About this Policy

This Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them.  It includes details of the types of Cookies we set, the information we collect when using them and how that information is used.

You can learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which are stored on your browser when you visit a website.  They can often serve crucial functions and help us to keep our website secure which helps us to provide you with a better experience.  They can also help us to analyse how the website performs, what works and where we can make improvements.

How we use Cookies?

Our website uses First Party Cookies for a number of purposes.  These are mostly necessary for our website to function in the right way and to obtain and record your cookie preferences.  As we have identified these as Strictly Necessary, these are pre enabled when you visit our website.

We also use Third Party cookies to support the Maps function you see on our ‘contact us’ page. When you accept cookies these are enabled.  You can change your preferences at any time by clicking on the cookie policy tab and declining cookies.

Your consent applies to: dsgraphicsscotland.co.uk only.

Social Media – where you access us via other social media platforms, we also have no control over those websites and the cookies they set, so please bear in mind that you should set your preferences in line with their own policies and cookie controls separately.

To learn more about how to manage your browser cookie settings please see www.allaboutcookies.org

What cookies do we set?

Necessary Cookies

We use necessary functional cookies which are needed for the website to function.  They do not collect your personal data.  These are automatically enabled when you visit the site, however you can still remove these cookies via your browser, however disabling these will affect the functionality of the site.

Analytics Cookies

We use Analytics cookies to help us to understand views on some pages of our website and users interact with it. These help us to continually improve our website and services.  The data is reported anonymously without any personal data included.

Below is a list of the cookies set by our website. If on mobile, please swipe to see more of the table(s):


Necessary CookiesDescriptionTypeDuration
Cookie Consent StatusThis cookie is used to store your consent when accepting cookies. It is necessary to remember your choices and preferences.Persistent1 Year
Cookielawinfo-checkbox-analyticsThis cookie is set by our GDPR plugin. It is used to remember user consent for the cookies under the category ‘analytics’Persistent1 Year
Viewed-cookie-policyThis cookies is set by our GDPR plugin. It is used to store whether or not a user has consented to the use of cookies and viewed our cookie policy. It does not store any personal data.


Analytics CookiesDescriptionTypeDuration
NIDThis cookie is set by Google for their Maps Function to track location views and zoom preferences.Persistent5 Months

You can change or manage your cookie preferences by clicking on ‘cookie setting’ at any time and enabling or disabling the cookie categories within the pop up box.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites.  You can do this by changing the settings in your browser.  To find our more, visit www.allaboutcookies.org

The use of cookies can change over time or when a new service or function is added to our website.  To ensure that this policy remains up to date, we regularly carry out ‘cookie audits’ and update our list of cookies accordingly.

This policy was last updated on 23rd September 2020.