WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are small text files containing a unique identifier, which are stored on your computer or mobile device so that it can be recognised when you are using a particular website or mobile app. They are used to make websites work, or to make them work more efficiently, and to provide useful information to website operators. They cannot be used to view data on your hard disk or capture other information from your computer.
WHAT TYPES OF COOKIE DOES JIMAGINATION CREATIONS USE?
FIRST PARTY COOKIES
These are cookies set by the Jimagination Creations website, and only the Jimagination Creations website can read them. Essentially the stuff that makes the website work.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
These are cookies set by someone other than Jimagination Creations. Social media parties (e.g. Facebook) may set them on your browser through the use of ‘like’ or ‘share’ buttons. Jimagination Creations has no control over third party cookies.
Unfortunately, cookie types get a little more complicated than this, so please bear with me!
Cookies on this site can also be…
STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES.
These cookies let you move around the website and use essential features like secure areas, shopping baskets and online payment. These cookies do not gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.
Jimagination Creations uses these strictly necessary cookies to:
- Remember information you’ve entered on order forms when you navigate to different pages in a single browser session
- Remember the goods and services you ordered when you get to the checkout page
They won’t be used to gather info that could be used to advertise products or services to you or remember your preferences or username beyond your current visit.
These cookies collect information about how you use the Jimagination Creations website e.g. which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. These cookies don’t collect any info that could identify you – all the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help improve how this website works.
Jimagination Creations uses these performance cookies to:
- Provide statistics on how the website is used
- Help improve the website by measuring any errors that occur
They won’t be used to gather info that could be used to advertise products or services to you on other websites, remember your preferences or user name beyond your current visit, or target adverts to you on any other website.
Jimagination Creations does however, use Google Analytics – a third party website – to help gather and use and analyse this info. For their cookie policies check here:
These cookies are used to provide services or to remember settings to improve your visit. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous, and they are not used to track your browsing activity on other sites or services.
Jimagination Creations uses these functionality cookies to:
- Remember settings you’ve applied such as layout, text size, preferences and colours (where such function exists)
- Remember if you have visited the website before.
They won’t be used to target you with adverts in other websites.
These cookies are mainly to do with advertising. Where third parties may use these type of cookies to deliver relevant advertising according to your interests. Jimagination Creations doesn’t use targeting cookies, but third party partners (Facebook or other social media platforms) might. Jimagination Creations cannot control them. See the individual sites for their policies, or follow the links given previously.
HOW LONG WILL COOKIES STAY ON MY DEVICE?
These cookies only last as long as your online session, and disappear from your computer or device when you close your browser.
These cookies stay on your computer or device after your browser has been closed and last for a time specified in the cookie information, sometimes forever, or until they are deleted.
CONSENT AND CONTROL OF COOKIES.
By using Jimagination Creations you are agreeing to have cookies placed on your device. You can always turn them off by going into your browser setting on your device and then ‘disable’ the cookies.
Just be aware that stopping all cookies might mean you cannot access some of the features on the Jimagination Creations website, or that some of them might not work properly for you.
You can find out more information about cookies at third party information sites, such as All About Cookies.