Precious Metal Reclamation

Website Privacy & Cookie Policy

User anonymity and personal information

Except as detailed below, Westminster Refining does not capture personal information.

Our website may contain hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties (that is, not by Westminster Refining. We do not accept any responsibility for the privacy and other practices of those third party websites – your use of those websites is at your own risk.

Personal information we collect

No personal information is collected by this website.

If you call or email us, we look after and use any personal information you provide in line with all laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the UK Data Protection Act 1998. We do not give or sell your information to anyone

How and when will I be contacted?

You will only be contacted using the information you have provided to us, and for the purpose it was provided.

Data Security

In accordance with data protection laws, we ensure your information is secure. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have suitable physical, electronic and management procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

Website analytics

Westminster Refining uses website analytics to gather and analyse information about our visitors. We do this is to improve our website to better meet the needs of our visitors. The analytics do not, in themselves, identify any individual person or personal details. We use this information to understand:

  • How you found our website (e.g. from search results, a hyperlink, directly typed URL)
  • Which page you arrived on, your ‘path’ through the website, and the page you left from
  • What device and browser you were using (e.g. iPad, Safari, iOS)
  • Your location (though this is actually the location of your ISP or one of their datacentres)
  • Search terms used to find our website
  • The popularity of our pages
  • Any files which were downloaded

The data is also anonymised and aggregated by the analytics providers to study country and global trends.

Cookies Policy

Westminster Refining uses cookies on this website.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be saved in your browser. If your browser settings allow, the file is added. Cookies can help the website analytics record which pages you visit, remember your preferences, aid navigation though a website if you are logged in, or remember what you have in your shopping basket.

These are the cookies we use, their purpose, and how long they remain.

Cookie Law Info (WordPress Plugin)Persistent - 1st party1 yearThis sets a single cookie called viewed_cookie_policy. It is used to remember whether the visitor has “accepted” the cookie policy (i.e. chosen to close the notification by clicking the OK button). If set, it contains the word “yes”.
StatCounter AnalyticsPersistent - 3rd party5 yearsStatCounter sets a single cookie called is-unique. When you visit this site a second or subsequent time, StatCounter sees this cookie and knows it isn't your first visit.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Further sources of cookie and privacy information

Google cookie information video (on YouTube) – changing your browse’s cookie settings – behavioural advertising and privacy information

Changes to this Policy

Westminster Refining may change this policy periodically by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.