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Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

1.0 Personal information
1.1 As Geodesys is part of the Anglian Water Services Ltd (registered data owner for all personal information collected), we are covered by the Anglian Water privacy policy.
1.2 Information sent to Geodesys via the Geodesys ordering system (ie after login) is secured by SSL encryption. This is denoted by the url https://secure.geodesys.com and the padlock icon in the browser window.
1.3 Information sent via the Geodesys contact form (/contact/) is not encrypted, and is sent at your own risk. Due to the nature of the Internet, it could be intercepted by third parties or delivered in error to parties other than the addressee.
1.4 This site contains links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are moving onto another site. Geodesys encourages you to read the privacy policies of these linked sites, as they may differ from the Geodesys policy.
1.5 Geodesys may occasionally provide aggregated customer data to the Drainage and Water Searches Network, as they use this to monitor service levels and standards.

2.0 Use of cookies on the Geodesys website
2.1 This website uses functional and analytics cookies to store information on a specific computer or device. A cookie is a text-only string of information which a website downloads to your computer or device and typically contains the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the lifetime of the cookie and a value (usually a randomly-generated number).

2.2 Why do we use cookies?
Cookies allow us to recognise users and facilitate faster and easier interaction between you and the website. Some cookies are essential to make our site work and others are set by our analytics systems. This site uses functional and analytics cookies as outlined below.

2.3 Types of cookie on this site
2.3.1 Functional cookies: These are first-party session cookies, set by us, that allow the site to link the actions of a visitor during a single browser session. For example, we use them to manage the items you add to your shopping basket. As our site will not work without these cookies, please ensure that session cookies are enabled in your browser (see section on Managing cookies below).
2.3.2 Analytics cookies: These are third-party cookies, which are set by Google Analytics on our site. They enable us to analyse how you use this site so we can improve its content and the promotion of the site. Although we consider this an important part of our service to you, you can find out more about managing these analytics cookies (also in section 2.6 below).
2.3.3 Session cookies and persistent cookies: Both functional and analytics cookies can be either session cookies or persistent cookies (see table below). Session cookies are not stored long-term and are not considered to be intrusive. Persistent cookies store a text file on your computer or device until, either it expires, or you delete any cookie files.

2.4 Cookies and your privacy
Analytics cookies are used to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. This means that no personally identifiable information is collected about you unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on this site. The information (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google and used to compile aggregated statistical reports on website activity for this website only. Although your IP address is included in the information, this is used only to determine geographic location of visits. It is not linked to the identity of a computer or device. Functional cookies do not collect personally identifiable information from your computer.

2.5 Summary of cookies used on this website
2.5.1 Functional cookies
Cookie name: asp.net_sessionId (1st party session cookie)
Cookie purpose: these cookies are essential to retain user settings through the transaction process
2.5.2 Analytics cookies
_utma (3rd party persistent cookie - immediate expiry)
_utmb (3rd party persistent cookie – 30 minute expiry
_utmc (3rd party session cookie)
_ubmz (3rd party persistent cookie - 6 months expiry
_qca (3rd party cookie session cookie)
Cookie purpose: these cookies are used to collect standard Internet log and website visitor information in an anonymous form. This information is used to improve the site and its promotion.

2.6 Managing cookies
All recent versions of popular browsers give users a level of control over cookies. For more information about controlling cookies in individual browsers, see aboutcookies.org “How to control cookies”. For more information about deleting cookies in individual browsers, see aboutcookies.org “How to delete cookies”. Please note that disabling session cookies will result in the loss of some useful functionality of this website. 

2.7 Contact information
If you have any queries about your privacy or use of personal data, please contact us.

 

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