03.1. A ‘cookie’ is a packet of information sent by a server to a web-browser, and then sent back by the browser each time it accesses the server, or to cache user preferences (for example, any display preferences you have set previously, or saved locations). All cookies used by the Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.
03.2. Types of cookies we use:
03.2.1. Session and persistent cookies
03.2.1.1. Cookies can expire at the end of a browser session (from when a User opens the browser window to when they exit the browser) or they can be stored for longer:
03.2.1.2. Session cookies – allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browser session. They may be used for a variety of purposes such as remembering what a user has put in their shopping basket as they browse around a site. They could also be used for security when a user is accessing internet banking or to facilitate use of webmail. These session cookies expire after a browser session so would not be stored longer term. For this reason session cookies may sometimes be considered less privacy intrusive than persistent cookies.
03.2.2. Persistent cookies – are stored on a users’ device in between browser sessions which allows the preferences or actions of the user across a site (or in some cases across different websites) to be remembered. Persistent cookies may be used for a variety of purposes including remembering users’ preferences and choices when using a site or to target advertising.
03.2.3. First and third party cookies – Whether a cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the website or domain placing the cookie. First party cookies in basic terms are cookies set by a website visited by the user - the website displayed in the URL window. Third party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than the one being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and a separate company sets a cookie through that website this would be a third party cookie.
03.3. We use the information collected from you to improve the service. We may also share the non-personal, non-identifiable information that we collect with our business partners or affiliates, so that they may improve their services, which may be made available to you through the Website.
03.4. The Website does not sell nor provide personally identifiable information to any third parties. However, we may disclose such information to comply with court orders, or otherwise when required to do so by law.
03.5. By giving your consent, you are enabling the Website to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.
personal data or your privacy.
03.7. If you choose to register with us, then we may collect information about your
computer, including where available, your IP address. This is statistical data about
your browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify you as an individual.
03.8. The Website may place the following cookies:
03.8.1. Strictly necessary cookies: These are required for the operation of our Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
03.8.2. Analytical/performance cookies: They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors 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.
03.8.3. Functionality cookies: These 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 (for example, your choice of language or region, or any personalisation settings).
03.9. You can choose to enable or disable cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.
03.10.You can choose to delete cookies at any time; however, you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.
03.11.It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
04. Policy Changes
04.1. Bidstack Ltd, and our relevant affiliates constantly strive to provide the best service. As new Website are modified, updated, or renewed, we reserve the right to amend this policy at any time.
When you first use our Website, we will send a cookie to your computer so that the
next time you log on using the same computer we will recognise you.