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Cookie Policy

1. About Cookies

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that (with your consent) we place on your computer. We use cookies to allow us to identify you from other users visiting our website, so that we can improve your experience and the way our website works when you are browsing through it. We also use "analytical" cookies which allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how you and others move around our website. Cookies make it easy for you to find what you are looking for. Blocking or restricting cookies may affect the full function of our website.
Types of cookieDescription
This type only lasts for the duration you are on the website e.g. PHPSESSID (see list below).
This type of cookie stays on your computer and remembers your settings the next time you come back e.g. PermanentDownloadCookie (see list below).
First Party
These cookies are cookies set by our websites in your browser's address bar. This includes all the cookies in section 2. below.
Third Party
Third-party cookies are cookies from other websites. See section 3. below.
You can manage or block the cookies set by us, or indeed any other website should you want to do so. You can do this through your browser settings. Even if you have consented to cookies you can withdraw your initial consent in the same way at any time.

Please be aware that restricting or blocking cookies may impact on the functionality of our website and you may not get the experience intended.

2. List of hager.co.uk cookies

Cookie namePurpose
If a user is not logged in and downloads or orders a document which requires address input, we save your address and an identifier as a cookie. If you then download a second document which requires address input, you do not need to re-enter your address information.
This is a test cookie to check if the browser you are using allows storage of permanent cookies.
This is a test cookie to check if the browser you are using allows storage of session cookies.
A permanent cookie which identifies when a user has activated “AutoLogin” or “Remember Password”
This ID is used by the website to identify you during your session. A lot of the time it isn't used at all, but if you decide to do something complex during your visit that isn't simply clicking a link to move from one page to another (such as filling out a form), the website uses this ID to identify you throughout the process to make sure it runs smoothly.

3. List of third party cookies

Cookie nameProviderPurpose
Google Analytics
Tracks the path of visitors through the website and identifies returning visitors. Statistics derived from this information help us identify how well certain pages and aspects of the site perform, and where we can make improvements to help visitors access the information they need more quickly and with less hassle.
This cookie is created and read by the AddThis social sharing site. JavaScript on the client side makes sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated. No data from that cookie is sent back to AddThis and removing it when disabling cookies would cause unexpected behavior for users.
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We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube's privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube's embedding videos information page.

4. Disabling Cookies

If you would like to restrict the use of cookies you can control this in your Internet browser. Links to advice on how to do this for the most popular Internet browsers are provided below for convenience and will be available for the Internet browser of your choice either online or via the software help (normally available via key F1).