Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

About this cookie policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. Please read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them and the types of cookies we use. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, please see our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: dorset.cloud

What are cookies?

Cookies are tiny text files that we use to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when our website is loaded by you. These cookies help us make the website function properly. They make the website more secure. The cookies provide a better user experience for you. Finally, they help us understand how the website is performing and to analyse what works & what needs improvement. Therefore, as you can see, cookies are actually really important.

How do we use cookies?

As with most other online services, our website uses cookies. We use first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes:

The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for our website to function the right way. They do not collect any of your personally identifiable data. Without them, our website would not work and we would be sad.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are mainly for understanding how our website performs. They also help us see how you interact with our website. Additionally, they help in keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience. This is done by helping to speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

Essential

Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. We do not collect or store any personal information this way. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and then checkout securely. Without them, our website’s shop would not function and we would be poor.

Statistics:

These cookies store information such as the number of visitors to our website. They tell us the number of unique visitors, which pages of our website have been visited and the source of the visit. This data helps us understand and analyse how well our website performs and where it needs improvement. If we can see what you do, we can guess what you liked and did not like. For example, how long did you spend reading our cookie policy? We really hope the cookie policy isn’t our most popular page!

Marketing:

Our website displays advertisements on some of the blog posts. The ones aimed at the developer or photography world. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns. We don’t want to have them if they don’t bring a benefit.

The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

Functional:

These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences:

These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website. We don’t currently have any of these but we might in the future so we left this bit in!

How can I control the cookie preferences?

Different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.