Cookie policy

Updated Wednesday, 09 May 2018

www.simplycolors.co.uk uses cookies and other technologies such as JavaScript and web beacons on its Web store and related sites (hereinafter referred to as the ' online store '). Because we want to ensure your privacy and the user-friendliness of your visit (s) to want to improve our webshop, we believe it is important that you know how and why we use cookies. Below we try to provide you with as much information as possible about the use of these techniques, including cookies on www.simplycolors.co.uk

Who is responsible for processing your data?

Simply Colors LTD, Unit 10, Mead Court, Cooper Road, Thornbury, BS35 3UW, is responsible for the processing of information as described in this cookie policy.

The following websites and applications are managed by Simply Colors

- www.simplycolors.co.uk

What are cookies?
Cookies are small, simple text files that save on your computer or mobile device when you use our online store.

What are the other techniques?
JavaScript and web beacons are standard internet techniques out there along with cookies to ensure that a system can collect information (Java Scripts), can store this in small, simple text files (cookies) and can then send (web beacons). Cookies and other technologies are used in almost all existing online shops.

By using cookies and other techniques we ensure, for example, that:

  • Surfing in the online shop of www.simplycolors.co.uk is more fun and easier for you;
  • When you repeat visit our online store you will not need to enter the same information;
  • We can offer you special functionalities such as the wish-list or your shopping cart;
  • We can measure how our website is used and where we can improve this;
  • We can show you ads and recommendations based on your interests;
  • We can recognise what device you use when you visit

 

What cookies do simply colors use?

Functional cookies or necessary cookies
Functional cookies ensure that our online store is functioning properly. For example, features such as the shopping cart and checkout.

Analytical cookies
With analytical cookies we collect (using third party statistics) information about the use of our online store by the users. By measuring Web site usage of our online store we can continue to improve the benefits for our users.

Social media third-party cookies
Socialmedia cookies are cookies that feature on socialmedia websites. This includes YouTube video about at a product, selection of a collection point in Google Maps or liking for Facebook.

Advertising cookies
We place ad cookies on our online store. In addition we give third parties the ability to place cookies on our Web store. We also place advertising cookies on third party websites. The information from these advertising cookies enables us to combine with each other. We do this so that we keep you, according to your online surfing, search and buying habits, informed of as relevant as possible offers. We also keep these with advertising cookies of which ads you've seen.

Online store recommendations, preferences and interest cookies
In addition, we combine your online surfing, search, and purchasing behaviour to our online store to show relevant offers and recommendations, tailored to your preferences.

Functional or necessary cookies
Functional or necessary cookies help the online shop of www.simplycolors.co.uk to function properly. These include:

  • The products that you add your designs to, are remembered and stored;
  • Giving a message when you have an uncompleted order, so you do not lose your products in the shopping cart;
  • Your browser settings are stored, so you can view our online store optimally on your screen;
  • The ability to save your login information so you do not have to re-enter it each time;
  • It is possible to reply to messages in our online store;
  • An even load on the website, which ensures that is functional and accessible;

·       Detecting possible abuse or possible problems in our online store, for example, by successive failed login attempts to register.

Analytical cookies
We use cookies to store (using a third party) analytical use. These statistics give us insight into how often we are visited, and where we can improve our online store. In this way we make sure that the experience with our online store is constantly optimized. The following data is stored:

  • The IP address, which is made anonymously;
  • Technical characteristics such as the browser you are using (such as Chrome, Internet Explorer or Firefox) and the resolution of your computer screen and what device you use;
  • From which page you are visiting our online store from;
  • When and how long you visit the online store or used;
  • How you use the functionalities of the online store. For example, the creation of a wish list, placing an order or viewing previous purchases.

Which pages you visit in our Web store.

For example, we use these cookies for:

  • Keeping up with the number of visitors to our online store;
  • Measuring the length of time per visit;

·       Determining the order in which a visitor visit the various pages of our online store.


