Cookie Policy

PODIUM COOKIE POLICY

INTRODUCTION

This Cookie Policy (“Policy “) is intended to inform you how Podium uses a technology called “cookies” and web server logs. This Policy is intended to assist you in making informed decisions when using our Website. Please take a minute to read and understand the Policy. This Policy should also be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy and our General Terms

WHAT ARE COOKIES AND WHAT DO THEY DO?

A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, a computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies.

Information gathered through cookies may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed and the time spent at our Website.

For further details on cookies, please visit All About Cookies where you can find comprehensive information on cookies and similar technologies.

CONSENT TO THE USE OF COOKIES ON THIS WEBSITE    

By continuing to use our Website, you are deemed to consent to our use of the cookies described in this Policy.  If you do not consent to Podium using cookies then please read the next section of this Policy entitled “Blocking our Use of Cookies”.

Blocking our Use of Cookies

You can block our use of cookies by activating the settings in your browser. Please visit All About Cookies where you can find comprehensive information on cookie management and blocking for a wide variety of browsers.

What Happens if I Block Cookies?

In order to use certain services offered through our Website, your web browser must accept cookies. If you choose to withhold consent, or subsequently block cookies, some aspects of the Website may not work properly and you may not be able to access all or part of our Website.

How We Use Cookies

Strictly Necessary Cookies

We use cookies where they are essential for the operation of our Website, for example cookies are used to enable you to use our shopping basket function on the Website when purchasing goods.

Session Cookies

We use cookies to allow the Website to uniquely identify your browsing session on our Website and allows us to coordinate this information with data from our Website server.

Analytics

We use “analytics” cookies which, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our Website and which parts of our Website are most popular. This helps us gather feedback so that we can improve our Website and better serve our users. We do not generally store any personal information that you provide to us in a cookie.

Targeting 

We also use cookies to record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our advertising more relevant to your interests and we may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which they are used in the table below:

 

 

Cookie Type Purpose
ASP.NET_SessionId This cookie is used by ASPNET to uniquely identify your session on our Website and relates your unique session to server side data.
ASPSESSIONIDSQADTAAS This cookie is also used by ASPNET to uniquely identify your session on our Website and relates your unique session to server side data.
Google Analytics

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These cookies enable us to store information such as the time you visit our Website, whether you have visited before and the website that you visited prior to visiting our Website.

 

For further information about Google Analytics please see: http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

Most of our cookies expire within 30 days, although our analytics cookies may persist for 2 years.