Cookie policy

15th May 2018
Feather & Black

 

1.1 What is a cookie?

A ‘cookie’ is a small text file containing information which is stored on your computer. Cookies are only used for technical reasons and to facilitate your use of a website. One type of cookie, a “permanent cookie”, will save a file on your computer for a long time. It can thereafter be used to customise this website based on the user’s choices and preferences. Another common type of cookie is the “session cookie”. When you visit a website, session cookies are sent between your computer and the server to collect information. Session cookies are not saved once you close your web browser. For more information about how cookies work, please be referred to www.allaboutcookies.org.

1.2 What cookies are used on www.featherandblack.com

  • Google Analytics
  • We are continuously working to improve this website. Therefore, we use the web analysis tool “Google Analytics” to analyse the behaviour of visitors on this website on an anonymous and aggregated level. We allow Google Analytics to install and manage cookies on this website. The following cookies are used by Google Analytics:
    • _ga
      This cookie stores information about the user. The purpose of this cookie is to distinguish users. The cookie is a permanent cookie and is stored locally on your computer for 2 years.
    • _gid
      This cookie stores information about the user. The purpose of this cookie is to distinguish users. The cookie is a permanent cookie and is stored locally on your computer for 24 hours.
    • _gat
      This cookie stores information about the user. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>. The purpose of this cookie is to used to throttle request rate. The cookie is a permanent cookie and is stored locally on your computer for 1 minute.
    • 1p_JAR
      This cookie stores information about the user. This cookie is used by Google to gather website statistics, and track conversion rates. The cookie is a permanent cookie and is stored locally on your computer for 1 month.
  • Feedback
  • We use certain cookies in order to receive feedback from functions on this website. The following cookies are used for feedback purposes:
    • _hjClosedSurveyInvites
      This cookie stores information about the user. This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal popup. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown. The cookie is permanent and is stored locally on your computer for 365 days.
    • _hjDonePolls
      This cookie stores information about the user. This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in. The cookie is permanent and is stored locally on your computer for 365 days.
    • _hjMinimizedPolls
      This cookie stores information about the user. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site. The cookie is permanent and is stored locally on your computer for 365 days.
    • _hjDoneTestersWidgets
      This cookie stores information about the user. This cookie is set once a visitor submits their information in the Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the same form does not re-appear if it has already been filled in. The cookie is permanent and is stored locally on your computer for 365 days.
    • _hjMinimizedTestersWidgets
      This cookie stores information about the user. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Recruit User Testers widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site. The cookie is permanent and is stored locally on your computer for 365 days.
    • _hjIncludedInSample
      This cookie stores information about the user. This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels. The cookie is permanent and is stored locally on your computer for 365 days.
  • Other
  • We use certain cookies in order to receive feedback to support essential functionality on this website. The following cookies are used for this purpose:
    • _de
      This cookie stores information about the user. This cookie allows our web servers to respond to your actions on the website such as "Add to basket" or browsing the website. The website wouldn't work for you without it. The cookie is permanent and is stored locally on your computer for 20 years.
    • _dsid
      This cookie stores information about the user session. This cookie allows our web servers to respond to your actions on the website such as "Add to basket" or browsing the website. The website wouldn't work for you without it. The cookie is permanent and is stored locally on your computer for 30 minutes.
  • 1.3 For more information regarding the use of cookies on this website please contact us at cookies@featherandblack.com.
  • 1.4 How can you turn off the use of cookies?
  • If you do not wish to accept cookies you can change your web browser’s settings to automatically deny the storage of cookies or to inform you when a website wants to store cookies on your computer. Previously stored cookies can also be deleted through the web browser (for more on this see below under Section 1.5). Please note that certain areas and functions on this website require cookies and may not function if cookies are deleted or declined.

1.5 How can you delete cookies that are already saved?

If you are using a PC and an updated browser and wish to remove the cookies that are already on your equipment, you can press CTRL, SHIFT and DELETE simultaneously. You can find the support pages for the most commonly used browsers here:

2. Social media and widgets

Websites can make use of widgets for social media which allows users access to content from Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Google + website on different social media platforms. To better understand how and what information is collected via social media and what cookies are used by such third party, we refer to the current privacy policy for each of the social platforms respectively.