OPW — COOKIE NOTICE

This Cookie Notice (Notice) explains how OPW uses cookies and other tracking technologies on and through our website www.opwglobal.com.

This Notice is to be read alongside the OPW Privacy Policy which explains how OPW uses personal information. If you do not accept our use of cookies please disable them following our guidance below.

1. What are web cookies?

Web cookies are small files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by a website when you visit it. They contain details of your browsing history on that website and distinguish you from other users. Cookies send data back to the originating website on each subsequent visit or allow another website to recognise the cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device and, for instance, remember your preferences and generally improve your online user experience. Like most websites, Dover’s website uses cookies.

Although this Notice refers to the general term “cookie”, which is the main method used by our website to store information, the browser’s local storage space is also used for the same purpose and we may use other tracking technologies through this website such as web beacons, clear GIFs or pixel tags. We usually use such tracking technologies to count users who visit certain pages of our website and to deliver branded services as well as to help determine the effectiveness of promotional campaigns.

As a result, the information included in this Notice is likewise applicable to all such tracking technologies that we use.

You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.

2. Why do we use cookies?

A. To let you do things on our website – for example, cookies enable you to fill in application forms or view content.

B. To collect anonymous statistics – the information collected by cookies enables us to improve the website through use of figures and patterns. For example, it is really useful to see which pages of the website – and therefore which of our services – are the most popular and how users are interacting with them.

C. To improve your experience of our website – for example, to prevent you having to re-enter details when you have already done so, or by ensuring that users can find what they are looking for easily.

D. To ensure that our website is secure

The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why.

Name of cookie Provider Purpose of the cookie Duration
Google Analytics Google These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our websites. We use the information to compile reports and help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the sites, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they have visited. Click here for an overview of privacy relating to Google Analytics. 26 months
Hotjar Hotjar Used to document heat maps on websites and form completion tracking and analysis. 365 days
.Net Microsoft The .NET development environment, upon which the Dover Web Site is built, uses cookies to determine if a user is logged in 30 minutes
Acceptance Cookie OPW This cookie notes your acceptance of OPW's Cookie Policy and remembers your choice for 90 days. 90 days

OPW also uses some cookies which are strictly necessary in order for you to use our services available on our website, such as a cookie to remember each user’s preferences regarding the use of third-party cookies.

3. Website cookie acceptance

By accepting our cookie notification bar when you visit the website you consent to our use of cookies as updated from time to time. In particular, you consent to cookies being stored on your computer and/ or mobile device (unless rejected or disabled by your browser).

Click on the links below to find out how to change your cookie settings in:

Internet explorer

Firefox

Chrome

Safari

Opera

iPhone and iPad

Samsung

4. Updating this Notice

We may update our use of cookies from time to time and consequently we may update this Notice. We therefore recommend that you check this Notice regularly. We will notify you of any significant changes by way of a notice on our website or by contacting you directly when reasonably possible.