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Privacy and cookies policies

Privacy and cookies policies

Privacy notice

Our privacy policies have been created in relation to the European data protection law – ‘European General Data Protection Regulation’ (GDPR) – of 25 May 2018. This privacy notice explains in detail, the types of personal data we may collect about you when you interact with us. It also explains how we’ll store and handle that data, and keep it safe.

When do we collect your personal data

We collect your personal data when you complete the contact form on our website.

What personal data do we collect

When you complete our contact form we collect: Your name, your email address and the enquiry you send us.

How and why we collect your personal data

We collect the data referenced above to enable us to respond to you in relation to your contact enquiry. All of this data is transmitted via website forms and delivered to us via email with a backup stored securely on our website system.

How we protect and store your personal data

We know how much data security matters to our website users. With this in mind we will treat your personal data with the utmost care and take all appropriate steps to protect it. We secure access to all areas of our website using ‘https’ technology. Access to your personal data is only available to members of the team and not available via any public means. We regularly monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks to safeguard your data.

How long we keep your personal data

Whenever we collect or process your personal data, we’ll only keep it for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected. At the end of that retention period, your data will either be deleted completely or anonymised, for example by aggregation with other data so that it can be used in a non-identifiable way for statistical analysis and business planning.

Who we share your personal data with

We do not and will never share your personal data with anyone.

How to contact us to remove your personal data

Should you wish to have your personal data removed from our systems, please contact us via

Our procedures following a personal data breach

In the result of any form of personal data breach – we will notify you within 72 hours of becoming aware of such a breach, mentioning how we plan to address the breach and advise what data has been breached and suggest a suitable means to react. Any data breaches will be documented.

Cookies policies

Like the majority of websites, this website about Integral Engineering Design uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser on your device when you visit a website. They allow a website to recognise you and your browsing preferences. Used for practical reasons to do with the operation of the website they also monitor what pages are visited and for how long. We use Google Analytics for anonymous analytical purposes to track your engagement with our website. You can opt out by using the settings on your internet browser or you can opt out of Google Analytics from their own opt-out page.

Cookies being used

Google Analytics 4 cookies

Google Analytics is a system used by many websites to record anonymous information about who visits a website. We have the Google Analytics IP Anonymization function switched on as standard to mask IP addresses, you can read more about this here > and here We have the Google Analytics data retention setting set to 26 months. More information relating to Google Analytics and personal data can be found here – Lastly, we don’t use Google Analytics Identifiers or User IDs to track users.

Cookie NameDurationPurpose
_ga2 yearsUsed to distinguish users.
_ga_<container-id>2 yearsUsed to persist session state.

Google uses the cookies as above. These cookies are used mainly to differentiate between first time visitors to a website and repeat visitors. They do not contain any personally identifiable information. You can find out more about how Google use cookies at You can also review Google’s Privacy Policy on analytics here You can optout of Google Analytics on all sites by installing this browser plugin

Google reCAPTCHA

We use Google reCAPTCHA v3 on this website to help secure the website and reduce spam contact form submissions. You can read more about the cookies Google use for their reCAPTCHA service here.

Cookie NameDurationPurpose
_GRECAPTCHA6 monthsGoogle reCAPTCHA sets this necessary cookie when executed for the purpose of providing its risk analysis.
1P_JAR, CONSENT, NID, OTZ6 monthsThis group sets a unique ID to remember your preferences and other information such as website statistics and track conversion rates.
Cookies notice

We float an information banner over the bottom of the website which informs you of the fact that this website uses cookies. When you dismiss the banner, we use a cookie to store this information to ensure we don’t show you this banner again as detailed below:

Cookie NameDurationPurpose
cookie_notice_accepted7 daysUsed to store your the display preferences of the “this website uses cookies banner”

To serve the Instagram feed on the news page and provide the social media sharing buttons on our news posts, we use a 3rd party service from Elfsight which sets cookies as outlined below to enable the Instagram feed on the website news page and the social sharing buttons on the news post pages to function. The content is made available by Elfsight, LLC, 0015, Armenia, Yerevan, Paronyana, 19/3, 201. All information is processed in agreement with their privacy policy –

Cookie NameDurationPurpose
_p_hfp_client_id1 dayThis is an Elfsight cookie which prevents hyped-up views whilst implementing social platforms on this website.

Terms of use

This website is provided by Integral Engineering Design Ltd, whose registered office is 84 Walcot Street, Bath, BA1 5BD.

Our company is registered in England and Wales registration number is 03818280.

In using this website you agree to the following terms of use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only and we cannot warrant that it is error free. The content is not intended to be relied on by any user for any purpose.
  • It is subject to change without notice.
  • The content of the website is protected by copyright and intellectual property rights. You may not copy, alter or distribute without our permission.
  • This website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences.
  • From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
  • Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.