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Cookie Policy

We ask that you read this cookie policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are and our use of cookies or similar technologies on our website. This policy should be read together with our Website Privacy Policy which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint.

Who we are

This website is operated by VolkerHighways. We are a UK engineering and construction company.

Our website

This cookie policy relates to your use of our website: www.volkersmarttech.co.uk.

Throughout our website we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties to make additional information, products and services available to you. These other third party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate cookie policies. For privacy information relating to these other third party websites, please consult their cookie policies as appropriate.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (eg computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use our website. We use cookies on our website. These help us recognise you and your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions.

For example, we may monitor how many times you visit the website, which pages you go to and traffic data. This information helps us to build a profile of our users. This data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the websites below tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, some of our website features may not function as a result.

For further information on our use of cookies, including a detailed list of your information which we and others may collect through cookies, please see below.

Our use of cookies

We use cookies on this website to:

  • obtain information about your preferences and use of our website;
  • carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, products and services and to help us better understand our users’ requirements; and
  • make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.

For further information on cookies generally visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Types of cookies

The cookies we place on your device fall into the following categories:

Necessary cookies – your preferences on which cookies to use are automatically saved in a cookie. This prevents the consent message to keep popping up in every page. You’re always able to change your preferences on the use of cookies by clicking the button at the bottom of this page.

Performance cookies - these cookies collect information about how you use our website, eg which pages you go to most often. These cookies do not collect personally identifiable information about you. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and anonymous, and is only used to improve how our website works

Third party cookies – YouTube cookies are placed in order to show you embedded videos within the website. YouTube is able to read these cookies on your next visit to provide you with relevant ads and content.

The cookies we use

The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why:

Source of the cookie

Name of the cookie

Source domain

Description

Duration

Cookie consent

COOKIE-CONSENT-social

COOKIE-CONSENT-analytics

.volkerwessels.co.uk

We save the settings you’ve chosen in the cookie consent popup in separate cookies: cookie-consent-analytics and cookie-consent-social. You’re free to change your preferences at any time.

33 months

Google Analytics

_ga

_gat

_gid

.volkerwessels.co.uk

 

This is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc which uses cookies to show us how visitors found and explored our site, and how we can enhance their experience. It provides us with information about the behaviour of our visitors (eg how long they stayed on the site, the average number of pages viewed) and also tells us how many visitors we have had.

 

2 years

1 minute

24 hours

YouTube

PREF

YSC

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

GPS

.youtube.com

 

See http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Session – 1 year

YouTube

IDE

.doubleclick.net

See http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

1 year

Consent to use cookies

We will ask for your permission (consent) to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where these are essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested.

Click here to manage or update your preferences regarding our use of cookies. Please note that any changes in your settings will only apply from the moment you submit your changes. Any data already exchanged with Google Analytics will remain stored.  

How to turn off cookies

If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of this website. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies: https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/.

How to contact us

Please contact our Data Protection Officer at GDPR@volkerwessels.co.uk, if you have any questions about this cookie policy or the information we hold about you.

Changes to this policy

We keep this policy under regular review make sure it is up to date and accurate.

This policy was published on August 1, 2019 and last updated on August 1, 2019.

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