Privacy Policy


This Policy applies as between you, the User of this Website and Nifco UK Limited the owner and provider of this Website. This Policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us in relation to your use of the Website.

1. Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:

‘Data’ means collectively all information that you submit to the Nifco via the Website. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998;

‘Cookie’ means a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in Clause 12;

‘Nifco’ means Nifco UK Limited of Durham Lane, Stockton on Tees, TS16 0PS;

‘UK and EU Cookie Law’ means the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;

‘User’ means any third party that accesses the Website and is not employed by Nifco and acting in the course of their employment; and

‘Website’ means the website that you are currently using ( and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

2. Scope of this Policy
This Policy applies only to the actions of Nifco and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

3. Data Collected
Without limitation, any of the following Data may be collected by this Website from time to time:

3.1 name;

3.2 contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;

3.3 IP address (automatically collected);

3.4 web browser type and version (automatically collected);

3.5 operating system (automatically collected);

3.6 a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on this Website, and the site you exit to (automatically collected).

4. Our Use of Data
4.1 Any personal Data you submit will be retained by Nifco for 12 months.

4.2 Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to Clause 5, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties. This includes our affiliates and / or other companies within our group.

4.3 All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. Fore more details on security see Clause 11 below.

4.4 Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:

4.4.1 internal record keeping;

4.4.2 improvement of our products / services.

5. Third Party Websites and Services
5.1 Nifco may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with matters that may include, but are not limited to, payment processing, delivery of purchased items, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. The providers of such services have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Website.

5.2 Any Data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that Nifco requests. Any use for other purposes is strictly prohibited. Furthermore, any Data that is processed by third parties shall be processed within the terms of this Policy and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

6. Links to Other Websites
This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. Nifco has no control over such websites and is in no way responsible for the content thereof. This Policy does not extend to your use of such websites. Users are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

7. Changes of Business Ownership and Control
7.1 Nifco may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Nifco. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.

7.2 In the event that any Data submitted by Users is to be transferred in such a manner, you will not be contacted in advance and informed of the changes.

8. Controlling Use of Your Data
8.1 Wherever you are required to submit Data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that Data. This may include the following:

8.1.1 use of Data for direct marketing purposes; and

8.1.2 sharing Data with third parties.

9. Your Right to Withhold Information
9.1 You may access the Website without providing any Data at all.

9.2 You may restrict your internet browser’s use of Cookies. For more information see Clause 12.

10. Accessing your own Data
You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by Nifco (where such data is held) on payment of a small fee which will not exceed £10.00.

11. Security
11.1 Data security is of great importance to Nifco and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected via this Website.

12. Cookies
12.1 This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. Nifco uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website and to improve our range of services. Nifco has carefully chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.

12.2 All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.

12.3 You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.

12.4 This Website places the following Cookies:




Cookie Name Provider Description Duration
__utma Google Stores the amount of visits, time of the first visit, the previous visit and current visit for each user. never
__utmb Google Used by Google to identify how long a user stays on the website end of session
__utmc Google Used by Google to identify how long a user stays on the website 30 mins
__utmz Google Used by Google to identify how the user navigated to the website 6 months
DYNSRV website Used to manage load balancing to manage server traffic demand. session
ADMINDYNSRV website Used to manage load balancing to manage server traffic demand. session
cerber_groove website A security cookie used to validate the user session. 2 weeks
cerber_groove_x_* website To provide protection against hackers. 2 weeks
wordpress_logged_in_ website Used to identify if the current user is logged in. session
wordpress_test_cookie website Used to identify if the current browser supports the use of cookies. session
wordpress_sec_[hash] website Used to store authentication details. session
wp-settings-* website Used to customize users view of the admin interface, and possibly the main site interface. session
wpe_auth website Provides administrators access to server related features from the CMS session
admin_auth website Stores the last administrator session 5 years
user_auth website Stores the last user session 5 years
wpSGCacheByPass website Used to improve the speed and performance of the website 1 hour
PHPSESSID website Stores a message when a form is submitted which can be displayed on a different page. session
SESS website To ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered. session
XSRF-TOKEN website This cookie is written to help with site security in preventing Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks. End of session
passster Colleague Message Board Allows collegues to access the message board. 48 hours
(random characters) website Used by the site firewall to prevent attacks to the site from malicious software and hackers 1 Day
cookielawinfo-checkbox-others website This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Other. 11 months
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics website This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Analytics”. 11 months
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance website This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Performance”. 11 months
cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional website The cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category “Functional”. 11 months
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary website This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Necessary”. 11 months
viewed_cookie_policy website The cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data. 11 months


12.5 This Website uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse usage statistics, enabling us to better understand how Users use the Website. This, in turn, enables us to improve the Website and the services offered through it. You do not have to allow us to use these Cookies, as detailed below, however whilst our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of the Website it does enable us to continually improve our business.

12.6 The analytics services used by this Website use Cookies to gather the required information. Certain of these Cookies may be placed immediately when you decide to visit the Website and it may not be possible to obtain your prior consent. You may remove these Cookies and prevent future use of them by following the steps set out below.

12.7 You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third party cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.

12.8 You can choose to delete Cookies at any time however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.

12.9 It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

13. Changes to this Policy
Nifco reserves the right to change this Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the Policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.