Cookie and Privacy Policy

QJS Equipment are committed to preserving the privacy of all of its customers and visitors to its website at http://www.qjs.co.uk/ (the "Website"). The privacy policy set out below explains how QJS Equipment uses and protects the information that is provided to it by its Customers.

QJS Equipment reserves the right to update and amend this privacy policy at any time without notice. You are responsible for reviewing the privacy policy on each occasion that you visit the Website, and if you continue to use the Website after amendments have been made then you are deemed to have accepted the amendments.

If you follow a link from the Website to a third party’s website, this privacy policy will no longer apply. QJS Equipment are not responsible for the information handling practices of any third party websites and recommends that you read the privacy policy specific to such websites.

By opening a Credit Account with QJS Equipment or using its Website you agree to the collection, use and disclosure of your information by QJS Equipment under the terms of this privacy policy.

1. Information About Us

QJS Equipment is a partnership whose trading address is at QJS Equipment, Saxilby Enterprise Park Lincoln LN1 2LR. Please see the "Contact Us" page on the Website for full contact details.


2. Collection of Information

If you apply for a Credit Account with QJS Equipment you will be asked to complete a Credit Account Application Form, which requires that you provide certain information about you and your organisation, including contact details and trade references. QJS Equipment will collect information from you or your organisation if you complete a Credit Account Application Form or order goods from QJS Equipment.

QJS Equipment may collect information about you when you contact us, whether by telephone, fax, email or post, and may also collect any information you submit via any online forms, message boards, forums, surveys or any other interactive sections that may be on the Website from time to time. QJS Equipment may also collect information about your use of our Website and will use Cookies in the manner described below.


3. Use of Information by QJS Equipment

If you apply for a Credit Account with QJS Equipment the information you provide will be used by QJS Equipment to verify your organisation’s identity and to process the Credit Account Application. We may also carry out Credit Reference Searches (details of which are set out in section 4 below).

If QJS Equipment approve your Credit Account Application and open a Credit Account for your organisation, QJS Equipment will use the information provided to administer your organisation’s account and to process any orders for goods received. Unless you have expressly asked us not to do so, QJS Equipment may use information provided for marketing purposes, to undertake marketing analysis and to make general improvements to the Website and to QJS Equipment's products.

QJS Equipment will keep your information secure by taking appropriate measures against its unauthorised or unlawful processing and against its accidental loss, destruction or damage. QJS Equipment will retain your information for as long as it is needed for the purposes set out in this privacy policy or as otherwise required by law.

QJS Equipment use SagePay for secure card transactions online. More information can be found on http://www.sagepay.com/security_policy

4. Credit Information

Credit checks will be carried out with credit reference agencies when you register with us, and further searches may be carried out before accepting orders or increased levels of credit. Credit reference agencies may record these searches. We may share information about you and the conduct of your account with agencies or relevant third parties.

This Information about you may be used to verify your identity and for assessing credit assessment. We may also use such information for payment recovery or tracing fraud and debt. We may pass on details of defaulting accounts to appropriate third parties.


5. Disclosure of information by QJS Equipment to third parties

QJS Equipment may share your information with credit reference agencies and other third parties (as described at section 4 above). QJS Equipment may also share your information with any associated organisations or business partners of QJS Equipment for administrative purposes and so that any information or products you have requested can be provided. QJS Equipment may also share your information with another organisation which buys or is interested in buying our business or assets or to whom QJS Equipment transfers its agreement with your organisation and in the course of any negotiations which may or may not lead to such a transfer or sale.

QJS Equipment may allow third party providers and contractors who supply goods or services to QJS Equipment or who process information on behalf of QJS Equipment incidental access to your information. In such circumstances, QJS Equipment will endeavour to ensure that they keep your information secure and do not use it for their own purposes. QJS Equipment will disclose any information provided if required to do so by law (such disclosure may be to enforcement authorities or to a third party in the context of actual or threatened legal proceedings) to the extent so required. Unless permitted or required to do so by law, QJS Equipment will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information provided to us by you or your organisation without consent.

Cookies Policy


How we use cookies

The following tables describe the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an 'implied consent' policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete qjs.co.uk cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser's anonymous usage setting (called "Incognito" in Chrome, "InPrivate" for Internet Explorer, "Private Browsing" in Firefox and Safari etc).


Session Cookies

We use session cookies to remember your log-in and what you’ve put in the shopping basket. These we deem strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then various functionality on the site will be broken. More information on session cookies and what they are used for at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html.


Cookie Name Purpose
PHPSESSID This cookie is used to hold the unique session ID which is generated every time our site is visited. This cookie is deleted when you close the browser.
Session_ID This retains your ID for your shopping basket. Without this cookie, you cannot add products to your basket or make any purchases.

Cookies for Site Analytics


Provider Cookie name Expires Purpose More information
Google Analytics _utma 2 years This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to your site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits your site, a new __utma cookie is written with a different unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to your site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure. Read Google Analytics Safeguarding your data
Google Analytics _utmb _utmc 30 minutes These cookies work in tandem to calculate visit length. Google __utmb cookie demarks the exact arrival time, then Google __utmc registers the precise exit time of the user. Read Google Analytics Safeguarding your data
Google Analytics _utmz 6 months This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach your site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within your own site. The cookie is updated with each page view to your site. Read Google Analytics Safeguarding your data
Google Analytics _utmv 2 years This cookie is not normally present in a default configuration of the tracking code. The __utmv cookie passes the information provided via the _setVar() method, which you use to create a custom user segment. This string is then passed to the Analytics servers in the GIF request URL via the utmcc parameter. This cookie is only written if you have added the _setVar() method for the tracking code on your website page. Read Google Analytics Safeguarding your data
Google Analytics _utmx 2 years This cookie is used by Website Optimizer and only set when the Website Optimizer tracking code is installed and correctly configured for your pages. When the optimizer script executes, this cookie stores the variation this visitor is assigned to for each experiment, so the visitor has a consistent experience on your site.  See the Website Optimizer Help Center for more information. Read Google Analytics Safeguarding your data

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