How Applications Work with Cookies
Bear in mind that the cookies you choose to set on your device will depend greatly on the choice of Apps at your disposal. For example, if you use Google Analytics, you will have a cookie named PREF. Other examples include Google maps.
How Social Sharing Works with Cookies
Social sharing buttons or embedded YouTube videos are also included in the overall cookies list. In these instances, you should contact the Applications developer for information on what specific cookies are used and what they are used for.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small files placed on your computer or machine’s hard drive, or in your browser memory, when you visit our website. We place them there to improve your user experience of the site. They tell us what parts of the site you visit so we can assess what you do and do not like and which areas of the site are most relevant to you. Latest Sale cookies do not store any personal or confidential information about you.
CAN I OPT OUT OF COOKIES?
By using the Latest Sale website, cookies will automatically be sent and stored on your computer or device.
However, you may update your cookies preferences by changing your settings.
Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
To opt out of being tracked by Microsoft visit http://privacy.microsoft.com/en-gb/default.mspx.
To opt out of being tracked by yahoo.com visit http://info.yahoo.com/privacy/uk/yahoo/
We also collect details of your web browser, the address at which it is based and details of the pages that you view on Our Site. For more information about cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
WHAT ARE SESSION COOKIES?
Cookie types are either session (stored only whilst users browse the site) or persistent (stored even after users have left the site– for example for up to one year). Cookies that your own computer or device sets are called first party cookies, and those set by other website platforms that run content on your device are known as third party cookies. For example, Facebook sets third party cookies via their website that are tracked if somebody ‘likes’ one of the posts posted on the site you are visiting.
Examples of persistent cookies include the Cookie Law Info plugin that sets a cookie to remember if the visitor has accepted/closed the cookie info bar. This plug in is able to set a persistent cookie called ‘viewed_cookie_policy‘ for 365 days.
- WordPress, or any other blog or content management system (CMS)
- Google Analytics, or any similar website analytics programme
- Google AdSense and/or Google AdWords
- Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+ or other social media “like” buttons or plugins
- A shopping basket/ cart such as that used on the Latest Sale site (Woocommerce)
WHICH COOKIES DO NOT REQURE CONSENT?
We do not need to obtain consent for usage of all cookies. Cookies that are “strictly necessary” for the running of the Latest Sale website are excluded from the directive. The definition of “strictly necessary” is as follows:
Cookies that are considered strictly necessary:
- Cookies that are able to remember items in a shopping basket
- Cookies that provide essential security measures
- Cookies that facilitate the prompt loading and distribution of content
By entering our website, cookies will automatically be sent and stored on your computer or device. however, most web browsers allow some control of cookies through the browser settings.
Cookies facilitate the calculation of visitors to our website. We are able to assess how visitors navigate around the site while they are using it so we can improve our site map and ensure customers can find the most relevant content easily.
Cookies send information about your visit to our site back to search engines (such as google.com. bing.com; and yahoo.com) to allow other websites and search engines to tailor and display advertisements that are relevant to you and to analyse advertisement performance.
Cookies enable Us to recognise your basic browsing behaviour on each visit. You will be able to manage your settings and favourites so that we can direct you to your most visited pages for every visit.
As a result, the usage of cookies speeds up the website navigation of our site and ensures your searches enjoy the highest relevance possible. If you have chosen to change any cookie settings, please click to save your setting preferences. You may update your cookies preferences at any time.