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What are cookies?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise the device you are using and provide you with a better website experience.
Cookies do many different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, just the computer or mobile device you are using via a randomly generated identifying tag.
We use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your device for a set period of time or until you delete them). We use the following types of cookies for the purposes explained below:
These cookies are essential to enable you to move around the website and use its features. These cookies don’t gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet. This category of cookies cannot be disabled.
Performance / Analytics
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. The information is only used to improve how a website works.
- To better understand how customers are using oysterbaywines.com to assist in managing the performance and design of oysterbaywines.com.
- Testing variations of design to improve customer experience and site performance.
- To analyse the use of our website and provide insights, which allow us to improve the usability of the website and the customer experience.
These cookies remember choices you make on oysterbaywines.com to improve your experience.
These cookies allow oysterbaywines.com to remember choices you make (such as country) and provide enhanced, more personal features.
You can decide whether or not these cookies are used but preventing them may mean we can’t offer you some services.
Targeting / Advertising
Our website features tracking technology installed by us and operated by trusted third-party advertising services to place cookies on your device. These third-party advertising services include Facebook, Google AdWords, and Google Analytics. These cookies allow us to better understand your browsing on oysterbaywines.com and therefore deliver content and advertising that is better targeted, and more relevant to you, your needs and your interests. You can decide whether or not these cookies are used.
How to manage or opt out of cookies
We need to use strictly necessary and performance cookies to maintain Oyster Bay Wines’ effectiveness, ease of use, and to provide you with a seamless experience. As such we have not provided an opportunity for these to be disabled independently, and by using our site and online services you are agreeing that we can place these types of cookies on your browser.
There are ways you can control and manage cookies on your device. Please remember that any settings you change will not just affect the cookies we use. These changes will apply to all websites you visit (unless you choose to block cookies from particular sites).
Managing cookies in your browser
Most browsers will allow you to choose the level of privacy settings you want. You can block all cookies or accept all cookies or pick a setting somewhere in between. This range lets you control your cookie settings, so you can:
- See what cookies you’ve got and delete them on an individual basis
- Block third-party cookies
- Block cookies from particular sites
- Block all cookies from being set
- Delete all cookies when you close your browser
Deleting cookies means that any preference settings you have made on a website will be lost. If you’ve set your preferences to opt out of cookies, this setting will be lost too, as that information is stored in a cookie. Blocking all cookies means functionality on our websites will be lost, as described above. We don’t recommend turning all cookies off when using our website.
If you want to reduce your cookie settings at any time – for example, if you accept all cookies, but later decide you don’t want a certain type of cookie – you’ll need to use your browser settings to remove any third-party cookies dropped on your previous visit. www.aboutcookies.org gives full details of how to manage cookies on different types of web browser.
If you decide not to allow oysterbaywines.com as a “trusted site”, please be aware that you will be unable to use the site.
Last updated: 19 June 2018