Cookie Policy

Use of cookies on our websites

We use “cookies” to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website, on our social media pages and to improve our advertising. The use of all cookies is subject to the terms of this Privacy & Cookie Notice and applicable laws and regulations.  We may also collect information using common Internet technologies such as “clear gifs” (also known as “pixels”, “web bugs” or “web beacons”).

The types of information collected automatically may include:

– Website cookies to help us gather and store information about our site visitors, including the type of browser & device you use, which Kopparberg web pages you have visited, the websites you visited before coming to the Kopparberg site and your IP address. Note: we share Site Usage Information with trusted third parties (e.g. Kopparberg advertisers, advertising agencies, advertising networks etc.) in order to offer you tailored content, including more relevant advertising for products or services that may be of interest to you. These third parties may set their own cookies on your device in order to help Kopparberg deliver customised content and advertising to you when you visit either the Kopparberg Site or Third Party Sites.

– Third party social media and advertising cookies to offer our users social media functions (for example, using your social login to login to our website) and enable us to show you advertisement that you are more likely to be interested in viewing The socal media information collected includes your: user name or handle, social profile picture, age, gender, and any other information you have choosen to share when using Third Party Sites, e.g. when you use the “Like” button on Facebook or retweet on Twitter

– To find out more information about how we use cookies please refer to section 6.

If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you accept the use of cookies in accordance with this Privacy & Cookies Notice. If you do not accept the use of cookies, please refer to section 12 and 13 to find out how to disable cookies.

Cookie Policy

Like many other websites, we use “cookies” to help us gather and store information about visitors to our websites. This notice provides you with information about how we use cookies and how you can control them. By using this website you accept the use of cookies in accordance with this notice. If you do not accept the use of these cookies, please see the section below entitled ‘How do I disable/enable cookies?’ for further instructions.

A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can track unique visitors, recognise returning visitors and remember a visitor’s preferences. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org.

7.  What types of cookies are used on this site?

We use two broad categories of cookies:

First party cookies, served directly by us to your computer.

Third party cookies, served by a third party on our behalf. We use third party cookies to help us analyse our websites and their uses, and to enable tailored advertising.

8.  What do we use cookies for?

Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

9.  What type of Strictly Necessary Cookies do we use on our website?

Examples of Strictly Necessary Cookies we may use on this website include Content Management Cookies which are required by the site for the content management system to work and Template Preference Cookies which are necessary for mobile sites and enable the site to look and feel the way it is intended to.

We may also use a Social Sharing Plugins and Cookies. The Social Sharing plugin works by  linking you with social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter and allows interaction between your activity on social networking sites and on our website through your direction. For example, using your Facebook username and password to login to our website, and using the Facebook ‘Like’ and ‘Share’ buttons on our site. Social Sharing cookies are used to remember that you are logged in to our site.

Category 2: Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

10. What type of Performance Cookies do we use on our website?

We use Google Analytics and Adobe Analytics to help analyse use of the site. This analytical tool uses cookies to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous and aggregate form. The information about your use of the website and your IP address is transmitted to Google and Adobe and is used by us to evaluate visitors’ use of the website, compile statistical reports on website activity and create a profile of aggregated visitors using Google Analytics demographics and interests. We also use Google Display Network Impression Reporting to understand which adverts we place on other websites in the Google Display Network are better at helping us attract visitors to our website. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit  http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. To opt out of being tracked by Adobe Analytics across all websites visit  http://diageogreatbritainltd.d3.sc.omtrdc.net/optout.html?popup=1. For information about how to delete performance cookies, see Section 12.

Category 3: Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

11.  What type of Functionality Cookies do we use on our website?

With your consent we may place a cookie to remember your preferences (Preference Cookie) so that you do not need to re-enter your details (country/age and language preferences) on our gateway page. This is not suitable if you share your computer with someone else. This cookie expires automatically after 12 months.

We may also use Session Cookies, which are temporary cookies that aid the user journey around the site, and will remember preferences you have selected during the session. These cookies are deleted as soon as you leave the site.

Category 4: Targeting Cookies or Advertising Cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.  We also use an advertisement verification solution through a selected service provider to allow us to monitor our digital advertisements across brand safety, ad fraud and viewability to protect our digital investment.

12.  What type of Targeting Cookies or Advertising Cookies do we use onour website?

These cookies are used to deliver content that is more relevant to you and your interests based on your previous browsing across the web as well as keywords we may be able to gather from the URLs of webpages from which you accessed this website, your IP address and any search engine used to reach this website. Also these cookies may be used to deliver targeted advertising to you (either within this website or when you visit third party websites) or to limit the number of times you see an advertisement. They stay on your computer unless you delete them and they remember that you have visited a website. By choosing ‘accept cookies’ on the cookie notice presented to you when entering this website you are consenting to the use of these types of cookies by us for targeted advertising. For details of how to opt out of these cookies please see the section below entitled “How do I opt out of cookie targeted advertising?”. How do I disable/enable cookies?

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.

There are a number of ways to manage cookies. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions. For example, in Internet Explorer, you can go to the Tools/Internet options/Security and Privacy Tabs to adapt the browser to your expectations. If you use different computers in different locations you will need to ensure that each browser is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.

Some modern browsers have a feature that will analyse website privacy policies and allow a user to control their privacy needs. These are known as ‘P3P’ features (Privacy Preferences Platform).

You can easily delete any cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your browser. For example:

How to delete cookies from your Google Chrome browser.

1. On your computer, open Google Chrome.

2. In the top-right, click the Menu  .

3.    Click Settings   Show advanced settings.

4.    In the “Privacy” section, click Content settings.

5.    Under “Cookies”, click All cookies and site data.

To delete all cookies, click Remove all.

To delete a specific cookie, hover over a site, then click the   that appears to the right.

You can also choose to remove all cookies created during a specific time period.

How to delete cookies from your Internet Explorer browser.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11

If you are not using Microsoft Windows Explorer, then you should select ‘cookies’ in the ‘Help’ function for information on where to find your cookie folder.

13.  How do I opt out of cookie targeted advertising?

If you see any of our advertising with the this logo on it –  you’re able to take control of whether you get these types of ads.

This is the AdChoices icon and is a part of the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance’s (EDAA).

When you click through the Icon, you’ll get information about the companies that provide interest-based ads on the sites you visit.

You’ll learn about how it works, how this type of advertising supports free content, and about other privacy choices.

If you don’t want this type of advertising, you can click through to the consumer choice page to opt out from the companies that participate in the Icon program.

For further information about how to manage or delete targeted/advertising cookies visit – http:www.youradchoices.com