Cookie Policy

At Happythreads we use cookies to provide the best experience to our visitors. This policy outlines our cookies usage. We will ask you to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files sent by our website to your device, unique to your account on your browser. There are two types of cookies:

  • Session-based cookies  - store while your browser is open. They are automatically deleted once you close your browser session.

  • Persistent cookies - stored by your web browser until they expire or are deleted by the user.

 

Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.

How do we use cookies at Happythreads?

 

Some cookies are associated with your account and personal information in order to remember that you are logged in and which workspaces you are logged into. Other cookies are not tied to your account but are unique and allow us to carry out analytics and customization, among other similar things.

 

Cookies can be used to recognize you when you visit a Site or use our Services, remember your preferences, and give you a personalized experience that’s consistent with your settings. Cookies also make your interactions faster and more secure.



Analytics cookies

1. We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website.

2. Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.

3. The analytics cookies used by our website have the following names: [_ga, _gat, __utma, __utmt, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz and __utmv].

4. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.

5. Our analytics service provider's privacy policy is available at: [http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/].

 

Third party cookies

1. Our website also uses third party cookies.

2. Details of the other:

  • SnapEngage JS - this enables us to provide you with the chat facility. If you disable this cookie, you won’t be able to use the chat functionality of our website.

  • Facebook - this enables us to measure the performance of our ads - we do not use it to identify personal information about you.

  • Seal.goddady.com - this is a SSL cookie that allows us to securely encrypt and transfer your sensitive data between servers e.g. you card details. Please note, we do not have access to this data, nor do we store it.

  • WebInterpret - allows us to sell internationally with localization services.

 

Blocking cookies

1. Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:

(a) in Firefox (version 51) you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options", "Privacy", selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu, and unticking "Accept cookies from sites"; and

(b) in Chrome (version 55), you can block all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Content settings", and then selecting "Block sites from setting any data" under the "Cookies" heading.

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2. Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

3. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

 

Deleting cookies

1 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:

(a) in Firefox (version 51), you can delete cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Privacy", then selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu, clicking "Show Cookies", and then clicking "Remove All Cookies"; and

(b) in Chrome (version 55), you can delete all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Clear browsing data", and then selecting "Cookies and other site and plug-in data" before clicking "Clear browsing data".

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2 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

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