Cookies Policy

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small files which are stored on a user's computer. They are designed to hold a small amount of data specific to a particular client and website, and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer.

If you have registered with Dirty DIY then your computer will store an identifying cookie which will save you time each time you re-visit the website, by remembering your email address for you.

You can change the settings on your browser to prevent cookies being stored on your computer without your explicit consent.

Our Cookies Policy

To make full use of the full experience at Dirty DIY your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to accept cookies, as we can only provide you with certain personalised features of this website by using them.

Our cookies don't store personal information such as your name, address or payment details: they simply hold the 'key' that, once you're signed in, is associated with this information. If you'd prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from Dirty DIY or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone's handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

 

“SESSION” COOKIES

Session Cookies These are cookies that we use to remember your log in details and what you’ve added to your basket. These are 100% necessary to ensuring the website functions correctly and that you can make purchases, participate in the forum or add directory entries.
More info: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html

 

PERFORMANCE TRACKING

Google Analytics When you reach our site via a search engine result, a direct link, or an ad that links to a page on our site, Google Analytics stores various types of information in a cookie and sends this data to Google servers for processing. The expiration date for the cookie is set as 6 months into the future. This cookie gets updated with each subsequent page view to the site; thus it is used to determine visitor navigation within the site.
Google Tag Manager Facilitates the addition and management of additional tags on the website
Affiliate Cookies These cookies show us how you found our website and which website you came from. This helps us know which of our online marketing channels is most effective. They also allow us to reward some external websites for directing you to us.
Mailchimp Mailchimp provides email services. A cookie is triggered on the confirmation page when a user purchases after click from a marketing email.
Wordfence Wordfence provides a software based firewall and web application firewall serving to secure our site. The Wordfence cookie is used to determine a visitor's IP during the login process and uses this information to determine such things as whether a visitor is making too many incorrect login attempts and/or is attempting to access restricted resources.

 

SOCIAL

Facebook
Twitter
Instagram

These are cookies which are a triggered to allow you to share pages and products via social networks.

More info: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
More info: https://twitter.com/privacy
More info: https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388

The above is a complete list of the cookies we have on site and we will endeavour to update the list of cookies whenever there are any changes. If anyone has any further questions or needs more information, please contact [email protected]

 

Managing Cookies

Enabling Cookies

If you're not sure of the type and version of web browser you use to access the Internet:

  • For PCs: click on 'Help' at the top of your browser window and select the 'About' option
  • For Macs: with the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select the 'About' option

 


 

How to check cookies are enabled for PCs

GOOGLE CHROME

  1. Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options
  2. Click the 'Under the Hood' tab, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button
  3. Now select 'Allow local data to be set'

MICROSOFT INTERNET EXPLORER 6.0, 7.0, 8.0

  1. Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet options' , then click on the 'Privacy' tab
  2. Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser
  3. Settings above Medium will disable cookies

MOZILLA FIREFOX

  1. Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options
  2. Then select the Privacy icon
  3. Click on Cookies, then select 'allow sites to set cookies'

SAFARI

  1. Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
  2. Click on 'Security', check the option that says 'Block third-party and advertising cookies'
  3. Click 'Save'

How to check cookies are enabled for MACs

MICROSOFT INTERNET EXPLORER 5.0 ON OSX

  1. Click on 'Explorer' at the top of your browser window and select 'Preferences' options
  2. Scroll down until you see 'Cookies' under Receiving Files
  3. Select the 'Never Ask' option

SAFARI ON OSX

  1. Click on 'Safari' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
  2. Click on 'Security' then 'Accept cookies'
  3. Select the 'Only from site you navigate to'

MOZILLA AND NETSCAPE ON OSX

  1. Click on 'Mozilla' or 'Netscape' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
  2. Scroll down until you see cookies under 'Privacy & Security'
  3. Select 'Enable cookies for the originating web site only'

OPERA

  1. Click on 'Menu' at the top of your browser window and select 'Settings'
  2. Then select 'Preferences', select the 'Advanced' tab
  3. Then select 'Accept cookies' option