COOKIE POLICY

COOKIE POLICY

Below is an explanation of how BOOTWATER (Bootwater Limited, 'we' or 'us') use Cookies, or the info we collect using Cookies on www.bootwaterbathrooms.co.uk (our site). Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about our users/visitors/customers ('you' or 'your'), may be linked to the information stored in, and obtained from Cookies. We do not store sensitive personal information, such as mailing addresses, account passwords, etc. in the Cookies we use.

THE USE OF COOKIES

Cookies can be "Persistent" or "Session" Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser. We use both session and persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:

Necessary / Essential CookiesType: Session Cookies: Administered by: Us
Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide you with services available through our site and to enable you to use some of its features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these cookies, the services that you have asked for cannot be provided, and we only use these Cookies to provide you with those services.

Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance CookiesType: Persistent cookies: Administered by: Us
Purpose: These Cookies identify if users have accepted the use of cookies on the Website.

Functionality CookiesType: Persistent Cookies: Administered by: Us

Purpose: These cookies allow us to remember choices you make when you use our site, such as remembering your login details or language preference. The purpose of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience and to avoid you having to re-enter your preferences every time you use our site.

Tracking and Performance CookiesType: Persistent Cookies: Administered by: Third-Parties
Purpose: These Cookies are used to track information about traffic to our site and how users use our site. The information gathered via these cookies may directly or indirectly identify you as an individual visitor. This is because the information collected is typically linked to a pseudonymous identifier associated with the device you use to access our site. We may also use these Cookies to test new advertisements, pages, features or new functionality of our site to see how our users react to them.

Targeting and Advertising CookiesType: Persistent Cookies : Administered by: Third-Parties
Purpose: These Cookies track your browsing habits to enable us to show advertising which is more likely to be of interest to you. These Cookies use information about your browsing history to group you with other users who have similar interests. Based on that information, and with our permission, third party advertisers can place Cookies to enable them to show adverts which we think will be relevant to your interests while you are on third party websites.

Social Media CookiesType: Persistent Cookies: Administered by: Third-Parties
Purpose: In addition to Our own Cookies, We may also use various third parties Cookies to report usage statistics of our site, deliver advertisements on and through our site, and so on. These Cookies may be used when you share information using a social media networking website such as Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

ANALYTICS TOOLS

We use Cookies and similar technologies to improve our site, and our visitor’s performance on our site, by collecting information on how you use our site. We use Google Analytics, a system that many websites use to collect information about our site visits.

These cookies can also identify first-time and repeat visitors to our site. In general, cookies may tell us about our visitor choices, location and the operating system in use. Apart from such information, cookies do not store any personal information of the visitor. To opt-out of being tracked by Analytics across all websites, please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Google Analytics helps us study and upgrade the performance and enhance certain features on our site. Cookies may be used to help us target advertising on social platforms such as Google and Facebook and optimise other marketing campaigns as well as allow certain advertising to feature on our site. This is designed to ensure relevant ads are served to you to deliver a better experience. 

BEHAVIOURAL ADVERTISING

We use remarketing services to advertise to you after you have accessed or visited our site. We and our third-party vendors use Cookies and non-Cookie technologies to help us recognize your device and understand how you use our service so that we can improve our service to reflect your interests and serve you advertisements that are likely to be of more interest to you. These third-party vendors collect, store, use, process and transfer information about your activity on our site in accordance with their Privacy Policies and to enable us to:

  • Measure and analyze traffic and browsing activity on our site.

  • Show advertisements for our Products and/or services to you on third-party websites or apps

  • Measure and analyze the performance of our advertising campaigns

Some of these third-party vendors may use non-cookie technologies that may not be impacted by browser settings that block cookies. Your browser may not permit you to block such technologies. You can use the following third-party tools to decline the collection and use of information for the purpose of serving you interest-based advertising:

You may opt-out of all personalized advertising by enabling privacy features on your mobile device such as Limit Ad Tracking (iOS) and Opt Out of Ads Personalization (Android). See your mobile device Help system for more information.

We may share information, such as hashed email addresses (if available) or other online identifiers collected on our site with these third-party vendors. This allows our third-party vendors to recognize and deliver you ads across devices and browsers. To read more about the technologies used by these third-party vendors and their cross-device capabilities please refer to the Privacy Policy of each vendor listed below.

The third-party vendors we use are:

GOOGLE ADS (ADWORDS)-

Google Ads (AdWords) remarketing service is provided by Google Inc. We use Google Remarketing to deliver personalised ads. These ads are displayed on third party websites through Google Ads Network. In order to serve personalised ads Google use cookies, which store anonymous information about your experience with our site. If you would like Google and our site not to store these cookies it's possible to disable this function within your browser (as mentioned above) or you can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page: http://www.google.com/settings/ads

FACEBOOK-

Facebook remarketing service is provided by Facebook Inc.

You can learn more about interest-based advertising from Facebook by visiting this page: https://www.facebook.com/help/516147308587266

To opt-out from Facebook's interest-based ads, follow these instructions from Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217

Facebook adheres to the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioural Advertising established by the Digital Advertising Alliance. You can also opt-out from Facebook and other participating companies through the Digital Advertising Alliance in the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/, or opt-out using your mobile device settings.

For more information on the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit Facebook's Data Policy: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation

HOW TO OPT OUT OF COOKIES

If you prefer to avoid the use of Cookies on our site, first you must disable the use of Cookies in your browser and then delete the Cookies saved in your browser associated with our site. You may use this option for preventing the use of Cookies at any time. If you do not accept Our Cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Website and some features may not function properly. If you would like to delete Cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse Cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

For the Chrome web browser, Google: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050
For the Internet Explorer web browser, Microsoft: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
For the Firefox web browser, Mozilla: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored
For the Safari web browser,  Apple: https://support.apple.com/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac
For any other web browser, please visit your web browser's official web pages.

RECAPTCHA

We use Google's reCAPTCHA feature on our site for the legitimate prevention of spam and abuse. This function is used to determine whether an input is made by a real person or by an abusive automated processing. This involves sending of the IP address and other data necessary for the reCAPTCHA service to Google. For more information about Google reCAPTCHA and privacy policy you can visit: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

YOUTUBE

We also use Youtube Embedding feature to display and run Youtube videos. When the Youtube embedded video plays, Youtube collects user behaviour information via cookies. According to "Youtube", the data is used for getting video stats, enhancing user friendly habits, restricting abuse, among other things. For a user who is logged in to Google, their data is assigned directly to their account when they click on a video. For users who do not want to associate with their profile on YouTube, they can log out before activating the button. Google stores data for all users even those not logged in as usage profiles and accesses them. The evaluation is related to the legitimate interests of Google for research and advertising, market research and/or its website personalisation. For more information you can visit https://policies.google.com/privacy.

POLICY PUBLISHED 01/07/2022

You can contact us, if you have any questions relating to this Cookies Policy:
email: info@bootwaterbathrooms.co.uk
Phone: 01275 844580
Mail: Bootwater Bathrooms, 3 Stoke Rd, Portishead BS20 6BQ

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