Cookie Policy

 

This website www.thepropertyphotographycompany.co.uk (“Our Site”) uses Cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users. By using Cookies, We are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve Our Site by better understanding how you use it. Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur if you continue using Our Site. If you do not agree to Our Cookie Policy, please stop using Our Site immediately.

 

 

  1. Definitions and Interpretation
      1. In this Cookie Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

 

“Cookie”

means a small file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site;

“Cookie Law”

means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);

“personal data”

means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by the Data Protection Act 1998; and

“We/Us/Our”

means The Property Photography Company Ltd, a limited company registered in England under company number 11758246, and whose registered address is 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, England, N1 7GU

 

  1. Information About Us
      1. Our Site is owned and operated by The Property Photography Company Ltd, a limited company registered in England under company number 11758246, whose registered address is 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, England, N1 7GU.

 

      1. Our Data Protection Officer is Paul Stott, and can be contacted by email at paul@thepropertyphotographycompany.co.uk or by telephone on 07341 948104

 

 

  1. How Does Our Site Use Cookies?
      1. Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.
      2. By using Our Site, you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third party Cookies are used on Our Site for advertising services. For more details, please refer to section 4 below.
      3. All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:
          1. Strictly Necessary Cookies

A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.

          1. Analytics Cookies

It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.

          1. Functionality Cookies

Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.

          1. Targeting Cookies

It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests. Some information gathered by targeting Cookies may also be shared with third parties.

          1. Third Party Cookies

Third party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on Our Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).

          1. Persistent Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.

          1. Session Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

      1. Cookies on Our Site are not permanent and will expire after 20 days. For more details of the personal data that We collect and use, the measures we have in place to protect personal data, your legal rights, and our legal obligations, please refer to our Privacy Policy.
      2. For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.

4.   Cookies Necessary for the Functioning of the Store:

 

Name

Function

_ab

Used in connection with access to admin.

_orig_referrer

Used in connection with shopping cart.

_secure_session_id

Used in connection with navigation through a storefront.

Cart

Used in connection with shopping cart.

cart_sig

Used in connection with checkout.

cart_ts

Used in connection with checkout.

checkout_token

Used in connection with checkout.

Secret

Used in connection with checkout.

Secure_customer_sig

Used in connection with customer login.

storefront_digest

Used in connection with customer login.

 

Reporting and Analytics

 

Name

Function

_landing_page

Track landing pages.

_orig_referrer

Track landing pages.

_s

Shopify analytics.

_shopify_fs

Shopify analytics.

_shopify_s

Shopify analytics.

_shopify_sa_p

Shopify analytics relating to marketing & referrals.

_shopify_sa_t

Shopify analytics relating to marketing & referrals.

_shopify_uniq

Shopify analytics.

_shopify_visit

Shopify analytics.

_shopify_y

Shopify analytics.

_y

Shopify analytics.

tracked_start_checkout

Shopify analytics relating to checkout.

 

Cookies Necessary for the Functioning of the Site:

 

Name

Function

_Brochure_session

Used in connection with browsing through site.

 

Reporting and Analytics

 

Name

Function

_landing_page

Tracks landing pages.

_orig_referrer

Tracks landing pages.

_s

Shopify analytics.

_shopify_fs

Shopify analytics.

_shopify_s

Shopify analytics.

_shopify_sa_t

Shopify analytics relating to marketing & referrals.

_shopify_uniq

Shopify analytics.

_shopify_y

Shopify analytics.

_y

Shopify analytics.

ab_test_3190590030

Shopify analytics.

cart_sig

Shopify analytics.

ki_r

Shopify analytics.

ki_r

Shopify analytics.

ki_t

Shopify analytics.

ki_t

Shopify analytics.