Social media third-party cookies
How are social media third-party cookies used?
Social media cookies are placed by the social media websites themselves. When you click on a social media button in our shop, it is a social media cookie. The social media party may recognize your IP address at the time that you want to share a page of our online store. For the cookies that the social media parties places and the dates that they collect, we refer to the statements made by these parties on their own websites on the subject. We recommend reviewing the following privacy and cookie statements on a regular basis:

  • Facebook
  • + Google/YouTube
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Instagram

·       Pinterest


Advertising cookies
In our online shop you see promotions and advertisements from ourselves and from third parties. Also you can see our ads on third party websites. To keep these promotions and ads relevant, we use cookies. Cookies make it possible for the ad:

  • We can track which ads you've already seen;
  • We can track how many times you have seen an ad;
  • We can prevent you getting the same message;
  • We can track whether you click on the ads;
  • We can track whether you place orders after you have seen or clicked an ad;
  • We can track your online surf, search, and purchases regardless of which device you use;
  • We by combining these characteristics determine your ad-interested and the ads we present to you in our online shop and on third-party websites;

Ad networks and media agencies act as intermediary for merchants and advertisers. The advertising cookies from these parties make it possible to:

  • Show you third-party ads;
  • Our advertising partners can combine your preferences at www.simplycolors.co.uk with information they gather when you visit other websites.

For the cookies these parties collect for advertising purposes, we refer you to the statements on the websites of these parties. Because the statements can change regularly, we recommend you visit these privacy and cookie statements frequently. The following parties post on our online store cookies:

  • Google
  • Facebook

    Browser settings

If you prefer Web sites to not store cookies on your computer, you can adjust your browser settings. You will receive a warning before cookies are being posted. You can also customise your settings so that all your browser cookies or only the third party cookies are refused. You can delete cookies that have already been placed. Note that the settings are separate for each browser, device and computer that you use. We want to remind you that if you do not want to use cookies, we unfortunately cannot guarantee that our online store is working properly. It may be that some features of the online store are lost or that you no longer can see certain pages at all. In addition, also note that if you reject cookies it does not mean no more ads. The ads are no longer adapted to your interests and can be repeated more often. How you can customise your settings varies between browsers. Click on one of the icons below to go directly to the manual of your browser or consult the help function of your browser if necessary.

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Internet Explorer
  • Safari



Delete cookies
Delete cookies in Microsoft Edge:
Click on the Menu icon (icon with 3 lines) right at the top. Click on the icon of the Bell, this is the ' history ' tab. Click on ' All history ' clear. Now you can specify what exactly you want to erase. Select at least ' Cookies and saved customers data ' and then click ' clear '. At the bottom, you can indicate whether you want to delete them when you quit Microsoft Edge.

Delete cookies in Chrome:
Click on the icon with 3 lines right at the top. Click on ' settings ' > ' History ' clear browsing data ' > '. Take care that ' Cookies and other site and plug-in data delete ' checked. You can also specify how old the Cookies. Choose ' all '.

Delete cookies in Firefox:
Click on the icon with 3 lines right at the top. Go to ' options ' > "Privacy". Click on ' your ' clear recent history. Under ' Details ', you can indicate what exactly you want to erase. Select at least ' Cookies '. You can also specify how old the Cookies. Choose here on ' everything '.

Delete cookies in Safari:
Click the top left of the menu bar, click on ' Safari ' > preferences. Choose the "Privacy" tab at the top of the window. Then click ' remove all Website data '.

Delete cookies in Internet Explorer:
Click on the icon of a tooth wheel right at the top. Go to the menu "security" > ' delete browsing history '. Now you can specify what exactly you want to erase. Select at least ' Cookies and website data '. At the bottom of the window click on "delete."

The privacy policy of www.simplycolors.co.uk

With the use of some cookies personal data is also processed as you may have read above. In our privacy policy. You can find more information about how www.simplycolors.co.uk uses your details.

Closing remarks

We will customise our statements when our online store or the rules change around cookies. You can consult the current version of this cookie policy at the bottom of every page by clicking on the link to the www.simplycolors.co.uk cookie policy.