Cookies Policy

This page explains our cookies policy. By visiting our website you are accepting the practices described in this policy. UKI Direct may change this policy by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 23rd March 2018. Our aim at www.ukidirect.co.uk is to give you the smoothest and simplest experience while you browse our website. To continually enhance your experience we use cookies that store your preferences and give us data about what pages you visited, how much time you spent on our site etc. This helps us to improve your experience on our website. The cookies used do not store any information that is personal in nature and it is only analysed in an aggregated manner. Please find below some more information regarding cookies and their use on our website:

What are Cookies?

Like many websites, we use cookies to help us monitor your use of the website. These cookies are used by Google Analytics so that we know when you’ve visited one page and then another. We also use cookies if you login to our website with a username and password we’ve given you. A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Every cookie is unique to your particular web browser. It will contain some anonymous information.

How we use cookies

We may use cookies to:
  • Analyse our web traffic using an analytics package. Aggregated usage data helps us improve the website structure, design, content and functions. To recognise when you return to our website.
  • Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than which you choose to share with us.

Google Analytics Cookies

You can “opt out” of Google Analytics cookies by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout) to block Google Analytics on all websites, or you can configure your browser to block cookies.

Controlling Cookies

You can use your web browser’s cookie settings to determine how our website uses cookies. If you do not want our website to store cookies on your computer or device you should set your web browser to refuse cookies.

How can you manage cookies?

To enable cookies

If you’re not sure of the type and version of web browser you use to access the Internet:
  • For PCs: click on ‘Help’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘About’ option
  • For Macs: with the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select the ‘About’ option

How to check cookies are enabled for PCs

Google Chrome Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options Click the ‘Under the Hood’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button Now select ‘Allow local data to be set’ Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0 Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet options’ , then click on the ‘Privacy’ tab Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser Settings above Medium will disable cookies Mozilla Firefox Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options Then select the Privacy icon Click on Cookies, then select ‘allow sites to set cookies’ Safari Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option Click on ‘Security’, check the option that says ‘Block third-party and advertising cookies’ Click ‘Save’

How to check cookies are enabled for Macs

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX Click on ‘Explorer’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Preferences’ options Scroll down until you see ‘Cookies’ under Receiving Files Select the ‘Never Ask’ option Safari on OSX Click on ‘Safari’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option Click on ‘Security’ then ‘Accept cookies’ Select the ‘Only from site you navigate to’ Mozilla and Netscape on OSX Click on ‘Mozilla’ or ‘Netscape’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option Scroll down until you see cookies under ‘Privacy & Security’ Select ‘Enable cookies for the originating web site only’ Opera Click on ‘Menu’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Settings’ Then select ‘Preferences’, select the ‘Advanced’ tab Then select ‘Accept cookies’ option All other browsers Please consult your documentation or online help files.

How to Disable/Delete Cookies:

All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie preferences. These are generally found in the options menu on the browser. Click here

Further information about cookies

If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit www.aboutcookies.org (opens in a new window – please note that we can’t be responsible for the content of external websites).

Google reCAPTCHA

ReCAPTCHA collects personal information from users to make this determination of whether they are human and not a bot to prevent SPAM. The reCAPTCHA algorithm checks to see if there is a Google cookie placed on the computer being used. An additional reCAPTCHA-specific cookie will then be added to the user’s browser allowing a complete snapshot of the user’s browser window at that moment in time. Information gathered includes:
  • All cookies placed by Google over the last 6 months
  • How many mouse clicks you’ve made on that screen (or touches on a touch device)
  • The CSS information for that page
  • The date
  • The language your browser is set to
  • Any plugins you have installed on the browser
  • All Javascript objects
You can read Google’s terms and privacy for more information.