The law allows us to store cookies on your devices if they are essential to the operation of our website.
The law states that Parslows requires consent to set non-essential Cookies on your computer.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small files we store on your device such as a computer, mobile phone, tablet or any other mobile device (Device) that you use to access any of Parslows websites. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
Our website uses both First party Cookies (which are set by the Sites being visited) and Third Party Cookies (which are set by a server located outside the domain of our Sites).
You can find more out about Cookies by searching the internet and at the following at:
ARE COOKIES ANONYMOUS?
The Cookies we use do not identify you personally.
WHAT ARE COOKIES USED FOR?
Cookies are used for a variety of tasks online. For example , it assists in navigating between pages efficiently, remembering preferences, and generally improving the user experience. Cookies can also help to ensure that adverts seen online are more relevant to you and your interests.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE?
Required or Essential Cookies
These type of Cookies are essential in order to enable to move around our website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without such Cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided.
Strictly necessary cookies are used for remembering previous actions (e.g. entered text) when navigating back to a page in the same session.
Strictly necessary cookies are not used for gathering information that could be used for marketing to the user or remembering customer preferences or user ID’s outside a single session (unless you the user has requested this function).
Performance cookies collect anonymous information about how visitors use a website. For example the cookies will collect data as to which pages visitors go to most often, how long they remain on a page etc.
These type of Cookies don’t collect information that identifies you. They are used to monitor and improve how our website works.
These Cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features.
These Cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise.
The information these Cookies collect is anonymised. They cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
Targeting Cookies or advertising Cookies
These Cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests.
They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. The Cookie will log that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as its advertising agents.
Parslows uses Google adwords and other similar remarketing services which displays relevant adverts to you by placing a Cookie on your device.
Google and other providers may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
This type of Cookie collects information about your use of our website, and enables us to improve the way it works. For example, analytics cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on the site, help us record any difficulties you have with the Sites, and show us whether our advertising is effective or not. This allows us to see the overall patterns of usage on the site, rather than the usage of a single person.
Social Media Cookies
Social media cookies collect information about social media usage. As with the example above it collects information about your use of our social media platforms.
CAN YOU DISABLE COOKIES?
If you don’t want Cookies, you can disable them. There are various ways such as:
If you do block Cookies, some elements of our site might not work so well.
Please note that information generated by the Google Analytics Cookies and associated Cookies will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers. Google use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
DO COOKIES EXPIRE?
A Cookie will expire after a certain period of time depending on what it is used for.
Updated 1 May 2018