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Cookies Policy


Last updated: May 2018

Synapptic ("us", "we", or "our") uses cookies on our website at (the "Service"). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto ‘terminal equipment’ (eg a computer or smartphone) when you visit a website using your web browser. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and it allows the website to recognise your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions. It also allows the website or a third party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the website more useful to you.

Are there different types of cookies?

Yes, there are four different types of cookies that you need to be aware of. These are:

1. Session cookies

These cookies are temporary and expire once you leave the site. Session cookies are mainly used by online shops to hold your items in the basket while you are shopping online.

2. Permanent cookies

These cookies may stay on your device’s disk/hardware/memory (?) for a long time after the session is ended.

By law, they should be deleted every 12 months at least, but a cookie might stay on the disk/hardward/memory (?) forever.

These cookies may hold data such as login details, contact information and account numbers, so that you don’t have to type them in every time you use the site.

3. First party cookies

First-party cookies are issued from the website you have accessed. These cookies often serve to give memory to the website about your data and preferences.

4. Third party cookies

Third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a website other than the one you are on.

The aim of third-party cookies is often to collect certain information to carry out various research into behaviour and demographics.

How Synapptic uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, and to help with processing orders.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

Third-party cookies. In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-party cookies to report usage statistics of the Service and help process orders.

Consenting to cookies

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Where can you find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:

Some of our Trusted Partners