Cookie Policy - Updated 12/01/18

Our website www.theelectricgateshop.co.uk and egates.co.uk uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us The Electric Gate Shop to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse our site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

What are cookies

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, if you agree to these terms. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive and usually includes the  original website name and the time of storage on a computer or other device and their unique number.

Cookies allow to identify the user's device, ensure efficient navigation between websites, remember the user’s preferences and improve the overall comfort of using the website. Some cookies are necessary to use the site in full scope. Cookies are also used to learn the user's preferences by tracing their history of web browsing.

Session cookies are automatically deleted when the user closes their browser, whereas persistent cookies remain on their computer even when it is closed (among other things, in order to save the user’s settings when they visit the website again).

There are various types of cookies including:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. Without them some parts of our website will not function. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services. They do not collect information about the websites viewed on the Internet, or those that could be used for marketing purposes.

Analytical/performance cookies. They 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 us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. It may also assist us in finding potential errors. Cookies in this category do not collect any information that could reveal the identity of the user and are used only for statistical purposes to improve the operation of our website, to recognize the visitors’ interests and to measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Third-party cookies. Third-party cookies can be used on the website www.theelectricgateshop.co.uk. These will be cookies both from mechanisms that are installed on our servers and created by third parties as well as files managed by the external third-party mechanisms. These files do not collect any information that could reveal the identity of users. They are treated as anonymous data and used only for statistical purposes , to improve the operation of our website, to learn about visitors’ interests recognition and to measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns.

Why we use cookies?

We use cookies on our website www.theelectricgateshop.co.uk to help users navigate through websites, collect statistical information about the visitors and store data about their preferences regarding the site navigation. Also, we use cookies to improve the site support and to meet the users’ expectations.

Another way  we use cookies is to advertise our offers by using this information for marketing purposes. We use external company tools such as Google Adwords, Google Analytics, Doubleclick, AdRoll and Seznam to re-market our offers. Our advertisements in the Internet are displayed by external suppliers. The Electric Gate Shop Ltd and our external suppliers (among others Google, DoubleClik, AdRoll, Seznam) use the cookies, based on which,  tailored advertisements are displayed to the user based on previous website visits of the user.
    
Third Parties

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. As outlined in ‘why we use cookies’ section, third parties have been instructed by us to use cookies for marketing purposes.

How you can manage Cookies

At any time, the user can control the use of cookies by their browser, the browser’s Help function should provide information how to do it. Information on cookies management is available in any browser’s Help. In particular, the browser can be set to cut off the use of cookies, to block them or to send warning before a cookie is stored on the user’s computer.

Please note that you need to change the settings separately in each browser and on each computer you use.

Important: If the user turns off all cookies or blocks the function of cookies for this website, although  you will still be able to use it, some features of the website may not work properly or may not work at all. For example, if you block or, in other words, reject the option of accepting cookies, you will not be able to take advantage of the features on a website that require a login.

For the information about the use of cookies on mobile phones browsers and how to reject or delete them, please refer to the phone user’s manual.

Change of the cookies use policy

This document may be updated from time to time due to changes in the The Electric Gate Shop website or regulations related to cookies, so we encourage the users to check it on a regular basis in order to obtain current information about how The Electric Gate Shop uses cookies.

This document was last modified on  12/01/2018

The latest version of the policy is available on this website.

Any questions and/or comments regarding our cookies policy please contact our Internet Department on internet@theelectricgateshop.co.uk.

 

General information about cookies and how to remove or reject cookies can also be found on the website www.aboutcookies.org.