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Cookie Policy

Last updated: 14 March 2023 

This is the Cookies Policy (the "Policy") for Social Misfits, accessible from www.social misfits.co.uk. To make this site function properly, we sometimes place small data files called  cookies on your device. These cookies are downloaded to your computer to improve your  browsing experience as well as other purposes that are outlined in this Policy. 

Accordingly, this Policy is a legally binding agreement between you ("user," "visitor," "you,"  or "your") and this Website administrator or operator ("administrator," "operator," "we," "us,"  or "our"). This cookies policy page describes what cookies are, what information they gather,  why, and how they're being used by Social Misfits and any of its related products and services (the "Services"). We will also share how to control and disable these cookies and  withdraw consent to collect cookies. However, please know that these actions may  downgrade some aspects of this site's functionality. 

For further information on how we use, collect and manage your personal data and  information, see our Privacy Policy. 

What Are Cookies 

Cookies are those small pieces of data stored in text files saved on your mobile device or  computer when you visit a website. Cookies allow the website's server to record and store  your actions and preferences, such as login information, user history, language settings, font  settings, colour settings, and other display preferences, over a particular period. Cookies  ensure visitors do not have to continuously re-enter their details or information whenever  they revisit the site or surf between pages. 

Cookies are used to remember your preferences for single visits through sessional cookies or  multiple repeat visits through permanent cookies. 

How We Use Cookies 

Cookies are essential for our website to function optimally and enhance website performance  for a better user experience. The website administrator(s) controls all cookies used on the site  and grants third parties access for statistics and analytics purposes. Cookies are needed to  remember to identify visitors and remember their site actions and online behaviours. 
We use cookies for various reasons, which are explained in detail below. Please know that  cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally. 
How to Control Cookies 
You can control and/or delete cookies on your mobile device or computer and adjust your  browser settings to prevent cookies. Users can withdraw consent to collect cookies on the  website. You can also determine whether you want to agree to the site's use of cookies. 
However, doing this may cause you to repeat your preferences every time you visit the site  manually, and some of the site's services and functionality may not work optimally. 
Disabling Cookies 
You can disable cookies setting by adjusting the option on your browser settings (see your  browser "Help" for more details). However, please be aware that the act of disabling cookies  will affect your visit's functionality and the use of this website and many others.  Unfortunately, disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and  features of this site. In most cases, there are no website standard options for disabling cookies  without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to the site. It is  recommended that you enable cookies for optimal site functionality and service. 
The Cookies We Use 
Sessional Cookies 
Sessional cookies are temporary cookies that are operational during your visit and expire  when you close the browser. 
Permanent Cookies 
Permanent cookies store and retain your site preferences on your mobile device or computer  even after you close the browser or your mobile device or computer. 
Necessary Cookies 
Necessary cookies allow the website to provide a better user experience when navigating the  website, its services, and features. These cookies allow us to recognize if you have created  and logged into an account to access site content. 
Functionality Cookies 
Functionality cookies allow the website to operate optimally, following your site preferences  for future visits. These recognize your site username and customizations. 
Analytical Cookies 
Analytical cookies allow first-party and affiliated third-party services to collect and store  aggregated sate for statistical and analytical purposes on how our visitors use the website.  While these cookies respect visitors' privacy and personal information, they optimize the user  experience. 
Account Cookies 
These cookies will help us manage the signup and general administration of creating or  opening an account opening. These cookies may be deleted when you log out but sometimes  remain afterwards to remember your site preferences.
Login Cookies 
We use login cookies to remember your Login details and prevent you from logging in every  time you visit a new page on the site. These cookies are often cleared when you log out to  secure your account information and privacy and prevent access to restricted features. 
Email newsletters Cookies 
This site uses cookies to offer newsletter or email subscription services and cookies and  remember if you are already registered or subscribed to show specific notifications or  features reserved for subscribed/unsubscribed users. 
Orders-processing Cookies 
We use cookies to store and remember your payment orders on our e-commerce or payment  facilities for proper payment processing. 
Survey Cookies 
We periodically issue our users surveys and questionnaires to provide interesting insights,  helpful tools or understand their preferences or opinions more accurately. These surveys may  use cookies to remember participants or to generate accurate results even after you change  pages. 
Forms Cookies 
We use cookies to remember your details for future correspondence when you submit data  through forms such as contact or comment details. 
Site preferences Cookies 
To provide you with a beautiful user experience and site interaction, we use cookies to  provide the functionality to set your site preferences when you use it. 
First-Party Cookies 
First-party cookies are the cookies explained above that are set by the website.
Third-Party Cookies 
In some cases, the website uses cookies provided by trusted third parties that serve content or  render advertising and analytics services on this website. The following section explains the  third-party cookies you may encounter while using this site. 
  • This site uses Google Analytics, one of the most trusted analytics solutions on the  global web, to understand how you use the site and ways to improve your site  experience. As a result, these cookies may track your use of the site, time spent on the  site, and its pages to allow us to continue producing engaging content. For more  information on Google Analytics cookies, we refer you to see the official Google 
    Analytics page: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage 
  • We periodically test new features and make subtle changes to our site's user  interaction. Cookies may be used to provide you with a consistent experience on the  site and understand our user's preferred optimizations. 
  • We use cookies to track and understand the statistics about the number of visitors that  make purchases for the products that we sell. This allows us to accurately make  informed business and market predictions that monitor our advertising and product  costs to ensure the best equilibrium price. 
  • We use Google AdSense service, which uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more  relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times a particular ad is shown to  our users. For more information on Google AdSense, we refer you to see the official  Google AdSense privacy FAQ: https://support.google.com/adsense/answer/3394713 
  • We rely on adverts to offset the running costs of this site and generate revenue for  further development. We use behavioural advertising cookies to ensure that we  provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking  your specific interests and presenting similar interests. 
  • Several partners advertise on our behalf, and we use affiliate tracking cookies to  determine the number of our customers that visit the site through each of our partner  sites to credit them appropriately. Where applicable, these cookies allow our affiliate  partners to provide any bonus that they may provide you for making a purchase. 
  • We use cookies for social media buttons and/or plugins on this site to connect with  your social network in different ways. These cookies also allow us to track social  network users when they visit our site or share content using a tagging mechanism  provided by those social media sites. 
Amendments and Modifications 
Social Misfits reserves the right to modify this Policy and its terms as they relate to this  website and services at any time, effective and in full force upon posting the updated version  on the website. 
Please check this page regularly for updates. The continued use of the website and its services  after that shall constitute your consent to such amendments and modifications. 
Policy Acceptance 
You hereby acknowledge that you have read this Cookies Policy and agree to all its  provisions, terms, and conditions. By continuing to access and use this website and its  services, you also agree to be legally bound by this Cookies Policy. If you do not agree to be  bound by the terms and conditions of this Policy, you are not permitted to continue to access  or use this website and its services. 
More Information 
 
We trust that you have gained clarity concerning our use of cookies. For further information  about our cookies policy, please email us at rebecca@social-misfits.co.uk.
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