|“Cookie”||means a small file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site 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 EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)|
|“We/Us/Our”||means British American Group, a limited company registered in England under company number 05917406, whose registered address is 59-61 Charlotte Street, St Pauls Square, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 1PX, and whose main trading address is 176 Holliday Street, Birmingham, B1 1TJ.|
Our Site is owned and operated by British American Group, a limited company registered in England under company number 05917406, whose registered address is 59-61 Charlotte Street, St Pauls Square, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 1PX and whose main trading address is 176 Holliday Street, Birmingham, B1 1TJ. Our VAT number is 895 9275 50.
Our Data Protection Officer or Nominated Employee responsible for Company data is Harpal Bansal and can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are a member of The Information Commissioner’s Office, with registration reference ZA235784.
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, or parties other than Us. Third party Cookies are used on Our Site e.g. advertising services. For more details, please refer to section 4 below.
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.
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 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.
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 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).
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.
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 24 hours or as indicated in the table below.
For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.
The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:
|Content Management System cookie||exp_last_activity||Every time the state is updated (the page reloaded) the last activity is set to the current date/time. Used to determine expiry. This is essential for logged in users, but not for guests – it is set for both.|
|Content Management System cookie||exp_sessionid||A uniquely generated ID that corresponds to the session_id column in the exp_session table. Used when cookie and session are set as the session type. Used only for logged in members.|
|Content Management System cookie||exp_uniqueid||Matches the unique_id field in the exp_members table. Randomly generated by the functions class at registration. Used only for logged in members.|
|Content Management System cookie||exp_userhash||The encrypted password of the currently logged in user. Set if you choose the cookies and session ID method for sessions (cs in your config.) Used only for logged in members.|
|Content Management System cookie||exp_anon||A flag set by the user to determine if they are listed in the online users.|
|Content Management System cookie||exp_expiration||Determines the length of the session for a logged in user. There are two options for this cookie: if the user has selected remember me then it is set to 1 year, and if not then it’s set to the date/time that the user logged in. Used only for logged in members.|
|Content Management System cookie||exp_last_visit||Sets the date/time that the user last visited the site, and is set for both guests and logged in users. If not set, is automatically set to 10 years ago. Affects guests and logged in users.|
|Content Management System cookie||exp_tracker||Tracks the last 5 pages viewed by the user, and is used primarily for redirection after logging in etc. Affects guests and logged in users.|
The following third-party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:
|The DFP Small Business cookie is a technical requirement for the frequency capping feature that:
Shows you what ads each user has viewed.
Shows you where the ads were located on your site.
Limits the number of times a user sees a particular ad.
|To opt-out, please visit this page|
|Twitter cookie that appears on pages where ‘Tweet’ button is used and serves as your unique identification number associated with Twitter.|
|Facebook sets the ‘datr’ cookie when a web browser accesses facebook.com, and the cookie helps them identify suspicious login activity and keep users safe.
|These are Google Maps third party cookies, which are unique identifiers to allow traffic analysis to Google Maps|
|We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.||More information or disabling cookies in your browser|
|“loc cookie” is a geolocation cookie, so publishers know approximately where people sharing information are located. “Coyote-2-a0f0083” is a load balancer cookie. “bt” is behaviour targeting cookie. “ana_svc” is a real-time service cookie. “uid/uit” cookies set user id and login time tracking. “psc” cookie controls the view counter for social sharing. “di/dt” are date tracking cookies for determining expiration of other cookies. “ssh/sshs” cookies are service share history, used for configuring our preferred services.|
Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google. 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 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.
The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) the following analytics Cookies:
|These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.||Click here for an overview of privacy at Google or to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit this page.|
Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies unless those Cookies are strictly necessary; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended.
In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third-party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835
Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)
Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)
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