1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 The Clarion Events Ltd and Spirit of Christmas Fair (“Clarion”, “us”, “we” or “our” for short) is committed to protecting the privacy of our users. This Cookies Policy (“Policy”) is intended to inform you how our Website uses a technology called “cookies” and web server logs to collect information about how our Website is used. This Policy is intended to assist you in making informed decisions when using the website, houseandgardenfestival.com (the “Website”). Please take a minute to read and understand the Policy.

1.2 This Policy, and our separate Privacy Policy are incorporated into and form part of our Website Terms of Use.

 

2. WHAT ARE COOKIES

2.1 What are cookies? Cookies are files created by websites you've visited that store browsing information, such as your outfit details or login information. Cookies are not dangerous and are not viruses. They are small pieces of text, not programmes, and do not cause any damage to your computer, tablet or mobile device.

2.2 Why we use cookies We use a number of cookies across our website (see the lists below for full details). Cookies make your use of the website easier and quicker, by remembering your login details for instance. We also use cookies to monitor your use of the website. This monitoring is completely anonymous. We don't collect any personal data about you, rather we look at the number of pages you visit and use this information to improve your experience of using the site. If you would like to find out more about cookies, you can visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains a broad range of information.

 

3. HOW WE USE COOKIES

3.1 We use “analytical” cookies which allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our Website and which parts of the website are most popular. This helps us gather feedback so that we can improve our Website and better serve our visitors. We do not generally store any personal Information that you provided to us in your cookies.

3.2 We use ‘session’ cookies which enable you to carry information across pages of the Website and avoid having to re-enter information. Session cookies enable us to compile statistics that help us to understand how the Website is being used and to improve its structure.

3.3 By using our Website, you are deemed to consent to our use of the cookies described above.

3.4 You can refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies.

3.5 You may also delete cookies at any time by going to the browsing settings on your web browser.

3.6 Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Website.

 

4. COOKIES WE USE

Here is a list of the cookies we use, their purpose and how long they will remain on your computer (unless you actively delete them earlier):

 

Name of Cookie

Purpose – why we or third parties set the cookie and what we do with the information collected

How long the cookie(s) are stored on your computers

Doubleclick

We also use cookies to help advertisers understand who sees and interacts with their ads, and who visits their website or purchases their products.

Session

Pinterest

We use cookies to make Pinterest better. For example, these cookies tell us how many people use a certain feature and how popular it is, or whether people open an email we send.

Session

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We use Google Analytics to carry out statistical analysis of page use, page interactions and paths through the Website. This is known as ‘web analytics’. This information allows us to more accurately understand individual behaviours and needs. This means that we can more easily tailor information which may be of interest to visitors to the site.

Persistent – 2 – 10 years