You should be aware that when you access or use our content, products and services, we may collect information from your devices through the use of 'cookies'. Cookies perform various different functions, and the purpose of this policy is to give you a clearer understanding of:
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are text files containing a small amount of information that are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Your browser makes cookies available each time you visit our websites.
Cookies are used by our websites to improve your online experience and to ensure that certain content and functions are delivered and used more effectively. We use both session cookies and persistent cookies to perform various functions across our sites. Session cookies are downloaded to your device temporarily for the period that you browse our website(s); these cookies might allow you to navigate between pages more efficiently or enable our website(s) to remember the preferences you select. Persistent cookies can be used to help our website(s) remember you as a returning visitor or ensure the online adverts or communications you receive are more relevant to your interests.
When you visit our websites, Cookies will be placed on your device in two ways. Cookies placed by Simply Green Services Ltd as the site operator, are called "first party" Cookies. Cookie may also be placed on your device by a party other than Simply Green Services Ltd, such cookies are known as "third party” cookies. Examples of the uses of third party cookies include collecting information about browser habits and providing tailored content to you.
While there are many different uses for first and third party cookies, the cookies used by us all fall into one of the following four main categories of cookies:
You can amend your browser settings to block some or all cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your preferred web browser. For your ease of reference we have provided the links below which provide instructions on how to remove and delete cookies for some of the more common web browsers.
Please be aware that if you block cookies from the websites, some or all the website's functions may not perform as intended:
Mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to block cookies using their mobile browser. For more information about online behavioural advertising cookies and opt-out controls, please go to http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/
Set out below is more information on these categories of cookies, including their purpose and whether these cookies collect personal data:
Purpose: These cookies are strictly necessary to enable you to navigate our website. They are used to provide content to you, as a user, and to provide products and services that you have requested. Such cookies are essential to help your device download or stream information so that you can navigate around our websites, use its features and allow you to return to pages you have previously visited.
More informationHere are some examples of strictly necessary cookies:
• To position information on your device or screen so that you can see
• To keep you logged in when you use our website so you are not required to log in every time you visit; and
• Remember and update your selections during a live session up to the time of its placement.
Some of these cookies do collect your personal data, to enable us to provide the services as outlined above.
Functional cookies expire after a maximum 2 years. Functionality cookies can be deleted from your browser history at any point before their expiry time.
Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information on website usage. Such cookies are used to provide aggregated statistics on visitors to our websites. These statistics are used for internal purposes to help us to test and improve the performance of our websites, providing a better user experience.
More informationHere are some examples of the uses of performance cookies:
• To provide statistics on how our websites are used;
• To see how effective our adverts are; and
• To assess errors within the user experience.
While these cookies do not identify you personally, they will collect your browser information and anonymised data, for the purposes outlined above. In certain cases, some of these cookies are managed by third parties such as Google Analytics. These third parties are not capable of using these cookies for any purpose other than those outlined above and they are unable to identify with these cookies.
Performance cookies are valid for varying periods. Some performance cookies are deleted once you close your browser, while others have an indefinite validity period. Such cookies can be deleted at any stage using your browser settings.
Purpose: These cookies are used to deliver advertisements relevant to you, based upon your interests. They may also be used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.
These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the products you have selected. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose and to measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.
Targeting cookies are also used to:
• Collect information about browser habits to target website content
• Link to social media networks who may use this information about your visit to target advertising to you;
• To provide advertisers with information on your visit so that they can present you with adverts that you may be interested in;
• Deliver content and marketing communications tailored to your interests based on information from your visit;
• To perform site retargeting. A retargeting pixel (a tiny unit of code) on our webpage leaves a cookie in the user’s browser, which causes our adverts to be displayed or to not be displayed to you when you visit certain websites within the retargeting network (e.g. Google Display Network); and
• To perform search retargeting, which allows our adverts to be displayed on third party web pages, based upon your previous web search activities.
Marketing cookies are valid for varying periods.
These are cookies that are in the process of being classification, together with the providers of individual cookies.