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We are DNA Limited Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how We are DNA Limited uses and protects any information that you give We are DNA Limited when you use this website.

We are DNA Limited is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We are DNA Limited may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1 January 2013.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers


What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
  • We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
  • We may provide your information to our third party partners for marketing or promotional purposes.
  • We will never sell your information.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How does We are DNA Limited use cookies?

We use cookies to understand how people use our websites and to help us to make your experience of our website better. Some of them are essential for our websites to work properly.

Category 1 Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, services you have asked for - like buying one of our products - would not be possible.

Summary – These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for.

Category 2 Performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

Summary – These cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited.

We use cookies to enable the following;

Using features on our websites

We use a session cookie called CAKEPHP. It’s used to retain things like language selection options within the different localised versions of our websites.
We do not store private data in it and the cookie is automatically removed when the users session ends.

Cookie name: CAKEPHP
Category: 1 – Strictly necessary cookie
Purpose: To retain settings about the current visit to one of websites. Language selection etc.

For measuring web traffic

We use a program called Google Analytics, which in turn uses cookies to help us find out how many people visit our website, which pages and parts are most popular, how long people spend in each area and what information people are searching for. All this insight helps us to understand how we can improve our websites.

Cookie name: _utma

Category: 2 – Performance cookie

Purpose: Saves information about total number of visits to the site, the time of the first visit, previous visit and current visit. This is a persistent cookie with a lifespan of 2 years.

Cookie name: _utmb

Category: 2 – Performance cookie

Purpose: Used to record information about what happened during the current visit or session, including the ability to tell when a session ends.

Cookie name: _utmc

Category: 1 – Strictly necessary cookie, 2 – Performance cookie

Purpose: Session cookie that expires at the end of the current session/visit.

Cookie name: _utmz

Category: 2 – Performance cookie

Purpose: Saves info relating to how a user arrived at a site, the channel though which they came, date/time info and what keywords they used if they arrived via a search engine.

For Social sharing and referrals

We used Share This to enable our users to bookmark or refer to content on our website using social channels. The following are the cookies listed by name, how long they last for and a link to the privacy policy on an external site to find out more.

Share This

Unam 
9 months

_stid 
1 year

_uset 
Half an hour

UID 
2 years

UIDR 
2 years
 

For more information on Share This cookies visit http://sharethis.com/privacy 

How can I manage my cookies and where can I find more information?

If you don’t want us to use cookies in your web browser, you can remove them from your computer or change your browser settings so that it either blocks cookies altogether or asks you if you’d like to accept them from some websites. As we mentioned earlier, some of our cookies are essential for our websites to work properly.

The internet industry body, the Internet Advertising Bureau has set up a website to provide information and advice on cookies http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/ and another source which gives information about how to delete and control cookies is http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

If we change our cookie policy it will be updated on this page. 

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

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