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Cookies Policy

UNIVERSAL COMPONENTS UK LIMITED
COOKIES POLICY

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About our cookies policy
Our cookies policy explains how cookies and other tracking devices are used on our website at www.ucukltd.com. For the purpose of this policy, references to “cookies” refers to cookies and other types of technologies which are used to help us recognise you as a user of our website.

About cookies and how we use them
Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other device when you visit our website.  The cookies are then used to gather information about your use of a site or in some cases, to allow you to be recognised as an existing user when returning to our website.
Cookies are commonly used to help websites work more efficiently and to provide information to website owners.
They help our website to work in the way that you would expect so that we can provide you with a good experience when you use our website.  They also help us to improve our site and make our promotional activity more efficient. 
In general terms, cookies can be categorised into the following broad categories:
Strictly necessary cookies: cookies required for the operation of the website.
Analytical/performance cookies: these are cookies which allow a website operator to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around a website. They help improve the way websites work, for example, by ensuring that users easily find what they are looking for.  
Functionality cookies: these allow a returning user and his/her preferences to be recognised.   This means that the website can then present personalised content.
Targeting cookies: these types of cookies record visits to a website, the pages visited and the links followed.  These cookies are used to tailor content.
At the moment we use cookies which are necessary for the performance of our site and to recognise returning users and for analytical performance.
Note that where we provide links to other websites, such as the links we provide to our social media pages, those third-party websites may also use cookies and you should familiarise yourself with the cookies information that they provide on their own websites.  We are not responsible for any cookies used on third party websites to which we may provide links.
More specifically, we use the types of cookies below at www.ucukltd.com. The table below also provides information about what the cookies are used for.

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
__cfduid [x3] datatables.net
feefo.com
tawk.to
Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic. 1 year HTTP
ASP.NET_SessionId Self Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests. Session HTTP
CookieConsent Self Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain 1 year HTTP
CMSCookieLevel Self Specifies which cookies are allowed by the visitor. 1 year HTTP
CMSCurrentTheme Self Stores the name of the current visual theme to provide proper design to the dialog windows. Session HTTP
CMSPreferredCulture Self Stores the visitor's preferred content culture. 1 year HTTP
CMSUserPage Self Functionality – Kentico CMS Session HTTP
  
Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
_AVESTA_ ENVIRONMENT mc.us1.list-manage.com The cookie is set when the user subscribes to an email service from MailChimp. Session HTTP
 
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
_ga Self Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 years HTTP
_gat Self Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate Session HTTP
_gid Self Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Session HTTP
VisitorStatus ucukltd.com Used to collect statistical data on user-defined parameters in Google Analytics. 20 years HTTP
CMSUserPage Self Stores the IDs of the last visited page. Used for logging landing and exit page web analytics and activities. Session HTTP
feefo.translations Self Functionality – Feefo reviews Persistent HTML
feefo.translations
UpdatedAt
Self Functionality – feefo reviews Persistent HTML
sentisum_session Self Unclassified 13 days HTTP
Tawk_guid Self Functionality – Live Chat 10 years HTTP
TawkConnectionTime Self Functionality – Live Chat Session HTTP
TawkCookie Self Functionality – Live Chat Session HTTP
TawkWindowName Self Functionality – Live Chat Session HTML
PYPF Paypalobjects
.com
Functionality – Paypal hosted image 27 days HTTP
ss va.tawk.to Functionality – Live Chat Session HTTP
tawkUUID va.tawk.to Functionality – Live Chat 1824999 days HTTP

 
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. 
Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
01AI abmr.net Used for gathering anonymous technical information regarding the user's browser, operating system, IP address and screen resolution as well as the user's navigation on the website. 1 year HTTP
IDE doubleclick.net Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user. 1 year HTTP
test_cookie doubleclick.net Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies. Session HTTP
fr facebook.com Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers. 3 months HTTP
ads/ga-audiences google.com Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites. Session Pixel
rpb rubiconproject.com Registers anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user's movement on websites that use the same ad network. 29 days HTTP
collect google-analytics.com Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. Session Pixel
uuid mathtag.com Collects data on the user's visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads. 1 year HTTP
khaos rubiconproject.com Registers anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user's movement on websites that use the same ad network. 1 year HTTP
put_# rubiconproject.com Registers anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user's movement on websites that use the same ad network. 29 days HTTP
id yieldlab.net Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads. 1 year HTTP
PREF youtube.com Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites. 8 months HTTP
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE youtube.com Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos. 179 days HTTP
YSC youtube.com Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen. Session HTTP
CurrentContact Self Internal user tracking, first party only, in order to track product popularity and process to improve visitor experience. 50 years HTTP
 
Session cookies and permanent cookies
Some of the devices which are used on the Universal Components website are used for the current session only i.e. to recognise returning users. This means that the cookie will expire when your session finishes.   Others are permanent cookies which will be stored on your computer and will be used to recognise you as a user, the next time you visit the site.

Cookie settings and more information
Broadly, you can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies.  Be aware however that if you use browser settings to block cookies, you may not be able to access all or some parts of the site and our site may not work as intended.  This is especially the case for our website because we use a minimal number of cookies and these are aimed at making our website function properly in the way that you would expect. 
You can find out more about how to manage and delete cookies by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org.
 
You can also find out about disabling cookies on the following sites for different browsers:
 
Chrome-https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=enGB&answer=95647&p=cpn_cookies
 
Firefox - http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Enabling%20and%20disabling%20cookies
 
Safari - http://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
 
Internet Explorer - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
 
Consent to use of cookies from our website
English law requires all websites to request permission when using cookie technology.  If your browser is set to accept cookies and other similar technologies and if you continue to use our website then we will understand this to mean that you consent to the use of cookies or other similar technologies.  However, if you wish to remove or stop use of cookies from our site then you should either stop using the site or adjust the settings of your browser as explained above, to reject or disable cookies.

Privacy Policy
This cookies policy should also be read alongside our Privacy Policy which you can access by clicking here.