A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or helps the web application to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
A list of all the cookies used on the Site by category is set out below:
|Cookies used by Cahootsy|
|Strictly Necessary Cookies||
These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for. For those types of cookies that are strictly necessary, no consent is required.
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Site Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.
These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience. By using the Site, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
These cookies allow the Site to remember choices you make (such as your user name, the region you are in or the user interactions such as the questions you’) and provide enhanced, more personal features. 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.
|Targeting or Advertising Cookies||
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests.
These cookies may be set through our Site by our advertising partners. Data may be collected by these companies that enable them to serve up adverts on other sites that are relevant to your interests.
|Disclosing your information||
We will never disclose your information to anyone outside Cahootsy except where we have your consent; where we are required or permitted to do so by law; to other companies who provide a service to us; or any successors in title to our business.
Whenever we transfer personal information to countries outside the European Economic Area we will ensure that appropriate security measures are taken.
|Third party cookies|
|Other Websites||The Website may contain links to other sites which are outside our control and not covered by this policy. The operators of these sites may collect information from you that will be used by them in accordance with their policy, which may differ from ours.|
These cookies allow us to count page visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. Two of the cookies also help us to track the effectiveness of our email marketing campaigns. We use Google Analytics to provide these services
Cahootsy has links so you can use social networking websites (including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube) with Cahootsy. For example, you can like a particular Item and share it with your friends. These social networking websites may place cookies on your computer. Social bookmarks are a way of saving links to web pages that interest you, and sharing those links with other people. You should read their respective privacy policies carefully to find out what happens to any data that these services collect when you use them.
Sometimes a link will contain video content shared from YouTube. As a result, when you visit a page with a video, you may be presented with cookies from this Site. Cahootsy does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.
|Skimlinks||Skimlinks is a software company used by websites like Mumsnet, Telegraph.co.uk, Moneysavingexpert.com. Its software turns some standard weblinks, for firms Skimlinks has a relationship with, such as www.amazon.com, into tracked links. If that link then generates revenue this site is paid.|
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better Site, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
For more information about deleting and controlling cookies, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.