Dental Partner is a trading name for Doctor.co.uk (Sales) Limited with its main office at: The Old Coach House, Cranes Close, Turvey, Bedford, MK43 8EN. At Dental Partner we believe in being fully transparent offering details on how we collect and use any data related to you personally. This policy includes detailed information on cookies use.
Explaining a “cookie”
A cookie is a small data file placed onto your device that enables us to identify your device and secure your access. They can be used for a range of different purposes, such as customising a website for a particular user, helping a user navigate a website, improving that user’s website experience, and storing that user’s preferences and login information.
There are two main types of cookie: persistent and session. A persistent cookie will recognise you as an existing user, which can also remove the need to sign in each time you visit the site. Session cookies will only apply for as long as your current website visit or browser session.
Cookies can also be classified as either ‘essential’ or ‘non-essential’.
- Used solely to carry out or facilitate the transmission of communications over a network; or
- Strictly necessary to provide an online service (e.g. our website or a service on our website) which you have requested.
Non-essential cookies: these are any cookies that do not fall within the definition of essential cookies, such as those used to analyse your behaviour on a website (‘analytical’ cookies) or cookies used to display advertisements to you (‘advertising’ cookies).
|Categories of Use||Description|
|Authenticate||Cookies can deliver the most appropriate information and personal experience.|
|Security||Cookies can be tailored to support security features and to identify malicious activity.|
|Preferences, features & services||Cookies can identify language and communications preferences, aid easier form completion and customise content.|
|Advertising||Cookies can deliver relevant advertising and provide retargeting to visitors who saw an ad, took action, purchase or download.|
|Performance, Analytics and Research||Cookies aid research and analytics to understand, improve, products, features and services.|
Cookies and advertising
Cookies, pixels, and tags help to serve relevant ads to visitors by identifying your device your usage, your browsing behaviour, log data (your IP address).
The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) governs the use of personal information and information collected cannot be shared with any 3rd party advertisers without your consent.
The use of third-party cookies
The cookie table below provides details of the third party cookies that may be used on our site.
Our site includes links to social media. The privacy implications for this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.
We use Google Analytics to compile visitor statistics such as:
- How many people visit our website
- Different technologies visitors use (Mac or Windows) which tells us when our site isn’t working as it should
- How long visitors browse our site
Analysing website statistics helps us continuously improve our website standards.
For information on how Google uses data from cookies it uses, click here
The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website will not be disclosed to third parties. You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website.
If you do not agree with the storage and use of your data, you can disable this feature here. In this case, an opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser to prevent Google Analytics from storing your usage data. If you delete your cookies, this will mean that the opt-out cookie will also be deleted. You will then need to reactivate it when you return to our site if you wish your activity not to be tracked.
How do you decline or remove cookies?
To decline to receive cookies, simply change your browser settings on your computer or other device. Most browsers also provide functionality that lets you review and erase cookies.
Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. Please see below for more information.
- Google Chrome
- Internet Explorer
- Mozilla Firefox
- Safari (Desktop)
- Safari (Mobile)
- Android Browser
- Opera Mobile
For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.