This Cookies Policy sets out the basis on which we, And Flavour Limited (trading as

OFFBLAK

), use cookies and similar technologies on or in relation to our website, https://offblak.com/ (our website). This Cookies Policy is effective from [INSERT DATE] 2019.

 ‘Essential’ cookies are automatically placed on your computer or device when you access our website or take certain actions on our website. ‘Non-essential’ cookies and other technologies are only placed on your computer or device if you have consented to us doing so. For information on the difference between essential and non-essential cookies, see the section below entitled About cookies.

For information on how you consent and how you can withdraw your consent to us placing non-essential cookies and other technologies on your computer or device, see the section below entitled How to accept or reject cookies.

Contents

  • About cookies

  • List of cookies used

  • Essential cookies

  • Non-essential cookies

  • Facebook Pixel

  • Snapchat Pixel

  • How to accept or reject cookies

  • Copyright

 

About cookies

 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files sent by a website’s server to a web browser, processor memory or hard drive and stored there. They can be used for a range of different purposes, such as customising a website for a particular user, helping a user navigate a website, improving that user’s website experience, and storing that user’s preferences and login information.

Essential and non-essential cookies

Cookies can be classified as either ‘essential’ or ‘non-essential’.

Essential cookies: these are cookies that are either:

  • used solely to carry out or facilitate the transmission of communications over a network; or

  • strictly necessary to provide an online service (e.g. our website ora serviceon our website) which you have requested.

Non-essential cookies: these are any cookies that do not fall within the definition of essential cookies, such as cookies used to analyse your behaviour on a website (‘analytical’ cookies) or cookies used to display advertisements to you (‘advertising’ cookies).

Session and persistent cookies

Cookies can be classified as either ‘session’ or ‘persistent’, depending on how long they last after they are placed on your browser.

Session cookies: session cookies last for as long as you keep your browser open. They expire when you close your browser.

Persistent cookies: persistent cookies expire at a fixed point in time or if you manually delete them from your browser, whichever occurs first.

First and third party cookies

Cookies can be classified as ‘first party’ or ‘third party’.

First party cookies: these are cookies placed on your device by our website domain.

Third party cookies: these are cookies placed on your device by

third party

website domains.

If you require further information about cookies in general, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org

List of cookies used

We use the following cookies on or in relation to our website:

Name of Cookie  

Essential or Non-essential?

Type of cookie

First or Third party?

Session or Persistent?

Expiry Time

Purpose

_cfduid

Non-essential

Functional

First and Third party

Persistent

1 year

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

cart_sig

Non-essential

Functional

Third party

Persistent

13 days

The cookie is necessary for the secure checkout and payment function on the website.

cookietest

Non-essential

Functional

First party

Session

End ofbrowsersession

This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has accepted the cookie consent box.

local_storage_support_test

Non-essential

Functional

Third party

Persistent

1 year

The cookie is used incon textwith the local-storage function in the browser. This function allows the website to load faster by pre-loading certain procedures.

secure_customer_sig

Non-essential

Functional

Third party

Persistent

20 years

This cookie is used to store customer credentials securely when processing a purchase on the website - the cookie is essential in making a secureon linetransaction.

_gat

Non-essential

Functional

First party

Session

End ofbrowsersession

Used by Google to throttle the request rate.

_ga

Non-essential

Analytical

First party

Persistent

2 years

To distinguish website visitors.

_gid

Non-Essential

Analytical

First party

Session

End ofbrowsersession

Generates statistical data on how a visitor uses the website.

_orig_referrer

Non-essential

Analytical

Third party

Persistent

13 days

This cookie is used to collect information on a visitor. This information will become an ID string within formation on a specific visitor – IDin formationstrings can be used to target groups with similar preferences, or can be used by third party domains or ad-exchanges.

_s

Non-essential

Analytical

Third party

Persistent

1days

Collects data on visitors' behaviour and interaction - This is used to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant.

_shopify_fs

Non-essential

Analytical

Third party

Persistent

2 years

Collects data on visitors' behaviour and interaction - This is used to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant.

_shopify_s

Non-essential

Analytical

Third party

Persistent

1 day

Collects data on visitors' behaviour and interaction - This is used to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant.

_shopify_sa_p

Non-essential

Analytical

Third party

Persistent

1 day

Collects data on visitors' behaviour and interaction - This is used to make advertisement on the website more relevant. The cookie also allows the website to detect any referrals from other websites.

_shopify_sa_t

Non-essential

Analytical

Third party

Persistent

1 day

Collects data on visitors' behaviour and interaction - This is used to make advertisement on the website more relevant. The cookie also allows the website to detect any referrals from other websites.

