Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Background

We are Ripley Solutions Limited, a limited company registered in England under company number 10221211 and our registered office address is at 1 Ripley Grove, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 3TA.

This website ( www.ripleysolutions.com ) (“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 and Website Terms of Use is deemed to occur if you continue using our Site.

This Cookie Policy, alongside our Privacy Policy and Website Terms of Use sets out what personal data we may collect, how we collect the data, how we process the data and protect any information that you give to us, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679) and the Data Protection Act 2018.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected, that your personal information is used for legitimate purposes and is kept secure. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using our Site, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Cookie Policy, our Privacy Policy and our Website Terms of Use.  

1. What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.  

2. How we use cookies

We use traffic log cookies (Such as Google Analytics) on our Site to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our Site in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our Site.  

3. Cookies used on our Site

We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to our Site. These cookies enable us to determine whether you are a return visitor to our Site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.

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This is a Google Analytics cookie that registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how you use our Site. It is retained for 2 years.

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This is a Google Analytics Session cookie used to throttle request rate which is removed when you quit your browser.

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This is a Google Analytics Session cookie used to generate statistical data on how you use our Site which is removed when you quit your browser.

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This is a Google Analytics Session cookie used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour which is removed when you quit your browser.  

4. Links to other websites

Our Site may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our Site, you should note that we do not have any control over external websites. Therefore, we cannot be held responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this Cookie Policy and our Privacy Policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.  

5. Changes to this Cookie Policy

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy was last updated on the 1st February 2020.