Cookies Notice

Techna International Limited Cookies Notice

Last Updated 30th June 2020

 

1        Who we are and the purpose of this notice

1.1     Techna International Limited ("we" or "us") is a company registered in England and Wales under company number 577868. Our registered office is at 1 Metro Centre, Dwight Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 9HG.

1.2     This notice contains information about the types of cookies we use on our website at www.techna.co.uk (our or the "site") and the third parties which provide the cookies we use.

1.3     For information about the kinds of personal data that we collect using cookies on our site, and our lawful bases for using those kinds of personal data, please see our customer and website visitor privacy notice at https://www.techna.co.uk/privacy-notice/. The privacy notice also contains other information about our commitment to ensuring the privacy of our customers and website visitors generally.

 

2        What is a cookie and why do we use them?

A “cookie” is a small text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Each time you visit our site (using the same device or a new one), a message is sent back to the server allowing the site to recognise your device and remember if you have visited the site using the device before. This is to authenticate users, ensure that you have a good experience when you use the site, improve functionality and for analytics, as explained below.

 

3        What types of cookies do we use?

3.1     We use the following types of cookies:

3.2     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 in to secure areas of our site, use a shopping basket or make use of electronic payment services.

3.3     Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of site visitors 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.

3.4     Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our site. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

3.5     Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our site more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

 

4        Third party providers of cookies used by us

4.1     We use cookies from the following third party providers:

4.2     Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics to provide us with analytics that we use to evaluate the performance of our site and to improve the service we offer you. Our use of Google Analytics means that data collected about you may be transferred outside of the UK or EEA. For more information about the protective measures that Google takes in respect of personal data that it processes, please visit Google's privacy policy at: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en. Google's privacy policy states that Google complies with certain legal frameworks relating to the sharing of persona data, such as the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks.

4.3     Braintree. We use Braintree to provide us with payment processing services. Our site uses cookies provided by Braintree in connection with the payment processing services provided to us by Braintree. Our use of Braintree's services means that data collected about you may be transferred outside of the UK or EEA. For more information about the protective measures that Braintree takes in respect of personal data that it processes, including the measures it takes when transferring personal data outside of the UK or EEA, please visit Braintree's privacy policy at: https://www.braintreepayments.com/gb/legal/braintree-privacy-policys.

4.4     Shipper HQ. We use ShipperHQ to provide us with courier pricing services. Our site uses cookies provided by ShipperHQ in connection with the courier pricing services provided to us by ShipperHQ. Our use of ShipperHQ's services means that data collected about you may be transferred outside of the UK or EEA. For more information about the protective measures that ShipperHQ takes in respect of personal data that it processes, including the measures it takes when transferring personal data outside of the UK or EEA, please visit ShipperHQ's privacy policy at: https://shipperhq.com/privacy.

4.5     DHL. We use DHL to provide us with delivery services. Our site uses cookies provided by DHL in connection with pricing and delivery of shipments. Our use of DHL’s services means that data collected about you may be transferred outside of the UK or EEA. For more information about the protective measures that DHL takes in respect of personal data that it processes, including the measures it takes when transferring personal data outside of the UK or EEA, please visit DHL’s privacy policy at https://www.dhl.com/global-en/home/footer/global-privacy-notice.html.

 

5        How can I block cookies and find more information?

5.1     You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.

5.2     The website at http://www.allaboutcookies.org (run by the Interactive Marketing Bureau) contains more information about cookies, and at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html there is step-by-step guidance on how cookies can be switched off. Please be aware that if you do not accept cookies, our site may not function correctly or at all.