COOKIE POLICY

Menzies Distribution Limited and its subsidiary companies (Menzies Distribution Companies) operate a strict privacy policy around the world. We are committed to being transparent about the technologies we use, and we've outlined below how we use cookies when you visit our website.

We use cookies to improve and customise your experience of our website; cookies are not harmful to your device. By using our website(s), you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

A cookie is a small text file of data stored by our website within your browser. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

We will not seek to identify individual visitors unless they volunteer their contact details through one of the web forms operating on this site.  In such cases the information is used by the Menzies Distribution Companies to improve your website experience and the information that we provide to you.  We will never sell this information to third parties or use it in a way that contravenes our privacy policy.

The type of cookies that Menzies Distribution Companies use or may use are set out below:

Session (or transient) Cookies

Session cookies are stored in your device’s memory for the length of your browsing session. They become inaccessible after the session has been inactive for a time and are automatically deleted from your device when the browser is closed. They allow you to move from page to page without having to log-in repeatedly.

Persistent (or Permanent) Cookies

Persistent cookies are stored on the user's computer memory and are not deleted when the browser is closed. They are used to keep your preferences for the website, so that they will be remembered for next time you visit it. They are also used to collect information about the numbers of visitors, the average time spent on a page and analyse behaviour on the website. This information is used to find out how well our website works, where it can be improved and to provide a more bespoke experience for regular visitors to the website.

Types of Cookies

The Menzies Distribution Companies use the services of selected companies to provide specific functionality to the site that requires the use of cookies, these are detailed below:

COOKIE TYPE

COOKIE NAME

THIRD PARTY

PURPOSE

Web application

JSESSIONID

No

The JSESSIONID cookie is used to store a session identifier so that New Relic can monitor session counts for an application.

Google Analytics

_ga

No

Google Analytics first-party cookie named _ga to store the Client ID

Google Analytics

_gat

 

cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to

Google Analytics

_gid

No

It stores and updates a unique value for each page visited.      

HOW DO I OPT OUT OF COOKIES

If you want to restrict or block the cookies that are set by this site, or any other of the Menzies Distribution Companies’ sites, you can do so through your internet browser  by activating the setting that allows you to refuse the use of all or some cookies. However, by doing so this may affect some minor aspects of your website experience.  This will not though affect the content that is visible to you.

The ‘Help’ function in your internet browser will detail this further, or alternatively, you can visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will find general information about cookies and details on how to delete cookies from your machine.

For further information about online privacy:

ICO.ORG.UK/FOR_THE_PUBLIC/TOPIC_SPECIFIC_GUIDES/ONLINE/COOKIES

CHANGES TO THIS COOKIE POLICY

We may update this policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website, please check regularly to be aware of any updates.

This policy was last updated on 6th November 2018