Our Cookie Policy

Last Updated: November 2018

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file containing letters and numbers that is placed on your device when you visit a website.

They are widely used in order to make websites work,  improve your browsing experience, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.

How we use cookies

We use cookies while you browse the site for the following purposes:

  • To improve the performance of our website.
  • To enable us to collect information about how you and other people use our website.
  • To improve  and personalise your experience while on our website.

How do I manage my cookies?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about how to manage cookies, visit ico.org.uk. Please note, if you block or restrict cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

What cookies we use

Google Analytics

We use the service to collect information about how you use our website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

Google Analytics stores information about: the pages you visit; how long you spend on each page; how you got to the site; and what you click on while visiting the site.

The data collected does not contain any personal information so cannot be used to identify who you are.

The following cookies are used:

Name Domain Purpose Expiry
_ga twilightblinds.co.uk This helps us count how many people visit our website by tracking if you have visited before 2 years
_gali twilightblinds.co.uk Used to improve the accuracy of in-page analytics 30 seconds
_gat twilightblinds.co.uk Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made 10 minutes
_gid twilightblinds.co.uk This helps us count how many people visit our website by tracking if you have visited before Session

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Cookie Welcome Message

We display a notice message when you first visit the site about our use of cookies and we store a cookie to let us know you have seen the message so we do not show it again.

Name Domain Purpose Expiry
cookie_notice_accepted twilightblinds.co.uk Lets us know that you have seen our cookie message 48 hours

Google Maps

We embed Google Maps into our Contact page to help you find our location easier. Google uses a cookie to remember your preferences (and other information) on their websites.

Name Domain Purpose Expiry
NID google.com Contains a unique ID that Google uses to remember your preferences on their websites. 6 months

Contact us

If you have any questions about this policy please contact us at cookies@twilightblinds.co.uk.