road,
London, WC1X 8HB

tel: +44 (0)20 7833 3500
fax: +44 (0)20 7833 2550
email: mail@frankhirth.com

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