Privacy policy

Alan Butcher Components Limited Privacy Policy in Brief

  • Alan Butcher Components Ltd. is committed to protecting your privacy.
  • Alan Butcher Components Ltd.  has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy.
  • The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the company, Alan Butcher Components and the website at
  • Alan Butcher Components Ltd. does not disclose visitors’ information to third parties.
  • Any information that you provide us with, whether it be business or personal information (such as your name or address), cannot be seen by third parties.
  • The information we keep is stored on our own computer systems, not on a website.
  • This site may at times contain links to other, third party websites: Alan Butcher Components Ltd. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
  • This privacy statement is not presented as a legally binding contract.

More detail…

What information do we collect or use?

Primarily the data we collect is used to complete and provide support for the services we supply.  There are sections in our website where we may ask you to make contact with Alan Butcher Components Ltd.  Any information you provide will remain the secured property of Alan Butcher Components Ltd.  Under no circumstances will it be sold or rented to any third party.  Alan Butcher Components Ltd. may, however, use your contact information to send you any information you have specifically requested or any other information or news about our company and services. Your details maybe used in an aggregated form for marketing analysis of our website traffic.

In addition to any personal information you may provide, Alan Butcher Components Ltd. may, on occasion use software or other tools that enable the collection of relevant technical information, for example the IP address (Internet protocol) (IP), the operating system deployed on your computer, the browser used for access, various traffic patterns, as well as the address of any referring websites. Alan Butcher Components Ltd. always traces how a visitor arrives at the ABC website, however it is not possible to and we will not attempt to gather information about other sites that have been visited prior to landing at

How we may use your personal information?

Alan Butcher Components Ltd. may use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To provide information or services that you have requested.
  • To help us manage our content to ensure it is relevant and appropriate to you.
  • To alert you to company news, product upgrades, other updated information and new products and services from Alan Butcher Components Ltd.

What is a ‘cookie’?

Cookies are a common Internet technology that assign a unique identification to your computer and store the detail on only YOUR computer’s hard drive via a facility in your Web browser.

Cookies are used on this site. They are used to keep track of the information you have given us during your visits to the site. The cookie stored on your computer is simply a numeric identifier that we use to identify you as you move around the site and so you can retrieve information you have previously sent to our server.

Cookies we collect:

Cookie NameExpiration timeDescription
PHPSESSIDDefault PHP identifier
_ga2 yearsUsed to distinguish users. (Google Analytics)
_gat1 minuteUsed to throttle request rate.  (Google Analytics)
_gid24 hoursUsed to distinguish users.  (Google Analytics)

What about links on your site?

  • Alan Butcher Components Ltd. provides links on our site that direct to external, third party websites.
  • We have no control over the content other sites, nor the usage of information they gather.
  • We recommend that you always review the privacy policies at any third party sites you visit; they may not follow the same policies as us.

Google Analytics

  • This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).
  • Google Analytics uses cookies, to help the website analyze how users use the site.
  • The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
  • Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
  • Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
  • Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
  • You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
  • By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Opting Out

Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and our partners at the point where we request information about the visitor.

You can contact us to discontinue receiving future communications by any of the following means:

  • Send an e-mail to indicating your request to be unsubscribed from a specific list.
  • In writing to: Alan Butcher Components Ltd., Unit 1 Beechwood, Clump Farm Ind. Est., Tin Pot Lane, Blandford, Dorset, DT11 7TD
  • You can call us on this telephone number: 01258 456360

The above contact details may also be used should you wish to access the personal information we hold.


We aim to maintain accurate and up to date information.  We will correct immediately if we are advised of inaccuracies.  We may from time to time contact customers to verify the information that we hold is correct, or to advise of a change in our information.

To speak to one of our technical advisers on what products best suit your application, please use our email contact form or call us on +44 (0)1258 45630