To make this site simpler, we sometimes place small data files on your computer. These are known as cookies. Most websites do this too.
They improve things by:
Some of our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish.
What information do we collect?
In operating our Website we may collect and process (store) data about you. We use Google Analytics on our Website, Google Analytics is a free, enterprise analytics tool from Google. It helps us measure our website activity along with many other tasks. It helps us see what pages are popular, what search terms people use to find us and what external sites acted as referrers to our own (for example, if someone had followed a link from Linkedin to our website then linkedin.com would be listed as a referrer). We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
We keep this information aggregated, anonymised and private and it is not shared with anyone outside of Google. To learn about Google Analytics privacy and security please see:
We process information that you provide to us by filling in forms on our Website, such as when you register to receive information such as a newsletter or contact us via the contact us page. If you ask to be added to the newsletter we are happy to do this (or remove you if needed). If you contact us via a form on our website this will generate an email with the information you provided. The email is sent to our ticketing system and then, if any action is required, such as a reply, we reply…that is as far as it goes.
Your information is not sold to a 3rd party to be abused, our forms require the minimum amount of information possible to have a polite and helpful conversation, we can happily get by with just your email address. If you want us to pick up the phone and give you a call, we will need the telephone number as well. A phone number can sometimes make life easier and resolve your inquiry more quickly than an email chain would.
We also list various email addresses on our website. These are typically generic addresses such as email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org and each has their own purpose. If you send an email to us we treat it how we would want our own emails treated. It is stored in a secure manner inside our ticketing system. When both parties are happy we close the ticket down.
The good people at ICO make it very clear about what we, as Website owners need to tell you about cookies.
We must tell you if we set cookies.
We also need to clearly explain to you what the cookies do and why.
Our Google Analytics cookie helps us record what pages you visit, and how you found our website. We do this to make sure our site navigation is optimal and that people are finding us ok. Again, all this information is anonymous.
We also use HubSpot, HubSpot helps us with our marketing and to do this each page has some special code.
HubsSpot cookies are generated when coming to our website (assuming you consent to them). The tracking code sets a number of tracking cookies when a visitor lands on our site. HubSpot is used so we can better serve our partners.
ICO also state we must also get your consent to create cookies
Consent can be implied but must be knowingly given. You may have noticed when you first went to our website there was a notice about cookies and you confirm if you are ok with them being created (you will see this on most websites). If you confirm we make cookies, if you do not accept, we do not.
Cookies Used On selectec.com
As we mentioned earlier we measure website usage using HubSpot, Google Analytics and for online payments, we use the Stripe payment services.
The following cookies are set by Google Analytics:
The following cookies are set by Stripe:
Information on how Hubspot handles cookies and what cookies they set is available here. This page is maintained by HubSpot and is updated on a regular basis.