PARTBUSTERS COOKIES POLICY
Like other websites, Partbusters (“Partbusters” or “we” or “us”) and third-party service providers (“Service Providers”) use or set cookies and other tracking technologies on your browser.
1. WHAT ARE COOKIES
2. TYPES OF COOKIES?
There are two types of cookies that may be used during your visit to a Partbusters website:
- Session cookies
Session cookies are deleted after each visit to our site. For example, when you are browsing a Partbusters site, it will remember you for the duration of your visit, but the cookie will be removed from your computer as soon as you close down your internet browser. It is session cookies that allow you to add an item to the basket and then move through the checkout. Disabling these cookies via your web browser will mean you are unable to place an order on this site.
- Persistent cookies
Persistent cookies remember you for a set period of time. On your first visit to a Partbusters site, you will be presented with a default view. Over time, the version of the site you see may change, as persistent cookies remember items you have previously viewed, preference changes you have made, or whether you logged into or out of your account while browsing.
Cookies serve many functions. Some examples are that they allow us to remember whether you are logged in to the site, to remember what items you had in your shopping basket and to serve content tailored specifically for you. Cookies are used with our marketing partners to present you with appropriate offers and advertising as you browse other sites on the internet, based on the products you looked at while on our site. Cookies also allow us to analyse, to see how you like to use our websites, which pages or special functions you prefer and help us to make them better. Cookies help us run our site efficiently, this helps us to continually improve our service so that our customers get the best user experience.
However, none of these cookies gather any personally identifiable information such as a person's name or e-mail address. Any information gathered using cookies is compiled on an aggregate or anonymous basis.
We never sell the data we hold about your shopping preferences to other companies, but use it exclusively to make your experience using our website better.
4. TURNING OFF AND DELETING COOKIES
Most web browsers will provide the option to turn off, or disable cookies. How you do this depends on the web browser you are using. Instructions for disabling cookies can usually be found in the browser's 'Help' menu. Note that in common with most other transactional websites, refusing all cookies (including essential cookies) via your web browser will mean that you are unable to make a transactional purchase on our website. You will also find that the functionality of many other websites and services will be affected. Cookies can be deleted using your web browser. However, unless they are disabled, they will be re-applied the next time you visit a website.
Instructions on how to manage cookies can be found here http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/
5. WHAT HAPPENS IF I DO DISABLE COOKIES?
You need to be aware that if you choose to disable cookies from your browser it may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website, as some or all the areas of our website may fail to work for you.
You will see from the section above named ‘What Cookies Do We Use?’ that certain cookies that we use on our website are strictly necessary for the operation of certain aspects of the website. Therefore, please be aware that if these cookies are disabled, we may be unable to provide certain services which you have requested.
6. OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
We also use other tracking technologies on the website such as Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel. These are also tracking tools – provided by third parties – that are also used in the course of business.
6.1 Google Analytics: This is a tracking tool that is provided by Google Inc, which is used to collect information about visitors on the website and their demographics on certain parts of our services. It is also used to develop website content. To learn more about Google Analytics, visit http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. To opt-out of Google Analytics, download the Google Analytics Opt-out Ad-on.
6.2 Facebook Pixel: This is a tracking tool from Facebook which helps us to track conversions from Facebook Ads, optimize ads, target relevant users, and remarket to users who have taken action on the website.
7. BLOCKING COOKIES
7.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies, for example:
(a) On Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;
(b) On Firefox (version 47) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and
(c) On Chrome (version 52), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customize and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.
7.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
7.3 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
8. DELETING COOKIES
8.1 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer, for example:
(a) On Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11);
(b) On Firefox (version 47), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and
(c) On Chrome (version 52), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customize and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data.”
8.2 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
9. CONTACT INFORMATION
This website is owned and operated by Partbusters.
We are registered in United Kingdom, and our registered office is Unit 5 Orion Park, Messina Way, Greater London, RM9 6FF.
You can contact us for any complaint or suggestion regarding this Cookies Policy via our Contact Us page or via our email address at firstname.lastname@example.org.