14.1) A cookie is a file containing an identifier
(a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
14.2) 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.
14.3) 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.
15. Cookies that we use
16. Cookies used by our service providers
16.3) We use Third party cookies – Our website also allows third parties to download cookies to your device. For example, cookies from sharethis.com are used to allow you to send a page from our website to your social media account such as Facebook or Twitter. Cookies from Google and YouTube are also used. The YouTube cookie is set on pages that contain YouTube videos. These third party cookies are not under our control so you should check the websites and cookie policies of any third parties. For further information about their use see sharethis.com, www.google.com and www.youtube.com.
17.2) Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
17.3) If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
18. Cookie preferences
19. Our details
19.1) This website is owned and operated by Shimwashers.
19.2) We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 00433304 and our registered office is at Stephens Gaskets Limited, Units 1-4 Alston Road Oldbury, Oldbury, West Midlands, B69 2PP
19.3) Our principal place of business is at Stephens Gaskets Limited, Units 1-4 Alston Road Oldbury, Oldbury, West Midlands, B69 2PP
19.4) You can contact us:
(a) by post, to Stephens Gaskets Limited, Units 1-4 Alston Road Oldbury, Oldbury, West Midlands, B69 2PP;
(b) using our website contact form;
(c) by telephone, on 0121 544 5808
(d) by email, using firstname.lastname@example.org
20. Data protection registration
20.1) We are registered as a data controller with the UK Information Commissioner's Office. We operate as a data processor as a web host for the majority of our clients
21. Data protection officer
21.1) Our data protection officer's contact details are: Stephens Gaskets Limited, Units 1-4 Alston Road Oldbury, Oldbury, West Midlands, B69 2PP