What is a Cookie?

A cookie is used on most websites you visit. It's used to better your experience by letting a website 'remember' you, either for the time of your visit (using a 'session cookie') or for many visits (using a 'persistent cookie').

They do many different jobs, such as better the navigation between pages and storing your preferences. In other words, they make the interaction between you and the website faster and easier. If a website doesn't use cookies, it will think you are a new visitor every time you move to a new page on the site.

Some websites will also use them to target their advertising or marketing messages based on different aspects. For example, targeted online behavioral advertising cookies are used to let a brand fit their advertising and make it more relevant to you by tracking your location, browsing habits and internet usage.

Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting ('first party cookies') or they may be set by other websites who run content on the page you are viewing ('third party cookies').

How Does Spinsville.com Use Cookies?

Cookies let us know what device you're on or when you've logged in. We only use the ones that are strictly necessary to let you to move around the site or to provide certain basic features. It also betters the functionality of the website by storing your preferences, for example. We also use them to help us to improve the performance of our website to provide you with a better user experience.

Please see below to find out more about each of these categories of cookie along with our descriptions of the cookies set by Spinsville.com.

Guidance from the EU and the ICO has led to cookies being placed into four different categories:

1. Strictly Necessary

These are necessary to let you move around the website and use its features as smoothly and securely as possible, allowing the correct elements to be displayed on all pages as quickly as possible. Without them, we wouldn't be able to provide you with the proper functionality of the website, giving you a poor user experience.

2."Functionality" Cookies

These record information about choices you've made and allow us to tailor the website for you, to give you a more personalized experience. This might include your preferred language, detecting if you have already seen a popup so that it isn't shown again and remembering other similar choices you may have made. All this is done to allow the website to function in a way that makes your experience better. By using our website and services, you agree that we can place these types of cookie.

3. Performance Cookies

These are used internally to help us to provide you with a better user experience. This anonymous information helps us understand how our visitors use our website so that we can improve our content. They also allow us to test different design ideas for particular pages, such as our home page.

All of these cookies are our own. Using our own measurement and research systems, except for one section of Google Analytics cookies, it collects standard internet log information and details of visitor patterns to help us find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information doesn't identify visitors or collect any personal details. By using our website and services, you agree that we can place these types of cookie.

4. Online Behavioral Advertising Cookies

These collect information about your browsing habits, which is then used to provide you with targeted advertising based on these habits. They work out what advertising might be most relevant to you based on the areas you look at on the site, as well as your IP address geo-location. Spinsville.com does not employ itself nor allow 3rd parties to set any online behavioral advertising cookies of any kind.

What to Do If You Don't Want Cookies to Be Set?

At this moment, we don't offer you the chance to specifically enable or disable individual categories of cookies.

Nonetheless, you're not obliged to accept a cookie from us or from any other website. You can modify your browser so that it will not accept cookies. However, for legitimate security reasons, we may refuse access to specific website content unless you accept the use of a cookie or similar device.