Cookies

Charlotte Posner GDPR Cookies Policy 

Our website uses cookies to collect information.  

 

  1. What is a cookie?
  2. Use of cookies on this website
  3. Why we use cookies
  4. Our cookies

  4.1. Strictly functional cookies 

  4.2. Statistical cookies 

  4.3. Personalisation cookies 

  4.4. Marketing cookies 

  1. Third party cookies

  5.1. What third party cookies do we use and why 

  5.2. Flash cookies 

  5.3. Social buttons 

  1. How to manage cookies
  2. Checking which browser you use

  7.1. PCs 

  7.2. MAC 

  1. Other details you should know

 

  1. What is a cookie? 

Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that are downloaded onto your computer or mobile or other handheld device when you access certain websites.  Cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s device and help your browser navigate through the website by allowing you to log in automatically or remembering settings you selected during earlier visits (among other functions).  Cookies do not harm your computer.  If you would like to learn more about cookies in general you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org 

 

  1. Use of cookies on this website

Cookies help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse this website and allow you to make full use of the online shopping and personalised features available on this website.  We do not use cookies to collect or record information such as your name, address or payment details. 

Sometimes we link information from cookies with you, such as when you are using our website and logged in to your account. In such cases the combined data is your personal information and you should also read our privacy policy.   

 

  1. Why we use cookies

We use cookies on this website for the following main purposes: 

Strictly Functional Cookies: for technical purposes essential for the operation of this website and / or your use of it, such as keeping track of your current shopping session and enabling you to proceed to checkout and pay for products; 

Measurement and Analytics Cookies: to collect statistical information about how visitors use this website, calculate views, analyse popular products by quantifying clicks. This is so we can improve the way this website works and measure the success of competitions and campaigns;  

Personalisation Cookies: to distinguish you from other users of this website, so we can personalise your shopping experience and allow us to improve your use of the website. These help ensure all that is displayed on our site is more relevant to your interests and so we can remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the country you are in) 

Marketing Cookies: to ensure the marketing content that you receive on sites other than our own is relevant and reflects the interests you have shown when browsing on our site.  

Third party cookies: used by third parties to collect data when you are on our website and sometimes when you are on other websites. We do not receive their data. They can be used for any of the above reasons but are mainly used to help provide behavioural targeted advertising to you online. These also enable us to fulfil our contractual obligations to third parties, for example to pay a partner if you have made a purchase on this website by following a link from their website.  

 

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies when they are dropped on your computer, mobile or other handheld device.  You can adjust your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies. By accepting cookies when visiting our website, you consent to cookies being used in accordance with this Cookies Policy.  You can change your mind at any time about your consent. If you do not consent to cookies, or have changed your mind about cookies, you must either disable cookies through your browser or refrain from using this website.  Please go to ‘How To Manage Cookies’ section below for information on how to manage and disable cookies. 

 

  1. Our cookies

 

4.1 Strictly functional cookies  

These cookies help make a website useable and are essential in helping you move around our site and use it’s features. Without these cookies you would not be able navigate our site and gain access to secure areas such as signing into your account, add something to the basket or make purchases. 

 

Cookie Name  

Provider 

Purpose  

Apache 

Apache 

This helps the website run cookies, without this the website would not work 

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IBM 

These cookies remember your preferences from previous visits, allow you to add to basket and store your shopping basket. The website wouldn't work for you without them 

test_cookie 

doubleclick (Google) 

Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies 

JSESSIONID 

nr-data.net 

Preserves users states across page requests 

 

 

4.2 Statistical cookies 

These cookies help us to understand how users interact with our site and provide statistical analysis of our site. In order to keep our site easy to use, working properly and up-to-date, we use web analytics services to help us understand how people use our site. For example we see which areas are most popular, identify when errors occur and can test different features to see which works best. 

 

Cookie Name  

Provider 

Purpose  

s_vnum, s_vi, s_sq, s_ppvl, s_ppv, s_ppn, s_nr, s_lv_s, s_lv, s_invisit, s_fid, s_cc 

Adobe 

These cookies enable SiteCatalyst analytics software, supplied by Adobe. This software helps us take and analyse visitor information such as browser usage, new visitor numbers, response to marketing activity and shopping times. That information helps us to improve the website and your shopping experience, and to make our marketing campaigns relevant. 

_utmz, _utmt, _utmc, _utmb, _utma, _gid, _gali, _ga 

Google Analytics 

Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics 

GTM-Store, _dc_gtm_UA-# 

Google Tag Manager 

These cookies map your visit to the website. We get an overall picture of how our visitors shop in our website. This information allows us to provide the best possible shopping experience. 

