COOKIE POLICY

What Are Cookies

The use of cookies is a common practice among professional websites, as a mean of gathering the necessary information to maintain an optimised online presence. Cookies are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, improving your experience. This page will describe the type of information our cookies gather, how we use this information and will explain why we sometimes need to store these cookies. You will also be informed about how you can prevent these cookies from being stored, however, this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the website’s functionality and impact your experience with the website. As you read this notice, you are acknowledging to be informed about the use of cookies by this website, as mandatory by EU and international law.

How We Use Cookies

There is a variety of reasons for our use of cookies.Unfortunately, in most cases, there are no standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to the website. If you are not sure about the need of use of these cookies, it is recommended that you leave all cookies on.

Disabling Cookies

Disabling cookies is quite simple, all you need to do is adjust the settings of your browser (check your browser Help if you need details). Bare in mind that disabling all cookies may impact the functionality of this and other websites you may visit and that is why it is recommended that you keep your cookies enabled.

The Cookies We Set

This website offers newsletter or email subscription services, and cookies may be used to remember that you have already registered and whether to show notifications which might be set to be shown only to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

When you submit information through a form on this website, such as those found on our contact page or on the comment boxes of our publications, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties, such as Google or Microsoft. This website uses Google Analytics, as it is known to be one of the most used and trusted analytics solution on the internet, which helps us understand how you use our website and identify ways to improve your experience. These cookies may track things such the time you spend on our website and the pages you visit.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

As we sell products it is important for us to understand statistics about how many visitors on our website actually buy something so, this is a type of information these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Google+, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

Hopefully, all the information above has clarified what are cookies and the way we use them to improve your experience with our website. If you still have any doubts are unsure about the use of these cookies or want to ask additional questions please contact us through our contact form or visit AboutCookies.org.