Web analytics, cookies and statistics
This page contains statistical information about the epbeads website web pages.
When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where
services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts
of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include
small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally. You
can visit our site and use the majority of its services without telling us who you
are or giving us any person-identifying information.
and general page viewing). Cookies
may be used on some interactive pages to provide additional functionality or when
it is absolutely necessary to maintain the unique identification of your browser
while you use those pages.
EPBeads.co.uk uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided
by Google. Google Analytics collects first party cookies, which are text files placed
on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour.
This information is sent to Google and is used to evaluate how our website is being
used. This enables EPBeads to compile statistical reports. A full list of cookies used by
Google Analytics and explanations on how these work are available on the Google
code website. EPBeads does not collect (nor allow any third party
to collect) personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. We will
not associate any data gathered with any personally identifying information.
will not link or seek to link an IP address with the identity of a computer user.
In short, Google Analytics doesn't identify who you are, but it does track your
movements on our websites.
Third party sites
We have some pages that embed our video content using www.youtube.com. Information on how this website
EU 'cookie' directive
From 26 May 2011 a new European Union directive requires us to gain the consent
of our users to download cookies on to their machines. There are various methods
we could use to gain users consent. For example, we could use pop-ups; prompting
users to tick a box to confirm they give permission for us to download cookies on
their machine. Alternatively, we could use an online form that all users must complete
before using the website. We consider both of these solutions as obtrusive. We want
our users find information and services quickly. Therefore, we have taken the decision
make an informed decision whether they want to disable this feature. There are links
on our terms and conditions and disclaimer pages which are in the footer of every
web page pointing to this information. We have published promotional banners on
our homepage and conducted an audit of the cookies we use which is published on
this page. We welcome your feedback on this subject by completing the feedback form
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How to disable cookies
You can stop cookies being downloaded on to your computer by selecting the appropriate
settings on your browser. However please note that if you do this you may not be
able to use the full functionality of this website (such as the Shopping Basket).
There is more information about cookies, including how to delete them on the website
aboutcookies.org. You may also opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics.