Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer or electronic device when you visit the vast majority of websites on the internet.

Local storage is a technology that allows websites to store and retrieve tiny amounts of data on your computer or electronic device.

At Towzone.co.uk we use cookies and local storage to remember you when you return to our site and provide a better experience for you.

Cookies cannot harm your device and likewise they do not store personally identifiable information such as you name or credit card details.

Similar cookie technologies include web beacons, action tags, local shared objects (‘flash cookies’) and single-pixel gifs. Such technologies can be used to track users’ actions and activities, and to store anonymous information about them.

You can change your cookie preferences on our site at anytime using the button below:

We use cookies and/or similar technologies on this website for the following purposes:

Information Collected

We may obtain information about your computer or any other electronic device which you use to access our website, such as you IP address, your browser and/or other interent log information. We will treat this information as your personal information.

In certain circumstances we may also collect personal information about you but only where you voluntarily provide it (e.g. by completing an online form) or where you book or purchase goods or services using our platform.

Consent for Cookies

In most cases we will need your consent in order to use cookies on this website. The exception is where the cookie is essential in order for us to provide you with a service you have requested, or essential to the inherent functionality of the website (e.g to enable you to store items in a shopping basket and/or to use our check-out process).

Where we wish to use cookies that require your consent you will be asked whether you consent to the use of cookies in the following manner:

Users on their first visit will be required to consent through a pop-up that displays on every page of the website so that they can gain full access to the website. This cookie preference will be stored for 365 days.

Thereafter you will be provided with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of cookies which can be done in the following manner:

At anytime a user can visit this page and click the “Change Cookie Preferences” button to administer their cookie choices.

Third Party Cookies

When you visit towzone.co.uk you may also find cookies from third parties. For example, if you visit a page on our site with an embedded Google Map or YouTube.

We have no control over the settings of these third party cookies so would recommend checking their cookie policies on their relevant websites.

You can block these third party cookies at anytime from our cookie consent tool but please be aware that in many cases this may lead to a reduced user experience whilst using our platform.

By consenting to the use of all cookies on our site you will be consenting to the use of these cookies as well.

Some of the third parties that may set cookies on our site include:

  • Google Analytics – used by us to measure traffic and user flow within our platform and to gain insights so that we can improve our site for future users.
  • Google Maps – used by us to display Towzone Service Providers when users search our platform.
  • YouTube – used by us and many of our Service Providers to play embedded videos within our platform.

Cookie Groups

To make it easier for our Users we allocate cookies into one of four different groups:

Essential Cookies: These cookies enable basic functions and are necessary in order for the website to function. Essential cookies cannot be switched off.

Statistical Cookies: These cookies collect information anonymously. This information helps us to understand how our Users interact with our website.

Marketing Cookies: These cookies are third party cookies from advertisers or publishers to display personalised ads. They do this by tracking visitors across websites. We do not provide any personal information to these advertisers or publishers.

External Media Cookies: These cookies relate to embedded elements from third party media sites such as YouTube (embedded videos), Facebook (embedded social media posts) etc.

Cookies Used on this Website

For a full list of current cookies that are used on Towzone please click the button below:

For further information on cookies visit aboutcookies.org or the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies ico.org.uk

This policy was last updated on: 01/07/2021.