Our website, www.kitestep.com, is operated by Kite Engineering Supplies (Southern) - (“KITEStep”). The registered office address is; The Nursery, Littleton Lane, Sparsholt, Winchester, SO21 2LS.
Where we use “we”, “our” or “us” in this notice, we mean Kite Engineering Supplies (Southern) - (“KITEStep”) unless we say otherwise.
Where we use “our site” in this notice, we mean www.kitestep.com.
1. What are cookies?
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allow you to navigate between pages efficiently
measure how you use our site so that we can update and improve it to give you the best possible experience.
When you open our site in your browser a cookie pop up message will be displayed and this will ask you for your consent for non-essential cookies to be placed on your device. If you do not click to accept cookies but you continue to use our site without disabling cookies, we will consider this to mean that you accept our use of these non-essential cookies. A record of your acceptance will be stored in a functional cookie for 30 days, after which the cookie will expire and the cookie pop up message will be displayed again.
You may withdraw your consent or acceptance at any time by following the instructions for disabling cookies, signposted at the end of this Cookie Notice.
3. Essential cookies
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4. Essential third party cookies
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We use Google Analytics to collect information about how you use our site.
We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to our site, where visitors have come to our site from and the pages they visited.
We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
Google Analytics stores information about:
The pages you visit on our site
The actions you perform on our site
How long you spend on each page
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What you click on while you’re visiting our site
Information about the browser and device you use to navigate our site, (including an anonymised IP address).
We don’t collect or store any personal information (for example your name or address) that can be used to identify who you are.
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