A cookie is a piece of information that is held on the hard drive of your computer that records how you have used a website. Cookies allow website operators to accumulate useful information, such as whether the computer (and sometimes its user) has visited the site before. This is done on a repeat visit by checking to see, and finding, the cookie left there on the last visit. Cookies therefore make it easier for you to log on and use the website during future visits.
Cookies on our website
Plastic Solutions (Aldridge) Ltd may use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies to monitor how people use our website in order to help to provide you with a better service. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:
to recognise your computer when you visit our website
to track you as you navigate our website
to improve the website’s usability
to analyse the use of our website
to personalise our website for you
Third party cookies
When you use our website, you may also be sent third party cookies.
Our service providers may also send you cookies. They may use the information they obtain from your use of their cookies:
to track your browser across multiple websites
to build a profile of your web surfing
to target advertisements which may be of particular interest to you
Our advertising services providers may send you cookies for the purpose of enabling the service of advertisements based on your previous visits to our website.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example:
in Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and un-checking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box.
Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer.
in Firefox, you can delete cookies by, first ensuring that cookies are to be deleted when you “clear private data” (this setting can be changed by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Settings” in the “Private Data” box) and then clicking “Clear private data” in the “Tools” menu.
Doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
Plastic Solutions (Aldridge) Limited,