DCCSupplies.COM puts small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to enhance the operation of the website, ensure functions such as the shopping basket work correctly and to gather information on your usage of the site..

Cookies are used to:

  • measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
  • remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again cookies cannot be used to personal information about you.

You will normally see a message informing you of our use of cookies the first time you visit our site..

Find out more about how to manage cookies.

How we use cookies

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use our website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of our customers and to help us make and measure improvements to the site.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on – how long you spend on each page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We don’t collect or store any personal information (eg your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.

We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

_utmaDetermines the number of unique visitors to the site2 years
_utmbThis works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site30 minutes
_utmcThis works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browserwhen you close your browser
_utmzThis provides information about how you reached the site (eg from another website or a search engine)6 months
ga_nextpage_paramsThis stores data to be sent to Google on the next page you requestwhen you close your browser
GDS_successEvents and GDS_analyticsTokensThese help us identify how you use our site so we can make the site better4 months

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies.

YouTube videos

We use YouTube to provide videos on some pages of the site. YouTube sets cookies when you visit one of these pages.

_use_hitboxThis is a randomly generated number that identifies your browserWhen you close your browser
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVELets Youtube count the views of embedded Youtube videos9 months

Our Persistant Basket

DCC Supplies remembers your basket contents for your convenience.

DCCSuppliesRemembers your previous basket id.1 Year

Our Session Cookie

This is used to remember who you are for the duration of your visit

CSPSESSIONID-SP-80-UP-This cookie is used to remember who you are for the duration of your visit. This is called a ‘session cookie’ as it is deleted when you close your browser. The cookie contains no personally identifiable information or credit card details – it is just a ‘key’ which enables the website to recognise you as you move around the site. The website wouldn’t work for you without it.When you close your browser

Our Session Cookie

This is used to remember your agreement to the use of cookies.

amoCookiePermissionThis is used to remember your agreement to the use of cookies on our website.6 months

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