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Cookie & Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how OAASIS, a DistributionNOW company uses and protects any information that you give OAASIS when you use this website.

OAASIS is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

OAASIS may change this privacy statement from time to time by updating this page, check this page periodically if you wish to keep up to date. This policy is effective from 23rd April 2015.

Contact forms

What we collect
  • Title and full name
  • Company name
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Email marketing preferences
What we do with this information

Any information submitted via our contact form is sent securely to a member of our sales team. Your information may be sent securely to another employee, department or branch within the DistributionNOW family to ensure we provide you with the best and most relevant service for your query. From time to time, this information may be passed onto our partners or suppliers but only when this is necessary to assist with your enquiry. We will never sell your details to third parties.

Email marketing

What we collect
  • Title and full name*
  • Company name*
  • Phone number*
  • Email address

* only when subscribed via our contact form

What we do with this information

Information submitted via our newsletter sign-up box (or our contact form when the preference is selected) is used only for the purpose of email marketing. Our email marketing consists of regular emails containing product information, launches and offers or company information and news. You can opt out of receiving our emails by using the unsubscribe link on any of our marketing emails. This information may be shared between departments and branches but will never be sold to third parties or passed on without your permission.

Search facility

What we collect
  • Search terms used on our site
What we do with this information

We keep a record of the search terms used on our site so we know the sort of content our users are looking for and whether they are able to find it easily. This helps us to enhance our website by providing more relevant content. Search terms cannot be attributed to individual users or used to identify an individual.

We also collect analytics information such as when a user visited the website, how they found it and which pages they used. Whilst we can follow a session on a path through our website, this information cannot be used to identify an individual in any way. We use cookies to collect this information.

Cookies

Cookies are small files of data, usually a series of letters and/or numbers, sent from a website and stored in a user’s web browser. They are sent by a website the first time a user visits and can be used to remember information, such as preferences or items in a shopping cart, which can be sent back to the website from the user’s web browser upon subsequent visits. Cookies are also used as an analytic tool on websites, so the owner of a website can see statistics such as how many people have visited their website, when and how many pages each user looked at. Find out more about cookies here.

Why we use cookies

We use analytics cookies for an insight into our visitors and how they use our website. This helps us to identify trends in when people look at our website, how they found our website and the content they are looking at which then enables us to enhance our website. The cookies we use cannot be used to identify an individual.

The cookies we use

We use two analytics cookies which are set by Google Analytics from our website onto a users web browser.

Cookie Name                                                 Expiration Time
_ga                                                                  2 years (resets each time a user visits)
_gat                                                                10 minutes

You can find out more information about Google’s Universal Analytics cookies and privacy policies here, including how to opt-out of Google Analytics.

How to remove cookies

Cookies can be deleted from a web browser quickly and easily. You can also set your browser to delete cookies upon closing your browser. Find out how to delete your cookies here.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. OAASIS holds no responsibility for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and they are not governed by this policy.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

When completing a contact form on this website, you can choose to indicate that you do not want this information to be used for direct marketing purposes.
If you have previously agreed to us using your information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your information to a third party unless it is required to process a query, required by law or unless we have first asked your permission.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable for this service. Email us to request this information.

If you believe that any information we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, email us on the above address as soon as possible to rectify any mistakes in your personal information.