About cookies

1.1    A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

1.2    Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

1.3    Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

2    Cookies that we use

2.1    We use cookies for the following purposes:

(a)    authentication - we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website (cookies used for this purpose are: squarespace.com);

(b)    status - we use cookies to help us to determine if you are logged into our website (cookies used for this purpose are: squarespace.com;

(c)    personalisation - we use cookies [to store information about your preferences and to personalise the website for you (cookies used for this purpose are: squarespace.com);

(d)    security - we use cookies [as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally (cookies used for this purpose are: squarespace.com);

(e)    analysis - we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services (cookies used for this purpose are: squarespace.com, statcounter.com and Google Analytics);

(f)    cookie consent - we use cookies [to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally](cookies used for this purpose are: squarespace.com);

Overall, cookies help us to provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.  A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with me.

3    Cookies used by our service providers

3.1  Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

3.2  We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google's privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
The relevant cookies are:

3.3  We use mailchimp.com to enable us to provide our customers with access to join our mailing list . This service uses cookies to gather just your name and email address should you wish to sign up to the mailing list. You can view the privacy policy of this service provider at https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/?_ga=2.194558957.1957378121.1524932673-437543347.1523461861.
The relevant cookies are: 
ms.us16.list-manage.com - _AVESTA_ENVIRONMENT
mailchimp.com - MC_PLUMS_LOGIN ,MC_USER_INFO, MC_USER_PROFILE, OptononAlertBoxClosed, OptononConsent, _zlcmid, _ga, _mcid, optimizelyEndUserId, hatsNewLastVisited

4    Managing cookies

4.1  Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a)    https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);

(b)    https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);

(c)    http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);

(d)    https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies(Internet Explorer);

(e)    https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and

(f)    https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

4.2  Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

4.3  If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

5.       Credit

5.1    This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (https://seqlegal.com).

This website and its content is copyright of Pink Sweetheart Keepsakes.  All rights reserved.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited.

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

Web Privacy Policy v.1.1 May 2018.  Edited & customised by: Pink Sweetheart Keepsakes, 20 Oak Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 6DT