Cookie Policy

Introduction

At skinsaviours.com, we use cookies to improve your site experience, to assess content usage and to support the marketing of our services. We want to be completely transparent about the cookies we use and to make their control as easy as possible for you.

What Is This Page About ? 

This policy is to provide you with information on cookies, about how Skin Saviours make use of them and how they relate to your privacy online.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. At Skin Saviours.com we use cookies to improve our website and your shopping experience. We carefully select and monitor suppliers who may also set cookies to enhance your online experience and help us market our website more effectively.

How We Use Cookies

These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and to improve our website. We are required by law to provide you with clear and comprehensive information about the cookies that we use and if this page does not answer all of your queries you should contact us.

Our cookies do not store information which could be used to identify you personally, such as your contact details.

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.

Analytical / Performance Cookies

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.

Functionality Cookies

These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.

Targeting Cookies

These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below.

Please note we continually reassess the requirement for each cookie update regularly to ensure you receive the best possible experience.

How Do I Block Cookies?

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website. Precisely how cookies are blocked will depend upon the browser that you use. If you would like further information please contact us.

What Will Happen If I Disable Cookies?

If you choose to disable access to cookies on your browser you will not be able to login, register or purchase from this website.

Cookies We Use

Cookie Name Functionality
__unam This cookie is usually associated with the ShareThis social sharing widget placed in a site to enable sharing of content across various social networks. It counts clicks and shares of a page
__utma This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. This cookie lasts for 2 years by default and distinguishes between users and sessions. It it used to calculate new and returning visitor statistics. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. The lifespan of the cookie can be customised by website owners.
__utmz This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour measure of site performance. This cookie identifies the source of traffic to the site - so Google Analytics can tell site owners where visitors came from when arriving on the site. The cookie has a life span of 6 months and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
_ga

This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.

By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.

_gat This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the
collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
_gid This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.


Complaints

You have the right to make a complaint to the Data Protection Commissioner if you have a concern with regard to our use of your information. Further information, including contact details can be found at: https://www.dataprotection.ie/docs/Home/4.htm

Thank you very much

The Skin Saviours Team.

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