_shopify_y

Non-essential

Analytical

Third party

Persistent

2 years

Collects data on visitors' behaviour and interaction - This is used to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant.

_y

Non-essential

Analytical

Third party

Persistent

2 years

Collects data on visitors' behaviour and interaction - This is used to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant.

_shopify_country

Non-essential

Analytical

Third party

Session

End ofbrowsersession

Collects data on visitors' behaviour and interaction - This is used to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant.

landing_page

Non-Essential

Analytical

First party

Session

End ofbrowsersession

Tracks your landing page (the first page you viewed in your session)

c_user

Non-essential

Analytical / Advertising

Third Party

Persistent

2 years

We usethe Facebookto integrate our website with our page on Facebook.com. In doing so this causes some cookies to be created by Facebook that detect the number of "likes" and whether you are logged into Facebook or not.

xs

Non-essential

Analytical / Advertising

Third Party

Session

End ofbrowsersession

We usethe Facebookto integrate our website with our page on Facebook.com. In doing so this causes some cookies to be created by Facebook that detect the number of "likes" and whether you are logged into Facebook or not.

spin

Non-essential

Analytical / Advertising

Third Party

Persistent

1 day

Facebook’s cookies are used to share articles and to interact with them.

datr

Non-essential

Analytical / Advertising

Third Party

Persistent

2 years

We usethe Facebookto integrate our website with our page on Facebook.com. In doing so this causes some cookies to be created by Facebook that detect the number of "likes" and whether you are logged into Facebook or not.

dpr

Non-essential

Analytical / Advertising

Third Party

Session

End ofbrowsersession

We usethe Facebookto integrate our website with our page on Facebook.com. In doing so this causes some cookies to be created by Facebook that detect the number of "likes" and whether you are logged into Facebook or not.

sb

Non-essential

Analytical / Advertising

Third Party

Session

End ofbrowsersession

We usethe Facebookto integrate our website with our page on Facebook.com. In doing so this causes some cookies to be created by Facebook that detect the number of "likes" and whether you are logged into Facebook or not.

fr

Non-essential

Advertising

Third party

Persistent

3 months

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third party advertisers

_fbp

Non-essential

Advertising

Third party

Session

End ofbrowsersession

This cookie will help deliver our advertising to people who have already visited our website when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook Advertising.

sc_at

Non-essential

Advertising

Third party

Persistent

3 months

We use this cookie for showing relevant advertising based onuser'smovement on Snapchat.

personalization_id

Non-essential

Advertising

Third party

Persistent

2 years

Twitter cookie used for ad personalisation purposes

guest_id

Non-essential

Advertising

Third party

Persistent

2 years

Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visit to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and which pages have been loaded, with the purpose of personalising and improving the Twitter service


 

Non-essential cookies

 

We use the following types of non-essential cookies on our website:

  • Functional cookies

  • Analytical (or performance) cookies

  • Targeting (or advertising) cookies

 

Functional cookies

 

These are cookies that are designed for purposes such as enhancing a website’s functionality. These are either not strictly essential for the website or functionality which you have requested to work, or are cookies which serve non-essential purposes in addition to their essential purpose. We use the following functional cookies on our website:

  • a first and third party persistent cookie which is used by the content network,Cloudfare, to identify trusted web traffic. This cookie is _cfduid,and expires after 1 year.

  • a first party session cookie used to help Google Analytics manage the number of users on our website. This Cookie is called _gat

  • a first party persistent cookie which is necessary for the secure checkout and payment function on the website. This cookie is called cart_sig,and expires after 13 days.

  • a first party session cookie which is used to determine if the visitor has accepted the cookie consent box. This cookie is called cookietest.

  • a first party persistent cookie used incon textwith the local-storage function in the browser. This function allows the website to load faster by pre-loading certain procedures. This cookie is called local_storage_support_test,and expires after 1 year.

  • a first party persistent cookie which is used to store customer credentials securely when processing a purchase on the website - the cookie is essential in making a secureon linetransaction. This cookie is called secure_customer_sig,and expires after 20 years.

 

How to opt in or out from functional cookies

See the section below entitled How to accept or reject cookies

 

Processing information about you contained in or obtained from functional cookies

Legal basis for processing: we process information about you contained in or obtained from functional cookies in our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation). We will only process such personal information if you have consented to us placing cookies on your computer or device.

Legitimate interests: improving your website experience and providing and enhancing the website’s functionality.

