What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files containing information that is stored on an internet user’s device when visiting a website. The information a cookie contains and its purpose is determined by the website operator and can be used by that web server every time you visit that site.
Cookies are used to save time and make visiting websites more efficient and enjoyable. They can be used for many different reasons – from remembering login information to tracking what pages you look at.
Our cookies help us:
• Make our website work as you’d expect
• Remember your settings during and between visits
• Improve the speed/security of the site
• Allow you to share pages with social networks, such as Facebook
• Continuously improve our website for you
• Make our marketing more efficient
• Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
• Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
• Pass data to advertising networks
• Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
• Pay sales commissions
We use the following cookies:
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use www.themilefarmshop.co.uk. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements, for example improving site search.
Google Analytics stores information about:
• the pages you visit on www.themilefarmshop.co.uk
• how long you spend on each www.themilefarmshop.co.uk page
• how you got to the site
• what you click on while you’re visiting the site
We do not collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address other than if you provide this in a Contact Us page) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are
We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data, but Google Analytics set their own cookies
These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.
This website uses a widget from ShareThis which facilitates the sharing of pages/ links from this website across various social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. ShareThis cookies track your use of social media buttons on www.themilefarmshop.co.uk
Doubleclick.net cookie collects data to measure any viewed or clicked adverts (if any published) and is tracked by Google Analytics.
We embed videos from our official YouTube using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode and this cookie recognises playbacks. It does not store personally-identifiable cookie information.
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
All cookies will expire after 8 months
Turning Cookies Off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of ours and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.
For further information on cookies generally visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.