What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file which is placed on your computer, just like an image or a web page file. The difference with a cookie is that it contains information which allows a website to identify you as you click from one page to the next, or when you return to the website. It can also be used to allow personalisation of a website.
The cookies used and the information held within them have no personal information and cannot be used to identify you as a person. For this reason we consider our cookies to be completely non-intrusive.
We also work with third parties who advertise our products on their websites. You may have found us today by clicking on such a link. We allow these websites to place a tracking cookie so that we can count the number of sales they have provided us with. These cookies also hold no personal information and are considered non-intrusive.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website and could prevent you from completing some purchases through our site.
The cookies we use do not contain any sensitive information such as your name, address or any payment details. Sensitive information which you choose to provide to us as part of the quotation process is stored securely and is not collected in the form of a cookie. Only information which is relevant to your visit to gadgetbuddy.com is stored in the form of a cookie, for example if you have visited our site previously, we are able to know you have run a quote previously so can deliver appropriate pages relevant to previous journey.
Here is a list of the cookies we use and their purpose:
|ASP.NET_SessionID||This is a unique ID used to remember the choices you have made in order to complete your purchase. The details only last as long as you are on our website.|
|Affiliate||This allows us to see which partner site you have come from so we can show you the products you expect to see.|
|SourceReference||This allows us to tell our partner website about any sales that have been made from their site.|
|__utm(x)||All cookies beginning with __utm (__utma/b/c/z) are cookies set by Google Analytics. This tool is used to understand how people interact with our site and helps optimise site performance, usability and user journey.|
|Affilinet||Affilinet also provide us with a network of advertisers to whom we pay a fee for any sales made on our website where someone has clicked on one of their adverts.|
|Google Analytics and AdWords||Google Analytics is an internet tool that is used to understand how people interact with our site and helps optimise site performance, usability and user journey. Adwords allows us to count clicks and sales from our advertising on Google search results.|
Disabling cookies if you wish to
All browsers have the ability to restrict or completely disallow cookies. You may find your internet experience is disrupted if you do this, but it is entirely within your control. If you wish to change your cookie settings, the following website provides useful information:
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