Cookie Policy 2018-05-31T17:01:54+00:00

BACKGROUND:

This websites www.candlebury.co.uk uses Cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users. By using Cookies, We are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve Our Site by better understanding how you use it. Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur [if you continue using Our Site] OR [when you press the accept / yes button on Our Cookie on the bottom or top of our website when first opening ] OR [when you have selected your preferred Cookie options in Our Cookie prompt bar and pressed the accept / yes button]. If you do not agree to Our Cookie Policy, please stop using Our Site immediately.

  1. Definitions and Interpretation
    • In this Cookie Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:
“Cookie” means a small file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site;
“Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 [and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)];
“personal data” means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by [the Data Protection Act 1998] OR [EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)]; and
“We/Us/Our” means Candlebury [, a sole trader in England, whose registered address is Technology House, Western Way, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3SP, and whose main trading address is] Technology House, Western Way, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3SP.
  1. Information – About Us
    • Our Site is [owned and] operated by Candlebury [, a sole trader in England under, whose registered address is Technology House, Western Way, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3SP and whose main trading address is] OR [of] Technology House, Western Way, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3SP.
    • [Our Data Protection Officer is Warren Short, and can be contacted by email at [email protected], or by post at Technology House, Western Way, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3SP.]
  1. How Does Our Site Use Cookies?
    • Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our [products] AND/OR [services]. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.
    • By using Our Site, you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third party Cookies are used on Our Site for advertising and statistical purposes. For more details, please refer to section 4 below.
    • All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:
      • Strictly Necessary Cookies

A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.

  • Analytics Cookies

It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.

  • Functionality Cookies

Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.

  • Targeting Cookies

It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests. [Some information gathered by targeting Cookies may also be shared with third parties.]

  • [Third Party Cookies

Third party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on Our Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).]

  • Persistent Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.

  • Session Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

  • Cookies on Our Site are not permanent and will expire [after 12 months] OR [as indicated in the table below].
  • For more details of the personal data that We collect and use, the measures we have in place to protect personal data, your legal rights, and our legal obligations, please refer to our Privacy Policy.
  • For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.
  1. What Cookies Does Our Site Use?
    • The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:
Name of cookie First / third party cookie Strictly Necessary Purpose & Type
_ga First Yes Used to identify new users and returning users on the website.
_gid First Yes Used to identify new users and returning users on the website.
_gat First Yes Used to limit the request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_.
__utma First Yes Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmt First Yes Used to limit request rate.
__utmb First Yes Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmc First Yes Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
__utmz
First Yes Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached this website
__utmv First Yes Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmx First No
Used to determine a user’s inclusion in an experiment.
__utmxx First No Used to determine the expiry of experiments a user has been included in.
_gaexp First No Used to determine a user’s inclusion in an experiment and the expiry of experiments a user has been included in.
  • Our Site uses analytics services provided by google analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how Our Site is used. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Site and the products AND/OR [services] offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Site, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.
  • The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) analytics Cookies to gather the required information.