Privacy & cookies policy

This website has been produced by the Steel Construction Institute (SCI) on behalf of Steel for Life and the British Constructional Steelwork Association Limited (BCSA). The website is available to use freely and no login is required to access the design data presented. No personal information is recorded at any stage in the usage of this website.

Cookies

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too. By continuing to use this website, you are agreeing to allow us to store these files on your device.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How do we use cookies?

We use the following types of cookies:

  • Analytical/performance cookies
    They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.