Cookies Policy

This cookie policy is part of Alfast Fixings & Fasteners Ltd privacy policy and covers the use of cookies between your device and our site. We also provide basic information on third-party services we may use, who may also use cookies as part of their service, though they are not covered by our policy.

What are cookies?

Cookie are simple small text files that are stored on your computer’s hard drive or mobile device by a website’s server. Each cookie is unique to your web browser and will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier, website’s domain name and some digits and numbers. Once you agree to give us permission to place cookies on your computer or mobile device, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

How do we use cookies?

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

What types of cookies do we use?

Necessary cookies
Necessary cookies allow us to offer you the best possible experience when accessing and navigating through our website and using its features. For example, these cookies let us recognize that you have created an account and have logged into that account.

Functionality cookies
Functionality cookies let us operate the site in accordance with the choices you make. For example, we will recognize your username and remember how you customized the site during future visits.

Analytical cookies
These cookies enable us and third-party services to collect aggregated data for statistical purposes on how our visitors use the website. These cookies do not contain personal information such as names and email addresses and are used to help us improve your user experience of the website.

How to delete cookies

If you want to restrict or block the cookies that are set by our website, you can do so through your browser setting. Alternatively, you can:

  • visit www.internetcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers and devices. You will find general information about cookies and details on how to delete cookies from your device, or
  • If you don’t wish to accept cookies from us, you should instruct your browser to refuse cookies from https://www.alfast.co.uk with the absolute understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired content and services.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this policy or our use of cookies, please contact us.