At Mayday Domestic Violence Services privacy is of the highest concern. Our aim is to be as open and transparent as possible about any information collected through the use of “cookies” when you visit our website.
This policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. It also explains the different types of cookies we use, and how you can change or delete them.
We review this Policy regularly. Occasionally we may need to make changes or additions to this Policy that may affect how we handle your data. We will indicate on this page when the Policy has last changed, so please refer to this cookie-policy for the latest version of this Policy.
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to an alternative website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
You may configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is sent. Please note, however, that disabling some cookies might affect your online experience and/or prevent you from taking full advantage of our site and some of its functionality. If you choose to restrict cookies, you will have to provide certain information each time you visit our website and reset your preferences.
You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.
ADVANTAGES OF COOKIES
Cookies allow you to navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and extensively improving the user experience. Cookies also help to ensure that adverts viewed online are relevant to you and tailored to your interests.
The advantages of cookies for you, as a user, are:
Cookies can be deleted by the visitor.
Cookies can be blocked by changing browser setting.
Cookies cannot carry any threat to the visitor’s device.
A list of all the cookies used on our website/online service by category is set out below.
for keeping track of the items stored in a customer’s online shopping basket
for taking customers through the online checkout process
for recognising users whenever they visit our website (this speeds up their access to the website as they do not have to log in each time)
for obtaining information about our website users’ preferences, online movements and use of the internet
for carrying out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content
for carrying out research and statistical analysis to help improve our products
to help us better understand our visitor and/or customer requirements and interests
to target our marketing and advertising more effectively by providing interest based advertisements that are personalised to our website users’ interests
to target our partners’ marketing and advertising campaigns more effectively by providing interest based advertisements that are personalised to our website user’s interests
for making our website users’ online experience more efficient and enjoyable.
The Cookies We Use and for How Long We Use Them
We use the following types of cookies:
Required Cookies: these cookies are required to enable us to provide you with secure login-details and to remember how far you are through the ordering/shopping process. We keep this type of cookie: for however long you have an account with us or 1 year whichever is earlier.
Functional Cookies: these are cookies to help us remember what is in your shopping cart and to make sure that the site looks consistent based on your preferences. We keep this type of cookie: during the session only or 1 year whichever is earlier.
Advertising Cookies: these provide the ability to share pages with social networks, post comments, and to serve ads relevant to your interests. We keep this cookie: for however long you have an account with us or 1 year whichever is earlier.
Session Cookies (Non-Persistent Cookies): these are the cookies which exist only while the user is on a particular website. These cookies are deleted once the user exits the web page. We keep this cookie: for however long you are on our site or 1 year whichever is earlier.
Persistent Cookies: these are the cookies which remain on your device for a longer period of time. They are used to recognise a return visitor as a unique user. If the visitor restricts persistent cookies, these cookies fail to gather any information about that visitor. We keep this cookie: or however long you have an account with us or 1 year whichever is earlier.
Functionality Cookies: these cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced, more personal features. For example, if you complete a form and then you wish to complete another form you do not have to re-enter all your details. We keep this cookie: for however long you have an account with us or 1 year whichever is earlier.
Third Party Cookies: our website also allows third parties to download cookies to your device. These cookies are kept: for however long you have an account with us or 1 year whichever is earlier.
Flash Cookies: we may, in certain situations, use Adobe Flash Player to deliver special content, such as video clips or animation. Flash cookies are stored on your device, but they are managed through an interface that is different from the one provided by your browser. This means that it is not possible to manage Flash cookies at the browser level in the same way you would manage other types of cookies. Instead, you can access your Flash management tools from Adobe’s website directly. We keep this cookie for: for however long you have an account with us or 1 year whichever is earlier.
Performance Cookies: some of the cookies on our site collect information about how visitors use the site, for instance, which pages visitors go to most often and if they get error messages from pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and is therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how our site works. We keep this cookie: for however long you have an account with us or 1 year whichever is earlier.
OUR NOTICE TO YOU
CHANGING COOKIE PREFERENCES
You can always change your cookie preferences or delete cookies altogether as discussed below.
Browser settings allow you to choose whether or not to accept cookies or limit certain cookies. You may wish to refer to this guide for information on commonly used browsers. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the site may operate as intended.
Your mobile operating system may let you opt out from having your information collected or used for interest-based advertising on mobile devices. You should refer to the instructions provided by your mobile device’s manufacturer, but this functionality is usually available in the “Settings” section of your device. You can also stop us from collecting information through our applications by uninstalling our applications.
If you have any questions in relation to this Cookies Policy please contact:
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Last updated 2 January 2019