Cookie policy

1. What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites, this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience on our website. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored –  however, this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the functionality of the site.

 

2. How cookies are used

Cookies are used to better the users experience while visiting a website. Where applicable, a website that uses a cookie control system allowing the user on the first visit to the website to permit or disable the use of cookies on the device. This complies with the legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from visitors before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a device.

 

Cookies are small technical files saved to a computer’s hard drive this tracks, saves and store information about the interactions and usage of a website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within the site. Other cookies may be stored on your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

 

3. Disabling Cookies

You are able to prevent the setting of cookies by changing settings on the browser you’re using (see your browser Help for how to do this). Disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this site on other websites. Disabling cookies may result in disabling certain functionality of our website. We recommend that you don’t disable cookies.

If you would like to disable the use of cookies, you can do so by changing your setting.

Internet Explorer

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows7/Block-enable-or-allow-cookies

Google Chrome

https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647&p=cpn_cookies

Mozilla Firefox

http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Blocking%20cookies

Apple Safari

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=32467

 

4. How we use cookies

4(a) Advertising

As we sell products it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

We use adverts to offset the costs of running this site and provide funding for further development. The behavioural advertising cookies used on this site are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest.

Several partners advertise on our behalf and affiliate tracking cookies simply allow us to see if our customers have come to the site through one of our partner sites so that we can credit them appropriately and where applicable allow our affiliate partners to provide any bonus that they may provide you for making a purchase.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins 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, Linkedin, Instagram, Google +, 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.

 

This website allows visitors to enable push notifications to be sent to their device. Users can unsubscribe at anytime, simply by clicking the button below. This button will not work if you do not have notifications turned on for this website.

4(b) Performance Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

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 ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

 

4(c) Operational Cookies

If you create an account on our website then cookies are used for the management of the signup process and 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.

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we 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.

This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

 

4(d) Email Cookies

This site offers a newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

We also use cookies with our email marketing newsletters. These allow us to track the performance of each campaign, to allow us to optimise our content. When emails are sent, we are able to track open rates, links that have been clicked and if you would like to unsubscribe.

 

5. More Information

Hopefully, that has clarified things for you and, as was previously mentioned, if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not, it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However, if you are still looking for more information, than you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.

Email: info@mypandalife.com

Phone: 02089355380

Cookie

Name

Purpose

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Google Analytics

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website and WordPress blog. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

AID

Google Ads

These cookies allow us to track the performance of adverts placed on Google’s platforms.

JSESSIONID

GoDaddy

A cookie in J2EE web application which is used in session tracking. Since HTTP is a stateless protocol, we need to use any session to remember state.JSESSIONID cookie is created by web container and send along with response to the client.

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PushCrew

Using this service allows us to notify customers (who have opted-in) to receive notifications from Panda via PushCrew.

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Reviews UK

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic.

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Panda Life ltd

Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.

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Panda Life ltd

Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics.

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Panda Life ltd

Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.

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Panda Life ltd

Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics.

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Zopim

Zopim cookies provide live chat functionality for customer/sales purposes.

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HotJar

Hotjar cookie. This session cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate funnels.

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Panda Life ltd

this Wordfence cookie is a Wordfence security plug-in used to protect the Site against malicious attacks