Cookie Policy

This website(s) www.gordonbrothers.co.ukwww.gordonbrothers.fr
www.gordonbrothers.eswww.gordonbrothers.it ("Website") is owned and operated by Gordon Brothers International LLC ("Gordon Brothers", "us" or "we").  

We use cookies on our Website to distinguish you from other users and to help provide you with a more personalised user experience when browsing.  This Policy explains what cookies we use and why we use them, you should read it alongside our Privacy Policy which you can find by following www.gordonbrothers.co.uk/privacy.  We last updated this Policy in September 2018.

1.  

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

1.1   

Cookies are small text files that are sent by a website to a web browser in order to place information on your computer's hard drive.  This enables a website to identify and track the web browser so a website can, for example, recognise a device each time it visits the website, remember user preferences and recommend certain content.  

1.2   

Some cookies contain personal information, such as your IP address, browser type and version, login data, plug-in types and versions and operating systems. 

2.   

WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE? 

2.1   

There are four different categories of cookies that we use on our Website, these are: 

 
2.1.1    

Strictly necessary cookies: these cookies are required for the operation of our Website. 

    2.1.2   

Performance cookies: these allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors to our Website and to see how visitors move around when using our Website.  We use these cookies to find out, for example, what pages you visit on our Website, and if you experience any errors.  This helps us to improve how our Website works. 

    2.1.3   

Functionality cookies: these are used to recognise you when you return to our Website.  We use these cookies to gauge usage and develop our Website accordingly. 

    2.1.4   

Targeting cookies: these cookies record your visits to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed.   

2.2   

On our Website we use the following cookies: 

Cookie Name

Cookie Purpose

CookiesAccepted

We use this cookie to record if you have accepted the use of cookies on our Website.

Google Analytics

These cookies provide a set of tools to collect and analyse usage statistics (such as analysing browser usage and visitor numbers). This information helps us to improve our Website and our service offering.

Some of these cookies are placed immediately when you visit our Website but you can remove these cookies and prevent the future use of them by changing your browser settings following the instructions below.

We use the Google Analytics cookies listed below on our Website:

_utma

This is used to distinguish users and sessions.

_utmb

This is used to determine new sessions or visits.

_ga

This is used to distinguish users.

_utmz

This stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how you reached our Website.

_utmv

This is used to store visitor-level custom variable data.

_atuvc

This is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable you to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count.

ASP.NET_SessionId

This is a general purpose platform session cookie which is used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server.

     
3.  

WHY DO WE USE COOKIES?

3.1   

We use various types of cookies on our Website which perform different functions, including: 

    3.1.1   

To improve your experience of our Website. 

    3.1.2   

To recognise you when you return to our Website. 

    3.1.3   

To understand how you got to our Website. 

    3.1.4   

To estimate our audience size and usage patterns.

    3.1.5   

To enable you to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. 

4.   

WHAT IF I DON’T WANT TO ACCEPT COOKIES? 

4.1   

To make full use of our Website, your device will need to accept cookies.  If you do not want to accept cookies you can still browse our Website but it will not have its full functionality.   

4.2   

Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser settings to limit or prevent cookies.  Unless you have adjusted your browser settings so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our Website.  We have set out links to the opt-out pages of the most common browsers below:  

         

Browser

Information link on how to manage cookies

Google Chrome

https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en

 

Microsoft Internet Explorer

https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Mozilla Firefox

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

Apple Safari

https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=en_US

                                                                                                 
4.3  

If you set your browser to not accept cookies, please note it may result in certain sections or features of our Website not working properly and certain personalised services not being provided to you or users of your computer.  

4.4   

You can read about how to manage cookies here: 
http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/

4.5   

You can learn more about how to control cookies, including opting out of certain third party cookies here: https://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/what-are-my-options/

4.6   

You can learn more about behavioural advertising here: http://youronlinechoices.eu/

5.   

CONTACT US 

   

If you have questions about our Cookie Policy, please contact us at: info-eur@gordonbrothers.com

5.1    You can find out more about how we process your data generally by reading our Privacy Policy which you can find by following www.gordonbrothers.co.uk/privacy.