1. What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files which are generated on any device when accessing a webpage which allows the owner of webpage to store or recover certain information about browsing performed on the equipment.
2. Type of cookies
2.1. Types of cookies according to the entity which manages them:
According to which is the entity managing the domain from where the cookies are sent and where the data obtained is treated, we can differentiate:
Own cookies: These are the ones that are sent to the user’s terminal from www.LifestyleGarden.co.uk.
Third party cookies: These are cookies which are sent to the user’s terminal from equipment or a domain which is not managed by LifestyleGarden, but by another entity which treats the data obtained through the cookies. As these are third parties which proceed with implementing the cookies, blocking and uninstalling the cookies is regulated by the third party’s specific conditions and mechanisms.
2.2. Types of cookies according to the length of time that they remain active on the terminal
Session cookies: These are a type of cookie designed to gather and store data while the user accesses a webpage. These cookies are stored on the terminal until the user’s browsing session finalises.
Persistent cookie: These are a type of cookies in which data continue to be stored on the terminal and can be accessed and treated for a definite period by the entity responsible for the cookie, and this can last from some minutes to several years.
2.3. Types of cookies according to their purpose
Technical cookies: These are the cookies which allow the user to browse the website or the platform and to use the different options or services existing there such as, for example, controlling the traffic and communication of data, identifying the session, accessing restricted access areas, using security elements while browsing or storing contents for the dissemination of videos or sounds or sharing content through social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube. These can be session and persistent cookies.
Personalised cookies: These cookies allow the user to access the service with some predefined characteristics according to a series of criteria in the user’s terminal such as, for example, the type of browser used to access the service, the regional configuration from which the service is accessed, etc.
Analytical cookies: These cookies allow us to quantify the number of users and also perform measurements and statistical analyses on our users’ use of our website. To do so, the browsing on our website is analysed with the goal of improving it.
Publicity cookies: These cookies allow the management, in as an effective way as possible, of the publicity spaces that may be included on a website.
Behavioural publicity cookies: These cookies store information of the users’ behaviour obtained through continued observation. Thanks to these, we can know the internet browsing habits and show you publicity related with your browsing profile.
3. Cookie Management
You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your equipment through the configuration of options on your internet browser. In the case that you do not allow cookies to be installed on your browser it is possible that you cannot access some services and that your experience on our website can become less satisfactory.
4. How to Disable Cookies in your Browser
Most of web browsers allow the user to configure if they wish to accept cookies and which ones. These settings are usually found in the ‘Options’ or ‘Preferences’ menu of our browsers.
These are the steps to configure the cookies in most used browsers:
- Chrome: Settings -> Advanced Options -> Privacy and security -> Content Settings. For more information you can read the Help section of the Browswer or check Google Support.
- Firefox: Menu -> Options -> Privacy & Security -> History -> Exceptions. For more information you can read the Help section of the Browswer or check Firefox Support.
- Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings. For more information you can read the Help section of the Browswer or check Microsoft Support.
- Safari: Preferences -> Security. For more information you can read the Help section of the Browswer or check Apple Support.