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Cookie Policy

Designer Fragrances - Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies?

As with most other websites, we use cookies which are files that web browsers place on a computer's hard drive or in memory. Cookies we use can be

  • Strictly necessary - essential to the operation of the website so that website visitors (you) can use its features – for example, log into secure areas, use shopping baskets or e-billing.
  • Performance - collect information about your use of a website (such as which pages you visit) to help us improve the way our website works. These cookies usually collect aggregated information which does not identify you.
  • Functionality - allows the website to remember your choices (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and changes you make (such as text size) to provide enhanced, more personal features. They are also used to provide services you have asked for, such as commenting on a blog.
  • Targeting - used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They may also be used to limit how many times you see an advert and measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaigns. These cookies, usually placed by advertising networks, remember when you have visited a website and share this information with others, such as advertisers.

You can find out how google uses cookies by watching this video here or reading

www.allaboutcookies.org 

Please also see our Privacy Policy here

Do Cookies Identify You?

Standing alone, cookies do not identify you personally but merely recognise your browser. Unless you choose to identify yourself, for example by registering with us, then you remain anonymous to us. Cookies come in two types: session-based and persistent:

  • Session cookies exist during an internet session. They disappear from your computer when you close your browser software or turn off your computer.
  • Persistent cookies remain on your computer after you have closed your browser or turned off your computer. They include such information as a unique identifier for your browser. We use persistent cookies that only we can read and use, to identify the fact that you are a website user or prior website user (as the case may be) and to track your use. We take care with security and confidentiality of information stored in persistent cookies. These cookies generally expire after 2 years.

How Can I Manage Cookies?

(1) Some cookies are strictly necessary for parts of the website to operate and have already been set. Some may be essential (such as shopping cart and to prevent fraud), whilst others relate to functionality. You may be able to delete and block cookies from the website but that means that some parts of the website will not work. For information on blocking cookies refer to the instructions on your Browser which is often located under the “Tools” section. Help is also available at www.allaboutcookies.org 

(2) You can delete any cookies on your computer by referring to the instructions for your file management software and/or settings to locate the file or directory that stores cookies and delete it. Help is also available at  http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/

Advertising / Targeting

(1) Cookies are also used as part of advertising to deliver to you relevant and tailored content (including advertising content) and then to analyse how effective that content is.

(2) Third Parties, such as Google, Facebook, Bing, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram (these are included by way of example rather than an exhaustive list) may use cookies, web beacons (see http://www.allaboutcookies.org/faqs/beacons.html), and similar storage technologies/tools to collect or receive information from the website (and/or App) and elsewhere on the internet and use that information to provide measurement services and target advertising. You can also find details of those third parties www.aboutads.info/ .

(3) You can opt-out of the collection and use of information for to provide measurement services and target advertising. Help for you to exercise your choices is available at www.aboutads.info/

Social Media

Social media – from time to time our website may use social media icons (such as Twitter) and embedded video content (such as from YouTube). Please remember that when you click on a social media icon or watch that video content that you are using a third party website and we are not responsible for that website's cookies so we advise you to review the cookie/privacy policy of the relevant website or social media platform.

Queries

(1) If you have any queries about this Policy please email us at info@designerfragrances.eu

(2) We aim to respond to any queries within 7 working days.

Cookies We Use On The Website

You can find information about most of the cookies we use from time to time in this section. However, whilst we try to provide you with up-to-date information this is a non-exhaustive list. Particularly, the third parties we work with may set cookies and whilst we have tried to identify these so you can opt out please email us if you have any queries.  

Essential Cookies

These Cookies are essential for the website to operate correctly. The information collected through these cookies is only used for this purpose and is never shared or sold on to third parties.

