What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which are placed on your mobile phone, smart tablet or computer whilst you browse websites. They are optional, and can be managed or deleted from your browser settings. If you are struggling to find whereabouts you can delete or manage your cookies, click here to view all the information available on 'About Cookies' webpage.
- recognising which device you are using, to ensure that you always receive the best possible experience
- enabling the browser/server to store cache so as to ensure our pages load quickly
- improve the speed and the security of our site
- to make our marketing as efficient as possible ( we only ever want to offer you things you are interested in)
- to allow you to connect third-party domains such as Amazon Pay,Facebook,Youtube,Paypal Express Checkout,Google and so that we can offer Live Chat
- so that we can display products you are interested in or may have recently viewed on our product pages
- collecting any personally identifiable information, unless otherwise requesting your permission
- collecting sensitive data without your permission
- passing data onto advertising companies
- paying sales commissions
- passing personally identifiable data onto any third parties
Social Website Cookies
in order to be able to make liking and sharing on all our social media channels as easy as possible, we have included buttons on our site.
Privacy implications will vary dependant on which social media site or network you are using. It was also be dependant on the privacy settings you personally have selected on each of these networks.
Visitor Statistics Cookies - Why do we use them?
Some cookies we use compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited ID Cards Direct, what kind of technology they are using, which page they look at and how long they spend on our website etc. We use these cookies to help us to improve our site. Knowing which technology is being used helps us to see which browsers our site isn't working properly on for example. The 'analytics' programs tell us how people have reached our site, and whether they have been here before. This information helps us to continue funding the development of our services for you rather than needlessly spending on marketing optimisation.