SEMA Cookie Policy

Cookies are usually small text files, that are stored on your computer’s browser. Cookies are created when you use your browser to visit a website that uses cookies to keep track of your movements within the website, help you resume where you left off, remember your registered login, preferences, and other customisation functions to provide a good user experience. Cookies also make our websites work appropriately.

HOW WE USE COOKIES

We use cookies on your device to understand and improve our website and your browsing experience, including personalising content, adverts and social media features. We do not use cookies to collect personal information about you. We are allowed to store cookies on your computer which are essential for our website to function. For all non- essential cookies, we rely on your permission which is obtained by clicking accept and close to our cookie opt in and/or the continued use of our websites.

  •  Essential cookies: no permission required
  •  Strictly necessary cookies: these are required for our website to function; for example, cookies enabling you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or e-billing services.
  •  Non-essential cookies: stored on your device where we have given you notice and you have provided your implicit consent to such storage by clicking accept and close to our cookie banner and/or the continued use of our websites
  • Analytical/performance cookies: these allow us to recognise and count visitor numbers and see how they navigate the website. This helps us identify improvements; for example, speeding up searches
  • Functionality cookies: these recognise you when you return to our website, enabling us to personalise content for you and remember preferences (for example, your region)
  • Targeting cookies: these cookies record your visit to our website, pages visited, and links followed; we use this information to make our website and the adverts more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

 

By clicking to agree to our storage of cookies on your device and/or the continued use of our websites, you give us permission to use the types of cookies set out below, in the manner and for the purposes described; see “Cookies We Set”. We will record your acceptance for 60 days before we ask you to confirm your consent again.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies; If you select this setting, you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our site.


COOKIES WE SET

Below is a list of domains we use to track cookies:

  •  Google.com
  •  Youtube.com
  •  Facebook.com
  •  Twitter.com
  •  Linkedin.com
  • Yahoo.com

ESSENTIAL

These cookies let you use all the different parts of our websites. Without them, services that you’ve asked for can’t be provided. Some examples of how we use these cookies are:

  •  Signing into your account
  •  Remembering actions, you’ve already taken, such as text you’ve entered into an order or booking form, so it’ll still be there when you go back to the page in the same web session
  •  Remembering security settings that affect access to certain content, for example, any payment details made for ordering

 

NON-ESSENTIAL

Analytical/performance cookies Google Analytics: We use a web analytics service called Google Analytics to help us identify how our customers use our website, what they like and to see where improvements can be made. For more information on how Google uses cookies, please refer to their privacy policy.


FUNCTIONALITY COOKIES

“Remember My Details” box is presented on some of our website pages. By ticking the box you will give us permission to store a cookie on your device that will remember the details you have entered and therefore will save you time in the future when you have to enter them again. This cookie is stored on your device for 6 months and only users of the device have direct access to this information; we will not see these details. You can un-tick the box at any time to ensure the device “forgets” your details.

Google Maps: Some of our pages include interactive maps provided by Google. Google may set cookies to store information and preferences about maps or other associated Google services on pages where we embed Google maps. For more information on how Google uses cookies, please refer to their privacy policy.

LinkedIn: Some of our pages use sharing buttons or other features from LinkedIn, a social media network. LinkedIn may set cookies for this service. For more information on how LinkedIn uses cookies, please refer to their privacy policy.

Twitter: Some of our pages use Tweet buttons or Twitter feeds. Twitter may set a number of cookies for these components.
For more information on what cookies Twitter uses, please refer to Twitter’s Privacy policy.

YouTube: Some of our pages may have embedded YouTube videos. YouTube may set a number of cookies on your computer for these components. For more information on how YouTube uses cookies, please refer to Google’s privacy policy.

Facebook: Some of our pages use Facebook sharing buttons or fan boxes. Facebook may set a number of cookies to store your login state, preferences or other information. For more information on what cookies Facebook uses, please refer to https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/previous

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control.