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W&H (UK) Ltd

  • 6 Stroud Wood Business Centre
  • Park Street
  • St Albans
  • United Kingdom


Registered in England No: 2604010
Registered Office: 65 London Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 1LJ



Legal Note

All contents of the website including layout and structure are protected by copyright. Duplication or borrowing of parts of the website, particularly of texts, parts of texts, illustrative material or graphic illustrations requires the advance written permission of W&H (UK) Ltd.

Unauthorized use may result in violation of trademark, copyright and other protected rights and lead to civil and criminal legal proceedings. Users are strictly prohibited from using any website contents in such a manner as to constitute a violation of trademark, copyright and other protected rights.

W&H (UK) Ltd endeavours to ensure that the contents of the website are constantly updated and monitored. Nevertheless, no liability is accepted for the completeness, correctness and topicality of content. The same also applies to references to websites made by hyperlink. All connections to such websites are at the user’s risk.


Privacy policy

By entering information about yourself, you are granting us permission to store and use this information under the terms of the Data Protection Act. Your information will be used exclusively for marketing and customer service purposes by W&H (UK) Ltd and companies belonging to the W&H group. Your data will be treated as confidential and will not be disclosed to any third party. You have the right to access, amend or delete your details at any time.

The W&H Newsletter is free and without any obligation. Each edition provides the opportunity to cancel your subscription to the Newsletter with a simple click to unsubscribe. We will only use your email address to send you our own Newsletter. We will not disclose your e-mail address to any third party and will not send you advertising materials from third parties.


What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. At wh.com we use cookies to understand what content you are interested in, and to remember you if you return to our site. The table below shows cookies that may be stored on your computer whilst visiting wh.com.

Please note that the cookies we use can’t harm your computer. W&H does not store personally identifiable information. We do use encrypted information gathered from cookies to help us to improve your experience of our website. For example, they help us to identify and resolve errors.


Our Cookie policy – How wh.com uses cookies
To make full use of the content and personalised features on wh.com, your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to accept cookies (and often does so by default), as we can only provide you with certain personalised features on this website by using them.

Our cookies don't store sensitive information such as your name or address. However, if you'd prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from wh.com, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s user manual) to change your cookie preferences. However, please note that if you do this, you may no longer have full access to all of the functions on this website.

These cookies we are using:

Name Description Expiry
(when the cookie will be deleted from the device)
cookieHeaderInactive This cookie records whether the cookie information bar has been disabled (by clicking on 'x'). 1 month
dentistCheck_**** This cookie is only used on some wh.com web pages and only in countries where it is required by law. This cookie records the answer to the question of whether the user is a dentist or otherwise employed in the dental industry. 1 month
whHomeLink This cookie saves the start URL of the country web page selected by the user. 1 month
ASP.NET_SessionId An ASP web server session ID Once the browser session has ended
ASPSESSIONID**** An ASP web server session ID, which begins with the prefix ASPSESSIONID and a generated number Once the browser session has ended
WT_FPC This cookie is required for Webtrends analyses 10 years
_ga This cookie is required for Google Analytics analyses 10 years
AddThis Cookies The following cookies are set by the 'AddThis' social media sharing toolbar:  
  loc 1 year
  ssc 1 year
  ssh 1 year
  sshs 1 year
  uid 1 year
  uit 1 year
  um 1 year
  uvc 2 months
  di2 1 year
  dt 1 year
  _atuvc 1 year
Web Trends Cookies The following cookies are set by Webtrends:  
  ACOOKIE 1 year
  e_c_l 10 years
  e_c_s Once the browser session has ended

 

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files which are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of this website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transferred and saved to a Google server in the USA. The IP-anonymisation is activated on this website therefore your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there.

Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about the website activity for the website operator, and to provide other services relating to the use of the website and the internet. Where necessary, and where permitted by law, Google will also pass on this information to third parties who will process the data on their behalf.

Google will not, under any circumstances, link your IP address to other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being installed by activating the appropriate settings on your browser software. However, please note that if you do this, you may no longer have full access to all of the functions on this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. As an alternative to the browser Addon or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click this link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this domain).


wh.com 'share' tools
If you 'share' wh.com content with friends through social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of any third party cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Social Plugins
Our internet presence uses Social Plugins ("Plugins") of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc. 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). The plugins are identified by a Facebook logo or the words "Facebook Social Plugin". If you open one of our web sites that contains a plugin of this type, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. The contents of the plugin are sent directly to your browser from Facebook and linked into the web site.

The plugins inform Facebook that you have opened the corresponding page on our web site. If you are logged into Facebook, Facebook can link the visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking on the "Like" button, the corresponding information will sent directly from your browser to Facebook and saved there. For the purpose and scope of data storage and subsequent processing and usage of the data by Facebook and your related rights and options for protection of your privacy please see the Facebook privacy information. If you do not want Facebook to collect information about you from our web sites, you must log out of Facebook before opening our web page.


Third-party cookies
When you visit a page on wh.com which contains embedded content (for example from YouTube), you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.


Further information about cookies
If you'd like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit www.aboutcookies.org, please note that we can't be responsible for the content of external websites.


We would be happy to assist you with any additional questions you may have with regard to data protection. Please send an email.