Cookie Statement

This Cookie statement applies to the website www.q8oils.co.uk (hereinafter referred to as "Website").

This Website is operated by by Kuwait Petroleum International Lubricants (UK) Ltd, a company incorporated under English law, with its registered office at Second Floor 3 Colton Mill, Bullerthorpe Lane, Leeds, England, LS15 9JN RLP Leeds, VAT GB 846321040 (hereinafter referred to as “KPIL”).

This Cookie statement explains which cookies and other files or tags are being used on the Website. By visiting or using the Website, you expressly agree to the use of cookies as set out in this statement. If you cannot agree to this Cookie statement, you must cease any further use of the Website.

The use of cookies by KPIL fits in with the general policy of KPIL in relation to the protection of your privacy and the processing of your personal data. Further information about this, and an overview of your rights in this regard, can be found in the Privacy Policy https://www.q8oils.co.uk/Info/Privacypolicy.aspx.

1.              WHAT ARE COOKIES AND OTHER FILES/TAGS?

Cookies are small data files that are temporarily or permanently stored by the server of a website or application on your computer or device via the browser. The cookies contain a unique code that enables the recognition of your browser during your visit to that website (this is a so-called "session cookie") or during later visits or use (this is a so-called "permanent cookie").

Similar kinds of files stored on your computer or device include HTML5 storage, cached files, app profiles, etc., and websites and applications can also use your device’s processing capabilities for the provision of the website or application functionality or for other purposes.

Throughout this cookie policy, we will refer to these cookies, files, tags  and other forms of processing or storage as “cookies”.

Cookies allow us to simplify, complete and personalize the use of the Website.

2.              use of cookies

The Website of KPIL uses different types of cookies:

2.1           Necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to be able to visit the Website and use certain parts of it. These cookies for instance allow you to navigate between the different parts of the Website, or to fill out forms. If you refuse these cookies, certain parts of the Website will not work or will not work in an optimal manner. These cookies are established when you send a form, log in or communicate with the Website in another way than by clicking a hyperlink.

2.2           Functional cookies

Functional cookies are cookies that make the functioning of the Website easier and more enjoyable, and make sure that you get a more personalized surfing experience. They are for instance the cookies that remember your language preference, as well as the cookies that track whether or not you were already asked to participate in a survey so that you are not continuously being presented the same survey.

2.3           Performance cookies

These are cookies that collect information about the way visitors use the Website, such as information regarding the pages visited or the number of displayed error notifications, in order to analyse and optimize the use of the Website.

2.4           Advertising (targeting) cookies

These cookies are used to deliver advertisements which are more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and to help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with our permission.

2.5           Social media cookies

These cookies are used based on social connect functionalities or when you make use of a social media add on button, e.g. clicking on the ‘Like’ icon on a webpage. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website.

3.              LIST of used cookies

KPIL may use both session and persistent cookies. Session cookies allow a website operator to link your actions only during a browser session, when you open the Internet browser. Persistent cookies remain on your device for the period of time specified in the cookie. The storage period for the cookies we use is specified below.

Below you will find an overview of the cookies used on this Website by KPIL and third party service providers. This list of cookies was last updated on the date indicated at the bottom of this Cookie statement. The list below will be completed from time to time with futures cookies used on this Website.

3.1           First Party Cookies

The First Party Cookies, namely the cookies placed by KPIL itself concerning this Website, are:

·         __cfduid

o    Cookie: CloudFlare

o    Purpose: The cookie is set by the CloudFlare service to identify trusted web traffic. It does not correspond to any user id in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.

  https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/articles/200170156-What-does-the-CloudFlare-cfduid-cookie-do-

o    Duration: 1 year

 

·         __utma

o    Cookie: Google Analytics

o    Purpose: this cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits our site, a new __utma cookie is written with a different unique ID. In most cases, this cookie is used to determine unique visitors to our Website and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.

o    Duration: 2 years from set / update

 

·         __utmb

o    Cookie: Google Analytics

o    Purpose: This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with our Website. When a user views a page on our Website, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on our Website; this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page on our site for longer than 30 minutes.

o    Duration: 30 minutes from set / update

 

·         __utmc

o    Cookie: Google Analytics

o    Purpose: Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user. For backwards compatibility purposes with sites still using theurchin.js tracking code, this cookie will continue to be written and will expire when the user exits the browser. However, if you are debugging your site tracking and you use the ga.js tracking code, you should not interpret the existence of this cookie in relation to a new or expired session

o    Duration: Session

 

