This is done to help you to move around the website easily and ensure you have access to the features and information available that you need. Cookies are also used by us to provide information about how the website is being used.
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small text file that saves information in your browser or on the hard drive when you visit a website, for example the website. A cookie does not contain any information that identifies a person, but enables your computer to be linked to the information you provide on the website (such as your IP address and other information about your experience on the website with your preferences, which you have expressed by choosing services and purchasing products offered on the website).
Cookies are sent from servers and nobody can access the information they contain. The information stored in the cookies is recorded directly and automatically by the website and processed anonymously in aggregated form.
TYPES OF COOKIES
SESSION COOKIES - these allow COMPANY Analytical Services to link your actions as a user of the website during a browser session. These cookies expire after the browser session ends.
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 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 (for example, your choice of language or region).
TARGETING AND ADVERTISING COOKIES: Targeting and advertising cookies can be used to show you personalized advertising that is relevant to you and your interests. These cookies can be used to collect quite detailed information about your surfing habits on the website, such as the products you clicked on or which you put in your shopping cart. These cookies allow us to personalize direct marketing communications (i.e. emails) or limit the number of times you see an advertisement and can also help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns. You can also allow us (or other advertising service providers we work with) to track users' online activity over time and across different websites or platforms, to compile statistics on our marketing work and to present electronic advertisements that may be more relevant to individual consumers and that improve the overall consumer experience. We have also included third party links to social media sites for Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook and Instagram on this website.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES AND SOCIAL MEDIA ACCESS: Please note that if you share the content of the website via third party websites (ie social networking websites), cookies may be set by these websites. This is the case if you decide to log into our website using your social media profile data. The data protection guidelines of those social media websites or services then apply to your activities on our website. Olivia and Pearl does not control the setting of these cookies and recommends that you visit the relevant websites of the respective social media providers to find out more information about their cookies and how they manage them. You should also read the privacy policies of those websites and check how they handle information
Please note that you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether.
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.
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