[vc_row animation_in_type=”transition.slideUpBigIn” animation_in_offset=”100″ animation_in_duration=”1000″ animation_in_delay=”200″ css=”.vc_custom_1558653607859{margin-top: 80px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”4/6″][vc_custom_heading text=”Cookie Policy” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:29px|text_align:center|color:%23222222″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][mpc_divider preset=”preset_0″ width=”10″ lines_color=”#1464db” lines_weight=”3″ animation_loop_type=”callout.shake” animation_loop_duration=”5000″ animation_loop_delay=”5000″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1558653656105{margin-top: 15px !important;}”]

Here you will find out what cookies are, how they are needed by us and how we use them.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row animation_in_type=”transition.slideUpBigIn” animation_in_offset=”100″ animation_in_duration=”1000″ animation_in_delay=”200″ css=”.vc_custom_1558656056434{margin-bottom: 80px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”4/6″][vc_custom_heading text=”What are cookies?” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:24px|text_align:left|color:%23222222″ use_theme_fonts=”yes” css_animation=”slideInLeft”][mpc_divider preset=”preset_0″ width=”3″ align=”left” lines_color=”#1464db” lines_weight=”8″ animation_in_type=”transition.slideLeftIn” animation_in_offset=”83″ animation_in_duration=”500″ animation_in_delay=”300″ animation_loop_type=”callout.shake” animation_loop_duration=”5000″ animation_loop_delay=”5000″][vc_column_text css_animation=”slideInLeft” css=”.vc_custom_1558654144899{margin-top: 15px !important;}”]Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, smartphone or other device when you access the internet.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”Why are cookies essential to Abodo’s website?” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:24px|text_align:left|color:%23222222″ use_theme_fonts=”yes” css_animation=”slideInLeft”][mpc_divider preset=”preset_0″ width=”3″ align=”left” lines_color=”#1464db” lines_weight=”8″ animation_in_type=”transition.slideLeftIn” animation_in_offset=”78″ animation_in_duration=”500″ animation_in_delay=”300″ animation_loop_type=”callout.shake” animation_loop_duration=”5000″ animation_loop_delay=”5000″][vc_column_text css_animation=”slideInLeft” css=”.vc_custom_1558654219163{margin-top: 15px !important;}”]This website, along with many others, uses cookies. Cookies let users navigate around sites and (where appropriate) let us tailor the content to fit the needs of our site’s visitors. Without cookies enabled we can’t guarantee that the website and your experience of it are as we intended it to be.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css_animation=”slideInLeft” css=”.vc_custom_1558654263291{margin-top: -15px !important;}”]None of the cookies we use collect your personal information and they can’t be used to identify you.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”Types of cookies” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:24px|text_align:left|color:%23222222″ use_theme_fonts=”yes” css_animation=”slideInLeft”][mpc_divider preset=”preset_0″ width=”3″ align=”left” lines_color=”#1464db” lines_weight=”8″ animation_in_type=”transition.slideLeftIn” animation_in_offset=”78″ animation_in_duration=”500″ animation_in_delay=”300″ animation_loop_type=”callout.shake” animation_loop_duration=”5000″ animation_loop_delay=”5000″][vc_column_text css_animation=”slideInLeft” css=”.vc_custom_1558654373546{margin-top: 15px !important;}”]The length of time a cookie stays on your device depends on its type. We use two types of cookies on our websites.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css_animation=”slideInLeft” css=”.vc_custom_1558654466479{margin-top: -15px !important;}”]Session cookies: are temporary cookies which only exist during the time you use the website (or more strictly, until you close the browser after using the website). Session cookies help our websites remember what you chose on the previous page, avoiding the need to re-enter information.