This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give us when you use this website. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to us at the address found on our ‘contact us’ page.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.


Like most websites uses “cookies” which are used to make using the website easier, simpler and more enjoyable.

A cookie is a file stored on your computer by your internet browser to allow it and the website to keep up with your place on the website and any selections you have made whilst browsing.

This information is updated back to the web server which enables it to make sure it is sending you the correct information and also to keep track of & identify web browsers.

There are several different types of cookies; the main ones are:

  • Session cookies – are deleted from your computer when you close your browser
  • Persistent cookies – remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Cookies on our website

Our website is built using WordPress which creates both session and persistent cookies to maintain your experience whilst using the website.

Google cookies

Jacobs Steel uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website – you may find out more about Google’s privacy policy here:

Refusing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For more information on the subject and to find out how to block cookies for your browser please visit: