About this cookie policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use e.g. the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: derekwattsassociates.co.uk.

What are cookies

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyse what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyse how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

The list below details the cookies that may be used by our website.

CookieDescription
Cookie Consent - allow necessary cookiesThis cookie is used by us to determine whether you consent to allow us to use cookies that are functionally necessary for the correct functioning of this site (when set, this will always be set to "yes").
Cookie Consent - allow non-neccessary cookiesThis cookie is used by us to determine whether you consent to allow us to use additional cookies that are not necessary for the correct functioning of this site (for example for the collection of statistics either by ourselves or using third-parties).
Cookie Consent - allow non-necessary cookies decisionThis cookie is used by us to determine whether you consent to allow us to use cookies that are not functionally necessary for the correct operating of this site (when set, this will have a value of either "yes" or "no").
Cookie Consent - viewed Cookie PolicyThis cookie is used by us to determine whether you have viewed our Cookie Policy so that we can be certain of your consent (when set, this will have a value of either "yes" or "no").
Google reCAPTCHA - APISIDEssential site cookie, used by Google's reCAPTCHA SPAM prevention service. Google's cookies use an unique identifier for tracking purposes.
Google reCAPTCHA - HSIDEssential site cookie, used by Google's reCAPTCHA SPAM prevention service. Google's cookies use an unique identifier for tracking purposes.
Google reCAPTCHA - NIDEssential site cookie, used by Google's reCAPTCHA SPAM prevention service. Google's cookies use an unique identifier for tracking purposes.
Google reCAPTCHA - PREFEssential site cookie, used by Google's reCAPTCHA SPAM prevention service. Google's cookies use an unique identifier for tracking purposes.
Google reCAPTCHA - SIDEssential site cookie, used by Google's reCAPTCHA SPAM prevention service. Google's cookies use an unique identifier for tracking purposes.

How can I control the cookie preferences

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.