Cookie Policy

Your privacy is important to Ashtead Technology. This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that Ashtead Technology collects, and the ways in which Ashtead Technology uses that personal information.


When we provide services, such as this webpage, we want to make them as useful as possible. When delivering services over the internet it is common practice to store small amounts of information on your computer or phone. This information is stored by your web browser in small files called cookies. Cookies serve a number of possible purposes:

  • speed up websites by avoiding sending the same information every time
  • measure general usage of the website to help us improve
  • recognise returning visitors so we can highlight new / changed information since your last visit

You can block / remove cookies using your browser.

There are two main types of cookies; first party and third party.

  • First party cookies: these are our own cookies, controlled directly by us and used to provide information about general usage of our site.
  • Third party cookies: these are cookies used by other companies’ tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Google Analytics and Facebook Like buttons have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.

Cookies used on this site

For convenience we lists all cookies used on this site, with details of the purpose and provider.

First Party ( Cookies

Cookie Name: PHPSESSID, _eventqueue, _jsuid ash_ashtead_region, ash_last_activity,ash_last_visit, ash_perpage, ash_tracker, first_pv_66545035, _jsuid

These cookies are used by our content management system to monitor the previous pages you visited in order to tailor each page to better suit you, and to monitor which geographic location you wish to view.


Cookie Name: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz, _jsuid, PREF, HSID, APISID, NID, SID

These cookies are used to collect information about how people use our site in an anonymous form. This helps us see how the website is used. They are also used to provide Google Plus "+1" functionality.

Personal information collection

  • Ashtead Technology may collect and use the following kinds of personal information:
  • information about your use of this website;
  • information that you provide for the purpose of registering with the website;
  • information that you provide for the purpose of subscribing to the website services; and
  • any other information that you send to Ashtead Technology.

Using personal information

Ashtead Technology may use your personal information to:

  • administer this website;
  • personalise the website for you;
  • enable your access to and use of the website services;
  • publish information about you on the website;
  • send to you products that you purchase;
  • supply to you services that you purchase;
  • send you statements and invoices; and
  • send you marketing communications.

Where Ashtead Technology discloses your personal information to its agents or sub-contractors for these purposes, the agent or sub-contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere above, Ashtead Technology may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.

Securing your data

Ashtead Technology will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

Ashtead Technology will store all the personal information you provide on its secure servers.

Cross-border data transfers

Information that Ashtead Technology collects may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which Ashtead Technology operates to enable the use of the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available around the world.

You agree to such cross-border transfers of personal information.

Updating this statement

Ashtead Technology may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on this website.

You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.

Other websites

This website contains links to other websites.

Ashtead Technology is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.

Contact Ashtead Technology

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or Ashtead Technology's treatment of your personal information, please write:

by email
by post to Ashtead House, Discovery Drive , Arnhall Business Park, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB32 6FG

This privacy statement

This privacy statement is based on a precedent created by and published by


Privacy Policy

Ashtead Technology is committed to respecting an individual’s right to privacy and will take all reasonable steps to ensuring that any information received is treated responsibly and in accordance with any relevant legislation.  This policy may be updated at any time and we encourage all website visitors to check back from time to time to familiarise themselves with any changes.

Personal and Contact Information

Ashtead technology may collect and use the following kinds of information:

  • Information about your use of this website
  • Information that you freely provide in the course of using this website (such as contact forms, registration information)
  • Any other information that you provide

Ashtead Technology may use the information provided above to:

  • Customise your website experience, through the use of personalised information (such as products and pricing)
  • Administer the website
  • Enable access to the website by use of individual log-in functionality
  • Send requested information to you (using the details you provide)
  • Supply you with services that you specifically requested
  • Send you relevant marketing communications (see our Opt-Out policy)

Ashtead Technology will not provide any personal or contact information to any third parties without explicit permission.  However, we may have to provide some details to our registered providers responsible for delivering content (such as IT services).

Data Security

Ashtead Technology will store all information responsibly on our secure servers, and will take all reasonable precautions to prevent the loss and misuse of this data.

Other Websites

This website contains links to other websites which are outside the scope of this Privacy Policy and Ashtead Technology therefore cannot be responsible for the Privacy Policy, use or information contained therein.

Opt-out Policy

We respect your right to avoid spam and always strive to send relevant and interesting information.  However, we realise that we may get it wrong, so if you would like to opt out of our marketing communications at any time, please use the contact details provided in the Contacts section of this website and we will remove you from the relevant list.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere above, we may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.

Contact Us

To contact your regional headquarters of Ashtead Technology and discuss any detail of the above policy, please click here.