Technics Group Cookie Policy

Scope of this policy

  1. Technics Group (we or us or our) uses cookies when you visit our website, www.technicsgroup.com, (the Website) to help customise the Website and improve your experience using the Website.
  2. This policy applies between you, the user of this Website, and us, Technics Group, the owner and provider of this Website.
  3. When you visit the Website, you will be presented with a message bar with the option to read our cookie policy and find out what cookies are used on our website. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of these cookies; however, certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.
  4. This cookie policy should be read alongside, and in addition to, our Privacy Policy, which can be found at: https://www.technicsgroup.com/privacy-policy/

What are cookies?

  1. A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website.
  2. This Website may place and access certain cookies on your computer. We use these cookies to improve your experience of using the Website and to improve our range of services.
  3. Cookies do not usually contain any information that personally identifies you, the Website user. However, personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information obtained from and stored in cookies. For more information on how such personal information is handled and stored, refer to our Privacy Policy which is available online at: https://www.technicsgroup.com/privacy-policy/

Types of cookies

  1. This Website uses the following cookies:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Strictly necessary cookies These are cookies that are required for the operation of the Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the Website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Analytical/Performance Cookies

These cookies 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). By using the Website, you agree to our placement of functionality cookies.

Targeting Cookies

These cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. 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.

  1. You can find a list of the cookies that we use in the attached Cookie Schedule.
  2. We have carefully chosen these cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.

How to control your cookies

  1. We give you control over which cookies we use. You can adjust, enable or disable cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please see the help menu in your internet browser.
  2. You can switch off cookies at any time, however, you may lose information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently.
  3. It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
  4. For more information generally on cookies, including how to disable them, please refer to aboutcookies.org. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer.

Changes to this policy

  1. Technics Group reserves the right to change this cookie policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the cookie policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.

Contact details

  1. The Website is owned by Technics Group incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 03802518 whose registered office is at Technics House, 1M Merrow Business Park, Surrey, GU4 7WA, England.
  2. You may contact us :
  • by post using the address above.
  • by telephone at 01483 230080.
  • by email at enquires@technicsgroup.com.
  • using the contact form on the Website.

Attribution 

  1. This cookie policy was created using a document from Rocket Lawyer (https://www.rocketlawyer.com/gb/en).

This policy was created on 13 April 2022.


Cookie Schedule

Below is a list of the cookies that we use. We have tried to ensure this is complete and up to date, but if you think that we have missed a cookie or there is any discrepancy, please let us know.

Cookies that we use on the Website:

NamePurposeDescriptionPrivacy Policy
__hs_opt_outNecessaryOpt out of HubSpot tracking.https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy
__hsscStatisticsHubSpot analytics.https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy
__hssrcStatisticsHubSpot analytics.https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy
__hstcStatisticsHubSpot analytics.https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy
_gaStatisticsGoogle Analytics. Used to distinguish users.https://policies.google.com/privacy
_gat_gtag_{tracking_id}StatisticsGoogle Analytics. Used to distinguish users.https://policies.google.com/privacy
_gidStatisticsGoogle Analytics. Used to distinguish users.https://policies.google.com/privacy
_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgressStatisticsHotjar tracking. Used to detect the first pageview session of a user.https://www.hotjar.com/legal/policies/privacy/
_hjidStatisticsHotjar tracking. Persists the Hotjar User ID which is unique to that site.https://www.hotjar.com/legal/policies/privacy/
_hjSession_{site_id}StatisticsHotjar tracking. Holds current session data.https://www.hotjar.com/legal/policies/privacy/
_hjSessionUser_{site_id}StatisticsHotjar tracking. Persists the Hotjar User ID which is unique to that site.https://www.hotjar.com/legal/policies/privacy/
adiErrStatisticsResponseTap. Used to track phone calls originating from our website.https://www.responsetap.com/gb/privacy-policy-via-responsetap-customers/
hubspotutkStatisticsHubSpot analytics.https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy
_hjIncludedInPageviewSampleMarketingSet to determine if a user is included in the data sampling defined by your site’s pageview limit.https://www.hotjar.com/legal/policies/privacy/
cookieconsent_statusPreferencesStores the user’s cookie consent state.
uslk_umm_{organisation-id}_sNecessaryStores Userlike IDs. Populated only  when the chat widget is used.https://www.userlike.com/en/terms#privacy-policy
wordpress_logged_in_{hash}NecessaryStore a user’s current session.
wordpress_test_cookieNecessaryTests that the browser accepts cookies.
wp-settings-{user_id}NecessaryUsed to store a user’s WordPress Dashboard settings.
wp-settings-time-{user}NecessaryTime at which wp-settings-{user} was set.