Who we are
British Hygiene Control is a brand & trading name of Cimex Lectularius Limited.
“Cookies” are small text files on the computer’s hard drive that are there to try and make websites work better for you, and allow websites to remember previous actions or settings. They may contain information about you or your computer. They are NOT viruses.
They are clever little things that allow you to navigate between pages quickly and efficiently by remembering your preferences and thus saving your valuable time by meaning that you don’t have to keep re-entering your details each time you visit.
Cookies are split into parties….
“First-Party” (those that could be set by our website) and “Third-Party”* (those set by partners of our website for example through a live chat function available on some of our sites). They are classed as either ‘session cookies’ (only apply to that we browsing session) or ‘persistent cookies’ (stored on your web browser e.g. Google, Bing… between sessions and recognise you on your return).
You are able to, if you wish, disable cookies completely, or just you can opt to disable just some types of cookies, or allow them all. This can be done in browser settings.
A list of all the cookies that may be used on any of our websites by category is set out below.
Category 1: Strictly Necessary
These cookies you need, as they enable services you have specifically asked for. They are essential to enable you to move round this website and use its features such as accessing the secure areas of the website. Without these cookies a website can’t provide you with certain things you might need (eg shopping basket, if it has an online retail operation).
Category 2: Performance Cookies
These gather anonymous information about how you use this website which will help us to improve how the website works. Note that the cookies do not collect information that could identify you.
Category 3: Functionality cookies
These are the cookies that remember choices you have personal made with the purpose of improving your experience. Things category 3 cookies can gather include usernames, language or which region you are in and provide enhanced and more personalised features. They can remember changes you have made and may also provide services to you that you have asked for e.g. watching a video or commenting on a blog.
Category 4: Targeting cookies (advertising cookies)
These cookies are the ones that collect information about your browsing habits and work with the advertising platforms out there in cyberspace in order to deliver advertising that is deemed to be relevant to your interests. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the permission of the website publisher.
Also note that third party cookies are set by partners of our websites. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies. For more information about this you would have to refer to the relevant third party website.
At British Hygiene Control we value your privacy and are committed to protecting it. Please read this policy before using this website. Your use of the site signifies that you agree with all of its terms. In this policy the words ‘we, ‘us’ and ‘our’ means British Hygiene Control and its subsidiaries or contractors.
This policy applies to personal information we hold about individuals. It does not apply to information we hold about companies and other organisations.
We will only collect personal data from you to enable us to respond to a query or to provide a service, product or advice that has been requested, or a service provided by one of our companies or contractors which we think may interest you.
No personal information you provide to us through our website will be passed to third parties unless we have your permission or are required to do so by law. Upon request we will remove any subscriber from our systems.
You have a right to access the personal data that is held about you. To obtain a copy of the personal data which British Hygiene Control holds about you please write to:
British Hygiene Control, The Granary, Rectory Farm, Warmington, Peterborough, PE8 6UT including a cheque for £10 payable to British Hygiene Control.