Cookies Policy

This Cookies Policy explains in detail the types of cookies used within our website and provides further details on what kind of Personal Data is collected.

The term ‘JW Heating Services’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website – John Wilkinson Heating Services Ltd
The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.
The term ‘this website’ or ‘our website’ refers to www.jwheatingservices.co.uk

What are Cookies?

A Cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” Cookies or “session” Cookies: a persistent Cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session Cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but PII that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from Cookies. For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use Cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is therefore recommended that you leave on all Cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

This site uses Cookies to save the User’s session and to carry out other activities that are strictly necessary for the operation of the website, for example in relation to the distribution of traffic.

Activity Regarding the Saving of Preferences, Optimisation and Statistics

This site uses Cookies to save browsing preferences and to optimize the User’s browsing experience. Among these Cookies are, for example, those used for the setting of language and currency preferences or for the management of first party statistics employed directly by the Owner of the site.

Third Party Cookies

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These Cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics Cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.To prevent your data being used by Google Analytics, you can follow this link to opt out.

WordPress Stats (Automattic Inc.)

WordPress Stats is an analytics service provided by Automattic Inc. Cookies and usage data may be collected.

Place of processing: United States – View WordPress Stats Privacy Policy.

Social Media

We may also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work, social media sites including Facebook and Twitter, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

SPAM Protection

This type of service analyses the traffic on our website, potentially containing Users’ Personal Data, with the purpose of filtering it from parts of traffic, messages and content that are recognized as SPAM.

Google reCAPTCHA (Google Inc.)

Google reCAPTCHA is a SPAM protection service provided by Google Inc. and may collect usage data. The use of reCAPTCHA is subject to the Google privacy policy and terms of use.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Tag Management

Google Tag Manager is a tag management service provided by Google LLC. This type of service helps the Owner to manage the tags or scripts needed on our website in a centralised fashion. This results in the Users’ Data flowing through these services, potentially resulting in the retention of this Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Displaying Content from External Platforms

This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of our website and interact with them. This type of service might still collect usage data and web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

Google Maps widget (Google Inc.)

Google Maps is a maps visualisation service provided by Google Inc. that allows our website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

YouTube video widget (Google Inc.)

YouTube is a video content visualisation service provided by Google Inc. that allows our website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Managing Cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept Cookies and to delete Cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser and from version to version. You can, however, obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting Cookies for the most popular browsers here:

Be aware that disabling Cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling Cookies will result in losing certain functionality and features when browsing this website. It is therefore is recommended that you do not disable Cookies.

More Information

If you are still looking for more information on how this website uses Cookies, you can get in touch via our Contact page.

For further detailed information about how we collect, store and use Personally Identifiable Information please visit our Privacy Policy page.

Owner and Data Controller

John Wilkinson Heating Services Ltd, The Bungalow, Grange Farm, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 1JU

Owner contact email: johnwwilki@googlemail.com

Since the installation of third-party Cookies and other tracking systems through the services used within this website cannot be technically controlled by the Owner, any specific references to Cookies and tracking systems installed by third parties are to be considered indicative. In order to obtain complete information, the User is kindly requested to consult the privacy policy for the respective third-party services listed in this document.

Given the objective complexity surrounding the identification of technologies based on Cookies, Users are encouraged to contact the Owner should they wish to receive any further information on the use of Cookies by John Wilkinson Heating Services Ltd.

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