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.

Companies may use cookies to help us work out how you and others are using our website to improve the browsing experience and make alterations to content and layout. They can also help to ensure that the adverts you see online are more relevant to you.

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.

Please note that cookies DO NOT allow us to gather any personal information about you. We do not store any personal information that you provided to us in your cookies. If you want to know more about how we look after personal information that you knowingly and willingly provide through our websites, such as on contact forms emailed by you to us, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

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.

Just browsing the pages of our websites does not require the provision of any personal information about you. If you do provide us with personal information about yourself, then by doing so you signify your consent to our collecting and using your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

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.

We may automatically collect non-personal information about you such as the type of internet browsers you use or the website through which you accessed our web site. We do this through the use of ‘cookies’ which are files that your web browser places on your computer’s hard drive (see Cookie Policy). You cannot be identified from this information and it is only used to assist us and our partners in providing an effective and more streamlined and enjoyable service on this website.

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.

British Hygiene Control is a division and trading name of Cimex Lectularius Limited which operates a group of companies. Any information you submit may be transferred anywhere within our group of companies. Where your personal information is transmitted in this way we take reasonable precautions to ensure that it remains secure and under our control. You consent to this under out Privacy Policy.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.