 

Analytical (or performance) cookies

 

Analytical (or performance) cookies track and gather data about what a user does on a website. These cookies are not essential for our website or its functionality to work. We use the following analytical cookies on our website:

  • Google Analytics cookies to help us understand how you engage and interact with our website, including how you came to our website, which pages you visited, for how long and what you clicked on and your location (based on your IP address). The Google Analytics cookies used on our websiteare: _ga which is a persistent cookie and expire after 2 years and _gid which is a session cookie. We also use the Google Analytics cookie _gat, which is explained in more detail in the ‘functional cookies’ section above.

  • third party persistent and session cookies that are set by Facebook to integrate our website with our page on Facebook.com. In doing so this causes some cookies to be created by Facebook that detect the number of "likes" and whether you are logged into Facebook or not, and are also used to share articles and to interact with them. These include persistent cookies called c_user and datr, which expires after 2 years, spin which expires after 1 day, and the session cookies wd, sb, dpr, and xs.

  • a third party session cookie which tracks your landing page (the first page you viewed in your session). This cookie is landing_page

  • a third party persistent cookie which is used to collect information on a visitor. This information will become an ID string within formation on a specific visitor – ID

    in formation

    strings can be used to target groups with similar preferences, or can be used by third party domains or ad-exchanges. This cookie is _orig_referrer

    ,

    and expires after 13 days.

  • third party

    persistent cookies which

    collects

    data on visitors' behaviour and interaction - This is used to optimize the website and make advertisement on the website more relevant. These cookies are called _s, _shopify_s, _shopify_sa_p, _shopify_sa_t, _shopify_country which expires after 1 day, and _shopify_fs, _shopify_y, _y, which expires after 2 years.

 

More information

Google Analytics cookies are classified as

first party

cookies as they are set by our website domain, although Google collects and processes information from our use of Google Analytics. To find out more about how Google handles information collected from Google Analytics, see Google Analytics’ privacy policy, which is available here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245

For information on how Google uses data from cookies it uses, please visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/

For YouTube’s (Google’s) privacy policy, please visit https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

 

How to opt in or out from analytical cookies

See the section below entitled How to accept or reject cookies

To opt out of Google Analytics tracking across all websites in general, you can do so here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

 

Processing information about you contained in or obtained from analytical cookies

Legal basis for processing: we process information about you contained in or obtained from analytical cookies in our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation).

Legitimate interests: analysing how individuals use our website to help us improve our website and business. For further information on how we use the information gathered from our use of analytical cookies, including profiling, please see the section entitled Our use of automated decision making and profiling in our privacy policy, which is available here: https://offblak.com/privacy-policy  

 

Targeting (or advertising) cookies

 

Targeting (or advertising) cookies record information about your visit to and use of our website, for advertising purposes. We use the targeting cookies for the following purposes on our website:

  • third party persistent and session cookies that are set by Facebook to integrate our website with our page on Facebook.com. In doing so this causes some cookies to be created by Facebook that detect the number of "likes" and whether you are logged into Facebook or not, and are also used to share articles and to interact with them. These cookies are also

    analytical,

    and are explained in more detail in the ‘Analytical (or performance) cookies’ section above.

  • a third party persistent cookie which is used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third party advertisers. This cookie is fr and expires after 3 months.

  • a third party persistent cookie which is used for showing relevant advertising based on

    user's

    movement on Snapchat. This cookie is sc_at and expires after 3 months.

  • a third party session cookie which is used to help deliver our advertising to people who have already visited our website when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook Advertising. This cookie is _fbp

  • a third party persistent cookie which collects anonymous data related to the user’s visit to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and which pages have been loaded, with the purpose of personalising and improving the Twitter service. This cookie is guest_id and expires after 2 years.

  • a third party Twitter persistent cookie used for ad personalisation purposes. This cookie is personalization_id and expires after 2 years.

 

 

Google uses cookies to display advertisements to you about our products and services on other websites and locations across the internet based on the fact that you have visited our website. Google may also display other advertisements across the internet to you about third party services using the Google AdSense network, although this is beyond our control. For more information about Google remarketing, click here: https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/2453998?hl=en

For further information on Google’s advertising cookies, please see their cookies policy here: https://policies.google.com/technologies/types

 

How to opt in or out from advertising cookies

See the section below entitled How to accept or reject cookies

 

Processing information about you contained in or obtained from analytical cookies

Legal basis for processing: consent (Article 6(1)(a) of the General Data Protection Regulation).

