Cookie Policy

What they are & how we use them

What are Cookies?

‘Cookies’ are small text files that are stored by your browser on your computer?s hard drive, mobile phone or other device you use to access websites.

Cookies can’t harm your computer. We don’t store personally identifiable information in the cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site. For example, they help us to identify and resolve errors, or can determine relevant products to show you when you’re browsing other sites.

If you don’t wish to enable cookies, you will still be able to browse this site and request a brochure or design consultation via our online forms. Most web browsers have cookies enabled, but these can easily be turned off ? you can manage your settings if your web browser supports JavaScript. If not, you can still find out about the cookies we use below, but you’ll need to manage them through your web browser settings.

Please note, we use a cookie to remember your cookie preferences so this has a couple of consequences:

  • If you delete all your cookies you will have to update your preferences with us again.
  • If you use a different device, computer profile or browser you will have to tell us your preferences again.

What Cookies does Strachan use on this site?

We use the cookies listed below which we consider important for users? experience of our site. The information they provide us with help us to manage content, site performance and to improve all visitors experience on our website.

Necessary Cookies

Source Cookie Name Cookie Purpose
Stachan cookie_level This cookie remembers your cookie preferences for this website on the browser and device you used to set it.
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This cookie tells the cookie plug-in whether the user has been shown the initial cookie pop-up message.

Functional & Performance Cookies

Source Cookie Name Cookie Purpose
Strachan PHPSESSID

This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with our site.

strachanTrack[URL] This cookie shows us how you found our website and which website you came from. The information helps us know which of our online marketing channels is most effective.
strachanTrack[SEARCHTERM] If you were looking for something in particular, this cookie tells us the search terms you used to arrive on the site. It helps us better match the words we use on-site, which in turn helps makes your internet searching experience more accurate.
strachanTrack[SEARCHTYPE] We use this cookie to determine if you arrived at Strachan by clicking on either an advertising link, email link or through a search engine.
no_mobile This cookie remembers whether you viewed our mobile or desktop version of the site you last visited, so we can direct you back to the same version next time you visit.

Targeting Cookies

Source Cookie Name Cookie Purpose
AddThis
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AddThis cookies allow users to share content via Social Networking websites and email.

These cookies can tell us which website you came from, the browser you use, plus which pages you like to share with others. Information gathered can help us improve browser experience, plus which of our products to advertise to you.

Google
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

The information also helps Google show you ads that are relevant to your interests.

SearchIgnite
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These cookies can tell us which website you came from, the browser you use, plus which pages you like to share with others. Information gathered can help us improve browser experience, plus which of our products to advertise to you.

Yahoo
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These cookies can tell us which website you came from, the browser you use, plus which pages you like to share with others. Information gathered can help us improve browser experience, plus which of our products to advertise to you.

Yahoo
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These cookies can tell us which website you came from, the browser you use, plus which pages you like to share with others. Information gathered can help us improve browser experience, plus which of our products to advertise to you.

MSN
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This cookie can tell us which website you came from, the browser you use, plus which pages you like to share with others. Information gathered can help us improve browser experience, plus which of our products to advertise to you.

Further reading

Useful information about cookies can be found at: All About Cookies.

A guide to behavioural advertising and online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at Your Online Choices.

Information on the ICC (UK) UK cookie guide can be found on the Accenture Website.

You can find out more about cookie use by Google here.

We do have relationships with carefully-selected and monitored suppliers who may also set cookies during your visit to be used for remarketing purposes – in other words to show you different products and services based on what you appear to be interested in. If you’d like to opt out, please go to the Network Advertising Initiative website.

To learn more about AddThis cookies and opt out from them, visit their website here.