Cookie Policy

/Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy 2018-10-01T16:52:31+00:00

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed onto your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps examine web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

Essentially, cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie does NOT give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Although most web browsers automatically accept cookies, you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies to your prefernce. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.

We use cookies on our website and we assume you are ok with this otherwise please disable cookies in your browser or navigate away and clear cookies set by the website.

Cookies on this website are used for:

  1. Analytical/performance purposes – this allows us to recognise and calculate the number of visitors and to see how visitors navigate around the website when they are using it. Therefore helping us improve the way our website functionality for example, by ensuring that users can find what they are looking for easily.
  2. Security – we use cookies as part of the security measures to protect your account, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services in general.
  3. Shopping basket – we use cookies to maintain the state of your shopping basket as you navigate our website.
  4. Functionality purposes – to help us recognise you when you return to our website. This allows us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences and settings (e.g. your choice of language or region).
  5. Sharing purposes – this allows you to share pages with social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other platforms/channels.

Cookies used by our service providers

Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Managing cookies

A majority of browsers allow you to manage your cookie preferences. This includes refusing to accept cookies and deleting cookies. You can find more information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

Opera: http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411

Edge: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy

If you have any questions regarding our Cookie policy then please email us: info@bristolnovelty.co.uk