Privacy & Cookie Policy

Clarkson is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected. We respect our users and make every effort to provide an excellent and secure buying experience on our website.

This privacy statement explains how we use and safeguard any information you provide when using this website. We are committed to safeguarding your privacy. If we ask you for information that identifies you when you use our website, you can be confident that it will be used in line with this privacy policy. We reserve the right to modify this policy at any moment by amending this page.

Our website collects some types of information.
Containing your personal data
Website Protection
An Introduction to Cookies Your agreement to our website’s cookie deployment.
Our website makes use of cookies.
Cookies that have been really distributed
How to turn off cookies

Our website collects some types of information.

What we gather

Our website may gather the following information when you make an inquiry or place a purchase. Your name and contact information, which may include your email address, mailing address, preferences, and interests. Additional information may be required in connection with customer surveys and/or offers.

What we do with the data gathered

We require this information in order to ascertain your requirements and to offer you with further information on the product(s)/service(s) you have requested. Additionally, your information may be saved in a CRM system for the purpose of maintaining internal records. We may utilise the data to enhance our goods and services. We may send promotional emails to you on a periodic basis about new goods, special deals, or other information we believe you’ll find interesting using the email address you’ve given. We may also use your information from time to time to contact you for market research reasons. We may communicate with you through email, telephone, fax, or mail. We may use the information to tailor the website to your preferences.

Containing your personal data

You have the following options for restricting the collection or use of your personal information:

When completing a form on a website, seek for the option that allows you to signal that you do not want your information to be used for direct marketing purposes.
If you previously consented to our processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may withdraw your consent at any time by writing to or contacting us.

We will not sell, distribute, or lease your personal information to third parties unless you authorise us to do so or we are compelled to do so by law. If you indicate that you desire for us to do so, we may use your personal information to send you promotional material about third parties that we believe you may find interesting. Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you may seek details of personal information we possess about you. There may be a minor cost. Please write to or contact us if you would like a copy of the information we hold about you.

If you feel any information we are keeping on you is wrong or incomplete, please contact us immediately by writing to or emailing us. We will swiftly rectify any false information discovered.
Security

Website Protection

We are committed to maintaining the security of your information. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have implemented appropriate physical, technological, and administrative safeguards and security processes to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


External Hypertext Links

Our website may contain connections to other potentially useful websites. However, after you’ve left our site via one of these links, you should understand that we have no control over the other website. As a result, we cannot guarantee the security or privacy of any information you supply when visiting such sites, which are not covered by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and review the website’s privacy policy.

A primer on cookies

A cookie is a little data file that is automatically stored on the hard disc of your computer. Our website creates cookie files and stores them on your device to analyse and affect your preferences or behaviour. Analytical cookies are used to track your movements and interactions on our website – allowing us to personalise your experience and collect data. In general, cookies assist us in providing you with a better internet experience by allowing us to track which pages you find beneficial and which you do not. A cookie in no way provides us access to your computer or any information about you, save for the data you voluntarily submit with us.

The majority of current web browsers enable cookies to be set on your device automatically. Generally, though, you may alter your browser’s settings to prevent cookies from being installed on your device. By disabling cookies in your browser, you may be unable to take full use of our website.

Our website utilises the following cookies:

guarantee that functionality functions properly during and between visits; enable you to share pages via popular social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter; and enable you to connect with our website by leaving comments or views.
submit inquiries using online forms
trace your visit for statistical analysis, which enables us to enhance our website’s usability, performance, and security.

Cookies are not deployed to the following domains:

gather any information that is personally identifiable (without your express permission)
gather any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
transmit information to advertising networks
transfer personally sensitive information to third parties

Your consent to our website’s cookie use.

On your first visit to our website, you may have noticed a banner informing you of our website’s use of cookies. Our website runs on a ‘Implied Consent’ basis in accordance with the 2011 EU Cookie Law. This implies that we have presumed you have ‘opted-in’ for our website to deploy cookies unless you deactivate them using your browser settings or by following the steps below. You can find detailed information about the cookies that our website uses and how to disable them below. We recommend that you consult the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) website for the most up-to-date information, guidelines, and guidance on the EU Cookie Law in the UK.
Our website makes use of cookies.

Sharing on Social Networks

We encourage people to share our material and/or like our Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, and LinkedIn profiles. To facilitate ‘Social Sharing,’ our website makes use of widgets offered directly by the Social Networks and/or through third-party amalgamative widget providers such as AddThis. The social networks’ cookies and privacy consequences vary and are determined by your privacy settings with each social network. The Social Sharing buttons on our website will only deploy cookies if you are logged into that Social Network at the time of your visit.

Analytical Monitoring

Google Analytics is integrated into our website, which enables us to track and generate anonymized visitor information. The data gathered varies in kind, from simple traffic volume to the sort of browser you are using to access our website. This data is beneficial to us not only for marketing analysis and quantification, but also for improving the usability, security, and load speed of our website content. Google Analytics is Google’s most popular and secure webmaster product. Google places a high premium on the privacy and security of Google Analytics data, which you can learn more about on Google’s Analytics Data Safeguarding page. Additionally, Google offers a Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on that enables you to automatically Opt-out of all websites that use Google Analytics to track your activity. Google Analytics does not gather any personally identifiable information.

Check for Cookie Consent

On your first visit to our website, you will see an unobtrusive banner notifying you that our website is placing cookies on your computer. To enable our website to remember your opt-in preference, we keep a cookie that expires after the specified number of days (see table).

WordPress

Our website, in its entirety or in part, is based on the popular open-source content management system (CMS) platform WordPress. Cookies are used by WordPress to enable visitors to register, login, and leave comments on our website’s content. If you choose not to engage in our website’s comments section, WordPress will not place any cookies on your device. WordPress will only create cookies if you actively register or comment on our website using the clear forms.

Forms of Inquiry

Visitors to our website have the option of contacting us using the form(s) on our website. To avoid spam inquiries, we defend our forms with anti-spam challenges that verify the visitor is a genuine human being, not a computer bot or spider.

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