This website bksafetywear.co.uk puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.
Cookies are used to:
- measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
- remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again
- store the items in your basket and keep them separate from other users.
Find out more about how to manage cookies.
Types of Cookies
Our cookies are classified into two different types - first and third party cookies. First party cookies are the cookies that our website will set to offer you a fully functional experience when using our site. Third party cookies are set by other businesses such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, which we use to display video content.
First Party Cookies
In order to be able to use our website we require your computer or mobile device to accept cookies. Some of our cookies (known as first party cookies) are essential to enable required functionality on our website. Without them you would not be able to login or order from our website. Our cookies don't store personal information such as name or address details.
Third Party Cookies
We use some third party content on our website to enable Facebook, Twitter & YouTube to function. We don't control the setting of some of these cookies so for more information about please visit the relevant third-party website.
For further information about cookies and how to manage them visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
What Cookies do we Store?
The essential first party cookies we store to make the website functional are:
|Name ||Purpose ||Content ||Expires |
|PHPSESSID ||To enable the site to recognise the same user clicking from page to page. Without it, every page would be treated as the first visit to the site, and anything added to the shopping basket would be instantly forgotten. Online shopping would, therefore, be impossible. ||Session ID ||On exit |
|Session ||This is for the visitor's convenience, Bluepark creates this with a copy of the initial session ID so that they can be classed as "returning" and the contents of their shopping basket will still be available. If the user signs in with an email address and password, these login details are are also saved so that they can remain logged in when returning (the password is encrypted). If the user signs out, their login details are removed from the cookie. || |
Can also contain an email address and encrypted password
|1 year |
Measuring website usage
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use bksafetywear.co.uk. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.
Google Analytics stores information about:
- the pages you visit on bksafetywear.co.uk
- how long you spend on each bksafetywear.co.uk page
- how you got to the site
- what you click on while you’re visiting the site
We do not collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.
We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
Google Analytics sets the following cookies:
|Name ||Purpose ||Expires |
|_ga ||This helps us count how many people visit bksafetywear.co.uk by tracking if you’ve visited before ||2 years |
|_gid ||This helps us count how many people visit bksafetywear.co.uk by tracking if you’ve visited before ||24 hours |
|_gat ||Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made ||10 minutes |
|Name ||Purpose ||Expires |
|_utma ||Like _ga, this lets us know if you’ve visited before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new to bksafetywear.co.uk or to a certain page ||2 years |
|_utmb ||This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on bksafetywear.co.uk ||30 minutes |
|_utmc ||This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser ||When you close your browser |
|_utmz ||This tells us how you reached bksafetywear.co.uk (for example from another website or a search engine) ||6 months |
You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies.
When someone visits bksafetywear.co.uk, we use Hotjar to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not personally identify anyone.
These are the cookies used by Hotjar
|Name ||Description ||Duration |
|_hjClosedSurveyInvites ||Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal popup. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown. ||365 days |
|_hjDonePolls ||Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in. ||365 days |
|_hjMinimizedPolls ||Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site. ||365 days |
|_hjDoneTestersWidgets ||Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in. ||365 days |
|_hjMinimizedTestersWidgets ||Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site. ||365 days |
|_hjIncludedInSample ||Hotjar cookie. This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels. ||365 days |
You can opt out of Hotjar cookies.