Cookies settings

When you visit, we collect standard internet analytics information which provides us with details of anonymous visitor behaviour patterns purely to improve our website experience.

If you have supplied us with personal information we will keep this secure and confidential and will never pass on your personal information to third parties. We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy when you use our website. The following statement sets out our current data processing practices in detail. If you have any queries or concerns regarding these practices, please contact us.

By using website you agree to our use of cookies as described in the following statement.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files which are downloaded onto your computer the first time you visit a website. The next time you visit that site, your computer uses those cookies to recognise that it has been there before and ‘remember’ things like personalised details or user preferences. This all makes for a smoother, more relevant experience for you, the user. For more information about cookies please explore the further reading below.

We classify the cookies used on under the following categories, based on the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) guide for cookie categories:

•    Strictly necessary and performance
•    Functional
•    Sharing


Strictly necessary

'Strictly necessary' cookies allow you to use features that are essential to like accessing secure areas of the site. These cookies do not gather any information that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.

We use ‘Strictly necessary and performance’ cookies to:

•    Remember information you've previously provided when you navigate to a different page in a single web browser session
•    Identify you as being logged in to
•    Ensure you can connect to the right service on our website when we make any changes to the way the website works
•    Improve our website

Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as 'Strictly necessary and performance':


West Control Solutions or 3rd party

Cookie used for

Session Cookies


West Control Solutions
All customer functionality

Cookie settings cookies

WCS_cookiesLevel, WCS_cookiesLevelTemp

West Control Solutions

Remembering user cookie settings

Google Tracking


3rd party Series of tracking cookies, used to provide analytics to improve website functionality, usability and performance



‘Functional’ cookies allow us to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide a better, more personal experience.

We do not currently have any Functional cookies on the West Control Solutions website


‘Sharing’ cookies are used to enable services provided by third parties, such as 'Like' buttons and 'Share' buttons.

We use ‘Sharing’ cookies to:

•    Enable you to link directly to social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, which may subsequently use information about your visit to target you with adverts relevant to you and your interests

Here is a list of the cookies that have been defined as ‘Sharing’:


West Control Solutions or 3rd party

Cookie used for


3rd party Social sharing functionality


Our website uses AddThis, a social bookmarking service which allows visitors to bookmark a page using social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. AddThis uses cookies to store unique identifiers that may be used to collect information about you for online behavioural advertising. You can read a comprehensive guide to the AddThis privacy policy at, and you can easily opt out of AddThis and prevent it from collecting any information about you at


How to control your cookies

You can control your cookies on by using our cookie controller

Further reading

Find out more about cookies at

View the AddThis privacy policy at

Read the ICC (UK) UK cookie guide in full at

If you have any queries or concerns regarding our cookie policy, please contact us via our contact form.