Privacy Policy

The Swintechnics Privacy Policy describing how we use cookies and your data.


What personal data we collect and why we collect it

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

For users that register on our website , we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

If you leave a post on the Swintechnics Forum, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Who we share your data with

We do not share any personal information with any other organisation.

Cookies

This website uses cookies. Cookies are small pieces of information stored on your computer which are used by a website to identify you as you step through the site.

The Swintechnics website uses the following:

Session cookies

We use a session cookie to enable certain features of our website, especially the ability to remain logged in and to use our various booking and order forms. A session cookie stores a unique identifier that allows this website (and no other) to track you as you move between pages. It does not contain any information that is personally identifiable. Session cookies are removed when you close your web browser.

Persistent login cookies

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

You may request that the Swintechnics website remembers you when logging in. This means that the website will recall a limited amount of information (name, email address) about you when you return later. Using this function places a cookie on your computer to identify you when you return.

Shopping Basket cookies

When placing items in the Swintechnics shopping basket and using the checkout, we place a cookie to identify your order.

Google Analytics cookies

The Swintechnics website uses Google Analytics to analyse how our visitors engage with the website. Google Analytics places cookies to track your use of this website, but does not collect any information that can identify you personally. This website does not place cookies which attempt to track your use of any other websites or services. Cookies placed by the Swintechnics website cannot be accessed by any third party website.

Cookie NameDescriptionDuration
wordpress_*WordPress cookie for a logged in user.session
wordpress_logged_in_*WordPress cookie for a logged in usersession
wordpress_sec_*WordPress cookie for a logged in usersession
wordpress_test_cookieWordPress test cookiesession
viewed_cookie_policyUsed to indicate Cookie Policy has been accepted1 year
PHPSESSIDTo identify your unique session on the websitesession
SESSTo ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered.session
ga_*Google Analytics – used to distinguish users2 years
gid_*Google Analytics – used to distinguish users24 hours
_gat_gtag_UA_*_*Google Analytics – used to distinguish userssession

Browser specific instructions to block and remove cookies

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Programs, diagrams, photos or any other media uploaded for sharing with other users should not contain any personal information.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content. Their website should contain a Privacy Policy stating their use of your data.


Terms and Conditions

The information contained in this website is provided by Swintechnics for your general information and use only. Use of this website or any information found on it is entirely at your own risk. While we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability or suitability of the website content. Content is subject to change without notice.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

You must not misuse this website. Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

This website contains links to other websites outside of our control. Swintechnics has no responsibility for the content of those websites, nor does a link necessarily imply that we recommend or endorse the content or its provider.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Swintechnics takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website or its functions being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Copyright

This website and its contents is copyright © Swintechnics 2018. All rights reserved.