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A guide to cookies

The Speedy Services website, www.speedyservices.com (our "Site") uses cookies to help improve your browsing experience. Cookies are small and simple text files that usually contain the name of a website and a unique user ID number. When you visit certain sites, such as this Site, these cookies are stored on your computer.

Cookies do not store personal information such as card numbers and passwords. Their most common use is to identify whether or not you have been on a website before, which items you looked at and if you placed anything in your basket but did not go through with the transaction.

When you next log on to our Site, your computer or mobile device's stored cookies will send a message to our site to let it know you have been there before. This is why you may notice your basket contains the items you last put in there without buying, or that similar products to those you have purchased in the past pop up as side adverts.

Speedy Services wants to be open with our customers and to reassure you that our cookies are safe and are used to help provide a smoother shopping process for you. Our cookies may appear with the file names of User, Cache, ASP.NET_SessionId and .SHAUTH, so if you spot these on your computer, you will understand why they have been stored there.

You can delete cookies if you wish to, but this will mean that you might not be able to access certain parts of our Site or enjoy specific functions. For further guidance on how to manage your computer's cookies as well as details of the benefits of allowing them to be stored on your devices, please see the section entitled 'Managing website cookies' below. We hope this information will help you make an informed choice when using our Site.

Our cookies policy

Cookies do not store personal information such as card numbers and passwords. Their most common use is to identify whether or not you have been on a website before, which items you looked at and if you placed anything in your basket, but did not go through with the transaction.

Speedy Services use the cookies below to help run our Site and improve visitor experience:

ASP.NET_SessionId

This cookie tracks a user's 'session identifier'. Our database uses this to store recently viewed items, as well as products added to the user's basket.

.SHAUTH

This cookie keeps the authorisation ticket created by our Site when a user logs in.

Third-party cookies used by Speedy Services

Our Site not only uses our own cookies, but also uses cookies from Google Analytics.

Google Analytics uses these cookies to allow us to monitor activity on our Site and see how our customers shop, browse and use our Site. This enables our Site to be as useful and relevant as possible to our consumers, helping improve the online experience for them.

For example, some of the benefits to having Google Analytics on our Site include us being able to see where those people who click on our site obtained the address from, such as from a search engine, email or online advert. We can also see whether or not our promotions are boosting the number of individuals who visit our Site, as well as which features, articles and blogs have proven the most popular.

Google Analytics cookies let us create a website that is tailored towards our customers' needs and make the online experience smoother and more interesting.

Pleas be aware that our Site may showcase third-party adverts. These could use cookies, so if you don't want these organisations placing such text files on your computer, avoid clicking on the promotions.

Below is a list of the third-party cookies we use:

__utma

This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to our Site. It keeps track of the number of times a user has accessed the Site and when their first and last visit occurred.

__utmb and utmc

These cookies are used to establish and continue a user session with our Site. They record the times at which a user accesses and leaves the Site.

__utmz

This cookie stores information regarding how users reach our Site, 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 Site.

__utmv

The __utmv cookie is used to permit the classification of users for the purposes of the user-defined report.

Links and Embedded Content

Our Site links to and embeds content from other websites, including in particular in relation to our maps function. A link or 'frame' does not represent any recommendation or endorsement by us and does not mean that we have an association with the linked website, We are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of these websites, nor for the way in which information about their users is treated. For more information regarding the privacy practices of these websites please contact them directly.

Managing website cookies

If cookies are enabled on your computer, tablet or mobile phone, it means you are able to enjoy a full browsing experience. Allowing cookies to run means you can access the full features of our Site.

Cookies are typically used on ecommerce platforms for purposes such as allowing you to place items in your basket, make a transaction and to save items in your basket to purchase at a later date.

Our cookies do not include sensitive financial details or home addresses. Giving them permission to be stored on your computer can greatly aid your shopping experience.

Another benefit of cookies is they can save time. Rather than having to fill out the same details in several different online forms, cookies can add your information to a variety of fields, making the process more hassle-free.

If you want to see whether or not cookies are enabled on your computer, see the guides below. We do not control the use of the Google Analytics cookies, so if you do not want these to run on your computer, you will need to visit the company's website to check how you can switch these off.

Here is the guidance for PC's

Google Chrome
1. Click on Cog at the top of your browser window and select Settings
2. Scroll down until you see 'Show Advanced Settings' and click
3. Locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button

Microsoft Internet Explorer
1. Click on 'Tools' or the Cog (dependant on version) at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet options' 
2. Click on the 'Privacy' tab

Mozilla Firefox
1. Click on the 'Firefox' menu at the top of your browser window and select Options
2. Then select the Privacy icon

Safari
1. Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
2. Click on 'Security'

Opera
1. Click on the 'Opera' menu at the top of your browser window and select 'Settings' then click 'Preferences'
2. Select the 'Advanced' tab, then select 'Cookies' option

Here is the guidance for Macs:

Safari
1. Click on 'Safari' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
2. Click on 'Security'

Mozilla and Netscape
1. Click on 'Mozilla' or 'Netscape' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
2. Scroll down until you see cookies under 'Privacy & Security'

Microsoft Internet Explorer
1. Click on 'Explorer' at the top of your browser window and select 'Preferences' options
2. Scroll down until you see 'Cookies' under Receiving Files

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