Cookie Policy (UK & EU)

This Cookie Policy was last updated on June 10, 2021 and applies worldwide, including to citizens and legal permanent residents of the United Kingdom and the EU.

Preamble – Please Read

This cookie policy contains important information about who places cookies on your browser and processes your data (Section 6).

It also contains a list of ad partners that are able to display ads on our site and therefore store and process your data for ad personalisation (Section 6.1).

It also contains controls so you can manage and revoke your cookie consent and privacy choices (Section 7).

1. Introduction

Our website, https://diygardening.co.uk (hereinafter: “the website”) uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as “cookies”). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

2. What are cookies?

A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.

3. What are scripts?

A script is a piece of programme code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.

4. What is a web beacon?

A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.

5. Cookies

5.1 Technical or functional cookies

Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. We may place these cookies without your consent.

5.2 Statistics cookies

We use statistics cookies to optimize the website experience for our users. With these statistics cookies we get insights in the usage of our website. We ask your permission to place statistics cookies.

5.3 Advertising cookies

On this website we use advertising cookies, enabling us to personalize the advertisements for you, and we (and third parties) gain insights into the campaign results. This happens based on a profile we create based on your click and surfing on and outside https://diygardening.co.uk. With these cookies you, as website visitor are linked to a unique ID, so you do not see the same ad more than once for example.

Because these cookies are marked as tracking cookies, we ask your permission to place these.

5.4 Marketing/Tracking cookies

Marketing/Tracking cookies are cookies or any other form of local storage, used to create user profiles to display advertising or to track the user on this website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.

 

6 Placed Cookies

Wistia

Statistics, Marketing/Tracking

Usage

We use Wistia for video display.

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Wistia Privacy Statement.

Statistics

Name
wistia-video-progress-*
Expiration
persistent
Function
Store if the user has seen embedded content

Marketing/Tracking

Name
wistia
Expiration
persistent
Function
Store performed actions on the website

Google Analytics

Statistics (anonymous), Statistics

Usage

We use Google Analytics for website statistics.

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Google Analytics Privacy Statement.

Statistics (anonymous)

Name
_ga
Expiration
2 years
Function
Count and track pageviews
Name
_gid
Expiration
1 day
Function
Count and track pageviews

Statistics

Name
_gat_gtag_UA_*
Expiration
1 minute
Function
Store a unique user ID
Name
_gat
Expiration
1 minute
Function
Filter requests from bots

Cookie Notice for GDPR

Functional

Usage

We use Cookie Notice for GDPR for cookie consent management.

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties.

Functional

Name
cookie_notice_accepted
Expiration
persistent
Function
Check if cookies can be placed

Divi (Elegant Themes)

Functional, Purpose pending investigation

Usage

We use Divi (Elegant Themes) for website design.

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties.

Functional

Name
et-pb-recent-items-colors
Expiration
persistent
Function
Provide functions across pages

Purpose pending investigation

Name
et-saved-post-*
Expiration
Function
Name
et-editing-post-*
Expiration
Function
Name
et-recommend-sync-post-*
Expiration
Function

WordPress

Functional

Usage

We use WordPress for website development.

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties.

Functional

Name
wordpress_logged_in_*
Expiration
session
Function
Keep users logged in

SiteGround

Functional

Usage

We use SiteGround for website hosting.

Sharing data

For more information, please read the SiteGround Privacy Statement.

Functional

Name
wpSGCacheBypass
Expiration
persistent
Function

Google Fonts

Marketing/Tracking

Usage

We use Google Fonts for display of webfonts.

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Google Fonts Privacy Statement.

Marketing/Tracking

Name
Google Fonts API
Expiration
none
Function
Request user IP address

Google reCAPTCHA

Marketing/Tracking

Usage

We use Google reCAPTCHA for spam prevention.

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Google reCAPTCHA Privacy Statement.

Marketing/Tracking

Name
rc::c
Expiration
session
Function
Filter requests from bots
Name
rc::b
Expiration
session
Function
Filter requests from bots
Name
rc::a
Expiration
persistent
Function
Filter requests from bots

Complianz

Functional

Usage

We use Complianz for cookie consent management.

Sharing data

Functional

Name
complianz_policy_id
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store accepted cookie policy ID
Name
cmplz_event_*
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
complianz_consent_status
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
cmplz_marketing
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
cmplz_stats
Expiration
365 days
Function
Store cookie consent preferences
Name
cmplz_user_data
Expiration
365 days
Function
Determines which cookie banner to show

ET Editor

Purpose pending investigation

Usage

We use ET Editor for website design.

Sharing data

This data is not shared with third parties.

