You should be aware that when you access or use our content, products and services, we may collect information from your devices through the use of ‘cookies’. Cookies perform various different functions, and the purpose of this policy is to give you a clearer understanding of:
- What cookies are
A cookie is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user’s web browser while a user is browsing a website. When the user browses the same website in the future, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved by the website to notify the website of the user’s previous activity, thereby distinguishing the user from others using the site.
Cookies are used by our websites to improve your online experience and to ensure that relevant content and functions are delivered and used more effectively.
We use both session cookies and persistent cookies to perform various functions across our sites.
Session cookies are downloaded to your device temporarily for the period that you browse a particular website; these cookies might allow you to navigate between pages more efficiently or enable websites to remember the preferences you select. Persistent cookies can be used to help websites remember you as a returning visitor or ensure the online adverts you receive are more relevant to your interests.
When you visit our website, Cookies will be placed on your device in two ways. Cookies placed by Carter Beauty Cosmetics, as the site operator, are called “first party” Cookies. Cookie may also be placed on your device by a party other than Carter Beauty Cosmetics, such cookies are known as “third party” cookies. Examples of the uses of third party cookies include collecting information about browser habits and providing tailored content to you.
While there are many different uses for first and third party cookies, the cookies used by us all fall into one of the following four main categories of cookies:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies
- Functionality Cookies
- Performance Cookies
- Third Party Marketing / Targeting Cookies
Set out below is more information on these categories of cookies, including their purpose and whether these cookies collect personal data:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
|There are several cookies generated by Carter Beauty Cosmetics that are required for essential site functionality, which record details such as your basket contents and browser session. These cookies are necessary for the operation of the website.|
These cookies do not remember your preferences or username beyond your current visit.
|Data Collection:||Yes some of these cookies do collect your personal data in order to function. They may collect the following types of personal data:|
These cookies are deleted when you close your web browser (browser session).
These are cookies that record minor details of your interaction with Carter Beauty Cosmetics such as your country, language and currency settings and whether you have reached our website from one of our affiliates. While not strictly necessary for the proper function of the website, these cookies assist in tailoring the user experience to your requirements.
Some of these cookies do collect your personal data, to enable us to provide the services as outlined above.
Functionality cookies expire after a maximum 2 years. Functionality cookies can be deleted from your browser history at any point before their expiry time.
These cookies are used to collect information on website usage. Such cookies are used to provide aggregated statistics on visitors to our websites. These statistics are used for internal purposes to help us to test and improve the performance of our websites, providing a better user experience.
|While these cookies do not identify you personally while you are not logged in, they will collect your browser information and anonymised data, for the purposes outlined above.|
In certain cases, some of these cookies are managed by third parties such as Google Analytics. These third parties are not capable of using these cookies for any purpose other than those outlined above and they are unable to identify with these cookies.
Performance cookies are valid for varying periods. Some performance cookies are deleted once you close your browser, while others have an indefinite validity period. Such cookies can be deleted at any stage using your browser settings.
Third Party Marketing / Targeting Cookies
|These cookies are used to deliver Carter Beauty Cosmetics advertisements relevant to you, based upon your interests.They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.|
Targeting cookies are also used to:
These cookies are placed by third party advertising networks with our permission.
Third party cookies are valid for varying periods. Some cookies expire up to 12 months after they are last updated.
You can amend your browser settings to block some or all cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your preferred web browser. For your ease of reference we have provided the links below which provide instructions on how to remove and delete cookies for some of the more common web browsers. Please be aware that if you block cookies from the websites, some or all the website’s functions may not perform as intended: