Cookie policy

The Hills Group Cookie Policy

(last updated October 2021)

1. Website terms of use

2. What is a cookie?

3. What types of cookie we may use

 

1. Website terms of use

This site www.hills-waste.co.uk may at times store and/or capture personal information where these have been supplied willingly by you as a web user. We will only use the personal information you provide to respond to specific enquiries about our business or to contact you about our products and services and future promotions or news that you have opted in to receive.

 

Any personal information you give us via this website will be held securely and remain the property of Hills Group and will not be sold or rented to any third party or used for any purpose other than as stated above and in accordance with our privacy statement.

 

2. What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu

 

By using our website, you agree and where necessary be asked to accept our use of cookies, including setting and reading cookies on your device. You can choose to restrict or block cookies through your browser settings at any time. Please note that certain cookies may be set as soon as you visit a website, but you can remove them using your browser settings.   

 

3. What types of cookie we may use

Essential cookies: 

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling in forms.  Learn more about necessary cookies. 

 

Performance and functionality cookies:

These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our websites but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable.  Learn more about functionality cookies.

 

Analytics cookies:

These cookies help us to understand how visitors engage with the website. We may use a set of cookies to collect information and report site usage statistics. In addition to reporting site usage statistics, data collected may also be used, together with some of the advertising cookies described, to help show more relevant ads across the web and to measure interactions with the ads we show. Learn more about analytics cookies.

 

Advertising cookies, social media and third party cookies:

These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed for advertisers, and in some cases selecting advertisements that are based on your interests. These cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on our Websites through third party social networking and other websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes too. Learn more about advertisement and these cookies.

 

For a list of the cookies that may be used on this website please see: HubSpot , Lucky Orange and Google

 

Please be aware that restricting or blocking cookies set on our websites may impact the functionality or performance of the website, or prevent you from using certain services provided through the website. It will also affect our ability to update the website to cater for user preferences and improve performance.

 

Please note that other third parties with links from this website (for example Twitter and ISSUU) may also use cookies as detailed on their websites.

 

Should you have any queries, please contact: info@hills-group.co.uk