Cookie Policy

COOKIES POLICY

This policy was last updated on: 29th May 2018

What are Cookies

Cookies are small files that are stored by the browser on your computer, mobile phone or other device. Websites are able to read and write these files, allowing them store things such as personalisation details or user preferences. This allows the website, through its server, to provide the user with a tailored experience when navigating the website. Session cookies may be used to validate your access to different parts of the website.

Disabling Cookies

If you are uncomfortable with the use of cookies, you can disable cookies on your device by changing the settings in the preferences or options menu in your browser.  You can set your browser to reject or block cookies or to tell you when a website tries to put a cookie on your device. You can also delete any cookies that are already stored on your device.  However, please be aware that if you do delete and block all cookies from our website, parts of the site my not fully function.

How we use Cookies

Ballyhoo PR website uses cookies to help us identify and track visitors, their usage of the website, and their website access preferences. Cookies are a user’s identification card for our servers.

Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer or device. This complies with UK legislation which requires that explicit consent is given by users before reading files are left, or applied, on a user’s computer or device.

To the extent that cookies data constitutes personally identifiable information, we process such data on the basis of your consent.

Types of Cookies

Cookies fall into four broad categories:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential in helping you to move around our website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the internet.

Statistics/Performance Cookies

In order to keep the Site, its services and products relevant, easy to use and up-to-date, we use web analytics services to help us understand how people use our website. For example, we can see which parts of the Site and products are most popular, identify when errors occur, and test different versions of a page or feature to see which one works best.

Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow websites and applications to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised which means we can’t identify you personally. They do not gather any information about you that could be used for selling advertising or remembering where you’ve been on the internet but do help us to serve you with advertising that is more relevant to you.

Targeted Marketing Cookies

Cookies may be used to assist in targeted advertising. Without these cookies, online advertisements you encounter will be less relevant to you and your interests. They are used to measure the effectiveness of marketing communications.

Cookies we use

The Cookies we use are shown in this table below.

COOKIE PROVIDER TYPE USE RETENTION PERIOD
Necessary
csrftoken Pinterest.com HTTP Cross site request form attacks 1 year
sess# Pinterest.com HTTP Preserves users states across page requests Session
Marketing
NID

 

google.com HTTP Registers a unique ID, used for targeting advertisements 6 months
Unclassified
_auth Pinterest.com HTTP Unclassified 1 Year
_pinterest_sess Pinterest.com HTTP Unclassified 1 Year
cm_sub Pinterest.com HTTP Unclassified 1 Year
G_ENABLED_IDPS Pinterest.com HTTP Unclassified 1 Year

 

The above Cookies used for marketing purposes, are able to identify a returning user’s device and stores the ID so that targeted ads may be sent to the user. This can be turned off in a user’s browser. You can read Google’s privacy policy here at http://www.google.com/privacy.html

Consent to Cookies

If you accept the use of Cookies on this website, you consent to the processing of data about you as identified above and in accordance with this policy and our Privacy Policy. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by emailing us at info@ballyhoo-pr.co.uk

Further information

Guidelines for the processing and handling of data and use of Cookies is available from the Information Commissioner’s Office, the UK supervisory authority on data protection, see ico.org.uk. You are also referred to:

www.ec.europa.eu/ipg/basics/legal/cookies/index_en.html

 

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