Cookie Policy

What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored by your web browser (e.g. Google Chrome or Safari) on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They enable basic website functionality, remember your information and preferences when you return to the website, and collect information about how you use the website for statistical and marketing purposes. The information is stored in the cookie file, which the website can both read and write, so that the website can remember the information for a more convenient and personalised user experience.

Why does Weldspace use cookies?
Weldspace websites use certain necessary cookies for technical, security and basic website functionality. These are called "essential cookies" and cannot be disabled. These cookies do not store any personal data.

In addition, based on your consent, Weldspace may also use cookies to, for example:

  • provide personalisation and functionalities for a better and more tailored user experience
  • generate anonymous statistics
  • analyse the use of the website in order to improve its performance and content
  • create visitor profiles for marketing purposes
  • provide tools for sharing content on social media.

What types of cookies does Weldspace use?
Below are the different types of cookies we may use on our websites:

Cookies that are strictly necessary
These cookies are necessary for the technical, security and core functionality of the website and cannot be disabled. These cookies do not store any personal data.

Function cookies
These cookies allow us to provide you with enhanced functionality and personalisation, such as remembering your language preferences and other inputs you have previously made on our websites. They may be set by us or by third parties. If you do not allow these cookies, some features may not work properly.

Performance cookies
These cookies help us understand how our websites are used, measure the popularity and effectiveness of our sites and improve the performance of our websites. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not be able to monitor your behaviour on our websites to improve them.

How can you manage the cookies we use?
There are several ways to manage the setting of cookies. You cannot adjust your cookie settings on our website, but you can, for example, set your browser in the following ways:

  • Disabling cookies in Internet Explorer
    Select the "Tools" menu and then "Internet Options"
    Click on the "Privacy" tab.
    Select the appropriate setting.

  • Disabling cookies in Google Chrome
    Click Settings > Advanced.
    Under Security and Privacy, select Content Settings.
    Click on "Cookies".

  • Disabling cookies in Safari
    Go to Preferences > Privacy.
    Click on "Remove all website data".

  • Disabling cookies in Firefox
    Select the "Tools" menu and then "Options"
    Click on the "Privacy" icon.
    Click on the "Cookie" menu and select the desired options.

  • Disabling cookies in Opera
    Opera 6.0 and later versions
    Go to the "File" > "Preferences" menu.

You can also delete Cookies following the links embedded below

Some cookies are dropped by third parties who operate the browser location through which you access the Site. We do not have control of this and you will need to manage those cookie settings through the relevant third party application.

If you use different devices to access our websites, you must ensure on each device that the browser is set according to your cookie preferences.

Cookie List

Cookie Domain Type  Description Duration
_ga_5RKYSJ5GSY Analytics This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. 2 years
_ga Analytics The _ga cookie, installed by Google Analytics, calculates visitor, session and campaign data and also keeps track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognize unique visitors. 2 years
_gid Analytics Installed by Google Analytics, _gid cookie stores information on how visitors use a website, while also creating an analytics report of the website's performance. Some of the data that are collected include the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously. 1 day
_gat_gtag_UA_107499776_3 Analytics Set by Google to distinguish users. 1 minute
XSRF-TOKEN Necessary The cookie is used for security purposes. 2 hours
weldspace_session Necessary

The cookie is used for security purposes.

2 hours

What about Google Chrome cookies?
Separately to our use of Google Analytics cookies, when you access the Site via Google applications such as Google Chrome, Google may collect user information for the purpose of Google serving personalized advertising across your devices. Google is able to place these advertising cookies on the devices used by visitors to the Site because we use Google services to run the Site. However these cookies are dropped for Google’s own purposes and as such we do not have any control over how or when they are dropped. You will need to opt out of receiving these cookies via your Google settings. For further information about these cookies please see: Please note that other browsers may use similar tools.

Does this policy change?
We may update our Cookie Policy from time to time. This might be for a number of reasons, such as to reflect a change in the law or to accommodate a change in our business practices and the way we use cookies. We recommend that you check here periodically for any changes to our Cookie Policy.