Privacy Statement and Cookies In Use on This Site

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

Make our website work as you'd expect
Save you having to login every time you visit the site
Remember your settings during and between visits
Improve the speed/security of the site
Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
Personalise our site to you to help you get what you need faster
Continuously improve our website for you
Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
Pass data to advertising networks
Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
Pay sales commissions
You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

More about our Cookies

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

Determining if you are logged in or not
Remembering your search settings
Allowing you to add comments to our site
Tailoring content to your needs
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use cookies:

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily Like or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called analytics programs also tell us if how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

We use:

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

Why we collect information
We collect information from you for three reasons:

To process an order, provide any other services requested, or fulfil any other contractual obligations we have to you, we may collect names, email addresses, postal addresses and credit-card details.
To make your visit more rewarding and useful, we may monitor customer patterns and your use of the site via cookies (please see the information below on cookies).
Should you consent, to send you information about future products and promotions from DOCK Leicester..
If you supply us with another person's details or data you warrant or promise that you have that person's permission to give us that information. We will only use those details to contact them for that immediate purpose.

Cookies
These are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Our cookies do not in themselves recognise the individual user but will recognise the computer you are using so that we know when you are returning to the site. Most browsers will automatically accept cookies, but you can change the settings on your browser to prevent this happening.

Children
We do not wish to collect any personal information from children without their parents' consent. If you are under 13, please obtain consent from your parents or guardian before supplying any information.

Disclosing information to others
We will not sell or share your personal information with third parties except as stated below, or to fulfil another function to which you have consented.

We employ other companies to perform functions on our behalf, including fulfilling orders, sending emails and postal mail, and analysing data. We will ensure that these companies only use such information under our direction to perform these functions, and that they have adequate procedures in place to deal with your data securely.

Some of these companies may be based outside the EU. If we transfer your data to these companies we will ensure that they process your data in accordance with this privacy policy and the Data Protection Act.

Accuracy and access to personal information
With any marketing material that is sent to you, we will give you the opportunity and instructions to contact us to check the accuracy of your personal information, along with the option to unsubscribe from future marketing.