A cookie is a small file that is downloaded on to your computer or smartphone or similar devices while you are visiting a website. Cookies help websites work. Cookies also allow a website to recognise your device and store several information about you, like your preferences or past actions.
Some cookies remain on your device only for as long as you keep your browser active (e.g. session cookies) and others remain for a longer period. Cookies may be placed by us when you visit our website or App, or by third parties.
· provide necessary functionality;
· understand how users navigate around our website or App;
· try to improve your experience on our website or App (including remembering settings you have chosen previously); and
· show you more relevant content.
We also feature elements from other websites on our website or App to add value and convenience to your experience, including images, social media plug-ins or advertising. A number of these services may set cookies on your browser. See the tables below for more information.
Some of the cookies used on our website or App collect, use and store personal data. This might include your IP address or other unique identifiers to help remember you. This lets us recognise you each time you visit our website, including if you log in using a different device. It lets us provide you with tailored content that matches your interests.
We also use these cookies to:
· analyse the way people use our website or App and the services we offer;
· enable us, and third parties, to show you more relevant advertising.
Some of the cookies we set are needed to make our website or App work (necessary cookies). If you are unhappy with these, you may be able to disable them using your browser settings, but our website or App may not work correctly.
We need your consent to use non-essential cookies. When you first visit our website or App, you will see a cookie banner giving you the option to accept our recommended cookie settings or offering you more control. A consent cookie will be placed on your browser to remember your choice. You will be prompted to confirm this choice again: after 180 days; if we add new cookies; or the next time you visit our website if you reset your browser settings.
You should be able to control cookies through the setting preferences of your web browser (most browser manufacturers provide online help pages relating to cookie management). You should be allowed to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website or App.
You can also choose to reset your preferences at any time using the relevant settings on our website or App.
You can see more detail below about the cookies we may set on your browser. A hyperlink to this information about cookies appears prominently on most pages of our website.
Below is a list of cookies set on Oxwash website and App, along with a brief description of their purpose, duration and origin.
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website and App. They include, for example, cookies that enable and support our security features.
These cookies help improve our website and App by helping us and our content partners understand better how visitors find, interact with and navigate around our site.
We use Google Analytics to collect and analyse data about how our website and App are used. These cookies collect information and report site usage statistics but do not personally identify individual visitors to our site to Google. To learn more about how Google Analytics collects and uses data when you use our website or App, and how you can control the information sent to Google Analytics, read Google’s page about safeguarding your data.
We use other third-party tools on our site to improve the functionality of our website or App. These services set cookies on our site to make these functions work and to analyse how users interact with these tools. More information on these cookies is set out below. You can disable these cookies but if you do, then some or all of our services may not work correctly on our website or App.
Content personalisation cookies
Content personalisation cookies help us recognise you and understand what content you have viewed on our website or App previously, so we can show you relevant content in the future. They do this by assigning a unique user ID so we can recognise you when you navigate around our website or App.