How The Online Gift Guide Uses Cookies

To create the best user experience for you The Online Gift Guide uses cookies.

On this page, you’ll find our the terms & conditions relating to these cookies.

 

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The Online Gift Guide’s Terms & Conditions.

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

This website www.theonlinegiftguide.com  (“Our Site”) uses Cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users.

By using Cookies, We are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve Our Site by better understanding how you use it.

Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it.

Your acceptance of Our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur when you press the “accept” button on Our Cookie banner pop up. If you do not agree to Our Cookie Policy, please stop using Our Site immediately.

 

1. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Cookie Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

“Cookie”

means a small file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site;

“Cookie Law”

means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);

“personal data”

means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and

“We/Us/Our”

means Piccadilly Lane Limited, a limited company registered in England under company number 8050681, whose registered address is LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1RE.

 

2. Information About Us

Our Site is owned and operated by Piccadilly Lane Limited, a limited company registered in England & Wales under company number 8050681, whose registered address is LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1RE.

Our VAT number is 138 8359 74.

Our Data Protection Officer is Charlotte Biggs, and can be contacted by email at [email protected], or by post at Charlotte Biggs, Piccadilly Lane, LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1RE.

 

3. How Does Our Site Use Cookies?

Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our products and services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.

By using Our Site, you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third party Cookies are used on Our Site for analytics, marketing and advertising services. For more details, please refer to section 4 below.

All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:

 

Strictly Necessary Cookies

A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.

 

Analytics Cookies

It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.

 

Functionality Cookies

Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.

 

Targeting Cookies

It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests. Some information gathered by targeting Cookies may also be shared with third parties.

 

Third Party Cookies

Third party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on Our Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).

 

Persistent Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.

 

Session Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

 

Cookies on Our Site are not permanent and will expire after the session, after 365 days or at the discretion of the provider.

For more details of the personal data that We collect and use, the measures we have in place to protect personal data, your legal rights, and our legal obligations, please refer to our Privacy Policy www.theonlinegiftguide.com/privacy.

For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.

 

4. What Cookies Does Our Site Use?

The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

 

Name of Cookie

Purpose & Type

Provider

Strictly Necessary

Expiry Period

conv_person

HTTP Cookie 

HTML5

no

730 days

conv_session 

HTTP Cookie

HTML5         

no

730 days

     

The following third party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name of Cookie

 Purpose & Type

Provider                                   

Strictly Necessary                       

Expiry Period

__cfduid

CloudFlare Cookie for hosting website

CloudFlare

yes

365 days

_BEAMER_USER_ID*

Notifications cookie to show what’s new on website.

Beamer

yes

300 days

session

HTTP Cookie

User’s browser

no

only valid during browser session and will be deleted when browser is closed

_gid

HTTP Cookie

User’s browser

no

only valid during browser session and will be deleted when browser is closed

fr

Facebook tracking cookie

Facebook

no

90 days

cf_uid

Analytics, Chat & Email Functions

ConvertFox

yes

30 days

cf_chat_email_id

Analytics, Chat & Email Functions

ConvertFox

yes

30 days

cf_chat_method_status

Analytics, Chat & Email Functions

ConvertFox

yes

30 days

cf_chat_email_box_conversations

Analytics, Chat & Email Functions

ConvertFox

yes

30 days

cf_default_host

Analytics, Chat & Email Functions

ConvertFox

yes

30 days

cf_site_start_time

Analytics, Chat & Email Functions

ConvertFox

yes

30 days

cf_user_type

Analytics, Chat & Email Functions

ConvertFox

yes

30 days

cf_conversation_identifier

Analytics, Chat & Email Functions

ConvertFox

yes

30 days

cf_site_start_time_for_triggered_

Analytics, Chat & Email Functions

ConvertFox

yes

30 days

cf_random_id

Analytics, Chat & Email Functions

ConvertFox

yes

30 days

cf_app_secret_key

Analytics, Chat & Email Functions

ConvertFox

yes

30 days

cf_page_views

Analytics, Chat & Email Functions

ConvertFox

yes

30 days

cf_showing_forms

Analytics, Chat & Email Functions

ConvertFox

yes

30 days

Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics and Hotjar.

Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling us to better understand how Our Site is used. This, in turn, enables us to improve Our Site and the products and services offered through it. You do not have to allow us to use these Cookies, howeve,r whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Site, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.

The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) analytics Cookies to gather the required information.

The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) the following analytics Cookies:

Name of Cookie

      Purpose & Type

Provider                                                                                                          

Strictly Necessary                                                                                            

Expiry Period

_ga

Google Analytics cookie, used to distinguish users.

Google Analytics

no

730 days

_gat

Google Analytics cookie, used to distinguish users.

Google Analytics

no

only valid during browser session and will be deleted when browser is closed

_utm*

Google Analytics non-personally identifiable information used for website analytics.

Google Analytics

no

730 days

_hjClosedSurveyInvites

Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal popup. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown.

Hotjar

no

365 days

_hjDonePolls

Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.

Hotjar

no

365 days

_hjMinimizedPolls

Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.

Hotjar

no

365 days

_hjDoneTestersWidgets

Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.

Hotjar

no

365 days

_hjMinimizedTestersWidgets

Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.

Hotjar

no

365 days

_hjIncludedInSample

Hotjar cookie. This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.

Hotjar

no

365 days

5. Consent and Control

On visiting our site you will be shown a pop-up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies unless those Cookies are strictly necessary; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended.

You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:

  1. Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
  2. Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835
  3. Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)
  4. Safari (macOS): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_GB&locale=en_GB
  5. Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
  6. Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-Cookies-website-preferences
  7. Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)

 

6. Changes to this Cookie Policy

We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time. Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of Our Site after the changes have been made.  You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

 

 

7. Further Information

If you would like to know more about how We use Cookies, please contact us at [email protected] or by post at Piccadilly Lane, LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1RE.

For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following:

  1. https://www.theonlinegiftguide.com/privacy
  2. https://www.theonlinegiftguide.com/terms
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