Cookie policy
By visiting this website with your browser settings adjusted to allow cookies, you are consenting to Essar Aitch using cookies for the purposes described below in order to provide you with a fully efficient shopping experience.
Our cookie policy:
Please note: to make full use of the Essar Aitch website and to benefit from a selection of personalised features, your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to be set up to accept cookies.
  • Essar Aitch uses cookies to deliver the best user experience possible, without them we wouldn’t be able to do things such as remember your preferences or enable you to store products in your basket. The cookies we use don’t store sensitive data such as your name, address or payment details and they can’t harm your computer.
  • The data we collect through these cookies is solely for the purpose of improving our website and your browsing experience – it is never used to identify you and we would never share or sell on this data.
    What is a cookie?
    A cookie is a small text file which is downloaded and stored on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit.
    Your browser accesses the cookie file only when you visit the website that produced it. This helps to ease your navigation by automatically logging you in and remembering things like your preferences and what’s in your shopping basket.
    The information stored within any given cookie can only be accessed by the website that created it and cookies are limited to communicating only the information that you have disclosed to the site.
    Types of cookie:
    Session (or Transient) Cookies
    Session cookies are stored in your computer’s memory for the length of your browsing session. They become inaccessible after the session has been inactive for a time and are automatically deleted from your computer when the browser is closed. They allow you to move from page to page without having to log-in repeatedly. Persistent (or Permanent) Cookies
    Persistent Cookies
    Persistent cookies are stored in your computer memory and are not deleted when the browser is closed. They are used to keep your preferences for the website, so they will be remembered for next time you visit the website. They are also used to collect information about the numbers of visitors, the average time spent on a particular page and analyse shopping behaviour on the website. This information is used to find out how well the website works and where it can be improved.
    Flash Cookies (or Locally Shared Objects)
    You probably have Adobe Flash installed on your computer. Websites that contain Flash can also store small files on your computer that are used in the same way as cookies.
    Flash cookies can also back up the data that is stored in other cookies. When you delete cookies, your Flash cookies are not affected. So a website may still recognise you if it backed up the deleted cookie information on a Flash cookie.
    Sharing with social networks
    If you use the badges that allow you to share products and content with your friends via social networks like Twitter and Facebook, these companies may set a cookie on your computer memory. Find out more about these here:
    Cookie Policy updated SEPT 2015