What are cookies?
Cookies have been around for many years. A “cookie” is a very small piece of information, similar to a tag, which is stored on your desktop computer, laptop, tablet or phone when you visit a website.
They are used by almost every website in some form, including the Modern Lure Fishing website. To ensure you can use the Modern Lure Fishing website without any issues, you’ll need to ensure cookies are enabled on the web browser for any device you use.
What are cookies used for?
What information is kept by a cookie & how long are they stored?
Typically a cookie will hold very basic information:
- The website name it has come from
- How long the cookie will remain on your device
- A form of randomly generated value
Cookies are split into two types. Session cookies – which last until you close your browser and are not stored on your devices storage media. These are used to track the pages that you visit on the site so that we can improve user experience and customise your visit. Persistent cookies – which are stored on your hard drive until you delete browsing history or they reach their expiry date. These are used to remember site preferences and/or to use functionality such as the checkout.
Do cookies affect my privacy?
Cookies do not contain specific personal information, so you can visit our website without revealing any personal information to us. However, we may ask you for personal information so that you can purchase an item from our online shop or for security reasons relating to your customer account.
How do I manage cookies on my computer or device?
- How to manage cookies in Internet Explorer: Cookie settings in most versions of Internet Explorer can be found by clicking the tools option and then the privacy tab.
- How to manage cookies in Firefox: Cookie settings in Firefox are managed in the Options window's Privacy panel. See Options window - Privacy Panel for information on these settings.
- How to manage cookies in Chrome: Click on the spanner icon on the toolbar, select settings, click the under the bonnet tab, click on content settings in the privacy section.
- How to manage cookies in Opera: You can manage cookies in Opera if you Click on settings, then Preferences, then Advanced and finally Cookies
- How to manage cookies in Safari: Choose Safari, then preferences and then click security. You should then be able to specify if and when Safari should accept cookies.
If you wish to manage cookies on your mobile phone or similar device, then please consult your manual or handbook.
What happens if I don’t accept or I delete my cookies?
If you choose to block cookies, some areas of the Modern Lure Fishing website may not work and you may not be able to access some of the areas of the website that you want. You will also be un-able to shop online with us. For this reason we recommend you ensure cookies stay enabled.
If you delete your cookies, you will have to re-save or update any preferences with us again.
Third Party Cookies
We use 3rd party cookies to help us:
- Collect statistics about the website, so that we can improve it
- Ensure you see content and offers that are relevant to you
- Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video.
Cookies also help us track where you have come from, allowing us to reward companies for referring customers to us. You may also see our adverts or banners on other websites, cookies can tell us how effective these are.
These cookies by themselves cannot be used to find out your identity – it is simply anonymous information and no personal data is passed to us.
Social Website Cookies
So you can easily “Like” or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.
Cookies are set by:
The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.
If you would like to find out more about cookies in general, how they work and how to manage them on your device, then visit aboutcookies.org.