When Users visit or interact with our Website or use other tools provided by Botiffy, either we or our authorized service providers may employ a variety of different technologies for storing information to help provide you with a better, faster and safer experience, as well as for promotion and advertising purposes.
Capitalized terms that are not defined in this Cookies Policy have the meaning given them in our General Terms and Conditions (hereinafter – “Terms and Conditions”).
- INTRODUCTION TO COOKIES
1.1 General information
Cookies are unique identifiers that are transferred to User’s device (such as personal computer, tablet, smart phone) each time he/she visits the Website. Cookies allow the Website to recognize a particular device or browser. Some cookies collect information about browsing and purchasing behaviour when Users access the Website via the same computer or device. This may include information about pages viewed on your journey around the Website.
to ensure effective operation of the Website and for other technical purposes (e.g. secure online transactions, User identification upon log-in, language settings, etc.);
to deliver content to Users, including web banner advertisements and targeted updates;
to keep track of specified preferences of Users and collect information about User browsing and shopping patterns;
to conduct research and diagnostics to improve the content on the Website.
Only cookies that are necessary for functioning of the Website are automatically installed on the User’s device. Botiffy shall ask for your prior authorisation before installing any other type of cookies. Users are always free to block, delete, or disable unique identifiers if their device or browser so permits. However, if Users decline cookies or other similar technologies, they may not be able to take advantage of certain Website features or tools.
1.2 Different types of cookies on the Website
1.2.1 First-party cookies
Website performance cookies remember Users’ preferences when browsing the Website (e.g. language, time-zone preferences). Therefore, Users don’t have to reset Website settings each time they visit the Website.
Registration cookies allow Botiffy to know whether User has an account on the Website. Our servers use such cookies to recognize which account belongs to which User, and to know, if the User can access a particular service. It also allows Botiffy to link posted comments with a specific username. If Users do not select “keep me signed in” functionality on the Website, such cookies are deleted once the browser is closed.
Geotargeting cookies tells us, what country Users are in at the time of browsing the Website. The cookie collects anonymous information, and Botiffy only uses it to help show you relative content (such as Products that are sold close to you) and for advertising.
Anonymous analytics cookies tell us, if Users have visited the Website before. The cookie allows us to keep track of the number of users we have, and to tell, how often they visit the Website. Together with statistical data (e.g. the number of visits) such cookies provide us with User details (such as username, email) in case the User logs in to his/her account.
1.2.2 Third-party and advertising cookies
Advertising cookies allow us to know if and at what time User saw an advertisement on the Website. Such cookies are also used for targeted advertising and can be set up not only by Botiffy but also by our service providers. Targeted advertising enables us to show advertisements that are more relevant to Users. For example, Botiffy will show adverts related to clothing items, if you have recently visited the clothes section of our Website. Advertising cookies store information regarding your interests on the Website, but does not store information about User identity.
Botiffy may also set advertising cookies on third-party websites that we advertise on. This will allow Botiffy to see what other websites Users visited before visiting the Website. In such cases our advertisements may be based on this information.
Third-party advertising cookies are used by third parties, such as advertising networks and exchanges, to allow us to serve you advertisements. These third-party ad networks and exchange providers may collect User information and may also collect User device identifier, IP address or other data. The information that these third parties collect may be used to assist us in providing you with more relevant advertising that we serve on our Website. Please note that third-party advertising cookies are covered by third parties’ privacy policies.
Other third-party cookies may be used to track the activities of third-party applications (e. g. social media button) on the Website, or to customize them according to User preferences. Botiffy cannot access or control such cookies. Such cookies are also covered by third parties’ privacy policies.
- BROWSER SETTINGS
If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How you can do this will depend on the browser you use. Further details on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers are set out below.
For Microsoft Internet Explorer:
-Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”
-Click on the “privacy” tab
-Select the setting the appropriate setting
For Google Chrome:
-Choose Settings> Advanced
-Under “Privacy and security,” click “Content settings”.
-Choose Preferences > Privacy
-Click on “Remove all Website Data”
For Mozilla Firefox:
-Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”
-Click on the icon “privacy”
-Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options
For Opera 6.0 and further:
-Choose the menu Files”> “Preferences”
- OTHER IDENTIFIERS ON THE WEBSITE
Botiffy may collect User IP addresses or other unique computer and device identifiers upon User access to the Website. Botiffy may access and use device identifiers that have already been associated with User’s device, may modify such identifiers to create a new identifier or associate a new identifier with the User or User’s device. When device identifiers are associated with User personal information, Botiffy treats device identifiers as User’s personal information.
Botiffy may also use the following technologies on the Website:
Web Beacons are small graphic images (also known as “pixel tags” or “clear GIFs”) that may be included on our Website and tools, that typically work in conjunction with cookies to identify Users and User behaviour. Web beacons or similar technologies may be used for a number of purposes, including to count visitors on the Website, to monitor how Users navigate the Website, to count how many of sent emails were actually opened or to count how many links were activated by Users.
Embedded Scripts is a programming code that is designed to collect information about User interactions with the Website (such as the links Users click on). The code is temporarily downloaded onto a User’s device from our server or a third-party service provider, and is deleted or deactivated after Users leave the Website.
Other identifiers may be set up on the Website and used by Botiffy or third parties. Botiffy does not have access to or control over such identifiers or other features that third-party sites may use, and the information practices of these third-party websites are not covered by this Cookies Policy.
- GENERAL PROVISIONS
Botiffy may amend the Cookies Policy from time to time. Botiffy shall notify the Users when changes are made by making a revised version available on the Website and shall indicate the date that revisions were last made.
The Cookies Policy is applicable from the date of its publication on the Website.