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css_animation=”slideInLeft” css=”.vc_custom_1558654494523{margin-top: -15px !important;}”]Persistent cookies: stay on your device after you’ve visited our website. For example, if you tick the ‘Remember my ID’ box when you log onto your account a persistent cookie will be used so that the site remembers your choice the next time you use it. Persistent cookies help us identify you as a unique visitor but don’t contain information that could be used to identify you to another person.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css_animation=”slideInLeft” css=”.vc_custom_1558654511044{margin-top: -15px !important;}”]At Abodos we use cookies in the following ways:[/vc_column_text][mpc_icon_list mpc_icon__icon=”fa fa-lock” mpc_icon__icon_color=”#ffffff” mpc_icon__icon_size=”14″ mpc_icon__background_color=”#1464db” mpc_icon__border_css=”border-width:1px;border-color:#1464db;border-style:solid;border-radius:50px;” mpc_icon__margin_divider=”true” mpc_icon__margin_css=”margin-right:7px;” font_size=”14″ font_align=”left” margin_divider=”true” margin_css=”margin-top:-38px;margin-bottom:15px;margin-left:15px;” list=”%5B%7B%22title%22%3A%22To%20protect%20our%20customers%20and%20prevent%20fraudulent%20activity.%20Without%20cookies%20enabled%20you%20can%E2%80%99t%20use%20your%20Abodos%20Account.%22%2C%22icon_type%22%3A%22icon%22%7D%5D” list_margin_divider=”true” list_margin_css=”margin-top:6px;” animation_in_type=”transition.slideLeftIn” animation_in_offset=”78″ animation_in_duration=”1000″ animation_in_delay=”300″][mpc_icon_list mpc_icon__icon=”fa fa-file-text-o” mpc_icon__icon_color=”#ffffff” mpc_icon__icon_size=”14″ mpc_icon__background_color=”#1464db” mpc_icon__border_css=”border-width:1px;border-color:#1464db;border-style:solid;border-radius:50px;” mpc_icon__margin_divider=”true” mpc_icon__margin_css=”margin-right:7px;” font_size=”14″ font_align=”left” margin_divider=”true” margin_css=”margin-top:-18px;margin-bottom:20px;margin-left:15px;” list=”%5B%7B%22title%22%3A%22In%20our%20online%20application%20forms.%20Without%20cookies%20enabled%20you%20won’t%20be%20able%20to%20apply%20for%20our%20products%22%2C%22icon_type%22%3A%22icon%22%7D%5D” list_margin_divider=”true” list_margin_css=”margin-top:6px;” animation_in_type=”transition.slideLeftIn” animation_in_offset=”78″ animation_in_duration=”1000″ animation_in_delay=”300″][vc_column_text css_animation=”slideInLeft” css=”.vc_custom_1558654525126{margin-top: -15px !important;}”]We also use web analytics services from other companies to track how visitors reach our site and the path they take through it. These companies use cookies to help us improve our service to you.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”The analytics services we use are:” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:24px|text_align:left|color:%23222222″ use_theme_fonts=”yes” css_animation=”slideInLeft”][mpc_divider preset=”preset_0″ width=”3″ align=”left” lines_color=”#1464db” lines_weight=”8″ animation_in_type=”transition.slideLeftIn” animation_in_offset=”78″ animation_in_duration=”500″ animation_in_delay=”300″ animation_loop_type=”callout.shake” animation_loop_duration=”5000″ animation_loop_delay=”5000″][vc_column_text css_animation=”slideInLeft” css=”.vc_custom_1558655429592{margin-top: 15px !important;}”]Google Analytics, which uses cookies to help us analyse how our visitors use the site. Find out more about how these cookies are used on the Google privacy site.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css_animation=”slideInLeft” css=”.vc_custom_1558655364644{margin-top: -15px !important;}”]Adobe Analytics, to improve our websites and services. This service and the cookies it uses help us understand the popularity of our content and make better consumer experiences.

