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We set out below information to assist your understanding of the cookies that we use here at Screwfix.
There are two types of cookies used by Screwfix which vary by the length of time they remain active:
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The software which uses Analytics cookies is intended to provide Screwfix with an overview of buying trends through such analytics software. These trends may include information such as your chosen browser, participation in marketing/email campaigns, page views, session length, etc. No personal or identifiable information is collected or used.
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Address: Trade House, Mead Avenue, Yeovil, BA22 8RT
Registration No: 3006378
Irish VAT No: 9978716G
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