Cookies Policy

What are Cookies?

A cookie is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing a website. When the user browses the same website at another time, the data stored in the cookie can be retrieved by the website to tell the website of the user's previous activity, that therefore distinguishes the user from others users using the site.

Further information on cookies and how to manage them for your web browser can be found at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

EU Cookie Law

The 2012 EU e-Privacy Directive requires all websites that provide services to users from within the European Union to receive informed consent from their visitors of the use of cookies when the  reach the website. This has been implemented By Splash About by way of a pop-up message that appears across the bottom of the browser window to anyone located in the EU.

Further information on the EU cookie law can be found on the Information Commissioner's Office website: http://www.ico.gov.uk/

Splash About Cookies

Splash About can uses cookies to store information about your visit so that we know you when you return to our site at another time. The cookies help us to constantly improve our site and also help us to deliver a better service to you. They enable us to:

  • find out more about our audience size and how they use us.
  • store information about your preferences which then allows us to customise our site according to your interests
  • speed up your searches
  • recognise you when you return to our site

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system information. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual. Further information can be found in our Privacy Policy

The cookies that we use can be categorised as follows:

Strictly Required Cookies

There are several cookies generated by Splash About that are essential and which record details such as basket contents and browser session. These cookies are needed for the operation of the website.

Performance Cookies

Splash About uses services from Google Analytics to record page views, navigation paths and other details of your visit so that we can improve the way our website operates.

You can opt-out of Google Analytics by installing the browser plugin available from: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Targeting / Advertising Cookies

Splash About employs several third-party advertising services such as Nosto and Facebook Ad Manager Channel Advisor, in order to target relevant adverts to you across their networks.

We have also integrated Social Media tools for services such as Facebook, Twitter into Splash About. Each of these third-party services utilises cookies to record whether you are logged into their service and the interactions that you undertake while browsing Splash About social media.

Further information to allow you to control third party advertising services are available from: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/ and http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices cookies are an essential part of the website and if they are disabled they could affect the viewing of images, adding products to your basket, checking out and making payments.

To edit your cookie setting you should amend them in your web browser to prevent websites from storing cooking on your computer hard drive.