In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics.
They help our site to identify if your device or computer has visited our site before. They also help us understand how our website is being used. As mentioned, they also help you navigate between different pages efficiently, help remember the pages you prefer and any other preferences you make and make visiting our site easier.
As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. Cookies cannot identify you or any of your personal information.
Your personal data will be used to provide the information, goods and services offered through our website to you, for billing and order fulfillment.
If you sign up to our newsletter we may use your email address to send you information about products or services.
You can opt out of these at any point and you can ask for personal data to stop being recorded at any time.
COOKIES & MONITORING
Monitoring is important for your consumers to understand what information you are collecting from visits. It is important that you stress the reasons why you are monitoring this traffic. Remember to mention any 3rd party services you are using that may collect cookies also, such as Google Analytics.
Strictly necessary cookies – These are cookies that are essential to the operation of our website.
Analytical/performance cookie – These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our website.
Functionality cookies – These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our website.
Targeting Cookies – These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.
We may monitor traffic to our site and collect the following information:
The IP address of your computer.
The referring website from which you have got to our website from.
The reasons for this are:
To make ongoing improvements to our website based on this data.
To see our most popular sources of business.
However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser but this will mean every time you visit a site it will take much longer for everything to show up on your device and some websites will not let you look at their site at all if you disable cookies. Much better to set your browser to delete them after you finish using the internet if you really don’t like the idea of them. Depending on the browser you use you can consult it to find out how to delete cookies after each session online.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA
We may disclose your personal data:
To other companies within our group.
If we sell our business.
To agents and service providers.
In cases where we are required by law to pass on information or if we believe action is necessary for fraud, cyber crime or to protect the website, rights, personal safety of person/s.
We may also disclose aggregate statistics about visitors to our website (customers and sales) in order to describe our services to prospective partners (advertisers, sponsors) and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes, but these statistics will include no personally identifiable information.
If you are concerned about your data, you have the right, subject to the payment of a small fee to request access to personal data which may hold or process about you. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org