Information on processing personal data in accordance with EU Regulation 679/2016


Cookies are textual elements that are inserted on the hard disk of a computer or other device by online service providers when users are visiting their website. Cookies collect information on visitor habits regarding the use of websites, recording the activities of the computer or device in relation to the site, when making purchases for example.

COOKIES can be:

Proprietary cookies (also known as first party)

Proprietary cookies are saved directly onto computers or other devices.  They include session cookies and persistent cookies (discussed later).

Proprietary cookies can be used to follow movements carried out on computers and other devices used by visitors to the site, for analysis purposes for example.

Third party cookies

These cookies are managed by third parties who may gather and track browsing data. This site uses the Google Analytics service (described in browsing data and statistics collected by third parties).

Session cookies

The period between opening and closing an Internet browser is called a browsing session. Session cookies are stored on the computers and other devices used by visitors during a browsing session, but they expire and are usually removed at the end of a browsing session.

Persistent cookies

Persistent cookies are stored on the computers and other devices used by visitors during a browsing session, but they remain on the computer or device after the browsing session has ended (e.g. password registration). Persistent cookies enable sites to recognise the computers and other devices used by visitors when revisiting sites after ending a browsing session and starting a new browsing session, and basically help visitors quickly reconnect to sites.


This site uses the following types of cookies for strictly technical reasons:

·       technical cookies and session cookies, for example so users can avoid entering passwords several times when accessing reserved sections of the site, or for storing preferred browsing language, or storing technical characteristics of the browser used during a browsing session (including the acceptance of cookies).

·       third party cookies (Google Analytics) to measure site access statistics (in aggregated format) and Google Maps to indicate the location of the premises.


The use of cookies can be disabled, but choosing this option could cause the site to malfunction, which could be evident depending on the section of the site being visited.


To disable cookies we suggest using the following guidelines depending on the browser used (which were valid when this document was produced):

·       Microsoft Internet Explorer:

·       Mozilla Firefox:

·       Google Chrome:

·       Apple Safari:

·       Opera browser:


1)      Launch the Chrome browser

2)      Click on the menu on the browser toolbar to the side of the URL insertion window for browsing

3)      Select Settings

4)      Click on Show Advanced Settings

5)      In the Privacy section click on Content Settings

6)      In the Cookie section the following cookie settings can be changed:

a.       Consent to saving local data

b.       Only modify local data until the browser is closed

c.       Prevent sites from configuring cookies

d.       Block third party cookies and site data

e.       Manage exceptions for some websites

f.        Remove one or all cookies

For further information visit the relevant page.

Mozilla Firefox

1)      Launch the Mozilla Firefox browser

2)      Click on the menu on the browser toolbar to the side of the URL insertion window for browsing

3)      Select Options

4)      Select the Privacy panel

5)      Click on Show Advanced Settings

6)      In the Privacy section click on Content Settings

7)      In the Tracking section the following cookie settings can be changed:

a.       Sites requested not to carry out tracking

b.       Communication to sites agreeing to tracking

c.       Not communicating any preferences regarding personal data tracking

8)      The following is possible from the History section:

a.       By enabling Use Customised Settings, accepting third party cookies (always, from sites visited most frequently or never) and keeping them for a set period (until they expire, Firefox is closed, or ask every time)

b.       Remove the individual cookies stored

For further information visit the relevant page.

Internet Explorer

1)      Launch the Internet Explorer browser

2)      Click on Tools and select Internet Options

3)      Click on the Privacy tab and in Settings change the toggle depending on the action required for cookies:

a.       Block all cookies

b.       Allow all cookies

c.       Selecting sites where cookies can be obtained: move the cursor to an intermediate position in order not to block or allow all cookies, then select Sites, enter a website in the Website Address box and select Block or Allow

For further information visit the relevant page.

Safari 6/7

1)      Launch the Safari browser

2)      Click on Safari, select Preferences and select Privacy

3)      In the Block Cookies section specify how Safari must accept cookies from websites.

4)      To view which sites have stored cookies click on Details

For further information visit the relevant page.

Safari iOS (mobile devices)

1)      Launch the Safari iOS browser

2)      Select Settings and then Safari

3)      Select Block Cookies and choose from the various options: Never - From third parties and advertisers - Always

4)      To delete all cookies stored by Safari select Settings, then Safari and Delete Cookies and Data

For further information visit the relevant page.


1)      Launch the Opera browser

2)      Click on Preferences, then Advanced, then Cookies

3)      Select one of the following options:

a.       Accept all cookies

b.       Accept cookies only on the site being visited: third party cookies or those from a different domain will be refused

c.       Never accept cookies: no cookies will ever be saved

For further information visit the relevant page.

If a different programme to those listed above is used to browse the Internet, we suggest using an online search engine (Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc.) to find out how to disable cookies in that specific browser.



As is now standard on the Internet, this site uses statistical analysis tools provided and managed by third parties that may collect and track browsing data.

The data are collected by tools and companies that differ from the site operator and do not physically belong to SAIT ABRASIVES (UK) LTD., which can only consult the data but cannot change or delete the data autonomously. Users should contact the controller directly or the company providing the statistical service used to request these operations and understand the privacy policy applied to these data.


The following third party tools are used on this site:

·       Google Analytics

·       Google Maps

(both provided by: Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway - Mountain View CA 94043, USA)


This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (hereinafter Google). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files saved on your computer, to enable the website to analyse user site behaviour. The information generated by cookies on your website behaviour (including your IP address) is sent to and saved on Google servers in the United States. Google will use this information to track and examine your website behaviour, compile reports on site activities for website operators, and provide other services relating to website activities and the use of the Internet. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where stipulated by legislation, or where the third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Google will not link your IP address to any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the relevant setting in your browser, but this could prevent all website functionality from being available. By using this website you consent to Google processing your data using the methods and for the purposes outlined above. The following addresses are useful for understanding the Google Analytics privacy policy:


If you prefer not to have your data collected by Google Analytics you can download the official opt-out plug-in for your browser by clicking here.


Requests relating to data involved in this processing should be sent to the controller (Google Inc.).