Cookies notice | OFTEC off-grid heating technologies

Use of cookies by OFTEC

Like most websites, we make use of cookies to improve user experience and to monitor website usage. A cookie is a small text file that websites transfer to the cookie file of your browser on your computer, tablet or mobile device so that the website can remember who you are. Most web browsers have cookies enabled, but you can check or amend this by going to your browser settings in the privacy and security section.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

A session cookie is a temporary cookie that only remains in the cookie file of your web browser until you leave the site. This cookie contains no personal data until you log in and is used to inform us that you are using the site, but not logged in.

If you log in to our website we update the session cookie with your log in data. This cookie is still encrypted and the site uses this along with an additional session cookie to validate your access to privileged parts of the site. These cookies remain temporary and will only stay in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site. If you log out of the website the log in data is removed from the cookie.

When a visitor requests pages from our website, our web servers automatically log the browser's domain name and IP address. This information is collected solely for statistical purposes and is not used to identify individuals.

We also make use of third party cookies to help us monitor website usage and to target advertising on social networks or third party ad networks - we do not use cookies to collect or record information on your name, address or other contact details. You can opt out of this through the Do Not Track (DNT) feature offered by some browsers.

If you are interested in how cookies work and would like to know more, we can suggest the following online articles - however, please note, we are not responsible for the content of external websites.

The cookies we use

Acceptance Cookie

When you accept cookies from our site we write a cookie called ecd_opt_in to your machine. This stores your acceptance so that when you return to our site in the future you will not have to accept cookies again. Once you have accepted, our site will save a number of cookies to store information as follows. Please note, you will be asked to accept cookies again if you visit the website on a different device, such as a tablet or mobile.

System cookies

A set of system cookies are used to store information allowing functionality. These include data relating to a users membership, such as log-in details, if the user has signed up to any memberships on the site.

Google Analytics

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. These cookies are listed below:

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