Cookie Policy

This policy sets out how RA Dalton Limited (Direct Drainage) uses cookies on the direct-drainage.co.uk website (the “Service”).

Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of our website and services, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website. By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. Cookies are then accessed by the originating website on each subsequent visit.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

How We Use Cookies
When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.  The cookies we use are there to allow you to perform the services you require and to assist us in providing a better website for our users. We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service and to provide analytics. We do not use cookies to store information that identifies you as an individual. You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. See the section on Disabling Cookies below for more information.

Cookies that we use

Google Analytic Cookies
These cookies are used by us to track how our visitors use our website, for example, what pages do they a lot, what pages do they skip and if they skip a certain page how can we improve it.

 

Name Function Reason Expiry
_ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Reporting and Analytics 2 years
_gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate Reporting and Analytics session
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Reporting and Analytics session
collect Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Reporting and Analytics session

 

 

Shopify Cookies
We work with Shopify to provide websites for browsing and ordering our products. Collecting cookies allows us to tailor your website experience specifically to your preferences and allows you to browse our website, use its features, and access secure areas.

Name Function Reason
_orig_referrer, Cart Used in connection with shopping cart. Function of the site
_secure_session_id Used in connection with navigation through the site Function of the site
Cart_sig, cart_ts, checkout_token, Secret Used in connection with checkout. Function of the site
_landing_page,
_orig_referrer
Track landing pages. Reporting and Analytics
_shopify_fs, _shopify_s, _shopify_visit Shopify analytics. Reporting and Analytics
_shopify_sa_p, _shopify_sa_t Shopify analytics relating to marketing & referrals. Reporting and Analytics
tracked_start_checkout Shopify analytics relating to checkout. Reporting and Analytics
_Brochure_session Used in connection with browsing through site. Function of the site
_landing_page,
_orig_referrer
Tracks landing pages. Reporting and Analytics
_s, _shopify_fs, _shopify_s
_shopify_sa_t, _shopify_uniq
_shopify_y, _y,
Cart_sig, Ki_r, Ki_r, Ki_t, ki_t, ab_test_3190590030
Shopify analytics relating to marketing & referral &
Shopify analytics.
Reporting and Analytics

 

Third Party Cookies
In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties (including, for example, providers of external services like our live chat facilities, quote list and auto search) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

For more details find a full list of our third party providers on our privacy policy.

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics cookies to hold information about your visit to our site. This helps us better identify the use and popularity of our services and how successfully the website is functioning.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. This helps us better identify the use and popularity of our services and how successfully the website is functioning.

If you do not wish to allow Google Analytics to track you on this website or any others you can install the Google Analytics Opt-out Add-on to your browser. This can be found at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.  Alternatively, You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. See the section on Disabling Cookies below for more information.

Google’s privacy policy is available at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Disabling Cookies
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies from your browser via these links:

Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
Opera: http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/
Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411
Edge: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Hopefully, that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However, if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us