A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
The cookies used on www.thegivingnature.com fall into the following categories:
- Strictly necessary cookies
- Analytical/performance cookies
- Functionality cookies
- Targeting cookies
For more information about cookies see the further reading below.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
Essential cookies let you move around the website and use essential features, essential cookies remember what is in your basket when you move to check out and record your bank details allowing you to purchase goods online. Essential cookies don’t gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the internet.
The Giving Nature uses essential cookies to remember information you will have entered when you navigate to different pages in a single web browser session, remember information entered into forms, including promotion codes, remember the goods in your basket when you get to the checkout page, and identify you as being logged in to www.thegivingnature.com Accepting essential cookies is a condition of using www.thegivingnature.com, so if you prevent these cookies we can’t predict how the website will perform during your visit.
They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Analytical cookies collect information about how you use the website e.g. which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. These cookies don’t collect any information that could identify you – all the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help The Giving Nature improve the functionality of our website, understand what interests our users and measure how effective our advertising is.
The Giving Nature uses analytical cookies to provide statistics on how the website is used, see how effective our adverts and emails are (we don’t use this information to target adverts to you when you visit other websites), provide feedback to partners that one of our visitors also visited their website. This can include details of any products bought. This lets our partners improve their websites, but we don’t allow our partners to reuse this information for further advertising, help us improve the website by measuring any errors that occur and to test different designs of our website.
In some cases, some of these cookies are managed for us by third parties, but we don’t allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above. Using our site indicates that you accept the use of analytical cookies. Accepting these cookies is a condition of using www.thegivingnature.com, so if you prevent them we cannot guarantee how the website will perform for you.