This Policy applies as between you, the User of this Website and Lab Merchant, the owner and provider of this Website. This Policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us in relation to your use of the Website.
Definitions and Interpretation
- means collectively all information that you submit to Lab Merchant via the Website. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998;
- “Lab Merchant”
- means Lab Merchant Limited, a company incorporated in England with registered number 8166221, whose registered office is at 2 Royal College Street, London NW1 0NH;
- “UK and EU Cookie Law”
- means the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;
- means any third party that accesses the Website and is not employed by Lab Merchant and acting in the course of their employment; and
- means the website that you are currently using (http://www.labmerchant.com) and any sub-domains of this site, unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
Scope of this Policy
Description of Cookies
Changes to this policy
Lab Merchant reserves the right to change this Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the Policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.
In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:
2.2 By using this Website you may receive certain third party Cookies on your computer. Third party cookies are those placed by websites and/or parties other than Lab Merchant. Details of the third party cookies used on this Website are set out in Clause 3 below. These Cookies are not integral to the services provided by the Website.
2.3 All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.
2.4 Before any Cookies are placed on your computer, subject to sub-Clause 2.5 and sub-Clause 2.7, you will be presented with a pop-up message requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Lab Merchant to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.
2.5 Certain features of the Website depend upon Cookies to function. UK and EU Cookie Law deems these Cookies to be “strictly necessary”. These Cookies are those listed in rows 9, 10 and 11 of the table shown in Clause 3 below. Your consent will not be sought to place these Cookies. You may still block these cookies by changing your internet browser’s settings as detailed below.
2.6 This Website uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling us to better understand how Users use the Website. This, in turn, enables us to improve the Website and the products and services offered through it. You do not have to allow us to use these Cookies, as detailed in Clause 3 below, however whilst our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of the Website, it does enable us to continually improve our business.
2.8 You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third party cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.
2.9 You can choose to delete Cookies at any time however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.
2.10 It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
The following Cookies may be placed on your computer:
|Name of Cookie||Name of Provider||1st / 3rd Party||Purpose|
|_ga||Google Analytics||3rd Party||Used to distinguish users.|
|PRUM_EPISODES||Pingdom||3rd Party||Session identifier to measure page load speed with Pingdom monitoring service. This helps to identify pages that don't perform as fast as we would like to, and fix the speed, so that you have pleasant site experience.|
|__utmc||Google Analytics||3rd Party||Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the__utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.|
|__utmv||Google Analytics||3rd Party||Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the_setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated_setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.|
|cms_313c3_PHPSESSID||Lab Merchant||1st Party||Session cookie. Does not collect information from the user’s computer and is erased when the Web browser is closed.|
|cms_313c3_loginsession||Lab Merchant||1st Party||Session cookie. Does not collect information from the user’s computer and is erased when the Web browser is closed.|
|web_313c3_loginsession||Lab Merchant||1st Party||Session cookie. Does not collect information from the user’s computer and is erased when the Web browser is closed.|
|_cfduid||Pingdom||3rd Party||Used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the user is coming from.|