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COOKIE POLICY

Date of last update: 10th May 2022

Please read this cookie policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how we use cookies on our website. This policy should be read together with our Data Protection Notice which explains that we do not collect information about you when you use our website.

Who we are

This website is operated by Amalgamated Metal Corporation PLC (“AMC”). AMC owns trusted global manufacturers and traders of non-ferrous metals that have a shared ethos based on reliability, integrity and professionalism (the “AMC Group”). Our website provides you with information about the AMC Group and our businesses.

Our website

This cookie policy only relates to your use of our website, www.amcgroup.com.

Throughout our website we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties, included websites operated by other members of the AMC Group. These other third party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate policies. For privacy information relating to these other third party websites, please consult their policies as appropriate.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (e.g. computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use many websites. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, and collect information about how you browse the site, allowing web applications to respond to you as an individual and provide information to the owners of the site. Cookies ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors and help web applications to tailor operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We collect your data automatically via cookies when you visit our website, in line with cookie settings in your browser and your customised cookie settings. We also use cookies to track your activity to help ensure you get the smoothest possible experience when visiting our website.

We may collect information about your computer, including (where available) an anonymised version of your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns which does not identify any individual.

For further information on our use of cookies, including a detailed list of your information which we and others may collect through cookies, please see below.

For further information on cookies generally, including how to control and manage them, visit the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Cookies we use, consent to use cookies and changing settings

Our website only uses “Analytical Cookies”. These are cookies that allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

We will ask for your consent to place Analytical Cookies on your device through the banner displayed when you access our website. If you would like to change your decision on whether to accept or reject these cookies, please revisit our site and select the relevant option on the banner displayed.

Our use of Analytical Cookies

The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why:

 

The cookies we use Name Purpose Will we ask for your consent to place this cookie?
Analytical cookie -ga

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.

This cookie collects information in an anonymous form.

The cookie duration is 2 years

Yes – by clicking ‘Accept Cookies” on the banner displayed when you access our website, you agree that we can place these cookies on your computer/device for the above purposes.

If you would like to change your decision on whether to accept or reject these cookies, please revisit our site and select the relevant option on the banner displayed.

-gat

This cookie is part of Google Analytics and is used to limit requests (throttle request rate).

This cookie collects information in an anonymous form.

The cookie duration is 1 minute

-gid

This cookie is set by Google Analytics. It stores and update a unique value for each page visited and is used to count and track page views.

This cookie collects information in an anonymous form.

The cookie duration is 1 day

We use Google Analytics to help us analyse the use of our website.  We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements. Google Analytics stores information about:Google Analytics & third party use of cookies

  • the pages you visit on our website;
  • how long you spend on each page of our website;
  • how you got to the site; and
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

Google holds this information and provide us access to it. You can learn more by reading Google’s privacy policy.

Except as explained above, the cookies we use will only be accessed by us for the purposes referred to in this cookie policy. Those cookies will not be accessed by any other third party.

How to turn off all cookies and consequences of doing so

If you do not want to accept any cookies, you may be able to change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of our website.

For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Changes to this policy

We may change this policy from time to time. You should bookmark and periodically review this page to ensure that you are familiar with the most current version of this Cookie Policy and so you are aware of what the cookies on our websites are used for. You can determine when this Cookie Policy was last revised by checking the “Date of last update” legend at the top of this Cookie Policy.