These cookies, none of which capture personally identifiable information, are as follows:

 

Cookies

Purpose

Duration

Management

User ID

They are used to identify and authenticate the user. They also contain the technical data from the user's session such as, for example, waiting time for connection, session identifier and so on

Session

Own cookies

Session ID

They are used to identify the http session of the user. They are common in all web applications to identify user requests during a session

Session

Own cookies

Navigation status

They allow the user's navigation status to be identified, showing which pages and page numbers they visit and in which order (start of the session, first page, first access, scroll status, etc)

Session

Own cookies

User selections

They store the session values chosen by the user, such as the product choice and variant

Session

Own cookies

Favourites and order history

 

They allow the user's favourite selections to be remembered as well as their last selections (products, cookies installation consent, etc.) in later web sessions

Ongoing

Own cookies

Shopping basket

They store information about the shopping basket, such as the identification details of the user associated with the mentioned basket

Session

Own cookies

Protocol

 

They allow changes to be processed between secure (https) and non-secure (http) domains (protocol)

Session

Own cookies

  

Payment Cookies

This website is powered by Shopify. A link to the use of cookies relating to payments can be seen here: https://www.shopify.co.uk/legal/cookies

Third-Party Cookies

"Third-party cookies" are used and managed by external entities to provide services requested by us to improve our services and the experience of the user when browsing our website. The main services for which these "third-party cookies" are used are to target advertising, enhance our marketing and to guarantee that payment transactions that are carried out.

 

Third Party

Cookies

Purpose

Facebook

See Facebooks cookie policy

https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/

Persistent & session cookies which obtains information regarding the activities that users engage in whilst using our web pages. They are used to assist in our marketing and to target our advertising to the relevant audience

Twitter

See Twitters cookie policy

http://twitter.com/privacy

 

Persistent & session cookies which obtains information regarding the activities that users engage in whilst using our web pages. They are used to assist in our marketing and to target our advertising to the relevant audience

Instagram

See Instagrams cookie policy

https://help.instagram.com/1896641480634370

 

Persistent & session cookies which obtains information regarding the activities that users engage in whilst using our web pages. They are used to assist in our marketing and to target our advertising to the relevant audience

Google Analytics (including Universal Analytics and Google Analytics for Display Advertisers)

 

See third parties cookie policy  www.google.com/privacypolicy.html

 

Examples include:

_utma: Session cookie which anonymously

identifies each user so we can identify how many

different people visit over time – expires after 2 yrs

 

_utmb: Session cookie, which together with _utmc, identifies each unique visit to the and _utmc website and calculates visit length – expires after 30 minutes of inactivity

 

_utmz: Session cookie which calculates search

engine traffic, ad campaigns or email link.  Expires 6

months from set/update

 

Opt out of Google Analytics cookies at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Google Analytics is a common analytics tool used by many websites using persistent & session cookies which analyse use of our website by storing cookies on a user’s computer. We receive reports about use. Google stores this information. Google Analytics is a service provided by Google to analyse visitor experience on websites, it provides valuable insights that helps shape our marketing and strategy, such as number of times a user visits the website, dates of the first and last visit, duration of the visits, the page from where the user accessed the website, the search engine the user used to access the website or the link they clicked on, the place in the world from where the user accesses, etc

 

 

 

Google Remarketing

From time to time we use Google Remarketing to

market products and services we think may be of

interest to you. You may see our adverts on

Google’s Display Advertising Network or partner

websites and Google’s own search results pages.

Our aim is to carefully select the products and

services we remarket to you based on the pages

you have visited on our website. 

 

Opt out of Google personalised ads –

https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en-GB

Persistent & session cookies which obtains information regarding the activities that users engage in whilst using our web pages. They are used to assist in our marketing and to target our advertising to the relevant audience

  

Session (or Transient) Cookies

Session cookies are stored in your computer's memory for the length of your browsing session. They allow you to move from page to page without having to log-in repeatedly.

Persistent (or Permanent) Cookies

Persistent cookies are stored in your computer memory and are not deleted when the browser is closed. They are used to keep your preferences for the website so that they will be remembered for the next time you visit the website. They are also used to collect information about user experience and shopping behaviour which is used to optimise our website

Sharing with social networks

If you use the buttons that allow you to share products and content with your friends via social networks like Twitter and Facebook, these companies may set a cookie on your computer memory. Find out more about these here:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

Twitter: http://twitter.com/privacy

Instagram: https://help.instagram.com/1896641480634370

Google: http://www.google.com/intl/en-GB/policies/privacy/