Cookie Policy

1. Introduction

1.1 Our website uses cookies.

1.2 By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

2. Credit

2.1 This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (https://seqlegal.com).

3. About cookies

3.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

3.2 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

3.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

4. Cookies that we use

4.1 We use cookies for the following purposes:

(a) commenting- we use cookies to collect the details entered by users who publish comments on our blog posts (cookies used for this purpose are: comment_author_*, comment_author_email_* and comment_author_url_*);

(b) shopping cart – we use Woocommerce cookies to keep track of your cart data if you are using our shop. No personal information is stored within these cookies. Cookies used for this purpose are: woocommerce_cart_hash, woocommerce_items_in_cart and wp_woocommerce_session_); and

(c) personalisation – we use cookies to track when we have shown a user the slide-in form to opt in to our newsletter so that we don’t show it too frequently (cookies used for this purpose are: etBloomCookie_optin_3).

5. Cookies used by our service providers

5.1 Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

5.2 We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. The relevant cookies are: _ga, _gat and _gid.

5.3 We use a Facebook pixel to track Facebook members’ visits to our website. You can view the privacy policy of this service provider at https://www.facebook.com/policy.php. The relevant cookies are: fr.

5.4 We use Paypal to take payments via our website. You can view the privacy policy of this service provider at https://www.paypal.com/en/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full. The relevant cookies are: AKDC, LANG, X-PP-SILOVER, akavpau_ppsd, nsid, ts, tsrce and x-pp-s.

6. Managing cookies

6.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);

(b) https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);

(c) http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);

(d) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);

(e) https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and

(f) https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

6.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

6.3 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

7. Our details

8.1 This website is owned and operated by Lucy Davies trading as Websites by Lucy.

8.2 Our principal place of business is at 47 Parsonage Crescent, Sheffield, S6 6JB.

8.3 You can contact us:

(a) by post, to the postal address given above;

(b) using our website contact form;

(c) by email, to lucy@websitesbylucy.co.uk.

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