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This website sets cookies on your device to enhance your browsing experience and give me anonymous analytical data only - no personally identifiable information is gathered about you.

http://www.carolherbertphotography.co.uk (the ‘Site’) uses cookies or similar technologies. You consent to my use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this Cookie Policy.

CAROL HERBERT PHOTOGRAPHY, a business operating the website at www.carolherbertphotography.co.uk (the ‘Site’) (‘CHP’ ‘me’, ‘my’ or ‘I’) operates the Site. I have created this cookie policy (‘Cookie Policy’) in order to demonstrate my firm commitment to disclosing to you the data that I collect about you online from your use of the Site. In this Cookie Policy, references to ‘you’ and ‘your’ are references to the person who accesses and uses the Site. This Cookie Policy incorporates the Privacy Statement and any other legal terms on the Site (including your Customer Agreement) as applicable.

Read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand its effect before proceeding to use the Site. Your continued use of the Site is taken as meaning that you agree to such changes or updates.

1. What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that some websites or web applications store via the browser on your computer's hard drive when you visit them. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites or web applications work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website or web application. Some expire at the end of your session; others will remain on your computer for longer. When you return to websites or visit websites that use the same cookies, these cookies and therefore your browsing device, are recognised. Cookies do lots of different and useful jobs like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improving your browsing experience. Cookies can be used to customise areas of online content to be more relevant to you and your interests.

2. First Party Cookies

First-party cookies are cookies set by the specific website or web application you visit i.e. the location displayed in the URL window.

3. Third Party Cookies

Third party cookies are set by third party services that appear on my pages. They are set by the operators of that service and are not in my control. They are set by e.g. Twitter, Facebook and other advertisers or file sharing platforms. They may use the information they obtain from your use of their cookies to track your browser across multiple websites; to build a profile of your web surfing; or, to target advertisements which may be of particular interest to you.

4. Cookie Categories

The type of cookies used on websites or web applications can be put into 1 of 4 categories, based on the International Chamber of Commerce guide to cookie categories

A. Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around a website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas. Without these cookies, the Services you have asked for (such as access to secure areas) cannot be provided. These cannot be restricted or blocked. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.

B. Performance Cookies: These cookies collect information about how you use a website, for example which pages you go to most often and if you get any error messages from certain pages. These cookies do not gather information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a website works. These cookies are not used to target you with online advertising. Without these cookies I cannot learn how the Site is performing and make relevant improvements that could better your browsing experience. These can be restricted or blocked.

C. Functionality & Profile Cookies: These cookies allow a website to remember choices you make (such as your username, language or the region you are in) and tailor the website to provide enhanced features and content for you. For instance, they remember your login details and allow you to watch videos. They also ensure the onsite marketing and experience is relevant to you. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, font and other parts of pages that you can customise. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. Without these cookies, a website cannot remember choices you have previously made or personalise your browsing experience. These can be restricted or blocked.

D. Tracking/ Targeting Cookies: These cookies gather information about your browsing habits. They remember that you have visited a website and share this information with other organisations such as advertisers. They do this in order to provide you with adverts that are more relevant to you and your interests. Although these cookies can track your visits to other websites, they do not usually know who you are. Without these cookies, online advertisements you encounter will be less relevant to you and your interests. These can be restricted or blocked.

5. Want to restrict or block any Cookies?

By using the Site, you agree that I can place cookies on your device, however, if you would like to restrict or block cookies used on the Site, you will need to change the browser settings in each browser you use and on each device you use to access the internet. Click here to see full instructions for all browsers.

Please be aware that some aspects of this website may not function if your browser does not accept the cookies.

6. My online use of Cookies

Cookies on the Site are used for the following purposes:

  1. recognising your computer when you visit the Site;
  2. improving the Site’s usability;
  3. analysing the use of the Services;
  4. administrating the Site;
  5. preventing fraud and improving the security of the Site; and,
  6. to analyse the use of the Services through analytics software.

Below is a full list of the cookies used by http://www.carolherbertphotography.co.uk:

Type of Cookie Name of Cookie Purpose Party Expires
Strictly Necessary Carol Herbert Photography Anonymous. Display Privacy Statement popup to new visitors First Party Never
Targeting Google Analytics Anonymous. Used to measure the performance of ad campaigns within Google and monitor site traffic and behaviour. Third Party Never
Targeting Facebook Pixel Anonymous. Used to measure the performance of ad campaigns within Facebook and monitor site traffic and behaviour. Third Party Never

7. Want to learn more about Cookies?

More information about cookies can be found at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org

Internet Advertising Bureau: Guide to online advertising and privacy

International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom: ICC UK cookie guide

I keep my Cookie Policy under regular review. This Cookie Policy was last updated 24th April 2020.