Cookies

Smartgolfgear.co.uk based at Aughton Common, Aughton, York, YO42 4PW use cookies to improve your experience of our Website.
You can find out more below about what cookies are, the cookies we use and how to switch off cookies.  You can indicate your acceptance of our use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Policy by clicking on the link that appears at the bottom of the homepage of our Website.  However, please note that if you do not click on the Cookie Policy link but you continue to browse our Website you will be deemed to have accepted our use of cookies in accordance with this Policy. 
In this Policy:
"Personal Information" means information that relates to a living individual who can be identified from that information that is held by us or is likely to be held by us; and
"Website" means our website www.smartgolfgear.co.uk
1.                  WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a small text file containing small amounts of information which is downloaded to / stored on your computer (or other internet enabled devices, such as a smartphone or tablet) ("your device") when you visit our Website. Cookies help us remember information about your visit, like your country, language and other settings. They can also help us to operate our Website more efficiently and make your next visit easier.  Cookies can also allow us to do various other things, as explained below. 
2.                  what cookies do we use?
When you visit our Website, the following cookies may be downloaded to your device:
Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are required for the administration and operation of our Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Website.
Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors/users of our Website and to see how such visitors/users move around our Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with others, such as carefully selected third parties, for this purpose.
Third party cookies
Cookies used on our Website are:
Cookie
Expiry
Purpose
__utma
2 years from set/update
Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmt
10 minutes
Used to throttle request rate.
__utmb
30 mins from set/update
Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmc
End of browser session
Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
__utmz
6 months from set/update
Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmv
 
 
 
3.                  how you I turn Cookies off ?
If you do not want us to install cookies or you don’t agree to how we use them in any way, you can change the settings on your internet browser or reject cookies.  The "Help" section of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your device from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including those cookies that are strictly necessary for the administration and operation of our Website) you may experience reduced functionality or not be able to access all or parts of our Website.  Further information may be found at www.allaboutcookies.org.
 
4.                  changes to our policy
This Policy was last updated on 31st October 2018.
This Policy may change from time to time and, if it does, the up-to-date version will always be available on our Website, in particular on the homepage of our Website.
Please note that at any time by continuing to use our Website you will be deemed to have accepted our use of cookies in accordance with this Policy. 
5.                  queries and our contact details
If you have any questions or comments relating to this Policy, please get in touch with us by [phoning us at 01757 288007,] emailing us at: info@smartgolfgear.co.uk or writing to us at: Smart Golf Gear, Aughton Common, Aughton, York, YO42 4PW.