Pastease.passive.activated.PMgFDTXOgrxP6wi, Pastease.passive.chance.PMgFDTXOgrxP6wi 

Mopinion 

Register whether embedded form has been activated 

 

 

4.3 Personalization cookies 

These cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves and looks. These allow us to remember the choices you make (such as language and region you are in). 

 

Cookie Name  

Provider 

Purpose  

PugT, PUBMDCID 

pubmatic.com 

Registers a unique ID that identifies the user's device during return visits across websites that use the same ad network. The ID is used to allow targeted ads 

 

4.4 Marketing cookies 

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual. Without these cookies online adverts you encounter will be less relevant to you and your interests. 

 

Cookie Name  

Provider 

Purpose  

APID 

Advertising.com 

Focuses on video advertising 

st.gif 

bazaarvoice.com 

These cookies ensure that we can show reviews and consumer photos of our products, enabling you to make a better choice 

CMDD, CMID, CMPRO, CMPS, CMRUM3, CMSC, CMST  

Casalemedia 

to make advertising more engaging and relevant to users and more valuable to publishers and advertiser 

xyz_cr_100138_et_100 

Cheetahmail 

To help offer relevant marketing emails to the customer 

_#pid 

dc-storm.com 

Interest-based Advertising: This is a management solution used to track the effectiveness of different advertising campaigns which are delivered to different audiences. 

IDE 

doubleclick (Google) 

Real time bidding advertising exchange 

fr 

facebook.com 

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers 

collect 

Google Analytics 

Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels 

ads/user-lists/#, ads/ga-audiences 

google.com 

Contains a unique ID that Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20) and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on. These are also used to create remarketing based on user behavior on the site 

openx.net 

Registers techncial user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user's movement on websites that use the same ad network 

peerius_user, peerius_sess, peerius_rid, peerius_ct   

 

Peerius 

These cookies enable Peerius software. This software allows us to make recommendations of products that we think might be of interest to you, based on what you and other visitors have viewed 

PugT, PUBMDCID, KRTBCOOKIE_# 

pubmatic.com 

Registers a unique ID that identifies the user's device during return visits across websites that use the same ad network . The ID is used to allow targeted ads 

x_qtag_montytopshopukmobile, Queue That - Queue Processing, Queue That – Queue, Queue That - Error Count, Queue That - Active Queue, qubit_platform, x_qtag_48608, qb_session, qb_persist_test, qb_permanent, _qubitVistory, _qubitVisitorId, _qubitUACategorisation, _qubitTracker_s, _qubitTracker, _qubitTabID, _qubitPingQueueLock, _qubitPingQueue, _qst_s, _qst, _qsst_s, _qsst, _qPageNum_topman_us_mobile, _qPageNum_topman_uk_mobile, _qPageNum_topman_fr_mobile, _qPageNum_topman_eu_mobile, _qPageNum_topman_de_mobile, _qPageNum_topman-eu, qbef, qbeft 

Qubit 

These cookies enable Qubit analytics software. This software helps us take and analyse visitor information such as browser usage, new visitor numbers, response to marketing activity and shopping times. That information helps us to improve the website and your shopping experience, and to make our marketing campaigns relevant. The data stored by these cookies never shows personal details from which your individual identity can be established. 

rpx, rpb, put_#, khaos, c 

rubiconproject.com 

Registers technical user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user's movement on websites that use the same ad network 

tuuid, tuuid_last_update, um, umeh 

360 Yield 

Measuring the conversion. This technical information is used to determine the value of and to settle with an advertising partner 

ActivityInfo2, u2 

serving_sys 

personalization_id 

Twitter 

 

  1. Third party cookies

 

5.1 What third party cookies do we use and why 

Some cookies may be set by third parties when you visit this website. Generally, these third party cookies do not collect personal data from which the third party would be able to identify individual customers. 

These third parties may be suppliers who partner with us to deliver our website, companies that participate with us in affiliate marketing programmes and other third parties who deliver products that enhance the user experience and consequently assist generating sales. Data from these cookies is collected directly by those third parties and not by us. These cookies are controlled by the third parties, who must ensure they comply with their legal obligations when using cookies and collecting your information, including by making their privacy policies available to you and allowing you to change your mind. Please check the third-party websites for more information about these cookies and how to manage them. 

Third party partners that may set cookies on this website include: 

 

Business Partner 

Cookie Purpose 

ecustomeropinions.com 

In order to provide you with a better service, occasionally we'll ask if you'd like to complete a survey. This cookie's sole purpose is to remember if we've asked you to do so recently, and it contains no personal information. 

Affiliate Window, Linkshare, Zanox 

These cookies are only set if you get to the confirmation page after checkout. It is used to track whether we then owe any money as a commission to a site (affiliate) which has referred business to us. 

