COOKIES POLICY

www.hartmanndirect.co.uk (our site) is a site operated by Paul HARTMANN Limited. We are registered in England and Wales under company number 01523121. Our registered office is at Unit P2 Parklands, Heywood Distribution Park, Pilsworth Road, Heywood, OL10 2TT.

 

Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed onto your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps examine web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

Essentially, 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.

 

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 does NOT give 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. Although most web browsers automatically accept cookies, you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies to your preference. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website. Details of how to decline cookies are set out below.

 

We use cookies on our website and we assume you are ok with this, otherwise please disable cookies in your browser or navigate away and clear cookies set by the website. By continuing to browse the site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

We reserve the right to modify or amend the use of cookies at any time and for any reason. Any changes will be posted on our site and will take effect as soon as they are posted. By continuing to use our site after any changes are posted you are indicating your acceptance of those changes.

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our site.

Analytical/performance cookies: These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our site and to see how visitors move around our site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies: These are used to recognise you when you return to our site. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences.

Targeting cookies: These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. This information will be used by us and third parties to make our site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find out more information about the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Name

Organisation

Purpose

CART

Paul HARTMANN   Limited

The Association with your shopping cart.

 

CATEGORY_INFO

Paul HARTMANN   Limited

Stores the category info on the page, that   allows to display pages more quickly.

COMPARE

Paul HARTMANN   Limited

The items that you have in the Compare   Products list.

CURRENCY

Paul HARTMANN   Limited

Your preferred currency

CUSTOMER

Paul HARTMANN   Limited

An encrypted version of your customer id   with the store.

CUSTOMER_AUTH

Paul HARTMANN   Limited

An indicator if you are currently logged   into the store.

CUSTOMER_INFO

Paul HARTMANN   Limited

An encrypted version of the customer group   you belong to.

CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS

Paul HARTMANN   Limited

Stores the Customer Segment ID

EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE

Paul HARTMANN   Limited

A flag, which indicates whether caching is   disabled or not.

FRONTEND

Paul HARTMANN   Limited

You session ID on the server.

GUEST-VIEW

Paul HARTMANN   Limited

Allows guests to edit their orders.

LAST_CATEGORY

Paul HARTMANN   Limited

The last category you visited.

LAST_PRODUCT

Paul HARTMANN Limited

The most recent product you have viewed.

NEWMESSAGE

Paul HARTMANN Limited

Indicates whether a new message has been   received.

NO_CACHE

Paul HARTMANN Limited

Indicates whether it is allowed to use   cache.

PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART

Paul HARTMANN Limited

A link to information about your cart and   viewing history if you have asked the site.

POLL

Paul HARTMANN Limited

The ID of any polls you have recently   voted in.

POLLN

Paul HARTMANN Limited

Information on what polls you have voted   on.

RECENTLYCOMPARED

Paul HARTMANN Limited

The items that you have recently compared.

STF

Paul HARTMANN Limited

Information on products you have emailed   to friends.

STORE

Paul HARTMANN Limited

The store view or language you have   selected.

USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE

Paul HARTMANN Limited

Indicates whether a customer allowed to   use cookies.

VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS

Paul HARTMANN Limited

The products that you have recently   viewed.

WISHLIST

Paul HARTMANN Limited

An encrypted list of products added to   your Wishlist.

WISHLIST_CNT

Paul HARTMANN Limited

The number of items in your Wishlist.

 

Information we collect about you

With regard to each of your visits to our site we may automatically collect the following information:

  • technical information, including the      Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the      internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone      setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and      platform;
        
        
  • information about your visit, including the      full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our      site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page      response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page      interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and      methods used to browse away from the page.

 

Turning Off Cookies

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. The Help function within your browser should tell you how to do this.  For more information about how to change your browser settings please see: www.aboutcookies.org. Doing so however is likely to limit the functionality of our site.