Cookie Policy

GDPR Cookie Policy

 

At British Ceramics Biennial, we believe in being fully transparent offering details on how we collect and use any data related to you personally. We use cookies as explained in our PRIVACY POLICY and by your continued visit to our website you are agreeing to the use of cookies as described in this policy.

Explaining a “cookie”: A cookie is a small file placed onto your device that enables us to identify your device and secure your access.

There are two main types of cookie: persistent cookies & session cookies. A persistent cookie will recognise you as an existing user: e.g. can remove the need to sign in each time you visit the site. Session cookies will only apply for as long as your current website visit or browser session.

 

Necessary Cookies:

These cookies are essential to allow you to move around our website, remember login or registration details and shopping cart information (where applicable).

 

Performance Cookies:

A system for collection of anonymous information on how our site visitors use of website (i.e. Google Analytics). This data does not store or retain any identifiable personal data.

 

Functional Cookies:

Again, these cookies collection anonymised information to remember; Relevant information including the Country you visit the site from, language preference, product line search preferences.

 

Targeting or Advertising Cookies:

These cookies are usually placed by third-party advertising networks aimed to remember sites you visit and to deliver relevant advertising targeted at your areas of interest.

 

Social Media Cookies:

Social Media Cookies are not within our control and allow you to share your website interaction on social media channels including Facebook, Twitter etc. Please refer to their respective privacy policies.

 

Web Beacons:

Web beacons collect anonymised and limited information to track campaign effectiveness. The privacy use of a Cookie is compliant with the General Data protection Regulations (GDPR).

 

THE USE OF COOKIES: Categories of Use                      

 

Authenticate: To deliver the most appropriate information and personal experience.

 

Security: Tailored to support security features and to identify malicious activity.

 

Preferences, features and services: To identify language and communications preferences, aid easier form completion and customise content.

 

Advertising: To deliver relevant advertising and provide retargeting to visitors who saw an ad, took action, completed a purchase or a download.

 

Performance, Analytics and Research: To aid research and analytics to understand and improve, products, features and services.

 

Cookies and Advertising

Cookies, pixels and tags help to serve relevant ads to visitors by identifying your device, your usage, your browsing behaviour, log data (your IP address).

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) governs the use of personal information and information collected cannot be shared with any 3rd party advertisers without your consent.

 

The use and Control of Cookies and third-party cookies

 

You can control cookies through your browser settings preferences. To decline to receive cookies, simply change your browser settings on your computer or other device. Most browsers also provide functionality that lets you review and erase cookies.

British ceramics Biennial can provide details of the third-party cookies that may be used on our site. 

To learn more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit wikipedia.orgwww.allaboutcookies.org, or www.aboutcookies.org.

Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. Please see below for more information.

Google Chrome

Internet Explorer

Mozilla Firefox

Safari (Desktop)

Safari (Mobile)

Android Browser

Opera

Opera Mobile

 

For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.

Privacy Policy Clause Additions

Cookies and Google:

Google Analytics cookies are classified as first party cookies as they are set by our website domain, although Google collects and processes information from our use of Google Analytics.

To find out more about how Google handles information collected from Google Analytics, see Google Analytics’ privacy policy, which is available here

For information on how Google uses data from cookies it uses, click here

For Google’s general privacy policy (including, in relation to YouTube), click here

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on: You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking by installing the browser add-on which is available here

 

Privacy Policy: 3rd Party Suppliers: Transfer and storage of your information

eMail Platform: Mailchimp

We use a third-party service to send out our e-newsletter and administer our mailing list, called MailChimp . You can access their privacy policy here

Information you submit to subscribe for our newsletter will be stored outside the European Economic Area on MailChimp’s servers in the United States of America.

Providing information to Google Inc.

Google collects information through our use of Google Analytics on our website.

Google uses this information, including IP addresses and information from cookies, for a number of purposes. Information is shared with Google on an aggregated and anonymised basis.

To find out more about what information Google collects, how it uses this information and how to control the information sent to Google, please see the partners page of Google’s privacy policy

 

Providing information to 3rd party organisations:

Accountants: Our UK based accountants receive shared information required for tax purposes. For example, invoices we issue and receive for the purpose of completing tax returns and end of year accounts.

Business partners: Our partners may include UK based businesses we work with which provide goods and services complementary to our own or which allow us to provide goods or services which we could not provide.

Independent contractors: Occasionally, we may use independent contractors to support our business. Your information may be shared with independent UK contractors only where it is necessary for them to perform the function we have hired them to perform in relation to our business.

Transmission of information to use by email

 

Transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure, and if you submit any information to us over the internet (whether by email, via our website or any other means), you do so entirely at your own risk.

We cannot be responsible for any costs, expenses, loss of profits, harm to reputation, damages, liabilities or any other form of loss or damage suffered by you as a result of your decision to transmit information to us by such means.

Transfers of your information outside the European Economic Area

Your information may be transferred and stored outside the European Economic Area (EEA) in the certain circumstances. Where we are required to do so, we will ensure appropriate safeguards and protections are in place.

 

Privacy Policy Updates:

Where we make minor changes, we will update our Privacy Policy with a new effective date.

Our processing of your information will be governed by the practices set out in that new version of the Privacy Policy from its effective date onwards.

Where we make major changes to our Privacy Policy or intend to use your information for a new purpose or a different purpose than the purposes for which we originally collected it, we will notify you by email (where possible) or by posting a notice on our website.

 

We will provide you with the information about the change in question and the purpose and any other relevant information before we use your information for that new purpose.

Wherever required, we will obtain your prior consent before using your information for a purpose that is different from the purposes for which we originally collected it.