At Devonshire Club, we are committed to protecting your personal information and we take our responsibilities under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Privacy Electronics Communications Regulation 2003.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
There are four categories of cookies:
Category 1: Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you. have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided
Category 2: Performance cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.
Category 3: Functionality cookies
These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located.
These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
Category 4: Advertising cookies
These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.
Cookies we use
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We use these cookies to:
- Improve the speed/security of the site
- Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
- Continuously improve our website for you
- Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)
- Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
- Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
- Pass data to advertising networks
- Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
- Pay sales commissions
Our website includes links to pages such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. The use of these cookies is set by the service provider. To find out further information about their privacy policies, please visit the relevant social networks website.
We use Google Analytics to understand how you use our website. Google Analytics stores information about:
- the pages you visit
- how long you spend on each page
- how you got to the site
- what you click on while you’re visiting the site
Removal of Cookies
You can opt out of cookies and google analytics tracking using the following tools:
If you use Internet Explorer, Select the Tools menu from the Internet Explorer window, and click Delete Browsing History. 2. In the Delete Browsing History window, check the box next to Cookies. You can uncheck everything else if you want to remove only cookies.
If you use Google Chrome, Click on Tools (the wrench icon) > Options. Click on the Under the Hood tab, then the Clear browsing data… button. Check the following: Empty the cache. Delete cookies and other site data. Select the beginning of time in the drop-down box and click on the Clear browsing data button.
If you use Mozilla Firefox, Click on the “Firefox” button, move to the “History” menu, select “Clear Recent History.”, Set the “Time range to clear” option to “Everything.” Click on the down arrow next to “Details.”, Check “Cookies” from the menu, Click on the “Clear Now” button.
If you use Safari, Select Preferences from the Safari menu or hold down the Command key and the comma key at the same time (Command+,). go to the Privacy tab. Click the Remove All Website Data button to remove all stored website data or skip to step 5 to remove data on a site-by-site basis.
If you use Microsoft Edge, In Microsoft Edge, go to More, > Settings. Under Clear browsing data, select Choose what to clear. Select the checkbox next to each data type you’d like to clear, and then select Clear.
For Google Analytics Opt-Out click here.
If you require further information, please contact our Data Protection Officer.