COOKIE POLICY

Background

This website www.rubbuk.com (“our site”) uses cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users. By using cookies, we are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve our site by better understanding how you use it. Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur if you continue using our site.If you do not agree to Our Cookie Policy, please stop using our Site immediately.

Definitions and Interpretation

1.1 In this Cookie Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

“Cookie”

means a small file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site;

“Cookie Law”

Means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 [and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);

“personal data”

Means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);

“We/Us/Our”

Means Rubb Group, a limited company registered in England under company number 01309845, whose registered address is 246 Dukesway, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE9 6UZ, UK.

Information About Us

2.1 Our site is owned and operated by Rubb Group, a limited company registered in England under company number whose registered address is 246 Dukesway, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE9 6UZ, UK.

2.2 Our VAT number is 301034337.

How Does Our Site Use Cookies?

3.1 Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party cookies are those placed directly by us and are used only by us. We use cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of our site and to provide and improve our products and services.We have carefully chosen these cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.

3.2 By using our site you may also receive certain third party cookies on your computer or device. Third party cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than us. Third party cookies are used on our site for You Tube access and sharing content across social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Linked In. We also use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows, which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These analytics programs (e.g. Google Analytics, Moz) also tell us if, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been there before, helping us to put more money into developing our products and services in the right areas for you. You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies.

3.3 For more details, please refer to section 4 below.

3.4 All cookies used by and on our site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:

3.4.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies

A cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of our site, supporting functions such as.

3.4.2 Analytics Cookies

It is important for us to understand how you use our site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping us to improve our site and your experience of it.

3.4.3 Functionality Cookies

Functionality cookies enable us to provide additional functions to you on our site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality cookies may also be strictly necessary cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.

3.4.4 Targeting Cookies

It is important for us to know when and how often you visit our site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make our site and advertising more relevant to your interests.

3.4.5 Third Party Cookies

Third party cookies are not placed by us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to us and/or to you. Third party cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on our site, or by third parties providing analytics services to us (these cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).

3.4.6 Persistent Cookies

Any of the above types of cookie may be a persistent cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit our site.

3.4.7 Session Cookies

Any of the above types of cookie may be a session cookie. Session cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit our site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

3.5 For more details of the personal data that We collect and use, the measures we have in place to protect personal data, your legal rights, and our legal obligations, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

3.6 For more specific details of the cookies that we use, please refer to the table below.

What Cookies Does Our Site Use?

4.1 The following first party cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of Cookie Purpose Strictly Necessary
fontawesome _ga Required to use the Font Awesome service, for icon display. Yes

4.2 The following third party cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of Cookie Provider Purpose
wordpress_logged_in_

WordPress

 

After login, wordpress sets the wordpress_logged_in_[hash] cookie, which indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.
wordpress_test_cookie WordPress WordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.
wordpress_sec WordPress
wp-settings-1 WordPress This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
wp-settings-time-1

WordPress

 

This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
catAccCookies

Cookie Consent

 

Cookie set by the UK cookie consent plugin to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies.

 

https://contactform7.com/tag/gdpr/

Contact Form 7

 

wfvt_

Wordfence Security

 

It’s used to track a user for the duration of their visit so that we can group their page views together.
wfwaf-authcookie-

Wordfence Security

 

It is used to authenticate user’s login request
_drip_client_6994213 WP Smush

Multiple

 

Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Instagram, youtube, Google + www.rubbuk.com includes website buttons and social share buttons for Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube and Google + which may set 3rd party cookies. You can view further details on social privacy for each media platform by visiting their website.

4.3 Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics and Moz. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling us to better understand how our site is used. This, in turn, enables us to improve our site and the products services offered through it. You do not have to allow us to use these cookies, however whilst our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of our site, it does enable us to continually improve our site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.

4.4 The analytics services used by our site uses analytics cookies to gather the required information.

4.5 The analytics services used by Our Site uses the following analytics cookies:

Name of Cookie First / Third Party Provider Purpose
AID first party Google Analytics advertising
_ga third party Google Analytics this is used to distinguish users
_gid third party Google Analytics this is used to distinguish users
_gat third party Google Analytics Used to throttle request rate.
gadwp_wg_default_dimension third party Google Analytics
gadwp_wg_default_metric third party Google Analytics
gadwp_wg_default_swmetric third party Google Analytics
1P_JAR first party Google Analytics These cookies are used to gather website statistics, and track conversion rates.
APISID first party Google Analytics
CONSENT first party Google Analytics
HSID first party Google Analytics For example, we use cookies called ‘SID’ and ‘HSID’ which contain digitally signed and encrypted records of a user’s Google account ID and most recent sign-in time. The combination of these two cookies allows us to block many types of attack, such as attempts to steal the content of forms that you complete on web pages.
IDE first party Google Analytics advertising
NID first party Google Analytics Google uses cookies like NID and SID to help customize ads on Google properties, like Google Search. For example, we use such cookies to remember your most recent searches, your previous interactions with an advertiser’s ads or search results, and your visits to an advertiser’s website. This helps us to show you customized ads on Google.
SID first party Google Analytics Google uses cookies like NID and SID to help customize ads on Google properties, like Google Search. For example, we use such cookies to remember your most recent searches, your previous interactions with an advertiser’s ads or search results, and your visits to an advertiser’s website. This helps us to show you customized ads on Google.
OGPC first party Google Analytics
SAPISID first party Google Analytics
SSID first party Google Analytics Dashboard for WP (GADWP)
_utma first party Google Analytics Dashboard for WP (GADWP) These “Google Analytics” cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
_utmz first party Google Analytics Dashboard for WP (GADWP)

Consent and Control

5.1 Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up requesting your consent to set those cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of cookies you are enabling us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of cookies; however certain features of our site may not function fully or as intended.

5.2 In addition to the controls that we provide, you can choose to enable or disable cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third party cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

5.3 The links below provide instructions on how to control cookies in all mainstream browsers:

Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB

Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835

Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)

Safari (macOS): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_GB&locale=en_GB

Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265

Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-Cookies-website-preferences

Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)

Changes to this Cookie Policy

6.1 We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time. Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of our site after the changes have been made. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

6.2 In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous versions, the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

Further Information

7.1 If you would like to know more about how We use Cookies, please contact Us at info@rubb.co.ukby telephone on +44 191 482 2211 or by post at 246 Dukesway, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 0QE, UK.

7.2 For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following:

7.2.1 Privacy Policy

7.2.2 Terms and Conditions

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