Your Guide to Online Privacy with Orpen Franks
In this policy we outline what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use including information about the cookies on our website & their purpose, how to control your cookie preferences, disabling cookies & changing your preferences.
1. What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that may be stored on your computer or mobile device that contains data related to a website you visit. It may allow a website ‘remember’ your actions or preferences over a period of time, or it may contain data related to the function or delivery of the site. Cookies can be ‘first party’ which are cookies set by the owner of the website or ‘third party’ which are cookies from third party services the website owner allows to present information, run content or provide other functionality such as analytics.
Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the website.
Similar to most online services, our website uses first-party cookies and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function correctly and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.
The third-party cookies on our website are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, allowing you to link with social media networks and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and to help speed up your future interactions with our website.
3. What types of cookies do we use?
4. How can I control my cookie preferences?
We only use strictly necessary cookies on the initial loading of our website as these cookies do not require your consent and they are strictly necessary for the operation of our website.
The non-necessary cookies that we use on the Website require your consent before they can be set on your device. The social media website will ask for your consent preferences using their cookies banner once you click on their link.
5. Disabling cookies & changing your preferences
You can at any time change or withdraw your consent by clicking on the Cookie Settings icon on our website.
In addition to this, 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.
6. Further Information