1.1 Cookies will be used in an update soon to be released and will follow the policy set out below.
1.2 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
1.3 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
1.4 The cookie we use does not contain any personal information about you but does help us identify personal information linked to you which is stored by us.
1.5 We use only session cookies on our website.
1.6 The names of the cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:
(a) we use mepslog on our website to - recognise a user when they log into our website, track users as they navigate the website, enable the use of a shopping cart on the website, improve the website's usability by using data created when we analyse the use of the website, administer the website, prevent fraud and improve the security of the website and personalise the website for each user
1.7 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy" and then "Advanced"
(b) in Firefox (version 39) you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options", "Privacy", selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu, and unticking "Accept cookies from sites"; and
(c) in Chrome (version 44), you can block all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Content settings", and then selecting "Block sites from setting any data" under the "Cookies" heading.
1.8 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites however will not affect the use of our website unless any such feature requires login.
1.9 This may mean that if you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
1.10 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:
(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11)
(b) in Firefox (version 39), you can delete cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Privacy", then selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu, clicking "Show Cookies", and then clicking "Remove All Cookies"; and
(c) in Chrome (version 44), you can delete all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Clear browsing data", and then selecting "Cookies and other site and plug-in data" before clicking "Clear browsing data".
1.11 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites however this will not affect meps.uk.com as the session cookie is destroyed as soon as the browser is closed. Return to the website may result in the user having to log in again.
2. Our details
2.1 This website is owned and operated by Managed Engineering Project Solutions Ltd (MEPS)
2.2 We are registered in England under registration number 08277188, and our registered office is at 120 Parkway, Westhoughton, Bolton, BL5 2RZ
2.3 Our principal place of business is at 120 Parkway, Westhoughton, Bolton, BL5 2RZ
2.4 You can contact us by writing to the business address given above, by using our website contact form, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 01942 818025