Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

We understand that privacy is important to you. This policy explains how and why use cookies on our website to provide you with the best possible user experience and help us improve our site. 

You can choose not to accept cookies, but this will impact on the website’s functionality, layout and some of the features that make our site easy to use and access. It may also prevent you from taking full advantage of the websites functionality.   For example, you may not be able to save products to our shopping cart, pages may not display correctly, some of the site functions might not work as they should.

By continuing to browse our site, you consent to our placing cookies on your computer.

What are cookies?

Cookies are tiny text files that are transferred to your computer when you visit websites. They are used to for example to enhance your shopping experience, so we can ensure our site works fully for you.

What do cookies do?

  • Help us to analyse and monitor our website to make sure that it is working correctly.  They can record the areas in our site you have visited and for how long, as well as which products you viewed and purchased. We use this to help us improve our website so that it’s easy to use and so we can improve the services we provide.
  • They also help with the shopping process, making it more user friendly.  For example, they remember the contents of your shopping basket as you proceed through checkout. Enable you to ‘log in’ to your account so you can see information relating to your orders and manage your account. Cookies are safe and do not harbour viruses etc. They don’t hold information that can be used by others to identify you, nor do they contain nor store any confidential information such as your email address or payment details.

How long do Cookies last

There are different types of cookies and fall into two groups: Session and Persistent. Some are essential for the functioning of the website, other such as targeting cookies are used to provide you with relevant and targeted information.

Session Cookies  These are temporary cookies. They operate each time you access or log in to the site until you leave. As soon as they leave they are automatically deleted.

These cookies help with the functioning of the session such as allowing you to navigate around the site, remember what you have in your shopping cart, and allow us to take payment.

Persistent cookies these stay on the site after you have left. These help us analyse the website so that we can improve it’s content and performance. For example: remembering you journey around our site, remembering your preference when you come back, allow you to interface with social media sites.  

First and Third Party Cookies

First party cookies are set by the website every time you visit and are used to enable the site to function. For example remember where you’ve been on the site, and to remember items placed in the shopping cart.

Third party cookies are set by other websites (domains) to the one you are currently visiting and allow for tracking across the internet, for example, these enable you to use social media, and search engines to provide you with relevant content. They also provide analytics to help improve websites, as well as display relevant advertising content. 

How We Use Cookies

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not and ensure that the website is functioning correctly, and that you enjoy all the features and benefits of an ecommerce website.

For more information about cookies see the website www.allaboutcookies.org 

Cookies that we use

Facebook ads, Facebook Connect, Google Ad words, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Pinterest, Twitter

The websites/companies listed above use cookies to track our paid advertising activity and/or measure the performance of our website. We use the information collected by these cookies to help us determine where our ads will be most effective online and to improve ad targeting. The information collected through these cookies is anonymous and does not identify specific individuals or their details.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics uses cookies to collect data that helps us understand how people are using the Blade & Rose ltd site and where they came from. We use this information to identify how and where we can improve the customer experience. The information collected through these cookies is anonymous and does not identify specific individuals or their details.

Social Sharing

Please note that if you wish to share a product on a third-party website (such as Facebook, Twitter etc) you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

Can I turn cookies off?

Yes, you can turn them off in your browser. For third party cookies you have to turn them off at your browser or go to each site individually.  www.allaboutcookies.org provides detailed information on cookies and specific information for all browsers and how to manage your cookie preferences.

A Browser is the computer program you use to surf or navigate the internet.  Most popular ones are Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera

If your browser is set to refuse all cookies, you will not be able to make purchases or take advantage of essential features of our Website, such as keeping products in your cart or receiving personalized recommendations. T

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. Blade and Rose does not have any control over the content nor privacy policy of these websites.  Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites.

Contact Us

For more information please contact Blade and Rose at info@bladeandrose.co.uk