 

Additionally, we use pixels and tags from the following third parties, which may in turn place cookies:

 

Reporting & Analytics:

 

Third Party

Description

Privacy Policy

Alexa Metrics

We use Alexa Metrics to help measure how users interact with our websites.

https://www.alexa.com/help/privacy

Bugsnag

We use Bugsnag to help us troubleshoot and fix issues with our websites.

https://docs.bugsnag.com/legal/privacy-policy/

Chartbeat

We use Chartbeat to help measure how users interact with our websites.

https://chartbeat.com/privacy/

Crazy Egg

We use Crazy Egg to help measure how users interact with our websites.

https://www.crazyegg.com/privacy

Fullstory

We use Fullstory to help measure how users interact with our websites.

https://www.fullstory.com/legal/privacy/

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to help measure how users interact with our websites.

https://policies.google.com/privacy

Hotjar

We use Hotjar to help measure how users interact with our websites.

https://www.hotjar.com/legal/policies/privacy

KissInsights

We use KissInsights to help measure how users interact with our websites.

https://signin.kissmetrics.com/privacy/

New Relic

We use New Relic to help measure how users interact with our websites.

https://newrelic.com/termsandconditions/privacy

Optimizely

We use Optimizely to help us test improvements or changes to our websites.

https://www.optimizely.com/privacy/

 

Advertising:

 

Third Party

Description

Privacy Policy

Bing Ads

We use Bing Ads to deliver targeted advertisements to individuals who visit our websites.

https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-ca/privacystatement

Drift

We use Drift to help us with conversational marketing to customers while they visit our websites.

https://www.drift.com/privacy-policy/

Facebook Custom Audiences

We use Facebook Custom Audiences to deliver targeted advertisements to individuals who visit our websites.

https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Google Doubleclick

We use Bing Ads to deliver targeted advertisements to individuals who visit our websites.

https://policies.google.com/privacy

Marketo

We use Marketo to manage our relationships with our customers.

https://documents.marketo.com/legal/privacy/

SourceKnowledge

We use SourceKnowledge to deliver targeted advertisements to individuals who visit our websites.

http://www.sourceknowledge.com/privacy

 

Social Media & Content:

 

Third Party

Description

Privacy Policy

Facebook Connect

We use Facebook Connect to allow visitors to our website to interact with and share content via Facebook’s social media platform.

https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Gravatar

We use Gravatar to allow visitors to our websites to create avatars.

https://en.gravatar.com/site/privacy

Pinterest

We use Pinterest to allow visitors to our website to interact with and share content via Pinterest’s social media platform.

https://policy.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy

Twitter

We use Twitter to allow visitors to our website to interact with and share content via Twitter’s social media platform.

https://twitter.com/en/privacy

 

How long will cookies remain on my computer or mobile device?

The length of time that a cookie remains on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies last until you stop browsing and persistent cookies last until they expire or are deleted. Most of the cookies we use are persistent and will expire between 30 minutes and two years from the date they are downloaded to your device. See the section below on how to control cookies for more information on removing them before they expire.

How to control cookies?

You can control and manage cookies in various ways. Please keep in mind that removing or blocking cookies can negatively impact your user experience and parts of our website may no longer be fully accessible.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can choose whether or not to accept cookies through your browser controls, often found in your browser’s “Tools” or “Preferences” menu. For more information on how to modify your browser settings or how to block, manage or filter cookies can be found in your browser’s help file The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:

 

          1. Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
          2. Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835
          3. Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)
          4. Safari (macOS): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_GB&locale=en_GB
          5. Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
          6. Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-Cookies-website-preferences
          7. Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)

Many of the third party advertising and other tracking services listed above offer you the opportunity to opt out of their tracking systems. You can read more about the information they collect and how to opt out through the privacy policy links listed above.

 

 

  1. Consent and Control
      1. Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a  pop-up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By continuing to use this site you are giving your consent to the placing of Cookies and therefore you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. 
      2. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

 

  1. Changes to this Cookie Policy
      1. We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time. If We do so, details of the changes will be highlighted at the top of this page.  Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of Our Site after the changes have been made.  You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.
      2. In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

 

  1. Further Information
      1. If you would like to know more about how We use Cookies, please contact Us at paul@thepropertyphotographycompany.co.uk or by telephone on on 07341 948104.
      2. For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following:
          1. https://thepropertyphotographycompany.co.uk/pages/privacy-policy;
          2. https://thepropertyphotographycompany.co.uk/pages/terms-and-conditions