Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy (the Cookie Policy) sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us, and any supervisory authorities if you have a complaint.

Please read this Cookie Policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how we use cookies on our website. This Cookie Policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy, which can be accessed via the following link: [].


The following definitions shall apply in this Cookie Policy:

Company, ‘we’, ‘us’, and ‘our’ means [Smith and Allan].

Cookie Policy means all terms set out in this Cookie Policy.

Data Protection Legislation means all applicable laws relating to the protection of Personal Data, currently in force in England and Wales.

Information Commissioners Office means the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Personal Data has the meaning given in the applicable Data Protection Legislation.

Privacy Policy means [].

Website means [].


This Cookie Policy relates to your access and/or use of our website [] (the Website), which is owned and operated by [Smith and Allan], a company incorporated in [England and Wales] [trading as [Smith and Allan]], whose principal place of business is: [Smith and Allan, Valley Street North, Darlington, DL1 1QE] (the Company). We are [an oils, lubricants and grease merchant] [and for more information see []].

This Website may contain and/or provide links to other third-party websites and/or resources, which are owned and/or operated by independent third-parties. These third-party websites may also use cookies and/or similar technologies in accordance with their own policies. The Company bears no responsibility, and assumes no liability, for such external third-party websites and/or resources. Your use of any third-party websites and/or resources is entirely at your own risk. For privacy information relating to these third-party websites and/or, please consult their policies as appropriate.


A “cookie” is a small text file which is placed onto your device (eg computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use this Website. The Company uses cookies on this Website to: [recognise you and your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions].

For example, we may monitor [how many times you visit the Website, which pages you go to, traffic data, location data and the originating domain name of your internet service provider]. This information helps us to [build a profile of our users]. [Some of this data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually].

We use two types of cookies. The first type are cookies which are technically necessarily and without which the functionality of the Website would be limited (‘essential cookies’). The second type are collected and generally used to improve the quality of the Website and its contents, and to make the Website more user-friendly (‘optional cookies’). Through the setting of optional cookies, we learn how the Website is used and how we can optimise it.

For further information on cookies generally, including how to control and manage them, please visit the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office at or


When accessing the Website, we will ask for your consent to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where they are essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested (eg [to enable you to put items in your shopping basket and use our check-out process]).

By clicking [“Accept Cookies”], you consent to store on your device all the technologies described in this Cookie Policy. Our products and/or services are provided for the general public and are not intended to be used by children. We do not knowingly collect any Personal Data from users classified as children under applicable Data Protection Legislation. You can change your cookie settings at any time by clicking [“Cookie Preferences”].

You should be aware that our system will automatically begin collect information from the system of the requesting machine as soon as you begin using the Website. Personal Data collected may include the following:

  1. Your name and address;

  2. Your telephone number;

  3. Your email address and/or password.


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

Cookies used



Is this an essential cookie? and is your consent required for this?

[Describe the type of cookie, including its owner eg ‘Universal Analytics (Google)’]

[Insert cookie name(s) eg _ga, _gali, _gat, _gid]

[Insert a general description, eg: This is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc which uses cookies to show us how visitors found and explored our site, and how we can enhance their experience. It provides us with information about the behaviour of our visitors (eg how long they stayed on the site, the average number of pages viewed) and also tells us how many visitors we have had.]

This cookie collects [information in an anonymous form including: [insert] OR personal information including: [insert].]

[Insert details of how long the cookie will remain—see drafting notes for alternative text.]

Read [insert link to third party guidance on how the third party (eg Google or Youtube) uses the cookies and the data generated by them where relevant].

[Insert, eg [Yes, essential (we will therefore not request your consent before placing this cookie) OR No, will therefore request your consent before placing this cookie]]

[Insert details of other cookies]

[Insert details of other cookies]

[Insert details of other cookies]

[Insert details of other cookies]


There are certain authorised third-parties that will have access to these cookies. The cookies used on this Website will only be accessed by the Company and those authorised third-parties named in the table below, for the purposed referred to in this Cookie Policy. The cookies will not be accessed by any other third-party that is not listed below;


If you do not want to accept any cookies from this Website, you may be able to change your browser settings so that any cookies (including those essential cookies required for the products and/or services requested) are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of this Website.

For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, or


If you wish to contact the Company , please send an email to [], write to [Smith and Allan, Valley Street North, Darlington, DL1 1QE] or call [01325 462228].


This Cookie Policy was last updated on [09/05/2022].

The Company may amend/update the terms of this Cookie Policy from time to time, and will publish any updated version of this Cookie Policy on the Website. You should check the terms of this Cookie Policy from time to time, to ensure that you are agreeable with all of its terms.


If you would like a copy of this Cookie Policy in another format (for example: audio, large print, braille) please contact us using the details listed at ‘Contact Us’ (above).