TO BEGIN WITH, WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. In this section, for convenience we use “cookies” as a general term for techniques such as cookies, Flash cookies and web beacons. They do not take up much space and will be automatically deleted when they expire. Some of the cookies expire at the end of your Internet session, while others will be stored for a limited period of time.
SECOND, WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF COOKIES WE USE?
There are different types of cookies with different uses. Some are just to enable you to browse the site and view certain features. Others will give us an idea about your browsing experience, such as whether you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, so that we can improve and make your next visit as pleasant as possible.
Five Star Team Service Corp cookies are called “first-party cookies”. Cookies from parties other than us are called “third party cookies”. Third-party cookies enable third-party features or functionality provided on or through the website (e.g., advertising, interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third-party cookies may recognize your computer or mobile device, both when you visit the website in question and when you visit certain other websites.
We use our cookies and third-party cookies for several reasons.
The most important cookies are mandatory cookies. They are essential and help you navigate the website and use basic features such as multimedia plug-ins. Then there are the functionality cookies that allow you to save your shopping bag, create a wish list and save your purchase data to speed up the checkout process. Performance and analytics cookies that we use to improve our website. We also like to show you relevant offers. In order to do this, we collect browsing data, which may be linked to a unique identifier to allow us to understand how you interact with the various Five Star Team Service Corp platforms as described in our privacy statement. Interaction cookies are used to interact with social networks or to submit comments. Targeting cookies, advertising cookies and social media cookies record your preferences in order to display relevant advertisements outside of Five Star Team Service Corp sites. In addition, social media cookies may be used to track your activity on social media platforms.
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These are essential and will help you navigate, move around the website and view certain features (for example, these cookies ensure that your basket is saved during all steps of your checkout process). These cookies are mandatory to enable the basic operation of the site. These cookies are saved for the duration of your browsing session.
FUNCTIONALITY AND ANALYTICS COOKIES
They are present so that we can provide you with an even better customer experience (for example, these cookies help you save your shopping cart and remember it for you, and will also allow you to create a wish list). These cookies allow us to analyze site usage so that we can measure and improve performance. These cookies may be placed by us or by a third party on our behalf (see our cookie opt-out tool) and are stored for the duration of your browsing session.
ADVERTISING AND SOCIAL MEDIA COOKIES
They will remember your product and shopping preferences and otherwise assist us in marketing initiatives. These cookies allow us to share data, such as what you like, with our advertisers so that the advertising you see may be more relevant to your preferences (sometimes known as “targeting cookies”).
They help us learn about visitors’ shopping habits. This allows us to keep improving our website, to make shopping easier and more enjoyable, and to improve the marketing messages we send to our customers (sometimes known as “performance cookies”).
They are used to allow you to express your opinion. These cookies will allow you to give us a “Like” or recommend us on social networks and to chat with our service agents. But you can also advise our other (potential) customers by rating and reviewing our products (sometimes known as “interaction cookies”).
WHAT IF I DON’T WANT TO ACCEPT COOKIES?
You can change your browser settings to delete or prevent the storage of certain cookies on your computer or mobile device without your express consent. The “help” section of your browser should provide information on how to manage your cookie settings. Find out how to do this in your browser here:
- Internet Explorer
- Mozilla Firefox
- Google Chrome
- Adobe (flash cookies)
HOW OFTEN IS THIS COOKIE STATEMENT UPDATED?
The date at the bottom of this Cookie Statement indicates when it was last updated.
WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?
EFFECTIVE DATE OF PRIVACY STATEMENT: 2023
LAST UPDATED: 26.07.2023