Cookie Policy

/Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy2020-01-13T17:10:29+00:00
  1. Introduction

Elmtronics Limited are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors, app users and service users. By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

You can specify whether you would like to receive direct marketing communication from us and can withdraw your consent and unsubscribe by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the footer of the emails we send.

Please do not supply any other person’s data to us unless we prompt you to do so.


  1. Cookies

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letter and numbers) sent by a web server to a web browser and stored by the browser. This identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page.


Cookies can either be ‘persistent’ when a cookie is stored by the browser until its set expiry date (or when deleted by the user) or ‘session’ when the cookie expires at the end of the 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.


  1. Cookies that we use

We use cookies for the following reasons:

ReasonPurposeType of cookie
AuthenticationTo identify you when you visit the website and as you navigate round.Session ID
StatusTo determine if you are logged into our website.Session (expiry date and time)
PersonalisationTo store information about your preferences and to personalise our website for you.Locale
SecurityAs part of the security measures to protect user accounts and our website, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials.Session (expiry date and time) Session ID and XSRF tokens
AdvertisingAs a way to display advertisements that will be relevant to you.See privacy links below
AnalysisTo help analyse the use and performance of our website and services.See privacy links below
  1. Cookies used by our service providers

Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.


We use analytics cookies to analyse the use of our website. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. The privacy policies of our analytics providers are available through the following URLs:


Google: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/en/privacy

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/full_data_use_policy

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy


We also use third party cookies to optimise and measure the effectiveness of our online advertising campaigns. For example we can track which adverts on certain sites lead to potential customers visiting our website. We can target our online adverts to those web users who have previously visited our website or our followers on social media. To do this we use cookies from Google Adwords; Twitter advertising; Facebook; and LinkedIn. The privacy policies are detailed above, and in addition:


Google’s advertising privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/

LinkedIn’s privacy policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.


  1. Managing cookies


We ask you to consent to our cookies when you navigate to our website. Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies but blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites (including ours).


The methods to do so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via the following links:

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en


Opera: http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/


Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac

Edge: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy


  1. Our details

This website is owned and operated by Elmtronics Limited. We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 9002413, and our registered office and principal place of business is at Unit 38 Derwentside Business Centre, Consett, County Durham DH8 6BP.


You can contact us

  • by post, to the postal address given above;
  • by telephone, on the contact number published on our website from time to time; or
  • by emailing us at: info@elmtronics.co.uk.