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TERMS AND CONDITIONS - COOKIES POLICY

 

BACKGROUND: This website www.valuesupermarket.co.uk (“Our Site”) uses cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users.  By using cookies, We are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve Our Site by better understanding how you use it.  Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it.  Your acceptance of Our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur if you continue using Our Site.  If you do not agree to Our Cookie Policy, please stop using Our Site immediately.

 

 

 1. Definitions and Interpretation

 

1.1          In this Cookie Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

 

“cookie”

means a small file consisting of letters and numbers that Our Site downloads to your computer or device;

 

“web beacon”

means a small, transparent image file (usually only 1-pixel x 1-pixel in size) used for tracking user behaviour and activity around Our Site;

 

“We/Us/Our”

means Value Supermarket Limited , a company registered in England under 08047628, whose registered address is 22 Aberdeen Court Maida Vale, Little Venice, London, England, W9 1AF

 

 

 

2 How Does Our Site Use Cookies?

 

2.1 We may use cookies on Our Site for a number of reasons, all of which are designed to improve your experience of using it.  Cookies allow you to navigate around Our Site better and enable Us to tailor and improve Our Site by saving your preferences and understanding your use of it.

 

2.2 We use the following types of cookie:

 

2.2.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies

 

A cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.

 

2.2.2 Analytics Cookies

 

It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use.  Analytics cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.

 

2.2.3 Functionality Cookies

 

Functionality cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences.

 

2.2.4 Targeting Cookies

 

It is also important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have clicked on).  As with analytics cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests.  Some information gathered by targeting cookies may also be shared with third parties.

 

2.2.5     Third Party Cookies

 

Third party cookies are not placed by Us and We have no control over them.  Third party cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on Our Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these cookies will work in the same way as analytics cookies described above). 

 

2.2.6     Persistent Cookies

 

Any of the above types of cookie may be a persistent cookie.  Persistent cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.

 

2.2.7     Session Cookies

 

Any of the above types of cookie may be a session cookie.  Session cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser.  Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

 

2.3          We also use web beacons on Our Site to track your navigation around it.  As with analytics cookies described above, web beacons help Us to understand how you use Our Site and enable us to improve it in the future.

 

2.4          Cookies on Our Site are not permanent and will expire after some

 

2.5          For more specific details of the cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.

 

 

 

 

3. What Cookies Does Our Site Use?

 

 Our Site uses Magento Platform. Following are the list of cookies

 

Magento Standard Cookies

 
   

Cookie Name

Cookie Description

 

CART

The association with the customer's shopping cart.

 

CATEGORY_INFO

Stores the category info on the page to load pages faster.

 

COMPARE

The items in the customer's Compare Products list.

 

CUSTOMER

An encrypted version of the shopper's customer ID.

 

CUSTOMER_AUTH

Indicates if the customer are currently logged in to the store.

 

CUSTOMER_INFO

An encrypted version of the shopper's customer group

.

EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE

Indicates if caching is disabled or enabled.

 

FRONTEND

The customer's session ID.

 

GUEST-VIEW

Determines if guests can edit their orders.

 

LAST_CATEGORY

The last category visited by the shopper.

 

LAST_PRODUCT

The most recent product viewed by the shopper.

 

NEWMESSAGE

Indicates whether a new message has been received.

 

NO_CACHE

Indicates if the cache can be used to store information.

 

PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART

A link to information about the shopper's cart and viewing history.

 

RECENTLYCOMPARED

Items recently compared b the shopper.

 

STF

Information on products the shopper has emailed to friends.

 

STORE

The store view or language chosen by the shopper.

 

USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE

Indicates if the shopper allows cookies to be saved.

 

VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS

The products recently viewed by the shopper.

 

WISHLIST

An encrypted list of products added to the shopper's wishlist.

 

WISHLIST_CNT

The number of items in the shopper's wishlist.

 

 

 

 

4. How You Can Control Cookies

 

 4.1          Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default.  You can change these settings if you wish, however please be aware that this is not generally a per-site setting and will prevent all websites from using cookies, not just Ours.  Please also be aware that by disabling cookies in your browser, you may impair the functionality of Our Site

 

4.2          The links below provide instructions on how to control cookies in all mainstream browsers:

 

4.2.1     Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB

 

4.2.2     Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835

 

4.2.3     Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge

 

4.2.4     Safari (OSX): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_GB&locale=en_GB

 

4.2.5     Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265

 

4.2.6     Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

 

4.2.7     Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)

 

 

 

5. How Do We Use Cookies in Emails?

  

5.1          In addition to using cookies on Our Site, we use cookies and similar technologies in some of the emails we send to you.  Just like the cookies on Our Site, these are used to help Us understand your use of Our Site and to keep improving it.

 

5.2          We use web beacons in some of Our emails. We use web beacons to detect when (or whether) you open an email and how you have interacted with it, and other information such as your email client, web browser, computer or device, and IP address.  Web beacons may also be used to serve up emails in a particular format that is best suited to your computer or device.

 

5.3          Emails from Us may contain links.  Each one of those links will contain a unique tag which enables Us to track which links are being used and by whom.  This information can then be used to improve and tailor our emails in the future.

 

 

 

6. Changes to this Cookie Policy

  

6.1          We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time. Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of Our Site after the changes have been made.  You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

 

6.2          In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

 

 

 

 

7. Further Information

 

 7.1          If you would like to know more about how We use cookies, please contact Us at [email protected].

 

7.2          For more information about cookies, please visit www.aboutcookies.org (this is an external link and We are not responsible for its content).

 

7.3          For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following:

 

7.3.1     Privacy Policy

 

7.3.2     Terms and Conditions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Last Updated on 14.12.2017