·         __utmt

o    Cookie: Google Analytics

o    Purpose: This cookie is not normally present in a default configuration of the tracking code. The __utmt cookie passes the information provided via the _setVar() method, which you use to create a custom user segment. This string is then passed to the Analytics servers in the GIF request URL via the utmcc parameter. This cookie is only written if you have added the_setVar() method for the tracking code on your website page.

o    Duration: 2 years from set / update

 

·         __utmz

o    Cookie: Google Analytics

o    Purpose: This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach our Website, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within our Website. The cookie is updated with each page view to our Website.

o    Duration: 6 months from set/ update

 

·         ASP.NET_SessionId

o    Cookie: Asp.NET

o    Purpose: Unique ID that connects the users requests with session

o    Duration: Session

 

·         .ASPXANONYMOUS

o    Cookie: Asp.NET

o    Purpose: contains a unique ID to help recognise when an anonymous user attempts to log in. This cookie contains no personally identifiable information.

o    Duration: TBD

 

·         .DOTNETNUKE

o    Cookie: DotNetNuke

o    Purpose: The forms authentication ticket is used to tell the ASP.NET application who you are. Thus, the ticket is a building block of Forms Authentication's security.

o    Duration: 60 minutes from set / update

 

·         Language

o    Cookie: DotNetNuke framework

o    Purpose: Stores user location (e.x. en-US) to deliver country specific content.

o    Duration: Session

 

 

·         PODS

o    Cookie: Q8

o    Purpose: Stores if the user has accepted the cookie policy

o    Duration: 90 days from set / update

 

·         authentication

o    Cookie: DotNetNuke framework

o    Purpose: This cookie holds information for the DotNetNuke framework. This is a functional cookie.

o    Duration: Session

 

·         51D

o    Cookie: 51Degrees

o    Purpose: This cookie detects the device & browser information .

o    Duration: Never expires

 

·         __atuvc

o    Cookie: AddThis

o    Purpose: This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count.

o    Duration: 35 days from set / update

 

·         __atuvs

o    Cookie: AddThis

o    Purpose: This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. This is believed to be a new cookie from AddThis which is not yet documented, but has been categorised on the assumption it serves a similar purpose to other cookies set by the service.

o    Duration: 30 minutes from set / update

 

·         _ga

o    Cookie: AddThis

o    Purpose: This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.

o    Duration: 30 minutes from set / update

 

·         _gid

o    Cookie: AddThis

o    Purpose Used to distinguish users. o    Duration: 1 day from set / update

 

·         bt2, di2, mus, uid, uvc, vc

o    Cookie: AddThis

o    Purpose: This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms.

o    Duration: 1 year from set / update

 

·         na_tc, um, loc

o    Cookie: AddThis

o    Purpose: This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms.

o    Duration: 2 years from set / update

3.2           Third Party Cookies

The Third Party Cookies, namely the cookies placed by another entity or domain than the website being visited, are:

·         Google Analytics cookies, namely:

o     _gat: this cookie allows us to conduct statistical analyses by means of the Google Analytics tool (for more information, see: https://www.google.com/analytics/); (retention period: 10 minutes)

o    _ga: this cookie also allows us to conduct statistical analysis by means of the Google Analytics tool, and more particularly allows us to differentiate between individual users (visitors) (for more information, see: https://www.google.com/analytics/); (retention period: 2 year)

·         _cfduid: these cookies are used to ensure that the webpages load faster.

4.              cookie management

You can change your cookie settings in your Internet browser. These settings can be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your internet browser for more details.

You can find more information about cookies and similar tags/files at the following addresses:

  • http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
  • http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/ (a guide to behavioral advertising and online privacy, produced by the internet advertising industry).

5.              changes

KPIL reserves the right to change this Cookie statement at any time. It is your responsibility to regularly check the applicable Cookie statement and observe the latest version thereof.

This Cookie statement was last updated and reviewed on [Complete].03.2017.

6.              CONTACT DETAILS

KPIL is responsible for the processing of these cookies, files and tags. Where this includes any personal data, our privacy statement is applicable - see https://www.q8oils.co.uk/Info/Privacypolicy.aspx for more information. You can contact us on the following e-mail address: [email protected]

 

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