What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small file and holds a certain amount of data, which our website can send to your browser. It may then be stored on your computer’s hard drive and can be accessed by our web server. This cookie data can then be retrieved and can allow us to customise our web pages and services accordingly. It is important to clarify that cookies do not collect any personal data stored on your hard drive or computer.
Internet cookies are common and do not harm your system – they just store or gather site information. They help you do things online, like remembering login details so you don’t have to re-enter them when revisiting a site

We use cookies to:

• Gather customer journey information on our public site only
• Temporarily store input information in our calculators, tools, illustrations and demonstrations
• Store details of your marketing, product preferences to improve our targeting and enhance your journey through our sites and partner sites
• Evaluate our sites’ advertising and promotional effectiveness (we own the anonymous data collected and don’t share it with anyone)
• Evaluate our sites’ advertising and promotional effectiveness (we own the anonymous data collected and don’t share it with anyone)

We don’t use cookies to track people’s Internet usage after leaving our sites and we don’t store personal information in them that others could read and understand. We will not sell or distribute cookie information without your prior consent.

Social Media Third Party Cookies?

To enrich our website content, sometimes we may embed video content from other social media websites such as YouTube or Facebook. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. QWS has no control or liability over these cookies set, so you should check the relevant third party’s cookie policy for more information.
We also offer a “share page” widget on some of our web pages, where content can be shared easily on the following sites Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+. These sites may set a cookie when you are logged into their service. QS has no control or liability over these cookies set, so you should check the relevant third party’s cookie policy for more information.

How to Control and Delete Cookies?

QS will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, should you choose to disable, reject or block our cookies, some parts of our websites will not function fully, or in some cases, our website will not be accessible at all.
To enable or disable cookies, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the ‘Help’, ‘Tools’ or ‘Edit’ facility). Alternatively, an external resource is available at All about cookies providing specific information about cookies and how to manage them.