Cookie Policy

(Effective as of 25/05/2018)

 

Cookies Policy Under GDPR Compliance

THS Electrical Services uses cookies Under GDPR Compliance

The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.

Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Consent Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: /www.ths-electrical.co.uk

 

General

THS Electrical Services uses a number of different cookies on our site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.

The list below describes the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to THS Electrical Services limited use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

 

About 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. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

THS Electrical Services is no different. At THS Electrical Services we use cookies to help you to navigate our website more effectively and to use our services.  THS Electrical Services does not store personally identifiable information in our cookie data.

Cookies may either be session cookies or persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted by the user, or until they reach their expiry date.

 

COOKIES ON OUR WEBSITE UNDER GDPR COMPLIANCE

THS Electrical Services uses session cookies and persistent cookies on this website, for the following purposes:

  • Make our website function as you would expect
  • Offer you quality services at affordable rates
  • Remember your settings whenever you visit this website and between sessions
  • Enhance the security/speed of our website
  • Consistently improve our site for you

 

Third Party Cookies

THS Electrical Services, like other sites, incorporates functionality provided by third party cookies. Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.

  1. Analytical cookies
  2. Google cookies

 

  1. THS Electrical Services uses Google Analytics to analyze the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers.  The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information.  Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.
  2. THS Electrical Services publishes Google AdSense interest-based advertisements on this website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests.  And to determine your interests, Google will track your behavior across the web using cookies.  You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google’s Ads Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/.

 

You can opt-out of the AdSense partner network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html. However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plug-in available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin

 

How We Use Cookies

THS Electrical Services use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

 

THE COOKIES WE SET ON OUR WEBSITE UNDER GDPR COMPLIANCE

Account Related Cookies

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

 

Login Related Cookies

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

 

Email Newsletters Related Cookies

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

 

Orders Processing Related Cookies

This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

 

Surveys Related Cookies

From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

 

Forms Related Cookies

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

 

Site Preferences Cookies

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

 

Blocking/Disabling Cookies

Most browsers allow you to block cookies.

In Internet Explorer, you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools > Internet Options > Privacy and selecting Block all cookies”using the sliding selector.

In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools > Options >Privacy”.

However, cookies are perfectly safe to be stored on your computer and almost all web browsers have cookie storing enabled as default.  However, all browsers have the option of disabling cookies being stored on your computer if you wish to do this. Please be aware that disabling cookies on your browser will reduce your ability to use our website features

THS Electrical Services uses cookies to process your services. Disabling your cookies will mean you cannot fully benefit from our fast, convenient and affordable callout support services. This would also be a common experience of reduced functionality across many websites.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page

 

Third Party Analytics

Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which help us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimizations our users appreciate the most.

As we sell products it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.

For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

 

Advertising Cookies

We use adverts to offset the costs of running this site and provide funding for further development. The behavioral advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest.

Several partners advertise on our behalf and affiliate tracking cookies simply allow us to see if our customers have come to the site through one of our partner sites so that we can credit them appropriately and where applicable allow our affiliate partners to provide any bonus that they may provide you for making a purchase.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Instagram, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

 

Cookie Policy Update

This Policy is current as of the Effective Date set forth above. However, THS Electrical Services may update this COOKIES notice from time to time as necessary. The terms that apply to you are those posted here on our website on the day you use our website. We solely advise you to print a copy for your records.

If you have any question regarding our privacy policy, please contact us.

 

CONTACT

Comments and questions about this cookie policy are welcomed and should be addressed to our info@ths-electrical.co.uk