Cookies policy

www.thegrassfactory.co.uk ("the Site") uses cookies. A cookie is a small, sometimes encrypted text file, placed in a browser directory. The core role of cookies is to enhance/enable usability of website processes, so disabling cookies may disable certain features of websites. We also use cookies to determine how the Site is being found, to track your movements through the Site, to determine how the Site is being used and to assess its usefulness. We do not collect personal information about you in this process. Please refer to www.allaboutcookies.com for more detailed information about cookies and for advice on how to enable/disable them if required.

Our website uses "Google Analytics", a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"), to help us analyse how our website is used. In doing so information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to, and stored by, Google. This information will be subject to Google's Privacy Policy. Additionally, Google Analytics uses only first-party cookies. This means that all cookies set by Google Analytics for our website send data only to the servers for our website. This effectively makes Google Analytics cookies the personal property of our website, and the data cannot be altered or retrieved by any service on another website or domain. After the Google Analytics cookies have been set/updated on the web browser, the data they contain that is required for reporting purposes is sent to the Google Analytics servers in the GIF Request URL via the utmcc parameter. Google Analytics uses the following cookies to define user sessions, as well as to provide a number of key features in the Google Analytics reports:

Cookie Name Stored Data When does it expire? Description
__utma A unique identifier that represents your browser, the date of your first visit to the website, the date of your two most recent visits to the website, and the total number of times you've visited the website in the past including today. This cookie expires 2 years after your last visit to the website. The information stored in this cookie is used to identify how frequently the same people revisit the website, and to detect how long people take between each visit.
__utmb Stores the exact time you started your current visit. Is deleted when you close your browser window. This cookie works with __utmc to calculate the time users have spent on our website.
__utmc Stores the last time you interacted with the website. Is deleted 30 minutes after your last interaction with the website.  
__utmz A unique identifier that represents your browser and information about the web pages or marketing materials that led you to this website. The cookie expires 6 months after your last visit to the website. This cookie is used to detect which traffic sources are driving visits to the website. Traffic sources can include printed or online marketing materials, or simply other websites.

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Any changes we may make to our cookies policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. However, we advise that you check this page regularly to keep up to date with any necessary changes.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to The Grass Factory Ltd, Ribble Business Park, Philips Road, Blackburn, BB1 5RB or sales@thegrassfactory.co.uk.

Call our team now on 01254 292630 or email your query to sales@thegrassfactory.co.uk