cOOKIES

Cookie Policy for DaVinci Gelato

 

 

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

 

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

 

How to manage cookies in your browser

Our cookies do not store financial information, or information which is capable of directly identifying you (such as your name or address). Cookies simply allow our website to retrieve this information in order to personalise and improve your experience of our website.

However, if you wish to restrict, block or delete cookies from our website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

Please bear in mind that if you do this, certain personalised features of this website cannot be provided to you.

Most modern browsers will allow you to:

  • See what cookies you've got and delete them on an individual basis.

  • Block third party cookies.

  • Block cookies from particular sites.

  • Block all cookies from being set.

  • Delete all cookies when you close your browser.

 

You should be aware that any preferences will be lost if you delete cookies. Ironically, this includes where you have opted out from cookies, as this requires an opt-out cookie to be set. Also, if you block cookies completely many websites will not work properly and some functionality on these websites will not work at all. We do not recommend turning cookies off when using our Digital Products and Services for these reasons.

 

If you are primarily concerned about third party cookies generated by advertisers, you can turn these off separately. This is discussed in more detail below.

 

The links below take you to the ‘Help' sections for each of the major browsers so that you can find out more about how to manage your cookies.

 

Mobile users

For mobile and app users, managing your cookie preferences may work slightly differently. This is usually done through your phone settings; managing cookies across your whole device. We’ve added some useful steps below to get you started:

 

How to check cookies are enabled on IOS Safari

  • Tap on the ‘Settings’ application from your home screen

  • Find and tap on the ‘Safari’ menu item

  • Under the ‘Privacy & Security’ section tap on the ‘Block cookies’ menu item

  • Select any other option other than ‘Always block’

 

How to check cookies are enabled on Android

  • Tap on the ‘Settings’ application from your home screen or under ‘Apps’

  • Under the ‘Device’ section tap on the ‘Applications’ menu item

  • Find and tap the ‘Internet’ menu item

  • Find and tap the ‘Privacy’ menu item

  • Enable ‘Accept cookies’

 

For all other browsers, please consult your online help files

How to manage mobile device identifiers used within Apps:

To exercise the mobile device privacy settings controls, please visit the privacy settings of your Android or iOS device and select opt-out of interest based ads (Android) or limit ad tracking (Apple iOS).

 

The links below take you to the ‘Help' sections for each of the major browsers so that you can find out more about how to manage your cookies.

 

 

The Cookies We Set

  • Email newsletters related cookies

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

  • Forms related cookies

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

  • Site preferences cookies

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

 

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

  • This site uses Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and code into a page. Where it is used it may be regarded as Strictly Necessary as without it, other scripts may not function correctly. The end of the name is a unique number which is also an identifier for an associated Google Analytics account.

  • Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

  • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

  • The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that a given ad is shown to you.

For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

  • We use adverts to offset the costs of running this site and provide funding for further development. The behavioural advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest.

  • We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Instagram, Facebook will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

  • We also use Facebook cookies which are placed when you have been on Facebook and visit our site. This then enables Facebook to personalise possible adverts or posts based on your browsing habits.

 

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

 

However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods: