Our Privacy & Cookies Policy

We respect your privacy.

This policy sets out the personal information that we gather about you when you visit our website, how we may use that information and who we may share it with.We have completed a notification under the Data Protection Act 1998 with the Information Commissioner. We comply with the Act and ensure that you have the benefit of all the protection the Act grants to you.

Further information on the Act, and a copy of our notification, is available from the Information Commissioner’s website: https://ico.org.uk/.

Access to data

You have certain rights under the Data Protection Act.You have the right to be told what personal information we hold about you. If you wish to exercise that right, you should address this matter in writing and send it to our mailing address, which is set out at the bottom of every page on our website.

What information do we collect?

We collect only general data relating to how our website is used. This includes information concerning the number of visitors to our website, the pages our visitors come from and which pages they view.This data does not personally identify you to us or any other party and is purely used to aid us in our market research.

We will only collect any information about you, from which you could be identified, with your consent, such consent being indicated by you choosing to provide that information to us in any of the following ways:

  • sending such information in an email to any email address ending in ‘@shulmans.co.uk’ which you have accessed using our website, including via the links on our ‘Get in touch’ page;
  • by you filling in the details required to make use of our ‘Online Enquiries’ form which will allow us to contact you and attempt to deal with your enquiry; or
  • by you filling in the details required to allow us to include you on our mailing list to receive information and updates regarding our trainee recruitment programme.

Cookies

Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. We use the following cookies:

Cookie name Purpose Duration
For Google Analytics* purposes:
_ga For tracking returning visitors. Stored for two years
_gat For tracking a visitor’s current session. Stored for 10 minutes
Other cookies:

Has_js

Used internally to remember that a visitor has JavaScript enabled. Stored until the visitor closes the browser

Cookie-agreed

To ensure the Cookies banner doesn’t pop up after you have agreed to our use of Cookies. Stored for 100 days

* We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies to collect information about how visitors use our website. This information will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and then shortened there.

Google uses this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of this website, compile reports about the website activities and provide further services to us, with regard to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser will be merged with other Google data, within the frame of Google Analytics.

You may object to the future use of the aforementioned information (including your IP address) by installing a deactivation add-on (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?h!=uk) for your browser.

By using our website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

If you would like to know more about cookies, useful information can be found at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

E-newsletter

If you would like to receive our e-newsletter, please email marketing@shulmans.co.uk and we will be happy to add you to our mailing list. If you do not wish to continue to receive our e-newsletter, you can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link on the e-newsletter.

Our e-newsletter does not use cookies, but it is managed by a third party provider who uses cookies to establish whether an e-newsletter has been opened, and which pages have been visited.The information collected is used only to help improve the content of our e-newsletter and to measure interest in the content of our e-newsletter and not to identify you as an individual recipient.

Changes to this policy

We may modify or update this policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted here.

Please submit any comments, questions or concerns about this policy to us at the address below.

Conclusion

We do hope you enjoy visiting our website and hope this policy and the contents of our website are helpful. If you have any queries please contact IT@shulmans.co.uk.


Other information:

You can view information relating to accessing, browsing and using our website on our Terms of Use page.

You can also view information related to the way we are regulated.

We also have a Complaints Policy in place.