What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
Types of cookies
At Calico Wharf we use the following types of cookie:
|Strictly Necessary Cookies||These cookies are essential to make our website work. They enable you to move around the site and use its features. Necessary services, like the ability to access secure areas cannot be provided without these cookies.|
|Functionality Cookies||These cookies allow us to remember choices you make and tailor our site to provide enhanced features and content to you. For example, these cookies can be used to remember your user name (but not your password). They can also be used to remember changes you’ve made to text size, font and other parts of pages that you can customise.|
|Advertising Cookies (explained in more detail below )||These cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited a website and this information may be shared with other organisations such as advertising partners. This means after you have been to our site you may see some advertisements about our services elsewhere on the internet. Again, these cookies cannot uniquely identify you.|
How long do cookies stay on your device?
The length of time a cookie will stay on your browsing device depends on whether it is a persistent or session cookie.
- Session cookies – These are temporary cookies that stay on your device until you leave the website.
- Persistent cookies – These cookies stay on your computer after you have finished browsing until they expire or are deleted.
Who controls cookies that are placed on your device?
“First party cookies” are cookies that we control and place on your device. “Third-party cookies” are cookies that another party controls but are placed on your device when you visit our website.
How can I control cookies?
You can control how cookies are used via your internet browser. You can usually find these settings in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. To understand these settings, the following links may be helpful, or you can use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.
You can also:
- Access our website using an anonymous/ incognito browser window
- Object to the collection of data by Google Analytics
- Find out more information About Cookies
Impact of not agreeing to cookies
If you do not accept cookies some of the functionality of our websites and applications may be reduced. For example, the website may not remember your personalised settings, such as your ‘favourites’. It may also impact the advertisements you receive.
We use advertising cookies for marketing and advertising purposes. These are set out in detail in the tables below and include for example:
Social media advertising
These are stored by the third party for varying periods of time. Find out more information on.
Third party cookies
Sometimes our websites use the functionality of third party applications or software. In these instances, these organisations may also set their own cookies. They do this to track the success of their applications, or to customise the application for you. We cannot access these cookies, nor can the other organisation access Calico Wharf’s cookies. Some examples of this in practice:
Viewing YouTube videos
The cookies we use on this website
The following tables and information set out the cookies used on our site .
|Cookie Name||Type of cookie – necessary, analytics, functionality, advertising, social media||First or Third Party Cookie – Name of third party||Persistent or Session Cookie – Cookie expires after||Purpose cookie is used for|
|[Advertising Cookie]||[Third Party Cookie]||[Persistent Cookie]||[These cookies are used to track re-target the user with sales or marketing information based upon their previous activity ]|
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Updates to this policy
We may update this policy from time to time.
When we make a material change to this policy, we’ll provide you with a prominent notice e.g. by displaying a notice of changes on our website.
Policy last updated 21/04/2020