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Cookie policy

A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser. Find out more about the use of cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.

We use cookies to identify you when you visit this website and to keep track of your browsing patterns.  By showing how and when visitors use our site, cookies help us to identify which areas are popular and which are not, and to understand and improve the PID UK website.  A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer.

Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. If you want to know how to do this please look at the help menu on your browser. However, switching off cookies is likely to restrict your use of our website. 

Cookies we store

Strictly necessary cookies:

  • ASP.NET_Session Id.  This stores a unique number and is essential for areas of the site such as the webshop to operate. It holds no personal data.

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. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Performance cookies:

  • __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz,  __utmt.  These are use by google analytics which we use to identify which areas of the site are popular and which are not, and to understand and improve the PID UK website. For further details please refer to Google's policy. Google also provide a browser plugin for most modern browsers which will allow you to opt out of using these cookies.

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a 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 a website works. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

Third party cookies

We sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube. Pages with this embedded content may present cookies from these websites. We do not control these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.