cookies

this is the cookie policy for snapfix limited.

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer or other device, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies.  We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below.  Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site.  It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

​You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this).  Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of ours and many other websites that you visit.  Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

· Account related cookies
If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

· Login related cookies
We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact.  This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page.  These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

· Email newsletters related cookies
This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

· Surveys related cookies
From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately.  These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages

. Forms related cookies
When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

· Site preferences cookies
In order to provide you with a great experience on our website we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

​In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

· This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use our website and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

· Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of our website so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

· From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that our website is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

· As we sell products it's important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our website actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track.  This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

· We use adverts to offset the costs of running our website and provide funding for further development. The behavioural advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest.

· We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on our website that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways.  For these to work the social media sites we choose will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

Collection of Additional Data
Our site uses technologies of  third-party partners [such as NextRoll] to help us recognize your device and understand how you use our site(s) so that we can improve our services to reflect your interests and serve you advertisements about the [products and/or services] that are likely to be of more interest to you. Specifically, NextRoll collect information about your activity on our site(s) to enable us to: measure and analyze traffic and browsing activity on our site(s); show advertisements for our products and/or services to you on third-party sites; measure and analyze the performance of our advertising campaigns.

Cross-Device
We may share data, such as hashed email derived from emails or other online identifiers collected on our site with NextRoll. This allows our partners to recognize and deliver you ads across devices and browsers. To read more about the technologies used by NextRoll and their cross device capabilities please refer to NextRoll’s Privacy Notice.

Opting-Out
Our partners [such as NextRoll] may use non-cookie technologies that may not be impacted by browser settings that block cookies. Your browser may not permit you to block such technologies. For this reason you can use the following third party tools to decline the collection and use of information for the purpose of serving you interest based advertising:

The NAI’s opt-out platform:
http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/
The EDAA’s opt-out platform http://www.youronlinechoices.com/
The DAA’s opt-out platform: http://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2&lang=EN

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However if you are still looking for more information you can contact us as follows:

Snapfix Limited
Data Protection Officer
Paul McCarthy
info [at] snapfix.net

This policy is effective as of 24 June 2020.