Tracey Bengeyfield Art
This policy has been written to help you to understand what Cookies are and how they are used on this site. It sets out to describe how these cookies might be used, what information is collected, and why they are necessary.
Most professional websites use something called Cookies (sadly not the chocolate chip kind). A Cookie is actually a tiny file or files that are downloaded to your computer to allow the web server to identify and track the activity of the web browser (you). Cookies are widely used as they help to make websites work more efficiently. They help to identify and remember registered members. They provide information to the owners of the website to help them to improve functionality and therefore improve your experience when you visit the site. They also help to ensure the website is secure and safe to use.
To find out more about cookies, follow this link: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
Types of Cookies Used
First Party Cookies - These are Cookies that Wix places on the site
Cookies may be broken down into two main types:
Session (transient) cookies: These cookies are erased when site visitors close their browsers and are not used to collect information from their computers. They typically store information in the form of a session identification that does not personally identify the user. If you disable these cookies then some features of our website might not work properly for you.
Persistent (permanent or stored) cookies: These cookies are stored on a site visitor's hard drive until they expire (at a set expiration date) or until they are deleted. These cookies are used to collect identifying information about the user, such as web surfing behavior or user preferences for a specific site.
If you create an account with Tracey Bengeyfield Art then cookies will be used for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.
Cookies are created when you are logged in so that the Tracey Bengeyfield Art site can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.
Strictly necessary cookies: These are the cookies that let visitors browse through the site. They are also necessary for security reasons.
Functional cookies: These cookies "remember" registered visitors/customers in order to improve the user experience.
Third Party Cookies: Cookies that are placed and used by third parties such as Google Analytics
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and how we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long visitors spend on the site and the pages that they visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. The data collected is made anonymous.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
To opt out of Google Analytics follow this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Social media buttons and/or plugins are used on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
By default, your web browser will accept Cookies, however this can be altered and most browsers will allow you to refuse to accept cookies.
For example, in Google Chrome you can adjust your Cookie settings by selecting “Preferences”, “Advanced”, “Content Settings”, “Block all Cookies” and change to your preferred settings.
If you want to find out how to manage your Cookies, follow the appropriate link to find out more.
Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265
Updated April 2020