1. IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
1.1. Our Website is https://www.spots-and-stripes.com/ (“Website”). We are Spots and Stripes Products Ltd a company incorporated in England and Wales with company number 11359354 and Our registered office address is The Hatch, High Street, Seend, Melksham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, SN12 6NW.
1.2. You can contact Us by email at mailto:[email protected] or by post at Our registered office address.
1.3. Like many other websites, we use “cookies” to help us gather and store information about visitors to Our Website.
1.4. We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about Our Website users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify you as an individual and is therefore not personal data.
1.5. A “cookie” is a small text file which is downloaded on to your computer’s hard disk when you access certain websites. Cookies allow the website to recognise your computer. A cookie can identify the pages that are being viewed and this can assist us to select the pages that the user sees.
1.6. “Session” cookies only exist whilst a user is online on a particular occasion. These are temporary cookies that aid your journey around the site and remember the preferences you have selected during your “session”.
1.7. “Persistent” cookies, which are not session-based, remain on a user’s computer, so that you can be recognised as a previous user when you next visit Our Website. This allows us to collect information about your browsing habits whilst on Our Website, and this can be useful in assisting us to monitor and improve our services.
1.8. We do not store sensitive personal data such as account numbers or passwords in “persistent” cookies, and cookies in themselves, do not contain enough information to identify you. You will only become personally identifiable in relation to your browsing habits after you have formally provided us with your personal data.
1.9. In addition to using cookies, we might also use GIF’s and other web tools, such as Google Analytics, to collect information about your browsing activities whilst on our site. In this respect the information that is provided is similar to the information supplied by cookies, and we use it for the same purposes.
2. THE COOKIES USED ON OUR WEBSITE
2.1. Cookies set by Our Website:
WooCommerce makes use of 3 cookies:
This cookie stores the information provided to us when you log in to our site. this is strictly necessary for the full functionality and operation of the website. this cookie also stores information so as to keep track of your shopping cart.
2.2. Cookies set by Google Analytics:
Google analytics sets the following cookies:
_ga, _gid, _gat, AMP-TOKEN, _gac_
Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, inc. by default, Google Analytics sets four performance cookies in order to evaluate your use of Our Website, including number of visits, duration of browsing and referring sites, and compiles reports for on activity on Our Website. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the united states. google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. google state that they will not associate your IP address with any other data held by google.
For more information about the way in which google analytics uses these cookies please visit the following link – https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
2.3. If you wish to know all the cookies we have set and how to delete or manage them, please refer to www.allaboutcookies.org
3. HOW TO DISABLE/ ENABLE COOKIES
3.1. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser or by not clicking the “dismiss” button on the box that appears on the first page you see on Our Website. For example, in Internet Explorer, you can go to Tools and Internet Options, where there is the option to change your settings to disable cookies. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if the cookies are disabled.
3.2. You also have the ability to delete cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your browser and should search for “cookies” in your “Help” function for information on where to find your cookie folder.
3.3. You should note that some websites store your member name, password, or other information about you in a cookie. If you delete that cookie, you might need to re-enter your personal information again the next time you visit Our Website.
3.4. To delete only the cookies set by Our Website in Internet Explorer, you must do the following:-
- In Internet Explorer, click the Tools button, and then click Internet Options.
- On the General tab, under Browsing history, click Settings.
- Click the View files button.
- Click the Name column heading to sort all the files alphabetically, and then scroll down until you see files that begin with the prefix Cookie. All cookies will have that prefix, and they usually contain the name of the website that created the cookie.
- Right-click the cookie you want to delete, click Delete, and then click Yes.
- Close the window that contains the list of files, and then click OK twice to return to Internet Explorer.
3.5. To delete only the cookies set by Our Website, for example in Firefox, you must do the following:-
- At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Firefox button and then click Options
- Select the Privacy panel.
- Click the View files button.
- Set Firefox will: to Use custom settings for history.
- Click Show Cookies…. The Cookies window will appear.
- In the Search field, type the name of the site whose cookies you want to remove. The cookies that match your search will be displayed.
- Select the cookie(s) in the list to remove and click Remove Cookie
- Select the first cookie and press Shift + End to select all the cookies in the list.
- Click Close to close the Cookies window.
3.6. In order to delete the Session cookie, you may need to contact your system administrator for assistance in re-configuring your server.
3.8. To prevent Google Analytics cookies being set, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On by clicking on this link – http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout and following the instructions.