Cookie Policy

Introduction

 

We/Us/Our: Starlight-Digital

Starlight-Digital does not include any additional subsidiary companies or third parties with whom we will share your information.

This Cookie Policy sets out how we collect and use the information gathered through Cookies whilst browsing our website.

This Cookie Policy is effective from 1st January 2019 and have been ratified by the Starlight-Digital Board of Directors.

By using this website, you agree to our use of Cookies as outlined in this policy.

 

What is a cookie?

A Cookie is a piece of information that’s stored on your computer, tablet or phone when you visit our website. It can help identify the device you use whenever you visit us, so that we can remember who you are.

Cookies are used by websites including ours, to provide you with a better experience when you visit.

Cookies also help us understand how visitors use our site, e.g. what pages they view and for how long, this allows us to create a better site and user experience for everyone to enjoy.

 

What cookies are there?

 

There are two types of Cookie:

  • Session Cookie
  • Persistent Cookie

Session Cookies are temporary. They start working when a visitor begins to use our site and are deleted once the visitors’ browser is closed.

Persistent Cookies will remain on a visitors device until the time set for the Cookie to expire passes or the Cookie is purposely deleted. These types of Cookies are activated each time a visitor returns to a site.

These cookies fall into four categories;

  • Strictly necessary
  • Performance
  • Functionality
  • Targeting/Advertising

1. Strictly necessary Cookies

Required for a visitor to use our website, e.g. to navigate and use the features we have made available to you. They do not contain or collect any personal information and cannot be used for marketing purposes.

2. Performance Cookies

Assist us in understanding how visitors use our website. They do not contain or collect any personal information and are only used to help us improve the visitor experience of our website.

3. Functionality Cookies

Enable a business to customise how a website operates for a user, e.g. auto insert usernames, set a websites language preference and store user preferences on an account page.

4. Targeting/Advertising Cookies

Allow websites to deliver relevant advertisements to you.

Targeting/Advertising Cookies are either ‘1st party’, i.e. placed on a website by its owner or ‘3rd party’, i.e. when a website owner has given permission to an alternative organisation for the Cookie to be placed on its site.

 

Why do we use cookies?

 

We use Cookies to:

  • Provide visitors with the best possible experience when on our website
  • Learn about how our site is visited and used so that we can continue to improve it and the service you receive

 

What cookies do we use?

 

Analytics and Tracking

  • Google Analytics
  • Google Universal Analytics
  • Google Conversion Tracking

Advertising

  • Google Remarketing

 

How can you manage your cookies?

 

We do not recommend rejecting the use of Cookies or deleting them as they improve your user experience across the web. When you visit our website, if you have set your browser to reject the use of Cookies, your experience of using our website will be reduced.

If you prefer to manage Cookies using your browser settings please find supporting information below:

If you choose to turn off targeting/advertising Cookies, you will still see advertising on the internet. However, it does mean that the advertising you see on websites may no longer be tailored to your likely interests or preferences.

 

Links to other websites

 

If you follow a link from our site to another, this Cookie Policy will no longer apply.

We are not responsible for the information handling practices of any third party sites.

We encourage you to read the Cookie Policy of all websites that you visit.

 

Changes to our cookie policy

 

We reserve the right to amend this policy at any time. Any such amendments will take effect when posted on the Website and it is your responsibility to read this policy on each occasion you use the Website. Your continued use of the Website shall signify your acceptance to be bound by the latest policy.