Our cookie policy

Recent EU legislation means that we have to advise you that you have to accept cookies from this site in order to use it. This warning is to advise you that this site uses cookies to store information about how you use this site solely to make the use of the site easier. No information is collected, no information is stored and no information is sold to third parties.


Cookies are small data files that websites generate and ask to store on your computer. Most websites use cookies in one form or another. They are typically used to: 
remember settings, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
remember information you give to a website, such as a list of products in your shopping basket
measure how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs


To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org, or please read on to find out more about how we use cookies.


Our Cookies

Google analytics
Google Analytics is in use to collect information about how visitors use this site. This provides us with important information that can enable the site to work better. We do not link this information to your name or address.


The following cookies are used by Google Analytics: 
Name Typical content Cookie expires after
_utma Randomly generated ID 2 years
_utmb Randomly generated ID 30 minutes
_utmc Randomly generated ID When you close your web browser
_utmz Randomly generated ID 6 months 
For more information on the cookies set by Google Analytics please go to:
http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.html 
Google has also created their own opt-out plugin which you can get from:
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

 

YouTube cookies
We embed videos from YouTube. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.
To find out more visit - http://support.google.com/youtube/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=171780


Vimeo cookies
We embed videos from Vimeo. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the Vimeo video player. 
To find out more visit http://vimeo.com/privacy


How to delete cookies

Internet Explorer
1. Select the Tools menu 
2. Select Delete Browsing History 
3. Select the Cookies checkbox 
4. Select Delete


Google Chrome
1. Navigate to the Cookies section of your Chrome browser
2. Select Remove All


Firefox
1. Select the FireFox menu 
2. Select the Privacy tab 
3. Select the History section 
4. Select Remove Individual Cookies


Safari
1. Select the Gears menu 
2. Select Reset Safari
3. Select the Remove all website data checkbox
4. Select Reset


Further reading
Information about cookies
Useful information about cookies can be found at:
http://www.allaboutcookies.org


Internet Advertising Bureau
A guide to behavioural advertising and online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at:
http://www.youronlinechoices.eu


International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom

Information on the ICC (UK) UK cookie guide can be found on the ICC website section:
http://www.international-chamber.co.uk/our-expertise/digitaleconomy

 

Privacy

 

By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as laid out below.

 

1. Introduction
For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 the 'Data Controller' for this website is Astley Signs Limited. The privacy and security of our customers is important to us. This privacy policy explains how we use the information we collect about you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information, and the procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.

 

2. The information we collect and how we use it

In order to purchase products or services from us, we need to know your name, address, email address and various other details. We gather this information to allow us to contact you efficiently and deal with your order. The relevant information is then used by us, and our agents to communicate with you regarding our products and services or as otherwise required. If you wish to register for our E-mail service you must provide us with your name and email address.

 

From time to time we may provide the information that you have provided in subscribing to the E-mail service or in purchasing products or services through the website to our customer service agencies for research and analysis purposes so that we can monitor and improve the services we provide. We may also wish to provide you with information about special features of our website or any other services or products from Astley Signs Limited and its associated companies that we think may be of interest to you.

 

If you would rather not receive this information, please send a blank email message to info@astley-uk.com. We may also want to provide you with related information from third parties we think may be of interest to you. If you would rather not receive this information, please send an email to info@astley-uk.com.

 

We would like to provide your information to carefully selected third parties whose products or services we believe may be of interest to you. If you do not wish us to disclose your information in this way, please send an email to info@astley-uk.com. Aside from the matters laid out above, your personal data will not be disclosed to any third party save with your consent.

 

3. Our use of cookies and other information gathering technologies

Astley Signs Limited employ information gathering technologies for the purposes of collecting information and statistics about the users of this site, but such information will not be used to identify any individual. The purpose of gathering such information is to assist us to analyse the use of the website and revise it for the benefit of our customers by making your visit to the site more efficient and to improve and increase the content found to be most popular.

 

We also employ cookies on this site. Cookies are small text files used on the internet for a variety of purposes. We use cookies to make your use of the website more efficient, for example by saving you the trouble of re-entering information. Although the cookie may provide an automated identification of your computer to our workstation, no personal data is stored in the cookie. You may adjust your computer's settings to block cookies, or to accept them only on confirmation from you. Because of the wide variety of browsers and operating systems used by our customers we cannot provide detailed instructions for this, however your browser should contain details in its help facility.

 

4. How we protect your information

The internet is not a secure medium. We have put in place various security measures but you are advised to treat the internet as an insecure medium in all your communications with us. However payments made through this website are handled using secure socket layer technology or other technology which is at least (if not more) secure than that.

Your payment information will not be retained by us and will not be disclosed to anyone under any circumstances.

 

5. Sale of business

If Astley Signs Limited is integrated into any other company or organisation your details may be disclosed to our advisers and any prospective operators and their advisers and will be passed on to the new operators of Astley Signs Limited.

 

6. Updating your details

If any of the information that you have provided to Astley Signs Limited changes, for example if you change your email address, please let us know the correct details by sending an email to info@astley-uk.com.

 

7. Your consent

By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If we change our privacy policy we will post the changes on this page, and may place notices on other pages of the website, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times. We will also email you should you make any changes so that you may consent to our use of your information in that way. Continued use of the service will signify that you agree to any such changes.

 

Owing to the global nature of the internet's infrastructure the information you provide may be temporarily transferred to and stored in countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and its use as set out in this policy whilst in transmission.