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ECA Website Cookie Policy

Please read this cookie policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how we use cookies on our website. This policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities if you have a complaint.

Who we are
This website is operated by Electrical Contractors’ Association Ltd (The) registered office is at Eca Court, 24-26 South Park, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1DU registered number 00143669 trading as ECA  with VAT registration number 899 1949 39. For more information please see 'about us'.

Our website
This cookie policy relates to your use of our website (www.eca.co.uk) and any other websites hosted in the www.eca.co.uk domain.

Throughout our website we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties to additional news, events, guidance, data, products and services available to you. These other third-party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate policies. For privacy information relating to these other third-party websites, please consult their policies as appropriate.

Cookies
A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (e.g. computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use our website. We use cookies on our website to:

  • recognise you whenever you visit this website (this speeds up your access to the website as you do not have to log on each time)
  • obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet
  • carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, products and services and to help us better understand our visitor and/or client requirements and interests
  • target our marketing and advertising campaigns and those of our partners more effectively by providing interest-based advertisements that are personalised to your interests, and
  • make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable. 
  • keep track of the items stored in your shopping basket and take you through the checkout process

For example, we may monitor how many times you visit the website, which pages you go to, traffic data, location data and the originating domain name of your internet service provider. This information helps us to build a profile of our users. Some of this data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually.

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site, or by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies.

For further information on cookies generally, including how to control and manage them, visit the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Consent to use cookies and changing settings
The information we obtain from our use of cookies will not usually contain your personal data. Although we may obtain information about your computer or other electronic device, such as your IP address, your browser and/or other internet log information, this will not usually identify you personally. 

There is a notice on our home page which describes how we use cookies within which provides a link to our Website privacy policy. If you use this website after this notification has been displayed to you, we will assume that you consent to our use of cookies for the purposes described in our Website cookie policy and Website privacy policy.

In certain circumstances we may collect personal information about you — but only where you voluntarily provide it (e.g. by completing an online form, or where you purchase goods or services from us).

Turning cookies off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so, however, will likely limit the functionality of our website and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.

How to turn off all cookies and consequences of doing so
If you do not want to accept any cookies, you may be able to change your browser settings so that cookies (including those which are essential to the services requested) are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of our website.

For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

How to contact us
Please contact our Data Protection Officer if you have any questions about this cookie policy or the information we hold about you. If you wish to contact our Data Protection Officer, please send an email to dataprotection@eca.co.uk, or write to Data Protection Officer @ ECA Electrical Contractors’ Association Ltd (The). Our registered office is at Eca Court, 24-26 South Park, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1DU registered number 00143669 or call 02073134800.

Do you need extra help?
If you would like this notice in another format (for example: audio, large print, braille) please contact us (see ‘How to contact us’ above).

Changes to this policy
This policy was published on 25/03/2021 and last updated on 25/03/2021.

We may change this document from time to time to reflect the latest view of what we do with your infor-mation. Please check back frequently; you will be able to see if changes have been made by the date it was last updated.