Cookies Policy

COOKIES and Tracking Technologies

When people use our website we keep track of what they do and where they navigate to — allowing us to ensure that the website remains as ‘user-friendly’ as possible. This involves keeping a log of activity on our web servers and, where necessary placing cookies on your computer. A cookie is a small piece of information, like a number or short piece of text, which your browser can store on behalf of a website. We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration, help us to improve Our Site and to deliver a better and more personalized service. This is all statistical data about our user’s browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

Cookies enable us:

To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
To collect information about visitors and to track our advertising campaign data, anonymously tracking how visitors interact with our website, including which websites you came from, where you go on our site, and whether you completed any our site’s conversion goals
To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customize Our Site according to your individual interests.
To speed up your searches.
To recognize you when you return to Our Site.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of Our Site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system may issue cookies when you log on to Our Site.

The use of cookies by our partners, affiliates, advertisers or service providers is not covered by our privacy policy. We do not have access or control over these cookies.
How to delete cookies from your PC

The instructions below are offered as a guide to the most widely used browsers, but the details may be subject to your own browser settings.

Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies, parts of this site will not work correctly.
Internet Explorer 9

Click the ‘Tools’ button. Point to ‘Safety’ and then click ‘delete browsing history’. Select the ‘cookies’ box, then click ‘delete’.
Internet Explorer 8

Click ‘Safety’ on the Command bar. Select ‘Delete Browsing History’. Select the option for cookies and click ‘Delete’.
Internet Explorer 7

Select Tools, ‘delete browsing history’, then select ‘Delete cookies’.
Chrome

Click on the ‘Tools’ menu and select ‘Options’. Click the ‘Under the bonnet’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section and click the ‘Clear browsing data’ button. Select ‘Delete cookies and other site data’ to delete all cookies from the list (alternatively, you can remove all cookies created within a specific time period by selecting the period you want from the dropdown list).
Firefox

Select ‘Tools’ then ‘Options’. Select ‘Privacy’ and in the ‘Cookies’ panel, click on ‘Show cookies’. You can then either select a cookie and ‘Remove cookie’, or select ‘Remove All Cookies’.
Safari

Choose preferences, select ‘Security’ then ‘Show cookies’. Select the cookies to be deleted from the list and select ‘delete’.
HOW WE STORE, PROCESS AND SECURE YOUR PERSONAL DATA

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination inside or outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating inside or outside the EEA, who work for us or for one of our suppliers/partners. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the processing of your details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and/or processing. We will take such steps as we consider reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

All information you provide to us via email or Our Site is stored on our secure servers.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of Our Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us at info@avemarie.co.uk.
ADDITIONAL PRIVACY INFORMATION
Referrals

If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. Ave Marie store this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program.

Your friend may contact us at info@avemarie.co.uk to request that we remove this information from our database.
Links to 3rd Party Sites

Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our suppliers, partner networks, advertisers, affiliates and other third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites should have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or the content or operation of these websites. Please check these policies and the terms of the websites before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Social Media Widgets

Our Web site includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook ‘Like’ button and Twitter ‘tweet’ button. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a 3rd party cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.
CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

We may update this privacy policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.