Consent: you give your consent to the purposes for which we process your information using advertising cookies by accepting the use of such cookies via our cookie control tool. For further information on how we use the information gathered from our use of advertising cookies, including profiling and automated decision-making please see the section entitled Our use of automated decision making and profiling in our privacy policy, which is available here: https://offblak.com/privacy-policy

 

Facebook Pixel

 

We use Facebook Pixel on our website. Facebook Pixel is a tracking code which allows us to track and monitor the success of advertisements we use on Facebook and to improve the effectiveness of those advertisements by recording information such as the device you used to access our website and the actions you took on our website using cookies. We may also use Facebook Pixel to create retargeting advertisements and custom audiences for our advertisements on Facebook and on our website.

Facebook aggregates data gathered from our use of Facebook Pixel on our website with data it gathers from other sources, in order to improve and target advertisements displayed on its website or via its services, to improve its systems and to provide measurement services to third parties which use Facebook’s advertising services. You can find out more about how Facebook handles information they collect about you and other individuals by accessing their privacy policy, which is available here: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy

Legal basis for processing: consent (Article 6(1)(a) of the General Data Protection Regulation).

Consent: you give your consent to the purposes for which we process your information using Facebook Pixel turning on marketing cookies using our cookie control tool. For further information on how we use the information gathered from our use of Facebook Pixel, including profiling please see the section entitled Our use of automated decision making and profiling in our privacy policy, which is available here: https://offblak.com/privacy-policy

 

Snapchat Pixel

 

We use a Snapchat Pixel on our website to track conversions for our Snapchat advertising campaigns and to monitor the success of those campaigns.

You can find out more about how Snapchat handles information they collect about you and other individuals by accessing their privacy policy, which is available here: https://www.snap.com/en-US/privacy/privacy-center/

Legal basis for processing: consent (Article 6(1)(a) of the General Data Protection Regulation).

Consent: you give your consent to the purposes for which we process your information using Snapchat Pixel turning on marketing cookies using our cookie control tool. For further information on how we use the information gathered from our use of Snapchat Pixel, including profiling please see the section entitled Our use of automated decision making and profiling in our privacy policy, which is available here: https://offblak.com/privacy-policy

 

How to accept or reject cookies

 

There are a number of different ways in which you can accept or reject some or all cookies and similar technologies. Some of the main methods of doing so are described below.

You are welcome to block the use of some or all of the cookies we use on our website. However, please be aware that doing so may impair our website and its functionality or may even render some or all of it unusable.

You should also be aware that clearing all cookies from your browser will also delete any cookies that are storing your preferences, for example, whether you have accepted cookies on a website or any cookies that are blocking other cookies.

You can find more detailed information about cookies and adjusting your browser settings by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org

 

Accepting or rejecting cookies

 

Cookie control tool

You can accept or reject non-essential cookies by using our cookie management tool.

 

Browser settings

You can accept or reject some or all cookies (for example, blocking all

third party

cookies) by adjusting your browser settings. If you do not know how to do this, the links below set out information about how to change your browser settings for some of the most commonly used web browsers:

Some browsers, such as Chrome and Firefox, allow you to change your settings to browse in ‘incognito’ mode, limiting the amount of data placed on your machine and automatically deleting any persistent cookies placed on your device when you finish your browsing session. There are also many third-party applications which you can add to your browser to block or manage cookies.

 

Existing cookies

To clear cookies that have previously been placed on your browser, you should select the option to clear your browsing history and ensure that the option to delete or clear cookies

is

included when you do so.

 

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking by installing the browser add-on which is available here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

 

Google Adsettings

You can manage and opt out of personalisation of advertisements by Google by visiting Google’s ad settings page here https://adssettings.google.com/ and by:

  • unticking the button entitled ‘Also use Google Account activity and information to personalize ads on these websites and apps and store that data in your Google Account’; and

  • switching the ‘Ads Personalisation’ setting off (i.e. by ensuring the switch at the top of the page is set to the left/grey and not the right/blue).

Alternatively, you can install a free browser plugin here: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996

 

Facebook and Snapchat Pixel

You can block Facebook, Snapchat & Twitter Pixels using our cookie control tool.

 

Disconnect for Facebook

You can install a browser add-on tool called ‘Disconnect Facebook pixel and FB tracking’. This will stop Facebook tracking you on third party websites. You can install

the

too here:

 

European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance Tool

You can opt out of Facebook, Snapchat and other companies that participate in the Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe from showing you

interest based

ads by visiting http://www.youronlinechoices.com, selecting your country, clicking ‘Your Ad Choices’, then locating Facebook (and any other companies you want to block) and selecting the ‘Off’ option

 

Copyright

 

The copyright in this Cookies Policy is either owned

by,

or licensed to, us and is protected by copyright laws around the world and copyright protection software. All intellectual property rights in this document are reserved.