Cookie POLICY

Data Policy at Tradesmen Brighton

Cookie Policy

By visiting this website with your browser settings adjusted to allow cookies, you are consenting to tradesmen-brighton.com using cookies for the purposes outlined below in order to provide you with a fully functional shopping experience.

Our cookie policy:

The tradesmen-brighton.com website (the “Site”) is owned and operated by Southdowns Maintenance Ltd (SDML). Please note: to make full use of tradesmen-brighton.com and to benefit from certain personalised features, your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to be set up to accept cookies. The tradesmen-brighton.com website (like many other shopping websites) will not work when cookies are blocked.

The list below details the cookies used on tradesmen-brighton.com. We have outlined who sets these cookies and their purpose. If the party reads something other than tradesmen-brighton.com ‘, these are our third party business partners who help us to enhance your browsing experience.

Category Party Purpose
Strictly necessary tradesmen-brighton.com tradesmen-brighton.com uses cookies to enable some of the basic functionality that is required for you to browse our website. The information collected through these cookies is only used for this purpose and is never shared or sold on to third parties.
Performance Google Adwords; MSN/Bing; Double Click; Yahoo (Right Media) Google Adwords, MSN/Bing, Double Click and Yahoo use cookies (or, if applicable, anonymous identifiers) to track our own paid advertising activity. We use the information collected by these cookies to help us determine where our ads will be most effective online. Each individual advertiser uses its own tracking cookies and the data taken is not confidential data or interchangeable.
Performance Google Analytics Google Analytics use cookies (or, if applicable, anonymous identifiers) to collect data that helps us understand how people are using the site. We use this information to identify how and where we can improve the customer experience. The data collected through these cookies is anonymous, does not collect specific customer data and is never shared with other third parties.
Functionality Share This Share This allows customers to share content, products and web pages from our website with other websites and social networking sites. The cookies used by Share This allow us to track the type of content, products and pages that our users are sharing to help us better understand which content is most engaging for our customers so that we can improve the content and customer experience in other areas of the website.
Performance Social Media plugins Sites such as Facebook and Pinterest, serve cookies in order to be able to share and discuss tradesmen-brighton.com’s products and services on social networks.

 

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file which is downloaded and stored on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. Where cookie technology is not available, an anonymous identifier may be used. An anonymous identifier is a random string of characters used for the same purposes as a cookie.

Your browser accesses the cookie file only when you visit the website that generated it. This helps to ease your navigation by automatically logging you in and remembering things like your preferences and what’s in your shopping basket. Cookies allow sites like tradesmen-brighton.com to deliver you a personalised shopping experience.

The information stored within any given cookie can only be accessed by the website that created it and cookies are limited to communicating only the information that you have disclosed to the site.

types of cookie:

Session (or Transient) Cookies

Session cookies are stored in your computer’s memory for the length of your browsing session. They become inaccessible after the session has been inactive for a time and are automatically deleted from your computer when the browser is closed. They allow you to move from page to page without having to log-in repeatedly. Persistent (or Permanent) Cookies

Persistent Cookies

Persistent cookies are stored in your computer memory and are not deleted when the browser is closed. They are used to keep your preferences for the website, so they will be remembered for next time you visit the website. They are also used to collect information about the numbers of visitors, the average time spent on a particular page and analyse shopping behaviour on the website. This information is used to find out how well the website works and where it can be improved.

Flash Cookies (or Locally Shared Objects)

You probably have Adobe Flash installed on your computer. Websites that contain Flash can also store small files on your computer that are used in the same way as cookies.

Flash cookies can also back up the data that is stored in other cookies. When you delete cookies, your Flash cookies are not affected. So a website may still recognise you if it backed up the deleted cookie information on a Flash cookie.

sharing with social networks

If you use the buttons that allow you to share products and content with your friends via social networks like Twitter and Facebook, these companies may set a cookie on your computer memory. Find out more about these here:

https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

http://twitter.com/privacy

http://www.google.com/intl/en-GB/policies/privacy/

managing cookies:

If cookies aren’t enabled on your computer, it will mean that your shopping experience on our website will be limited to browsing and researching; you won’t be able to add products to your basket or buy them. To enable and manage cookies, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

Last amended 28 January 2015

 

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