Cookie Policy

Our approach to ‘cookies’

Your privacy is important to us. We are striving to give you full and honest information about the cookies that we use on our site and give you the tools and knowledge to manage them. By continuing to browse our site, you consent to our placing cookies on your computer (unless you have chosen to disable them via your browser (see below). However, if you do not allow cookies on your computer you will not be able to shop our site.  Please also refer to our Privacy Policy

INDEX

  1. What are cookies?
  2. How do we use cookies?
  3. Types of cookies
  4. What happens if I opt out of all cookies?
  5. How to check cookies are enabled for PCs
  6. How to check cookies are enabled for Macs
  7. Further information about cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of information sent to your computer or browsing device when you access a website. These files are not computer programmes and cannot be used to cause damage to your computer. They are often essential to helping us provide you with a good on-line experience. Some areas of the site may not function correctly without the use of cookies.

How do we use cookies?

We will not use cookies to

  • Store personal information on your hard drive
  • Send personal information to 3rd parties

You can disable cookies completely by changing your browser settings; however some areas of the site will not be accessible or will not function properly. You will not be able to access your online account if cookies are disabled as cookies are used:

To keep a record of the products youve put in your shopping bag for next time you visit

To make personalised product recommendations, based upon your previous times youve shopped on the website

To remember your preferences

To find out what the website doesnt do well and make improvements to it in future

And many other things too...

 

Please see our Privacy Policy for full details about the cookies we use and how we use them.

Types of cookies:

Session (or Transient) Cookies
Session cookies are stored in your computers memory for the length of your browsing session. They become inaccessible after the session has been inactive for a time and are automatically deleted from your computer when the browser is closed. They allow you to move from page to page without having to log-in repeatedly.

Persistent (or Permanent) Cookies
Persistent cookies that are stored on the users computer memory and are not deleted when the browser is closed. They are used to keep your preferences for the website, so they will be remembered for next time you visit the website. They are also used to collect information about the numbers of visitors, the average time spent on a particular page and analyse shopping behaviour on the website. This information is used to find out how the well the website works and where it can be improved.

 

What happens if I opt out of all cookies?

If you opted out of all cookies set by bltdirect.com and associated websites, then you will not be able to place an order on our website. You will, however, still be able to browse our website.

How to check cookies are enabled for PCs

Google Chrome

Click on Tools at the top of your browser window and select Options
Click the Under the Hood tab, locate the Privacy section, and select the Content settings button
Now select Allow local data to be set

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0

Click on Tools at the top of your browser window and select Internet options , then click on the Privacy tab
Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser
Settings above Medium will disable cookies

Mozilla Firefox

Click on Tools at the top of your browser window and select Options
Then select the Privacy icon
Click on Cookies, then select allow sites to set cookies

Safari

Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the Preferences option
Click on Security, check the option that says Block third-party and advertising ookies
Click Save

How to check cookies are enabled for Macs

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX

Click on Explorer at the top of your browser window and select Preferences options
Scroll down until you see Cookies under Receiving Files
Select the Never Ask option

Safari on OSX

Click on Safari at the top of your browser window and select the Preferences option
Click on Security then Accept cookies
Select the Only from site you navigate to


Mozilla and Netscape on OSX

Click on Mozilla or Netscape at the top of your browser window and select the Preferences option
Scroll down until you see cookies under Privacy & Security
Select Enable cookies for the originating web site only

Opera

Click on Menu at the top of your browser window and select Settings
Then select Preferences, select the Advanced tab
Then select Accept cookies option

Further Information about cookies

If youd like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org (opens in a new window).

If youd like to opt out of cookies, please go to the Network Advertising Initiative website (opens in a new window).

Please note that were not responsible for the content of external websites.

Please see our Privacy Policy for full details about the cookies we use and how we use them.

Created by Steve Ellwood on 13th September, 2012

Author

Steve Ellwood

Steve Ellwood

Qualified as an Electrician, founder of BLT Direct , You can follow them here