Purpose pending investigation

Name
et-editor-available-post-*
Expiration
Function

YouTube

Purpose pending investigation

Usage

We use YouTube for video display.

Sharing data

For more information, please read the YouTube Privacy Statement.

Purpose pending investigation

Name
GPS
Expiration
Function
Name
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
Expiration
Function
Name
YSC
Expiration
Function
Name
PREF
Expiration
Function

Google Ads

Marketing/Tracking

Usage

We use Google Ads for advertising.

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Google Ads Privacy Statement.

Marketing/Tracking

Name
goog_pem_mod
Expiration
persistent
Function
Enable ad delivery or retargeting
Name
ads/ga-audiences
Expiration
none
Function
Store information for remarketing purposes
Name
NID
Expiration
Persistent
Function
To show Google ads in Google services for signed-out users
Name
ANID
Expiration
Persistent
Function
To show Google ads on non-Google sites

Google Ads Optimization

Marketing/Tracking

Usage

We use Google Ads Optimization for showing advertisements.

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Google Ads Optimization Privacy Statement.

Marketing/Tracking

Name
google_experiment_mod*
Expiration
3 months
Function
Store and track visits across websites

Google DoubleClick

Marketing/Tracking, 0, Purpose pending investigation

Usage

We use Google DoubleClick for cross-channel advertising.

Sharing data

For more information, please read the Google DoubleClick Privacy Statement.

Marketing/Tracking

Name
__gads
Expiration
persistent
Function
Name
___gads
Expiration
persistent
Function
Enable ad delivery or retargeting

0

Name
IDE
Expiration
Function

Purpose pending investigation

Name
__ar_v4
Expiration
Function
Name
_drt_
Expiration
Function
Name
id
Expiration
Function
Name
ar_v4
Expiration
Function
Name
DSID
Expiration
Function
Name
idIDE
Expiration
Function

Miscellaneous

Purpose pending investigation

Usage

Sharing data

Sharing of data is pending investigation

Purpose pending investigation

Name
persist:*
Expiration
Function
Name
undefined
Expiration
Function
Name
loglevel
Expiration
Function
Name
etfb-autosave-*
Expiration
Function
Name
wdp-pre-sso-state
Expiration
Function
Name
google_auto_fc_cmp_setting
Expiration
Function
Name
__lsv__
Expiration
Function
Name
google_adsense_settings
Expiration
Function
Name
cmplz_policy_id
Expiration
365 days
Function
Name
cmplz_functional
Expiration
365 days
Function
Name
cmplz_statistics-anonymous
Expiration
365 days
Function
Name
cmplz_preferences
Expiration
365 days
Function
Name
cmplz_statistics
Expiration
365 days
Function
Name
cmplz_consent_status
Expiration
365 days
Function
Name
localStorageTest
Expiration
Function
Name
showDate
Expiration
Function
Name
frameIndex
Expiration
Function
Name
tasty-pins-follow-box-closed
Expiration
Function
Name
wp-autosave-1
Expiration
Function
Name
__gpi
Expiration
Function
Name
cmplz_choice
Expiration
365 days
Function

6.1 Google Ads and DoubleClick

If you grant consent for marketing cookies, your data will be processed and stored by Google and their partner websites. You can find more information about how this data is used here:

Google Ads Personalisation Options

Google Partner Sites Information

This page contains a complete list of all partners (including their privacy policies) that are permitted to display ads on our site and to store and process your data.

When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “Set Cookie Preferences”, you consent to us using the categories of cookies and plug-ins you selected in the pop-up, as described in this Cookie Policy. You can disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may no longer work properly.

7.1 Manage your consent settings

You can manage your cookie and data consent settings below:

8. Your rights with respect to personal data

You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • You have the right to know why your personal data is needed, what will happen to it, and how long it will be retained for.
  • Right of access: You have the right to access your personal data that is known to us.
  • Right to rectification: you have the right to supplement, correct, have deleted or blocked your personal data whenever you wish.
  • If you give us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke that consent and to have your personal data deleted.
  • Right to transfer your data: you have the right to request all your personal data from the controller and transfer it in its entirety to another controller.
  • Right to object: you may object to the processing of your data. We comply with this, unless there are justified grounds for processing.

To exercise these rights, please contact us. Please refer to the contact details at the bottom of this Cookie Policy. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you, but you also have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority (the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)).

9. Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies

You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.

Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our websites again.

10. Contact details

For questions and/or comments about our Cookie Policy and this statement, please contact us by using the following contact details:

Hannah Miller

14 Maguire Drive

Frimley

Surrey

GU169RY

Hannahmiller (at) diygardening (dot) com