what cookies are
why they are used on our website trademarktonic.com
the types of cookies we have installed and their purpose
details of any third party cookies
how to find out further information on cookies
Any reference to "we/us/our" in this page, means Trademark Tonic Limited, the owner of the trademarktonic.com website.
What are cookies
Cookies are small alpha-numeric data files which are stored when you visit a webpage, if you agree. Cookies are stored either on a website visitor's browser or on the hard drive of your computer or mobile device.
Cookies are used to make your experience of using and browsing our website as smooth as possible. Cookies remember your user preferences, making the downloading of website elements and other features work more efficiently. Cookies also provide us with information as to which pages you have recently visited and approximate geographical location which helps us to improve our website user experience.
Main types of cookies and cookies we use on our website
The main categories of cookies are as follows:
Session (temporary/transient) cookies - these cookies help websites in general to retain information about a user's navigation as they browse through a website (so users don't have to re-enter any preferences/information when they navigate to a new page of a website). The session cookie is stored in temporary memory and is deleted once the user closes their web browser.
Persistent (permanent) cookies - these cookies are not deleted when a web browser is closed and are saved on a user's computer or mobile device for a year or more (depending on national laws/regulations). The aim of these cookies is to store user preferences, so they are remembered for the next visit to a website.
Third party cookies - these cookies are installed and maintained by third parties from a different domain, with the aim to gather information and data from website users, for research/advertising purposes. Understanding the demographics and behaviour of users, helps website owners to improve their websites and enhance the user experience.
We use the following types of cookies on our website (functions explained below):
Essential cookies - These cookies are essential for moving and navigating around our website and using the features therein (and may be session or persistent cookies). They will generally be used to store a unique user identifier, in order to provide a consistent and accurate service. Without these cookies certain parts of our website will not work as they should. These cookies do not gather information that could be used for marketing to the user.
Analytical / performance cookies - These cookies collect information about how you use our website, for example any pages you visit. Their usage is limited to performance and website improvement, and don't gather information that identifies users (they are anonymous). These cookies can be session, persistent or third party cookies.
Functional cookies - These cookies allow a website to remember choices you make (are site specific) and are usually linked to user actions such as e.g. selecting a language/country option, and any changes you have made to text size/format. Their purpose is to make your visit more tailored and overall improve your user experience. These cookies can be session, persistent or third party cookies.
Please see the table below which includes the individual cookies we use and a description of their purpose.
Type and purpose of cookies
These cookies are essential for the full functionality of our website - for example they recognise users and their preferences when they return to our website.
Expires after 1 year
Google Analytics cookies
Optional third party cookies (analytical/performance)
We use Google Analytics which is a service provided by Google Inc. These cookies gather information as to how our website is used by visitors. This information on user demographics and how users are browsing our website, helps us understand how we can improve our site.
Google Analytics does not provide access to IP addresses or personally identifiable information. Google may use the information gathered for their own research and customer service purposes, but will not have access to your IP address be visiting our website.
By using our website you are consenting to Google using data collected about your website visit/s.
To opt out of these Google Analytics cookies see -https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
If you do not agree to consent, then you can either stop using our website or learn how to remove and change your cookies preferences in Section 6 below. However, note that by doing so it is likely that our website will not work as usual.
How to change your cookie preferences and/or remove cookies
Most internet browsers will be set up to accept cookies by default, but if you wish to block or delete cookies, you can use your web browser settings to change how many cookies you allow access to your computer. The main internet browsers i.e. Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari and Mozilla Firefox, have information on their web support pages on managing and removing cookies - see the following web links:
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Opera click here
For general information on how to manage, refuse and/or to remove cookies see www.allaboutcookies.org/
It should be noted that if you block or remove cookies (including essential cookies), you may be unable to access all or certain parts of our website, and certain functions, features and web pages may not work in the usual way.