Why am I being asked to accept cookies?
Compliance of New EU cookie law (e-Privacy Directive) 28th May 2012. On May 26th 2011 a new EU originated law came into effect, on May 28th 2012 the law came into force. The law requires website owners to make significant changes to their sites and may fundamentally change the whole web browsing and shopping experience for everybody. This Cookie Law is amended privacy legislation that requires websites to obtain informed consent from visitors before they can store or retrieve any information on a computer or any other web connected device.
Cookies are used by almost all websites, for a variety of purposes:- Analysis of visitor behaviour (known as 'Analytics')
- To personalise pages and remember visitor preferences.
- To manage shopping carts in online stores
- To track people across websites and deliver targeted advertising
Information Automatically Logged
We use your IP address to gather broad demographic information. We use Google Analytics to collect information about Browser type, Operating platform, Search engine used to locate our site, Time, Day, Month, Year etc.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Cookies set by Google Analytics
Name: _utma Content: randomly generated number Used for: identifying unique visitors Expires: 2 years
Name: _utmb and _utmc Content: randomly generated number Used for: identifying the current session Expires: 30 minutes
Name: _utmz Typical content: randomly generated number + info on how the site was reached Used for: tracking how visitors came to our website Expires: 6 months
Our site uses a contact form for customers to request information and services. We collect contact information (like their email address). Contact information from the contact form is used to contact the person making the form submission. External Links
This site contains links to other sites. MJS Website Design is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. Contacting the Web Site If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact us by clicking here
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