COOKIE POLICY OF BRETAGNA ESTATE

www.bretagnaestate.com

Last updated: September 2021

Bretagna Estate (“us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies on www.bretagnaestate.com and our related website (“our Website”).

By using or accessing our Website, you consent to the use of cookies as set out in this Cookie Policy.

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are, how cookies are used, how third-parties we partner with may use cookies on our Website, your choices regarding cookies, and further information about cookies.

This Cookie Policy may change from time to time, and your continued use of the website presupposes the acceptance of such changes. Please check this Cookie Policy periodically for updates.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

In the context of computers, cookies are small files that contain information about browsing activity.

Whenever you visit a website, the website sends a cookie to the device you’re using to access the website. Your device automatically stores the cookie in a file that is located within your web browser.

When you revisit a site, the website will respond in a more personalised way, remembering your preferences, providing faster page load-times, and so forth.

TYPES OF COOKIES

First-party Cookies are those set by a site that is being visited by the user at the time.

Third-party Cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the site being visited by the user. If a user visits a site and another entity sets a cookie through that site, this would be a third-party cookie.

Persistent Cookies are cookies that remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the site that created that particular cookie.

Session Cookies are cookies that allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session Cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all Session Cookies are deleted.

HOW ARE COOKIES USED?

When you use and access our Website, we may place a number of cookie files in your web browser. We use cookies and other technologies to ensure visitors to our Website have the best possible experience.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • To enable certain functions of our website and services
  • To provide analytics
  • To store your preferences

We use both Session Cookies and Persistent Cookies on our Website.

Some or all of the cookies identified below may be stored in your browser.

Essential Cookies

We may use Essential Cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent user accounts.

Essential Cookies are necessary for the operation of our Website. These cookies are essential in helping you navigate our Website and use the features, such as accessing secure areas of our Website or using our form submission function.

For example, we may use Essential Cookies to:

  • Identify you as being logged into our Website
  • Provide access to protected areas of our Website
  • Remember previously entered text so it is not lost if the page refreshes

Performance Cookies

Performance Cookies simply help us improve the way our Website works. We utilise these cookies to analyse how our visitors use our Website and to monitor our site performance. They indicate how people use each page, which ones are most commonly viewed, or whether any errors occurred. This allows us to provide a high-quality experience and to quickly identify and fix any issues that arise.

For example, we may use Performance Necessary Cookies to:

  • Enable web analytics to provide anonymous statistics on how our Website is used
  • Store preferences to see which method of linking between pages is most effective
  • To assist with error management in helping us improve our Website by measuring any errors that occur

Functionality Cookies

We use Functionality Cookies to allow us to remember your preferences.

For example, we may use Functionality Cookies to:

  • Remember certain settings you have applied
  • Remember if we have already asked you if you want to fill in a survey or form
  • Process a request from a user to submit a comment or blog or forum post
  • Detect if you have already seen a pop-up to ensure it does not get shown to you again

Google Analytics Cookies

Our Website uses Google Analytics Cookies, which monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to our Website. These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site and to track the pages that you visit during your session. For more information about Google Analytics Cookies, please see Google’s privacy policy. Google has developed the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on for the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, dc.js). If you want to opt out of Google Analytics, you can download and install Google’s add-on for your web browser.

HOW ARE COOKIES DISABLED?

Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. If you do not want our Website to store cookies on your computer or device, you can change or adjust your browser or device settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device.

However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website and your user experience might be affected.

If you use different devices to view and access our Website, you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.

You can use your browser’s help function or click on the relevant link below to view the steps to disable cookies per browser.

WHERE CAN I FIND MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES?

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit one of the following websites:

www.aboutcookies.org
www.allaboutcookies.org
www.cookiecentral.com

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email: info@bretagnaestate.com

Email: info@bretagnaestate.com
Tel: +27 (0) 79 881 7748