Introduction

This policy is to provide you with information on cookies, about how The Slipper Box makes use of them and how they relate to your privacy online.

There is currently a degree of confusion around what is considered consent for cookies and this is likely to be the case for a little while yet. So, we are not only addressing the legal compliance aspects, we also believe in open and transparent business operations. The detail contained on this page is provided to ensure you are fully aware of the cookies we use, allowing you to make an informed choice about your continued acceptance of cookies.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are pieces of computer code that allow small amounts of information to be passed from your internet browser to our web server. They allow websites to recognise your PC, mobile, tablet or another device as you browse. For more detailed information about how cookies work, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Cookies will never contain your name, address, telephone number or payment details. And, to confirm, will never disclose your personal details to any third parties, without consent.

Why we use Cookies?

Cookies serve many functions. Some examples are that they allow us to remember whether you are logged in to the site, to remember what items you had in your shopping basket and to serve content tailored specifically for you. Cookies are used with our marketing partners to present you with appropriate offers and advertising as you browse other sites on the internet, based on the products you looked at while on our site. Cookies also allow us to work alongside our web analytics partner, Coremetrics, to see how you like to use our websites, which pages or special functions you prefer and help us to make them better. This helps us to continually improve our service.

Turning off Cookies

Most web browsers will provide the option to turn off, or disallow cookies. How you do this depends on the web browser you're using. Instructions for disallowing cookies can usually be found in the browser's 'Help' menu. Note that it is common with most transactional websites, refusing cookies via your web browser will mean that you are unable to make a purchase. You will also find that the functionality of many other websites and services will be affected.

Marketing through Cookies

We work with several partners who serve advertisements or present online offers on our behalf. Most of these third-party marketing partners use cookies. These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.

Other Information

If you have any further questions, would like any further clarification on our use of cookies or wish to discuss how we are embracing online privacy, please write to us at Privacy, The Slipper Box, Ashcroft House, 1a Bath Road, Ashcott, Somerset TA7 9QT UK.

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