Cookie Policy

Introduction

www.thegoodexchange.com (the “Website”) is operated by or for and on behalf of The Good Exchange Limited which is a limited company registered in England and Wales under the Companies Acts (Company Number 09761102) having its registered office at Liberty House, Greenham Business Park, Greenham, Thatcham, Berkshire, England, RG19 6HS (“we”, “our”, “us”).

This Cookie Policy together with our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy governs your use of the Website and our services. Please read them carefully as they affect your rights and liabilities under the law. By using the Website you agree to be bound by our Terms and Conditions and Privacy and Cookie Policies. If you do not agree to this Cookie Policy and/or our Terms and Conditions and/or Privacy Policy, please do not register for or use the Website.

Amendments to Cookie Policy

We reserve the right, from time to time, with or without notice to you, to change our Cookie Policy at our sole discretion. Our Cookie Policy is applicable to your access to and use of this Website will be the version that is current and displayed on the Website as at each date you access the Website. Your use of the Website after changes are made means that you agree to be bound by such changes. If you do not wish to accept the new Cookie Policy you should not continue to use the Website or any of the services provided on it.

What is a Cookie?

To help you to better understand the cookies that we use on the Website we use a classification that was developed by the International Chamber of Commerce UK. This explains more about which cookies we use, why we use them, and the functionality you will lose if you decide you don't want to have them on your device.

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your personal computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. This information is then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user's device.

There are two types of cookies that can be used:

Persistent cookies - these cookies remain on a user's device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.

Session cookies - these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.

Cookies used on the Website

A list of all the types of cookies used on the Website by category is set out below.

Strictly necessary cookies- These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for. For the types of cookies that are strictly necessary, no consent is required. 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 the services you have asked for, such as shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Analysis cookies- These cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited. By using the Website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Website; for instance, which pages visitors go to most often, which pages they go to next and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All the information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the Website works.

Functionality cookies- These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience. By using the Website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. 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. 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.

Online privacy

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Using browser settings to manage cookies

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Website so we recommend that you leave them turned on. For example, if you block or otherwise reject cookies you will not be able to have personal details automatically pre-entered for you. If you leave cookies turned on, remember to sign off when you finish using a shared computer.