Cookie Policy


IP ADDRESS LOGGING AND COOKIE POLICY

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.

Contractors.Direct uses small files called cookies to help the website to function and to improve our web-based services. Cookies are stored on your computer and used by your web browser.

You can choose not to accept cookies from Contractors.Direct by changing your browser’s settings and switching off cookies. Choosing not to use cookies might make some parts of the website inaccessible, and some features may not work as expected. If you have not switched off cookies in your browser’s settings, we will issue cookies when you access our site.

These are the cookies Contractors.Direct is currently using:

PERFORMANCE COOKIE

Performance cookies collect information about how Contractors.Direct is used so that we can improve the site. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

Accepting these cookies is a condition of using Contractors.Direct. If you block these cookies we cannot be sure how the website will perform during your visit.

WE USE THESE COOKIES TO:

  • Provide internal use statistics on how Contractors.Direct is used
  • Help us improve Contractors.Direct by measuring any errors that occur
  • Test Contractors.Direct design and operability
  • Remember if we’ve already asked you if you want to fill in a survey

FUNCTIONAL COOKIE

Functional cookies allow Contractors.Direct to remember choices you make such as your search preferences, and any customisations you make to pages on Contractors.Direct during your visit.

Accepting these cookies is a condition of using Contractors.Direct. If you block these cookies certain features and services may be affected and we cannot be sure how Contractors.Direct will perform during your visit.

WE USE THESE COOKIES TO:

  • Remember selections or information you have entered when you navigate to different pages during your session on Contractors.Direct (for example options you have selected when searching)
  • Provide individual services, such as giving feedback on our members.
  • Advertising Cookie
  • Advertising cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are relevant to you and your interests. They also link to services provided by third parties – like “like” and “share” buttons. The third party gives these services in return for recognising that you’ve visited our website.

WE USE THESE COOKIES TO:

  • Link to social networks, like Facebook, who may then use information about your visit to target advertising to you. We also use these cookies to give advertising agencies information about your visit so they can personalise the adverts you see. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. If you don’t want us to use advertising cookies, you can change the privacy settings on your browser.

SHARING COOKIES

We use sharing tools for Facebook and Twitter (such as the “like” button). These services may send you cookies from their websites. We don’t directly control the setting of these cookies, but you can find out more about how they use and set cookies on their websites.