Double Click 

Double Clickuses cookies to calculate payment for effective advertising based on clicks and conversions by tracking them. This is part of Google's conversion tag and more information on how the cookie operates and how you can manage these cookies is available athttp://www.google.com/intl/en_GB/policies/technologies/ads/ 

Sizmek 

Sizmek uses cookies to track what ads a user sees and engages with. These cookies are also used to track how a user that has seen or clicked on these ads engages with the different pages on the site so that they can accurately report on which pages the ads drove traffic to. 

Facebook 

Facebook use Cookies and similar technologies to show you ads on and off Facebook Services. Facebook work with advertising companies to help advertisers show people ads based on other websites or apps those people have visited, among other factors. 

Google 

To help Google partners manage their advertising and websites, Google offer many products, including AdSense, AdWords, Google Analytics, and a range of DoubleClick-branded services. When you visit a page that uses one of these products, either on one of Google’s sites or one of our partners’, various cookies can get used. Google may use cookies for a number of purposes, such as to stop you from seeing the same ad over and over again, to detect and stop click fraud, and to show ads that are likely to be more relevant (such as ads based on websites you have visited). Our analytics service provider’s privacy policy is available at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.  

Twitter 

To help Twitter deliver ads, measure their performance, and make them more relevant to you based on criteria like your activity on Twitter and visits to our ad partners' websites. 

Ad Networks 

Different networks use cookies to segment and categorise different types of audience, dependant on behaviour (profiling). These audience segments are then used to predict what interests a category will have and what ads they will most like. Thy help deliver relevant ads to a user’s measured interests. We contract with different ad brokers from time to time and they each interact with a range of members that also change from time to time. They normally cannot identify you in a “real world” sense and do not provide us with the information they collect from their cookies.  

  Flash cookies 

 

We may display video content onour website using Adobe Flash Player. Adobe uses Flash cookies to improve your experience as a user. If you wish to disable or delete a Flash cookie, please visit Adobe Flashplayer Security Settings. Please bear in mind that if you disable Flash cookies you will be unable to access certain content on our website which uses Adobe Flash Player, such as videos. 

 

 

5.2 Social buttons 

If you 'share'our content with friends through social networks – such as Facebook, Google and Twitter - you may be sent cookies from these third party websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them. 
 
6. How to manage cookies 

You can enable or disable cookies by changing your website browser settings to accept or reject cookies as required. How to do this will depend on the browser you use. We have provided further information below on how to check which browser you use and how to manage cookies. Please bear in mind that if cookies are not enabled on your computer, your activities will be restricted to browsing this website and you will not be able to add products to your shopping bag and buy them. 
 
7. Checking which browser you use 

If you are using a PC - go to 'Help' and select the 'About' option. 

If you are using a Mac - click on the Apple menu within the browser and select the 'About' option. 

Once you know which browser you are using, follow the instructions below to check if you have cookies enabled on your computer. 

 

Checking cookies  

 

7.1 PCs 

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6,7,8 

Go to 'Tools' at the top of your browser window. Select 'Internet options'. Click on the 'Privacy' tab 
- Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below to enable cookies 

Mozilla Firefox 
- Go to 'Tools' and select Options 
- Click the Privacy icon 
- Click on Cookies and choose 'allow sites to set cookies' 

Google Chrome 
- Go to 'Tools' and select Options 
- Click 'Under the Hood' and select the 'Content settings' button within the 'Privacy' section 
- Choose 'Allow local data to be set' 

 

7.2  Macs 

Safari on OSX 
- Click 'Safari' and select 'Preferences' 
- Click 'Security' then 'Accept cookies' 

Mozilla and Netscape on OSX 
- Click on 'Mozilla' or 'Netscape' and select 'Preferences' 
- Find ‘Cookies’ under 'Privacy & Security' 
- Select 'Enable cookies for the originating web site only' 

Microsoft Internet Explorer on OSX 
- Click 'Explorer' and select 'Preferences' 
- Find 'Cookies' under ‘Receiving Files’ 
- Select 'Never Ask' 

Opera 
- Click 'Menu' and select 'Settings' 
- Select 'Preferences' and then 'Advanced' 
- Select 'Accept cookies' 

If you are not happy with the way that we use cookies then you should delete Charlotte Posner cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, "Private Browsing" in Firefox and Safari etc.) 

 

 

  1. Other details you should know

Our Cookies Policy explains how we at Charlotte Posner collect data from your computer, mobile or other devices when using our website. If you would like to get in touch, you can email us at info@charlotteposner.com. We reserve the right to update this Cookies Policy at any time but won't send communications regarding minor changes, so we will only provide you with an updated Cookies Policy when we make changes to cookies that we need you to know about and agree to. The latest Cookies Policy with any other updates will always be available on our website for you to check.  

Even if you do not consent to or change your mind about our cookies, you may still see our advertising online but this will be general advertising or page/context specific advertising and not shaped by your browsing or shopping behavior as an individual.  

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