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Privacy Policy

 

Cookies

 

If you're happy for us to use cookies as described below, all you have to do is continue to use our websites as normal. If you'd like to block cookies, please read on to find out how to do this.

 

Here are the names of the cookies that we use on our websites:

 

  • Asp_login
  • eZSESSID
  • Google tools: GA and Maps
  • Twitter (and the twimg)
  • PHPSESSID
  • PREF which comes from Google’s safe browsing api

 

Managing cookies

 

Alastair Sawday Publishing Ltd only collects information about you for two reasons: to process your book order, and to provide the most hassle-free service possible. If you would like to block the cookies that are used by our websites, or other websites, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

 

This handy website www.aboutcookies.org contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about them. To find out how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

 

This may mean you will not experience our website in its full glory.

 

What we use cookies for

 

This site uses cookies to establish your identity whilst browsing the site, which we need for our book ordering system to function correctly. It means you can explore the site and when you wish to buy one of our books, you can add it to a temporary storage area (your Book Basket) where it will stay until you return to it later to make your purchase on our secure ordering pages. The cookies used on this site don’t track anything else about you. We are completely committed to protecting your privacy and we will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998).

 

We will not email you in the future unless you have given us your consent, and we will give you the chance to refuse any marketing email from us or from another trader in the future. The type of information we will collect about you includes:

 

  • Name
  • Address
  • Telephone number
  • E-mail address
  • Credit/debit card details

 

We will never collect sensitive information about you without your consent. The information we hold will be accurate and up to date. You can check the information that we hold about you by emailing us at info@sawdays.co.uk, and if you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct them promptly. The personal information that we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy. If we intend to transfer your information outside the EEA (European Economic Area) – and this is very unlikely indeed - we will always obtain your consent first. If you have any questions/comments about privacy, cancellations or any of the issues raised here, you should email our book sales team. If you have any questions about the security of our online purchasing system you should email our Web Team.

 

Sawdays Cookies

 

Here is a list of all the cookies we place onto your machine. They are all “session” cookies and will be removed when you quit your browser.

 

Cookie Name Description
asp_login Refer to our policy described above in “what we use cookies for”.
eZSESSID This cookie is used to store information to improve your experience of using our site. This will store any search text that you’ve entered into our search feature or if you have completed an enquiry form it will remember what you’ve entered so you don’t have to do it again. It will also remember which search filters you have used so that you don’t have to keep selecting them. As with all session cookies, these will be deleted when you close your web browser.
PHPSESSID This is used by our availability calendar and booking system, where available. We need to store information about your booking (booking dates, number of guests and so on) throughout the booking process. Again, this cookie, and its data, will be deleted when you close your web browser.

 

 

Third Party Cookies

 

We use some third party tools to enhance our online experience. Some of these will set cookies on our behalf so they can work and give you access to useful features. We have a list of the providers below and what the cookies are used for, with links to more details about their cookies and privacy policies.

 

Provider Description
Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to track visitors on our website. Our main aim is to find out which parts of our website are working and which are not proving to be useful to our visitors. We use this information to make changes to our website and to decide on which features to improve.

 

A list of all the cookies used by Google and what they’re used for: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies

 

The link to the Google privacy policy:

http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html

 

 

Twitter (including twimg)

We have buttons on our website that allow you to tweet about certain page on our website. These buttons use a cookie that Twitter will put onto your computer or mobile device. We only use these cookies so that our buttons will work. The link to twitter’s privacy policy

http://twitter.com/privacy

NID, SNID, PREF, khcookie These cookies are used by Google to store user preferences and information when viewing pages with Google maps on them.