Here we explain in plain English, Net Platforms policy towards cookies and options open to you, as a user of our website.
Cookies are small digital signature files that are stored by your browser to track your internet viewing behaviour.
TYPES OF COOKIES
Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser. The most common form of cookies are:
Functionality cookies are part of the website that allow you to navigate it and use it normally. They are used in functions like “Add to basket” and “Save my basket for later”.
Customer Preference Cookies record your on-site preferences. For example, your preference for a certain type of products/service and apply that value on each of our pages.
Website Analytics Cookies allow us to analyse how customers use our site, to improve it and your customer experience. These are generally used in aggregate, rather than focussing on the actions of individual visitors.
Targeting or advertising Cookies are used to deliver adverts that are relevant to you and to limit the number of times they are shown to you. We also them to analyse the effectiveness of online advertising campaigns.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
As well as our own cookies, the information we gather on users’ site usage status is provided automatically to social media, data analysis and advertisement distribution partners such as Google and Facebook. Each partner company may use this information in combination with other information the user provided to each partner or other information gathered when the user used each partner’s service. We will ensure the adequate measures are taken concerning the protection of your cookies by executing standard contract clauses based on the EU General Data Protection Regulation, etc.
OPTING-OUT OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS
Google Analytics cookies are one of the most common forms of tracking code and extensively used by Net Platforms in tracking user behaviour.
To choose not to be tracked by Google analytics trackers, you can make use of the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser add-on. this will communicate with the Google Analytics software (ga.js) to stop data being sent to Google Analytics. This add-on does not affect your browser in any other way.
You have the option to opt out in this way right now or to return and withdraw your consent at any time, from which point no further cookies will be applied to your visits. Simply follow the steps above. For assistance, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DISABLING ALL COOKIES
You have the right to withdraw your consent to the use of these cookies at any time.
Please note that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you are welcome to view our site, but please be aware that you might not be able to use all of the features we offer. For example, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
Internet Explorer, Windows7, 8 and 10:
Please note that disabling a cookie or category of cookie will not delete an existing cookie from a browser, so this will need to be done separately from within your own browser. Please visit the help pages of your web browser.
More information about cookies can be found at https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-pecr/cookies-and-similar-technologies/. Please be aware that the action of deleting or disabling future cookies, may affect your user experience and you might not be able to take advantage of certain functions of our site.
For further assistance, please contact us at email@example.com.