COOKIE POLICY

BACKGROUND:

This website www.andrewsitsolutions.co.uk (“Our Site”) uses Cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users. By using Cookies, We are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve Our Site by better understanding how you use it. Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur [if you continue using Our Site] OR [when you press the OK button on Our Cookie prompt/popup] OR [when you have selected your preferred Cookie options in Our Cookie prompt/popup and pressed the OK button]. If you do not agree to Our Cookie Policy, please stop using Our Site immediately.

  1. Definitions and Interpretation
    1. In this Cookie Policy, unless the context
      otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

“COOKIE” means a small file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site;
“COOKIE LAW” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 [and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)];
“PERSONAL DATA” means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by [the Data Protection Act 1998] OR [EURegulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)]; and
“WE/US/OUR” means Andrews IT Solutions,

  • Information About Us
    • Our Site
      is [owned and] operated by Andrews IT Solutions.
    • [Our Data Protection Officer is Elliot Andrews, and can be contacted by
      email at [email protected], by telephone on 07802513815.]

  • How Does Our Site Use Cookies?
    • Our Site may place and access certain first
      party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed
      directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and
      improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our [products] AND/OR [services]. We have carefully chosen these Cookies
      and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected
      and respected at all times.
    • By using Our Site, you may also receive certain
      third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those
      placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third party cookies
      on this site are used for monitoring the analytics and traffic using Google
      Analytics.
    • All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in
      accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following
      types of Cookie:
      • Strictly
        Necessary Cookies

A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the
operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping
basket, and payment transactions.

  • Analytics
    Cookies

It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for
example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features
you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to
improve Our Site and your experience of it.

  • Functionality
    Cookies

Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional
functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved
preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies,
but not all necessarily fall into that category.

  • Targeting
    Cookies

It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit
Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have
visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this
information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site
and advertising more relevant to your interests. [Some information gathered by targeting Cookies may also be shared
with third parties.]

  • [Third
    Party Cookies

Third party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are
placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third party
Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to
you on Our Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these
Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).]

  • Persistent
    Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie.
Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a
predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.

  • Session
    Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie.
Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from
the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session
Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

  • Cookies on Our Site are not permanent and will
    expire [after no fixed period] OR
    [
    as indicated in the table below].
    • For more specific details of the Cookies that We
      use, please refer to the table below.

  • What Cookies Does Our Site Use?
    • The following third party Cookies may be placed
      on your computer or device:

Name of
Cookie
Purpose & Type Provider Strictly Necessary
Google Analytics Cookies To track websites traffic and usage. Google Yes

  • Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google
    Analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and
    analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how Our
    Site is used. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Site and the [products] AND/OR [services]
    offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, however
    whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use
    of Our Site, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Site, making it a
    better and more useful experience for you.
    • The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s)
      analytics Cookies to gather the required information.

  • Changes
    to this Cookie Policy
    • We
      may alter this Cookie Policy at any time.
      [If We do so, details of the
      changes will be highlighted at the top of this page.]  Any such changes will
      become binding on you on your first use of Our Site after the changes have been
      made.  You are therefore advised to check
      this page from time to time.
    • In
      the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and
      any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail
      unless it is expressly stated otherwise.