Cookie Policy

 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which are located in your browser directory and stored on your computer, mobile phone or device. Cookies ask for permission to be placed on your device when you visit a website or open a marketing email. Once permission is granted, the cookie enables websites to tailor their web applications to your needs.

The Southern Co-Operative uses cookies for a variety of reasons, such as to remember your preferences, to analyse traffic, to tailor your visit and to help us improve our sites.

Ultimately, cookies enable us to provide you with a better website. A cookie does not give us access to your personal information, only as much information as you wish to share with us.

Like many websites, The Southern Co-operative uses Google Analytics to track visitor interactions. Google Analytics uses first party analytics to store information on whether the visitor has been to the site before, and what site referred the visitor to the web page. Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains.

For more details please visit Google’s Privacy Page at: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html (opens in a new tab).

 

What we collect

When you use our website we may collect certain information about you. This includes details of any transactions you may carry out, details you provide in any customer surveys or forms you fill in and statistical data on how you use out website.

 

Third party cookies

Our website may contain links and references to other websites. However, once you have navigated away from our website, we do not have control over that other website. We are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you share with third party sites, and they are not governed by this privacy statement.

To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data about your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.

 

How to manage your cookies

Most internet browsers automatically accept cookies.  You can set your preferences, and disable cookies, in your internet browser settings. For information on how to do this, and to find out more about cookies please visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/ (opens in a new tab).