Last updated (20th January 2020)
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently and improve the user experience, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Types of cookies we use?
Functional cookies allow our website to work. These type of Cookies do not transmit your data to any third party. Under GDPR, we do not need to seek authorisation to use these cookies on our website. These cookies are essential if you wish to log into our website as it will remember your login state between page visits on our site.
Third party Reporting Cookies
These type of Cookies transmit your non-personal data to third parties for the purposes of analytics and statistical research. These Cookies will anonymise your data. Under ePrivacy and GDPR, we provide instructions on how to disable these Cookies below, where possible.
We value your privacy. We keep third party cookies down to a bare minimum. We will not fill your cookie cache with third party cookies that track you through your browsing activities. The few third party cookies that we choose to use are linked with the social media sites we participate in, and you can opt out of these at any time.
Here is a list of the cookies we use:
|Cookie Name||Type||How we use it||Longevity|
|PHPSESSID||functional cookie||We use this cookie to verify your login status and store your display settings.||It is removed when you close your browser.|
|allow_analytic_cookie||functional cookie||We use this cookie to remember the state of your cookie consent.||1 year|
|allow_advertising_cookie||functional cookies||We use these cookies to remember the state of your cookie consent regarding advertising.||1 year|
|_ga & _gid||analytic (advertising) cookie||We use this to gather information on how users use this website and to serve relevant adverts if the user has agreed.||2 years|
How We Use Google Analytics
Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information.
We primarily use Google Analytics to gather data on how users interact with our website, what pages they visit, and what other sites they used prior to coming to the Service. This helps us to make improvements regarding this website's usability. No personal identifiable data is collected, for example names or emails, and your IP is anonymised.
If you have given us consent to use Google's Advertising Features then Google Analytics may collect data to enable us to perform remarketing advertising campaigns. This allows us to use your demographic data and pages you visit, so we can serve you appropiate advertisements. This can be switched off any time by visiting our Cookie Settings.
How We Use Facebook Pixel
Bumwinkers uses the cookie ‘Facebook Pixel’ to monitor conversions on its website as a result of Facebook advertising campaigns. For example, if we want to monitor the responses to a specific advertising campaign on Facebook, the cookie communicates to these platforms any time a user performs a specific action on our website in response to a campaign. Facebook compare conversions with the group of people who viewed or clicked the ads in order to give Bumwinkers the information needed to understand the ROI for its advertising investment. Bumwinkers doesn’t use these cookies to profile single users, but only to have statistical and anonymous information.
How to control and delete cookiesTo disable the advertising feature on google analytics and to disable the facebook pixel that we use, please visit our Cookie Settings page. To disable other cookies, the 'Help' menu in the toolbar of most web browsers will tell you how to change your browser's cookie settings. This includes how the browser will notify you when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable cookies altogether. please be aware that disabling functional cookies may prevent this website from operating correctly.
How to control and delete cookies
Useful information about cookies, including information about deleting or blocking cookies, can be found at: https://www.allaboutcookies.org.
A guide to behavioral advertising and online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at: http://www.youronlinechoices.eu.
The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) cookie guide can be found on the ICO website: https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/online/cookies/.