Catphone Group Limited designs, manufactures, markets and sells consumer electronic devices under license from global brands, and operates websites associated with those products.
To make this Site work properly, and to distinguish you from other users of our Site, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your computer or mobile device. This helps us to enhance your experience when you browse our Site, and also allows us to improve our Site.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
A cookie is a small text file that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or mobile device when you visit our Site. It enables our Site to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the Site or browse from one page to another.
Your region, language and currency preferences
Any products you may have added to your cart
Facebook login status to populate ‘Like’ buttons
Details about your browsing session such as the device and operating system you’re using
Delivering content, including advertisements, relevant to your interests on Catphones.com and third-party sites.
Some videos embedded in our pages use a cookie to anonymously gather statistics on how you got there and what videos you visited.
The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.
THE COOKIES THAT WE USE
The following are some specific examples of Cookies we may use on our Site:
Session Cookies - these allow us to track your actions during a single browser session e.g. to remember the items returned from a search. These are created temporarily and once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted. For example, the CatPhonesPrefs cookie, which remembers your preferred language and currency.
First and Third Party Cookies - Session cookies and persistent cookies can be either first or third party cookies depending upon the domain placing the cookie. First party cookies are those set by our Site. Third party cookies are issued by a different site from our Site.
Strictly necessary cookies - These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Site, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services. For example, CatPhonesPref cookie.
Analytical/performance cookies - They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies - These are used to recognise you when you return to our Site. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies - These cookies record your visit to our Site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
Examples of Cookie Types Name Purpose
This allows us to track those visitors who have been referred through a Facebook page, application or advertisement and then performed an action (such as a purchase) through our Site within a 30 day period.
Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitors and collect information about how they use our Site.
Our Site uses the Google AdWords remarketing service to advertise on third party sites (including Google) to previous visitors to our Site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our Site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry.
HOW TO CONTROL COOKIES
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do block all cookies (including essential cookies), then you may not be able to access all or parts of our Site.
You can find more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them by visiting www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.