Cookie and Privacy Policy

What are Cookies?

A Cookie is a small text file stored on your computer. Cookies identify your computer to our servers when you visit our website and extend the functionality of the service offered in certain areas of our website such as our PayPal shopping cart. Cookies are used on millions of websites on a daily basis. They can’t harm your computer.

Why is this important?

On 26th May 2011, new laws came into force in the UK that affect most web sites. If cookies are used in a site, the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (UK Regulations) provide that certain information must be given to that site’s visitors and the user must give his or her consent to the placing of the cookies.

Little Tiger Gifts and Cookies

The following Cookies are used on Littletigergifts.co.uk website:

Littletigergifts.co.uk Cookies

To keep track of cart data, Little Tiger Gifts makes use of 3 cookies:
• woocommerce_cart_hash
• woocommerce_items_in_cart
• wp_woocommerce_session_
The first two cookies contain information about the cart as a whole and helps Little Tiger Gifts know when the cart data changes. The final cookie (wp_woocommerce_session_) contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer. No personal information is stored within these cookies.

3rd Party Cookies

We use Paypal as our payment provider and Cookies are used as part of the payment process. PayPal’s privacy policy can be viewed by clicking on the following external hyperlink:
https://cms.paypal.com/uk/cgi-bin/marketingweb?cmd=_render-content&content_ID=ua/Privacy_full&locale.x=en_GB
Please see the section titled ‘Our Use of “Cookies” for more information.

We also use Google Analytics for analysis of the traffic to our website and Cookies are also collected for this service.
No personal data is collected at all and more information on the type of Cookies collected can be found by clicking on the following external hyperlink:
https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies#cookiesSet

Managing Cookies

If you choose to configure your browser so that it will not accept cookies, you will still have access to our website, however, certain functionality may not be available to you such as the PayPal payment process as detailed in the above paragraph.

The majority of browsers have Cookies enabled by default, but you can turn them off should you wish to do so.

More information about Cookies

The website aboutcookies.org provides a wealth of information about Cookies and how to control and delete them. The website can be viewed by clicking on the following external hyperlink: https://www.aboutcookies.org

Personal Information

When do we collect personal information?

We only record personal information that you provide directly to us. Generally, we only collect personal information about you in the following situations:
When you complete the on Line Contact form;
When you send us an email; and
When you purchase a product.

We will ask you when we need you to provide further personal information for any reason. Generally, we will only collect further personal information that is related to the services that you ask us to provide to you.

For what purposes do we use personal information?

We only use personal information about you for the purpose of improving our site and the services we provide. We will not use personal information about you for any other purpose, without first obtaining your consent.

Contacting you by email

We may use your e-mail address for any purpose for which you provided it. We may also use it to respond to feedback given about our site or services, to provide you with any information you request, to confirm receipt of e-mails you have sent to us or if we need to contact you for any reason.

We may also send you e-mail providing general information about goods or services we provide. Each time we do that, we will give you the opportunity to choose not to receive further emails of that type.

To whom, and for what purposes, will we disclose information we collect from you?

We will not disclose any personal information we collect from you without your consent.

Last Updated 10/02/2016