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Privacy Policy

This website comes to you courtesy of Quantum Special Effects Ltd,

Our head office address is 19 Merlin Way, Bowerhill, Melksham, SN12 6TJ

Our registered address is 19 Merlin Way, Bowerhill, Melksham, SN12 6TJ.

Company Number: 6864132

VAT Number: 970600043

We collect data about how you use this website to improve the service that we offer.

We use very few cookies and the only information we collect about users to this site is through Google Analytics.

Google Analytics is the industry standard way of tracking visits to websites.

We cannot identify individuals through the Analytics data, it only provides us with information on trends and patterns of site use.

If you would like to be removed from being tracked by our Analytics, then please contact us with your IP address and we will block this from being tracked.

This website was built by Noisy Little Monkey using the WordPress framework. The cookies that WordPress uses are not used for tracking purposes with one exception. If you comment on a blog we collect information about your email, URL and whether or not we’ve accepted your comments or marked you as spam.

We do not pass on our data to any third party. If you have used our contact form then we collect your name and email address and use this to send information from Quantum Special Effects.

The opinions expressed on this website and any blog authors are made with best intent and with the best information at the time. Whilst every caution has been taken to provide our readers with the most accurate information and honest analysis, please use your discretion before taking any decisions based on the information in this blog. All data and information provided on this site is for informational purposes only, Quantum Special Effects makes no representations as to accuracy, completeness, currentness, suitability, or validity of any information on this site to your business and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use. All information is provided on an as-is basis. If in doubt, please seek professional advice.

Cookies

  1. Introduction

1.1    Our website uses cookies.

1.2    By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

  1. Credit

2.1    This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (http://www.seqlegal.com).

  1. What is a cookie?

3.1    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.

3.2    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.

3.3    Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

3.4    Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.

  1. What cookies are used when I use this website?

4.1    We use both session and persistent cookies on our website.

4.2    Details of the cookies that we use on our website, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:

(a)    we use catAccCookies to record whether or not you’ve accepted the use of cookies before so we can remove the prompt.

(b)    we use fakesessid to validate authenticated users sessions and ensure that an account is only accessed from one device at a time.

(c)    we use various WordPress cookies to personalise the website for each user, validate authenticated users sessions and improve the website’s usability and functionality.

(d)    we use various Google Analytics cookies as outlined in section 5.

  1. Analytics cookies

5.1    We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website.

5.2    Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.

5.3    The analytics cookies used by our website have the following names: _ga, _gat, __utma, __utmt, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, __ar and __utmv.

5.4    The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website and on occasion to help track conversion rates for adverts.

5.5    We cannot identity individuals through the Analytics data, it only provides us with information on trends and patterns of site use.

5.6    Our analytics service provider’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

  1. Third party cookies

6.1    Our website also uses third party cookies.

6.2    Details of the third party cookies used by our website are set out below:

(a)    Vimeo.com who’s cookies policy can be found – https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy

  1. Blocking cookies

7.1    Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:

(a)    in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;

(b)    in Firefox (version 44) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and

(c)    in Chrome (version 48), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.

7.2    Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

7.3    If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

  1. Deleting cookies

8.1    You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:

(a)    in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11);

(b)    in Firefox (version 44), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and

(c)    in Chrome (version 48), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.

8.2    Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

  1. Cookie preferences

9.1    You can manage your preferences relating to the use of cookies through your Internet browser. Here are some instructions for controlling cookies, and here are some instructions for deleting them.

  1. Our details

10.1  This website is owned and operated by Quantum Special Effects.

10.2  We are registered in England under registration number 6864132, and our registered office is at 19 Merlin Way, Bowerhill, Melksham, SN12 6TJ.

10.3  You can contact us:

(a)    by post, using the postal address given above

(b)    using our website contact form

(c)    by telephone, on the contact number published on our website