Privacy & Cookie Policy

Privacy Policy

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide to us in any other way.  When you subscribe, we collect your email address. You may unsubscribe at any time by selecting the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of any news or update email from us, or by emailing us at hello@katesimmonds.com. When you send a message through the contact page, we store your name, email address, and any message you choose to send. We may contact you via email from time to time, primarily to send news and updates. We will not give your contact details to any third party.

 

In addition, we may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. Please refer to our Cookie Policy below.

 

We collect such non-personal and personal information for the following purposes:

  • To provide and operate our services;

  • To be able to contact you with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  • To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  • To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

 

www.katesimmonds.com is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to provide products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

 

www.katesimmonds.com email is hosted by Google GSuite, and as such messages we exchange with you will also be stored on Google’s data storage, databases and the general GSuite applications. You can access Google GSuite’s Security & Trust Centre here to read about their security features, policies and standards. 

 

​We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect and how we use it.

Cookie Policy

We use cookies to help us administer this website, to improve the website’s usability and for marketing purposes. We may also use cookies to identify which pages are being used most frequently. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to visitor needs. By using our website, you agree to this policy and you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this Policy.

 

About Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Cookies on this website

Generally, we use cookies to help us administer this website, to improve the website’s usability and for marketing purposes. We may also use cookies to identify which pages are being used most frequently. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to visitor needs.

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. 

 

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you and do not give us access to your computer or any information about you.

 

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you would prefer. Bear in mind that this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website and enabling us to optimise the website for you.

 

This website runs on the Wix platform. We use Wix cookies to:

  • monitor and analyse the performance, operation and effectiveness of our site on Wix’s platform

  • ensure the underlying Wix platform running our site is secure and safe to use

 

Here are the Wix cookies we use:

Third Party Cookies

We also use third party cookies to help us to understand how users interact with our website and enable us to improve user experience.

 

Currently we use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on visitors’ computers.  The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information.

 

To understand how Google Analytics collects and processes data from your visit to our site please read “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps

 

Google's privacy policy is available here.

 

Again, most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers will allow you to reject just third-party cookies.

We reserve the right to modify this cookie policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what cookies are being used.

This website cookies policy is based on a free document supplied by The Legal Stop Limited through its website www.thelegalstop.co.uk

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