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”How to control and delete cookies” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:24px|text_align:left|color:%23222222″ use_theme_fonts=”yes” css_animation=”slideInLeft”][mpc_divider preset=”preset_0″ width=”3″ align=”left” lines_color=”#1464db” lines_weight=”8″ animation_in_type=”transition.slideLeftIn” animation_in_offset=”78″ animation_in_duration=”500″ animation_in_delay=”300″ animation_loop_type=”callout.shake” animation_loop_duration=”5000″ animation_loop_delay=”5000″][vc_column_text css_animation=”slideInLeft” css=”.vc_custom_1558655420410{margin-top: 15px !important;}”]If you want to restrict or block the cookies we set, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘help’ function within your browser should tell you how.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css_animation=”slideInLeft” css=”.vc_custom_1558655414944{margin-top: -15px !important;}”]Alternatively, you could visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains comprehensive information on cookies on a wide variety of browsers. You’ll also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer. To learn about controlling cookies on the browser of your mobile device please refer to your handset manual.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”Cookies in emails” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:24px|text_align:left|color:%23222222″ use_theme_fonts=”yes” css_animation=”slideInLeft”][mpc_divider preset=”preset_0″ width=”3″ align=”left” lines_color=”#1464db” lines_weight=”8″ animation_in_type=”transition.slideLeftIn” animation_in_offset=”78″ animation_in_duration=”500″ animation_in_delay=”300″ animation_loop_type=”callout.shake” animation_loop_duration=”5000″ animation_loop_delay=”5000″][vc_column_text css_animation=”slideInLeft” css=”.vc_custom_1558655506951{margin-top: 15px !important;}”]As well as the cookies we use on our websites, we use cookies and similar technologies in some emails. These help us to understand whether you’ve opened an email and how you’ve interacted with it. If you have enabled images, cookies may be set on your computer or device. Cookies will also be set if you click on any link within the email. The types of cookies we use are:[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css_animation=”slideInLeft” css=”.vc_custom_1558655531714{margin-top: -15px !important;}”]Web beacons:, tiny, invisible images placed in emails to tell us whether you’ve opened them (and if so how often), how you interacted with them (for example the time you spent reading the email), which email software and web browser you used, which device you used and your IP address. We also use web beacons to help us display emails in the best format for your device.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css_animation=”slideInLeft” css=”.vc_custom_1558655556663{margin-top: -15px !important;}”]Link tracking: our emails contain a number of hyperlinks, each of which has a unique tag. When you click on one of these links the mailing company logs the click so that we can understand who has clicked through from an email to our website. We use this information to tailor future messages to you.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css_animation=”slideInLeft” css=”.vc_custom_1558655590247{margin-top: -15px !important;}”]Cookies: our process for delivering emails may cause cookies to be set when you download images or when you click on a link.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_custom_heading text=”Making choices about cookies” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:24px|text_align:left|color:%23222222″ use_theme_fonts=”yes” css_animation=”slideInLeft”][mpc_divider preset=”preset_0″ width=”3″ align=”left” lines_color=”#1464db” lines_weight=”8″ animation_in_type=”transition.slideLeftIn” animation_in_offset=”78″ animation_in_duration=”500″ animation_in_delay=”300″ animation_loop_type=”callout.shake” animation_loop_duration=”5000″ animation_loop_delay=”5000″][vc_column_text css_animation=”slideInLeft” css=”.vc_custom_1558655626566{margin-top: 15px !important;}”]If you don’t want to accept cookies from our website or emails, simply decline via the pop up or close the email before downloading any images or clicking on any links. You can also set your browser to restrict or reject cookies. These settings will apply to all cookies on websites and emails.[/vc_column_text][mpc_alert preset=”mpc_preset_2″ icon=”eti eti_close_alt2″ icon_color=”#ffffff” icon_size=”18″ icon_background_color=”#d0797c” icon_padding_divider=”true” icon_padding_css=”padding-top:25px;padding-right:25px;padding-bottom:25px;padding-left:25px;” font_preset=”mpc_preset_19″ font_color=”#ffffff” font_size=”14″ font_line_height=”1″ font_transform=”uppercase” font_align=”left” content_padding_divider=”true” content_padding_css=”padding-top:25px;padding-right:25px;padding-bottom:25px;padding-left:25px;” enable_dismiss=”true” dismiss_icon=”mi mi-close” dismiss_icon_color=”#ffffff” dismiss_icon_size=”24″ dismiss_background=”#d0797c” dismiss_padding_divider=”true” dismiss_padding_css=”padding-right:20px;padding-left:20px;” hover_dismiss_background=”#dd6a6c” background_color=”#df8384″ border_divider=”true” padding_divider=”true” margin_divider=”true” margin_css=”margin-bottom:30px;” animation_in_type=”transition.slideUpIn” animation_in_offset=”78″ animation_in_duration=”1000″ animation_in_delay=”300″ animation_loop_type=”callout.pulse” animation_loop_duration=”700″ animation_loop_delay=”2100″ animation_loop_hover=”true”]

Please note, declining cookies may have an impact on how the site functions, such as logging in or using the shopping cart.

[/mpc_alert][vc_column_text css_animation=”slideInLeft” css=”.vc_custom_1558655641075{margin-top: 15px !important;}”]In some instances, depending on your email or browser settings, cookies in an email may be automatically accepted (for example, when you’ve added an email address to your address book or safe senders list). Please check your email browser or device instructions for more information on this.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”30px”][vc_column_text css_animation=”fadeIn” css=”.vc_custom_1558653585206{margin-top: 15px !important;}”]

This policy was last updated and came into effect on: 24/05/2019

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