Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


Motortransport.co.uk is owned and operated by Road TransportMedia Ltd. Information we collect from users of the sites will be stored by uson computers in the UK and may be used in the following ways:


Contactdetails

We will use your contactdetails (your name, job title, telephone and fax number and your e-mail andpostal addresses) to provide any services requested by you and also to tell youabout important changes to the site and its functionality. These details willbe used by us and by businesses within Road Transport Media and theirassociated companies to provide you with information about other services andproducts and may also be disclosed to third party businesses and advertisersfor the same purpose.


If you do not wish to becontacted for this purpose, please express your preferences by emailing us at webteam@roadtransport.com.


VoluntaryInformation


We may ask for furtherinformation about you as part of online surveys or if you enter any competitionor other promotional feature. This information will be used to enable us toimprove our website or online service. It may also be disclosed to othercompanies who may provide services of interest to you.


'Cookies'

Cookies are small pieces ofinformation stored by us on your computer which enable us to identify yourcomputer when you access our services or websites. We may use cookies toprovide you with a convenient means of access, without needing your password.Also, to protect the integrity of registered user names and passwords and tolimit access to 'registered' services. The information we gather by use ofcookies does not include personally identifying information. You have theoption to refuse these cookies. If you choose to refuse these cookies you willbe able to use this web site, but will not be able to use the channels of thiswebsite that require user registration (eg access to buyers’ guides) orregister for other services such as editorial emails.


The following Cookiecategories are based on the classification presented in The InternationalChambers of Commerce (ICC) Cookie Guide.


Category 1: Strictlynecessary cookies. These cookies are strictlynecessary to provide services that you have requested.


Category 1 Cookies used by Motortransport.co.uk:

Content Management System

We use WordPresss as a Content Management system, and this uses the cookies outlines below. Find out more about WordPress cookies here: http://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Cookies

Non-version specific data

wp_setcookie($username, $password, $already_md5 = false, $home = , $siteurl = )- This function sets the cookie.wp_clear_auth_cookie() - This function will delete the cookie from the client browser. This happens when the user clicks on the Logout link in the Administration interface.auth_redirect() - This function also utilises the cookies. Checks whether the cookie is present on the client browser. If it is not, the user is sent to the wp-login.php login screen. After logging in, the user is sent back to the page he or she attempted to access.

Comments

When visitors readers add a comment on our website, they too get cookies stored on their computer. This is purely a convenience, so that the visitor won't need to re-type all their information again when they want to leave another comment. Three cookies are set for commenters:

·         comment_author

·         comment_author_email

·         comment_author_url

The commenter cookies are set to expire a little under one year from the time they're set.


 Category 2: Performancecookies. These cookies collect information about howvisitors use our website, for instance which pages visitors go to mostoften.  The information collected by these cookies is aggregated, so thesecookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. The informationcollected is anonymous and is only used to improve the way our website works.


Category 2 Cookies used by Motortransport.co.uk:

Embedded video and audio

Most videos of Motortransport.co.uk’s are hosted on YouTube, which uses cookies to collect statistics and improve site experience.


 Category 3: Functionalitycookies. These cookies allow us to remember the choices youmake (such as your username) and provide enhanced, more relevant features.


Category 3 Cookies used by Motortransport.co.uk:

User Preferences

Preference cookies remember settings you’ve applied to this site such as Layout, Default views, Search filters, Number of Search results per page etc.

Login Information

Login cookies may be used to communicate your login details across pages of this website.  This data is encrypted and not shared with third parties.  We use S2Member to manage some of our subscription-based areas, which has it’s own cookies. Find out more here: http://www.s2member.com/privacy/


 Category 4: Targeting orAdvertising cookies. These cookies are used todeliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used tolimit the number of times you see an advert as well as help measure theeffectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertisingnetworks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you havevisited a website and this information is shared with other organisations suchas advertisers.


Category 4 Cookies used by Motortransport.co.uk:

Targeted Advertising

Advertising cookies are used by third parties to gather and send information to other websites so that they can present you with adverts you may be interested in.These cookies can be linked to clicks on ‘Like’ or ‘Share’ buttons which may be used on this site.

The following third party advertising networks are used by Motortransport.co.uk :
• Google
• ONE by AOL Display MP

You may choose to decline these cookies by visiting the following sites.
• 
Google advertising opt-out page
ONE by AOL opt-out page

In addition, third-party advertisers run adverts on Motortransport.co.uk and use their own advertising networks. If you would like to block cookies being set by third party networks you may do so through the preference settings on your browser.

Campaign Tracking

Campaign Tracking cookies are used to monitor how effective adverts, promotions and e-newsletters are.  Motortransport.co.uk traffics its own campaigns through:
ONE by AOL opt-out pageIn addition, third party advertisers run campaigns on Motortransport.co.uk. If you would like to block cookies being set by third party networks you may do so through the preference settings on your browser.


 

To contact us about the useof Cookies on this site please email Webteam@roadtransport.com.


Web ActivityReporting

We use Google Analyticssoftware which requires a cookie in order to gather valuable information abouthow users navigate around the site. View the Google Analytics privacy policy.


Statisticalinformation

Aggregate statisticalinformation provided by us to our advertisers or others regarding sales orwebsite usage will not include personally identifying information.


CommercialAdvertising

Please click this link forthe Privacy Policy statement of our advertisement content provider.


To alter yourdetails

If your personalinformation changes, you can alter the details we hold by emailing webteam@roadtransport.com.