Cookie Policy

As you may or may not know, there has been a lot of discussion about privacy and the use of website cookies in the media recently. DSL feel that it is important that our customers understand what website cookies are and how they are used on our website.

What are ‘Cookies’ and how are they used?

The DSL website, as well as most major websites, uses cookies. cookies are pieces of data that transfer to your computer’s hard drive. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user’s identification card, which can tell a website when the user has returned. Cookies also enable users to navigate around website and tailor the content to fit the needs of users who have visited the DSL website before and can help us improve the user experience of the site. Without Cookies enabled we cannot guarantee that the website will work as we intended it to.

Types of Cookies that are used on the DSL website

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential in order for users to navigate through our website. These cookies do not gather information about you for profiling or advertising purposes.

Performance Cookies

These cookies collect anonymous information about how visitors use our website. For example how long the user is on the website, what pages they visit, if they get errors on web pages, etc. These cookies don’t collect personal information about the user, nor are they used to target the user with online advertising and they are only used so that we can learn how our website is performing and improve the website the best we can.

Are Cookies safe?

Yes, Cookies are harmless text files. They can not look into your computer or read any personal information. Cookies can not carry viruses or install anything harmful on your computer.

Setting your cookie preferences

You can use your browser settings to disable cookies from being downloaded from a website or delete all previously downloaded cookies. To do this, follow instructions provided by your browser (usually located on the top navigation bar within its ‘Help’, ‘Tools’, or ‘Edit’ facility). Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, this may affect any of the websites that you visit.

We trust this information has helped you understand what cookies are and how we use them on the DSL website. However, if you do have any queries about this newsletter or website cookies, please feel free to contact DSL to discuss further.