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How we use Cookies

1. The information BARKELL LTD collects and how BARKELL LTD uses it
1.1 When you visit the Website, or submit a query via an interactive form, BARKELL LTD may collect information you provide, including your name, company name, postal address, e-mail address and telephone number. Where necessary, the information collected is transmitted in a secure manner to third parties to assist BARKELL LTD to provide you with products and services as requested by you and maintain the support services of BARKELL LTD.
1.2 Subject to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, BARKELL LTD protects all personal and financial data from being disclosed to any third parties except when required by law. In addition, BARKELL LTD may use your information to assist in the prevention of unlawful activities e.g. Money laundering or activities which threaten BARKELL LTD’s Website or is adverse to your or BARKELL LTD’s interest.
1.3 BARKELL LTD may also use aggregate information and statistics, (but, which will not contain your identifying information) for the purposes of monitoring your usage of the Website in order to help BARKELL LTD develop the Website and the Products and/or Services offered by BARKELL LTD. BARKELL LTD will never provide such aggregate information to third parties.
1.4 BARKELL LTD may collect information which is based upon your behaviour and navigation on the Website. This information allows BARKELL LTD to carry out internal research on users’ interest, demographics and behaviour so that BARKELL LTD can better understand, and in turn provide better information, products and services to you and other customers. Please note the information collected only maps IP address and does not contain individual name or identifying information.
1.5 Where you have exchanged individual information with BARKELL LTD including name and email address, BARKELL LTD may wish to provide you with information about special features featured on the Website or any other service or products BARKELL LTD thinks may be of interest to you.
1.6 If you do not wish BARKELL LTD to send you any information set out in Clauses 2.3 to 2.5 above, please send an e-mail to connect@barkell.co.uk
1.7 Subject to the other provisions of this Privacy Policy and such other provisions specified on the Website, BARKELL LTD will never provide your information to other companies or organisations without your consent.

2. Use of cookies and other information gathering technologies
2.1 ‘Cookies’ are small text files that record internet users’ online activity. ‘Cookies’ are primarily used to remember user preferences such as what a customer has placed within a shopping basket, maintain security whilst carrying out transactions, or to facilitate webmail – BARKELL LTD does not use ‘cookies’ for these purposes or use them for online behavioural advertising (OBA). BARKELL LTD uses performance ‘cookies’ to collect information on site to assist BARKELL LTD in monitoring BARKELL LTD’s web page flow and promote trust and safety. These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous. It is only used to improve how the Website works and is limited to BARKELL LTD’s use only, for managing the performance and design of the Website.

By using the Website, you agree that we can place performance cookies on your device. If you do not so agree, do not continue to use the Website.
2.2 Certain features on and in the future of this Website are only available if you enable ‘cookies’.
2.3 You are free to decline the BARKELL LTD’s cookies although that may impair certain features on the Website.
2.4 You can delete any cookies from your computer – refer to your internet browser’s Help files for information.
2.5 BARKELL LTD may also track certain information through the use of javascript code and third party web site analytics providers. Please note this will never provide BARKELL LTD with personal details.

Useful cookie / online advertising websites:

  • Information Commissioner’s Office – guide to the new cookie directive (www.ico.org.uk)
  • The Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) – trade association for online and mobile advertising (www.iabuk.net)
  • Your online choices – guide to online behavioural advertising (www.youronlinechoices.com)