Cookie Policy

The UK has recently applied legislation requiring all websites to inform visitors where and what cookies could be being used on their site during your visit and allow you the opportunity and inform you how to disable them should you choose to.

Unfortunately we can't take responsibility for cookies from a third party.

By visiting our site with your browser set to accept cookies you are accepting our use of cookies which will carry out the activities listed below. You can disable them and continue as described below. However, if you do disable cookies, reject or block them, parts of the website may not function as intended.

The below is intended to help you make a decision on cookie use on this site and we thank you for browsing and your attention.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that web sites often store on the computer hard drives of visitors to their sites. They are widely used in order to not only provide information to the owners of the site about the visitor but also to make web sites work more effectively and efficiently and improve the visitor experience. A cookie can contains a unique identifier used to recognise the visitors computer when returning to a website and this is intended in most cases to speed up access and service for the visitor or direct them accordingly.

Types of cookies

1st  party cookies; cookies that are sent and lodged by the website operator on to the visitors computer and used to recognise the computer when it returns to the site and to remember favoured areas and preferences , for example.                         

3rd party cookies; are delivered to a visitors computer by a service provider on behalf of the website operator, and can be used by the service provider to recognise the visitors computer when it visits other web sites. These cookies are used most often for web site analytics or advertising purposes.

There are also cookies that will be made available on your computer during your visit and removed as you leave and ones that may have timed expiries from your computer and will again leave your computer or become dormant at a certain time. These are referred to a Session and Persistent cookies accordingly.

Cookie categories

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in their UK Cookie Guide, produced in April 2012 produce a guide identifying:

1. Strictly necessary cookies: 

Cookies essential for the user to move around the website and to use its features, e.g. shopping baskets and e-billing.

2. Performance cookies:

Cookies that collect information about how the user makes use of the site, e.g. which pages the user visits most. These cookies do not collect information that identifies the user.

3. Functionality cookies:

Cookies that remember choices made by the user and enhance the features, e.g. language or users location. These  cookie are also used to remember a user's preferences for parts of a web page.

4. Targeting or advertising cookies:

Cookies that collect information about the users' browsing habits and may also include links to social media sites, e.g. Facebook, etc.

PXP may make use of all of the above categories to a greater or lesser extent for the purposes of improving our services to our clients.

The guide is available to download in PDF format (290KB).

Your rights

You have the right to choose whether to accept these cookies. You can exercise this right by amending or setting the controls on your browser and the "Help" menu in the toolbar of most web browsers will tell you how to change your browser's  cookie preferences. However, please note that if you choose to disable cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Contact us

Please contact us if you would like to know more about Cookies on our site and how they impact you.