Cookie Policy

Cookies Policy

We use a system of classifying the different types of cookies which we use on the Website, or which may be used by third parties through our websites. The classification was developed by the International Chamber of Commerce UK and explains more about which cookies we use, why we use them, and the functionality you will lose if you decide you don't want to have them on your device.

If you do not consent to the Cookies used on this website, you must disable them or refrain from using this site.

Further information about Cookies, the ones used on www.steelcitydigital.co.uk and how to remove or disable them is detailed below.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your personal computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user's device.

How long are cookies stored for?

Persistent cookies - these cookies remain on a user's device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.

Session cookies - these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience.

You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

Cookies Used by the Steel City Digital Website

We use a combination of 1st Party and 3rd party Cookies on this website in order to monitor visitor usage levels, to help improve site performance and to enhance your user experience. This includes both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them).

We work with carefully selected suppliers for any 3rd party Cookies used on this website. These enable certain features to improve your user experience such as our Live Sales Chat and Call Back function, remote support portal and content sharing / bookmarking through social networking sites.

We have tried to ensure that our customers have full visibility of all Cookies used on this site. In order to help you recognise which Cookies may be placed on your browser when you visit this site we have compiled a list below. This list outlines the details of each Cookie, their name, the provider, party / type and their specific purpose.

We have tried to include all Cookies that you may encounter when visiting this site. If you notice a discrepancy or think a Cookie is missing, then please let us know by email at [email protected]

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for. These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Website.

Performance cookies

These cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited. By using the Website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the Website works.

Functionality cookies

These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience. By using the Website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

These cookies allow the Website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Third party cookies

These cookies allow third parties to track the success of their application or customise the application for you. Because of how cookies work we cannot access these cookies, nor can the third parties access the data in cookies used on our site.

For example, if you choose to ‘share’ content through Twitter or other social networks you might be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so please check those websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Google Analytics Cookies

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use and access this website. This information is used to compile reports to help us improve the site performance and your user experience.

Google Analytics uses 1st Party Cookies to report on visitor interactions. These Cookies collect anonymous information about visitors such as: number of visitors, new or returning visitors, referring sites and pages they have visited.

These Cookies are specific to the www.air-it.co.uk domain and cannot be accessed from any other domain. Information collected is only used by Steel City Digital to monitor your activity on this website and is not shared with Google or any other 3rd party’s.

Google Analytics uses up to 5 Cookies as detailed below:

Name Provider Type Duration Purpose
_utma Google Analytics 1st Party Persistent Cookie 2 years from last update This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to the website. This is written the first time a user visits the site and is updated with each visit. If deleted a new unique cookie will be written during the next visit.
_utmb Google Analytics 1st Party Persistent Cookie 30 mins after the last update/visitor inactivity This is used to establish and to continue a user session on the site. Each time a user visits a different page on the site the cookie is updated.If you have deleted this cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established each time you visit.
_utmc Google Analytics 1st Party Session Cookie Expires on exit of session This cookie is operated in conjunction with the _utmb cookie to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user and expires when exiting the site.
_utmz Google Analytics 1st Party Persistent Cookie 6 months from set/update This cookie stores the referral type used by the visitor to reach the website, whether via a direct method, referring link, site search, or campaign such as adwords or an email link.It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within the site. The cookie is updated with each page view on the site.
_utmv Google Analytics 1st Party Persistent Cookie 2 years from set/update This cookie is used to analyse custom user segments and is used for displaying custom statistical information in google analytics on site visitor trends and usage patterns.

For further information about Google Analytics cookies please click here

Add This Cookie

We use the Add This feature for our news story posts which enables website visitors to share content. Content can be bookmarked and shared through various social networking sites such as facebook, twitter, google+, Pininterest etc. and for email and print sharing by clicking on the share icons below each news story.

Name Provider Type Duration Purpose
_atuvc Add This 3rd Party Session Cookie Expires on exit of session The cookie is used with our Add This feature to bookmark / share content and is used to make sure that the user sees the updated count for any pages that are shared. No data is used or sent back to Add This.

For more information about Add This please click here

How to Control and Delete Cookies

Although Cookies are used on almost every website on the internet, some users do not like the idea of this information being stored on their computer or device.

As a rule, Cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, if you wish to delete or block them from being used in the future, then you can do so via your internet browser settings. Each browser allows you to restrict or block Cookies in different ways, so we recommend that you visit your browsers Help section to learn how to set your preferences.

We also recommend that you visit the independent website AboutCookies.org which explains your options for controlling and deleting Cookies and offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Please note – by preventing Cookies from being used on this website, you may experience reduced functionality.

Further Information About Cookies

To learn more about Cookies and how to manage them – please see the following websites:

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