What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text stored by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you. You can think of cookies as providing a ‘memory’ for the website, so that it can recognize you and respond accordingly.
Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.
A visit to a page on Our website may generate the following types of cookies:
Site performance cookies
Anonymous analytics cookies
Third party advertising cookies
Site Performance Cookies
This cookie remembers your preferences for tools found on Our website, so you don’t have to reset them each time you visit. Examples include:
- Product sorting settings
- Whether you see the latest or the oldest blog posts first
Anonymous Analytics Cookies
Every time someone visits Our website, these cookies are generated about that person. These cookies can tell us whether or not you have visited the site before. Your browser will tell us if you have these cookies and, if you don’t, we generate new ones.
This allows us to track how many individual users we have, how often they visit the site, how often they visit particular pages, whether they add products to their shopping cart, and if they abandon their cart.
Unless you are signed into an account on Our website, We cannot use these cookies to identify individuals. We use them to gather statistics. However, if you are logged in, we will also know the details you gave to us and be able to connect them.
These cookies are used by software which tries to determine what country you are accessing Our Service from, based on the information supplied by your browser. This cookie is completely anonymous. This cookie is only used by Us to help target our content, apply appropriate tax information at checkout, and apply our CDN to deliver our content faster.
When you register with Pure Salt Studios, we generate cookies that let us know whether you are signed in or not. Our servers use these cookies to work out which account you are signed in with. It allows us to store and recall your saved payment information and orders. It also allows us to associate any comments you post with your username.
If you have not selected ‘keep me signed in’, your cookies get deleted when you either close your browser or shut down your computer.
While you are signed in, we combine information from your registration cookies with our analytics cookies.
These cookies allow us to know whether or not you’ve seen a particular advertisement, and how long it has been since you’ve seen it.
These cookies are anonymous. They store information about what you look at on our site, but not about who you are.
Other Third Party Cookies
On some pages of our website, other organizations may also set their own anonymous cookies. They do this to track the success of their application, or to customize the application for you. For example, when you share a product or blog post using a social media sharing button (such as Facebook or Twitter), the social network will record that you have done this.
How We Process Personal Data
Your personal data is collected and processed through Our Website by the following services:
GOOGLE ANALYTICS WITH ANONYMIZED IP (GOOGLE INC.)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Service, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
This integration of Google Analytics anonymizes your IP address. It works by shortening Users’ IP addresses within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be sent to a Google server and shortened within the US.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
FACEBOOK LIKE BUTTON AND SOCIAL WIDGETS (FACEBOOK, INC.)
The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc. This type of service allows interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Service. The interaction and information obtained through this Service are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network. This type of service might still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
AKISMET (AUTOMATTIC INC.)
Akismet is a SPAM protection service provided by Automattic Inc. This type of service analyzes the traffic of this Service, potentially containing Users’ Personal Data, with the purpose of filtering it from parts of traffic, messages and content that are recognized as SPAM.
How Do I Turn Off Cookies?
It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies form a particular website. However, without our cookies we cannot tell if you are signed in and may not have full access to all products and services through our website. For example, without cookies you will not be able to access your account, save products in your shopping cart, and checkout with saved payment information.
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. You can typically find these settings in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser.
To understand these settings, the following links may be helpful resources:
Cookie settings in Internet Explorer / Edge
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find these links helpful:
If you would like to contact us about cookies or our Cookies Policy, please email us at: