What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that a site (or its service provider) places on your computer or other device (such as a smart phone or tablet) when you browse that site. It enables the site’s (or service provider’s) systems to recognise your browser and ‘remember’ certain information when your computer of device accesses that site. Some cookies are essential for the effective operation of our websites and to help you shop with us online. For example, cookies are used to help remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to tailor the products and services offered and advertised to you and help sites to understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables them to provide you with a better level of service. Cookies help websites compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that they can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
Some cookies collect information about browsing and purchasing behaviour when you access the Carve Fin Art website via the same computer or device. This includes information about pages viewed, products purchased and the way you move and navigate around the website. Cookies are not used to collect or record information on your name, address or other contact details.
What are cookies used for?
The main reasons that cookies are used on the Carve Fin Art website are:
– For technical operations on the website, such as those that relate to specific actions, like online purchases (e.g. adding items to your shopping cart) or site navigation.
– For Carve Fin Art to collect information about your patterns of behaviour with relation to your web browsing and shopping experience, including allowing the monitoring particular campaigns and competitions etc.
– To help Carve Fin Art to meet its contractual obligations to make payments to third parties when a product has been purchased by someone whose visited my site, after visiting a site run by them.
How can I disable cookies?
You can always disable cookies if you want to. This can be done by changing your website browser settings and how you go about doing this will depend on which particular web browser you use (such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox). To find out how to do this, you can do a quick search for it using your Internet Search Engine of choice.
What happens when I disable cookies?
If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly. It really depends on which cookies you disable, but in general the website may not operate properly if certain cookies are switched off. If you only disable third party cookies, you won’t be prevented from making purchases on the Carve Fin Art website, but if you totally disable all cookies, you will be unable to complete any purchases on the site.