Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

We ask that you read this cookie policy carefully as it contains important information on our use of cookies or similar technologies on our website. This policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint.

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. 

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.
For example, we may monitor how many times you visit the website. This information helps us to build a profile of our users. Some of this data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually.
You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the websites below tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, some of our website features may not function as a result.
For further information on cookies generally visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

How do we use cookies?
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie

Name Purpose More information

ASPSESSIONID#

pentel.co.uk HTTP Session

Preserves users states across page requests.

Necessary

First found URL:
https://www.pentel.co.uk/
Initiator: Web server
Source: pentel.co.uk
Data is sent to: UK

__utm.gif

google-analytics.com Pixel Session

Google Analytics Tracking Code that logs details about the visitor's browser and computer.

Statistics

First found URL:
https://www.pentel.co.uk/
Source: https://ssl.google-an alytics.com/ga.js
Data is sent to: USA

__utma

pentel.co.uk HTTP 2 years

Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the web site as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics.

Statistics

First found URL:
https://www.pentel.co.uk/
Initiator: Script tag , page source line number 83
Source: https://ssl.google-an alytics.com/ga.js
Data is sent to: USA

__utmb pentel.co.uk HTTP Session

Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the web site. Used by Google Analytics.

Statistics

First found URL:
https://www.pentel.co.uk/
Initiator: Script tag , page source line number 83
Source: https://ssl.google-an alytics.com/ga.js
Data is sent to: USA

__utmc pentel.co.uk HTTP Session

Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the web site. Used by Google Analytics.

Statistics

First found URL:
https://www.pentel.co.uk/
Initiator: Script tag , page source line number 83
Source: https://ssl.google-an alytics.com/ga.js
Data is sent to: USA

__utmt

pentel.co.uk HTTP Session

Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server.

Statistics

First found URL:
https://www.pentel.co .uk/
Initiator: Script tag , page source line number 83
Source: https://ssl.google-an alytics.com/ga.js
Data is sent to: USA

__utmz

pentel.co.uk HTTP 6 months

Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used , what link was clicked and what search term was used . Used by Google Analytics.

Statistics

First found URL:
https://www.pentel.co.uk/
Initiator: Script tag , page source line number 83
Source: https://ssl.google-an alytics.com/ga.js
Data is sent to: USA

hjIncludedInSample

pentel.co.uk HTTP Session

Determines if the user's navigation should be registered in a certain statistical place holder.

Targeting

First found URL:
https://www.pentel.co.uk/
Initiator: Script tag , page source line number 70
Source: https://static.hotjar.com/c/hotjar-1045459.js?sv= 6
Data is sent to: USA

GPS

youtube.com HTTP Session

Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.

Targeting

First found URL:
https://www.pentel.co.uk/
Initiator: Iframe, page source line number 223
Source: https://www.youtube.com/embed/o9tfsahy9ju?rel=0controls= 0showinfo= 0?ecver= 2
Data is sent to: USA

IDE

doubleclick.net HTTP 2 years

Used by Google DoubleClick to report the web user's actions after viewing ads with the purpose to present targeted ads.

Targeting

First found URL:
https://www.pentel.co.uk/
Initiator: Iframe, page source line number 223
Source:https://www.youtube.com/embed/o9tfsahy9ju?rel=0controls= 0showinfo= 0?ecver= 2
Data is sent to: USA

PREF

youtube.com HTTP 8 months

Registers a uniqueID to keep statistics of how a video is viewed across different websites.

Targeting

First found URL:
https://www.pentel.co.uk/
Initiator: Iframe, page source line number 223
Source:https://www.youtube.com/embed/o9tfsahy9ju?rel=0controls= 0showinfo= 0?ecver= 2
Data is sent to: USA

r/collect

doubleclick.net Pixel Session

Sends cookie device details to Google.

Targeting

First found URL: https://www.pentel.co.uk/
Initiator: Script tag , page source line number 83
Source: https://ssl.google-an alytics.com/ga.js
Data is sent to: USA

test_cookie

 doubleclick.net HTTP Session

Used to check of the users browser supports cookies.

Targeting

First found URL: https://www.pentel.co.uk/
Initiator:
Iframe, page source line number 223
Source: https://www.youtube.com/embed/o9tfsahy9ju?rel=0controls= 0showinfo= 0?ecver= 2
Data is sent to: USA

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

youtube.com HTTP 179 days

Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth for video viewing.

Targeting

First found URL: https://www.pentel.co.uk/
Initiator: Iframe, page source line number 223
Source: https://www.youtube.com/embed/o9tfsahy9ju?rel=0controls= 0showinfo= 0?ecver= 2
Data is sent to: USA

YSC

youtube.com HTTP Session

Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos the user has seen.

Targeting

First found URL: https://www.pentel.co.uk/
Initiator: Iframe, page source line number 223
Source: https://www.youtube.com/embed/o9tfsahy9ju?rel=0controls= 0showinfo= 0?ecver= 2
Data is sent to: USA

yt.innertube::nextId

youtube.com HTML Persistent

Track YouTube visits.

Targeting

First found URL: https://www.pentel.co.uk/
Initiator: Script tag , page source line number 83
Source: https://ssl.google-an alytics.com/ga.js
Data is sent to: Netherlands

yt.innertube::requests

youtube.com HTML Persistent

Track YouTube visits.

Targeting

First found URL: https://www.pentel.co.uk/
Initiator: Script tag , page source line number 83
Source: https://ssl.google-an alytics.com/ga.js
Data is sent to: Netherlands

Consent
We will ask for your permission (consent) to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where these are essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested.
There is a notice on our home page which describes how we use cookies and requests your consent to place cookies on your device.

Third-party cookies
Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

How to turn off Cookies
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 2 years.

How to contact us
Please contact our Data Compliance Officer at datacomplianceofficer@pentel.co.uk if you have any questions about this cookie policy or the information we hold about you.

Changes to this policy
This policy was last updated in February 2019.
We may change this policy from time to time, when we do we will inform you via a notice on our website.