Cookie Policy


1. Introduction
This Cookie Policy (our Policy) sets out the basis on which we can employ and utilise ‚Äėcookies‚Äô and is part of our Privacy Statement. ¬†This Policy is drafted and operated in accordance with the relevant legislation (inclusive of the EU ePrivacy Directive and Irish ePrivacy Regulations and the GDPR) and guidance from the Data Protection Commissioner. ¬†We will update this policy as required. ¬†

2. What are Cookies? 
A cookie is a small text file that is sent to your browser from a website‚Äôs computer and stored on your computer‚Äôs hard drive. We use cookies to understand site usage, to improve the content, increase efficiency and keep track of what you have put in your Shopping Bag. ¬†Cookies can either by ‚Äėfirst party‚Äô, which means they are utilised by the website you are visiting or they can be ‚Äėthird party‚Äô, that is they are utilised by a domain other than the one you are visiting (that is in the address bar). ¬†

In order to be able to purchase products on our website, you will need to have cookies enabled. You will still be able to browse our site if you disable cookies but certain features, including purchasing products, will not be available. Most web browsers have cookies enabled, but to check your cookie settings, check out below at ‚ÄėControlling Cookies.‚Äô

3. What are the Cookies we use
Please see below the associated cookies we use, we have outlined, for your reference, what they are and what they do.

 

4. Controlling Cookies 
To get the most out of your experience on our website cookies should be enabled. Most web browsers are automatically set to accept cookies. If cookies are not set to work on your browser the result could mean the performance of this website will be affected and will also restrict your usage of this website which may mean you are unable to purchase items from us.

It is possible to check to see if cookies are enabled specifically for PCs by doing the following for each browser type;
 

Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0

  • Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window (use the cog icon in IE 9.0) and select 'Internet options'.
  • Click on the 'Privacy' tab
  • Under the Settings section check the level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser
  • Settings above Medium will disable cookies and could cause the site to function not as we would expect.

Google Chrome

  • Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options
  • Click the 'Under the Hood' tab, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button
  • Now select 'Allow local data to be set'

Mozilla Firefox

  • Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options
  • Then select the Privacy icon
  • Click on Cookies, then select 'allow sites to set cookies'

Safari

  • Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
  • Click on 'Security', check the option that says 'Block third-party and advertising cookies'
  • Click 'Save'

5. Third Party Cookies
Sometimes, if you go to a web page that contains embedded content, for example from YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites.   It may also be the case that you use social media platforms to share content from our website. Please be aware that social networking sites, like Facebook and Twitter, might send cookies.  We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third party websites or social media platforms for more information about their cookies and how to manage them. 

6. Banner Advertising
Banner advertising appears on websites that we are affiliated with. We use the information we have learned from cookies to tailor this advertising to things we think you will like, based on your browsing history on our website. The data contained by these cookies doesn’t contain any personal information.

7. Cookie Types & Purposes
The following cookie types are used on our website:- 

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are essential as they enable a user to move around our website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas and making purchases. Without these cookies, facilities such as access to secure areas cannot be provided. These cannot be restricted or blocked.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps improve the way our shop interface works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. These cookies don‚Äôt collect information that identifies you. All the information that these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how our shopping interface works. These can be restricted or blocked.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to the shopping interface. This enables us to personalise the content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences. These can be restricted or blocked.
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to the shopping interface, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. This information is used to make the experience more relevant to your interests. These can be restricted or blocked by you.

8. Changes to our Policy
Finally, please note that we may revise or update our Policy at any time subject that we will at all times comply with our obligations under the ePrivacy Regulations and the GDPR and other relevant legislation.  This Cookie Policy was updated 21 May 2021. 

9. Contact us
If you wish to contact us for any of the reasons set out above or you have any questions about our Policy, you can write, call or email us at service@newbridgesilverware.com