Privacy & Cookies

Follies Face & Body Painters are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This webpage tells you the data protection and privacy practices for follies.co.uk, specifically:

  • How the information you supply is used
  • Our policy on sharing this information
  • How we protect your information
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in this information

How the information you supply is used

Should you send us an email via the contact form, your name, email address and message will be emailed to us (as you would expect). This information remains private and confidential. We will store this information within our own email system so that we are able to respond to you.

Should you contact us by phone, you can be assured that your information will remain confidential, safe and secure at all times.

Should you comment on a blog post on our website, then your name, email address, IP address and message will be stored in our website database (as you would expect). Your registered name (user name) and comment are the only information viewable by the general public on our website.

Our policy on sharing this information

follies.co.uk does not actively track you as an individual and we take your privacy very seriously. We do not share your personal information or email address any with third parties.
All information you provide is held as “Strictly Confidential” and we are serious about protecting the privacy and security of your personal information.

How we protect your information

We have security procedures in place to ensure this website is safe from hackers and other potential threats. We are continually monitoring these procedures to ensure the safeguarding of your personal information at all times.

How you can correct any inaccuracies in this information

Once posted, you cannot change or remove any comments you have submitted on our website blog posts. However, if you would like to have this information removed please contact us and we will do this for you.

Cookies

We sometimes place small data files on your computer. These are known as cookies. Most websites do this.They improve things by:

  • remembering settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
  • remembering information you’ve given (eg your postcode) so you don’t need to keep entering it
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs

Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish.

To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit AboutCookies.org. Or please read on to find out more about how and where we use cookies.


How we use cookies

This site uses cookies in several places – we’ve listed each of them below with more details about why we use them and how long they will last.

In most cases, we will let you know before we store a cookie on your computer by providing a message similar to this: sets a cookie.

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure it’s meeting its users’ needs and to understand how we could do it better.

Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies by visiting this page on Google.

Browser Cookies:

Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through the browser settings. Below are guidelines for deleting and resetting your cookies in the most popular browsers:

Internet Explorer

These are set in the top right corner of explorer. Microsoft offer a support topic to assist with the different versions of Internet Explorer //support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835

Firefox 

Mozilla provide a support article to change settings in Firefox https://support.mozilla.org

Google Chrome

Google provide a support topic to help to check settings in Google support.google.com/chrome

Safari

To set whether Safari blocks cookies in iOS 8 or later, tap Settings > Safari > Block Cookies and choose one of the following: Always Block, Allow from Current Websites Only, Allow from Websites I Visit, or Always Allow. In iOS 7 or earlier, choose Never, From third parties and advertisers, or Always.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org/ and www.youronlinechoices.eu and ico.org.uk