Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy for Golf Empire Ltd

[Updated 3rd October 2019]

 

Introduction

Golf Empire Limited ("Golf Empire") respects your data and your privacy is important to us.

Our aim is to be as transparent as possible and do the right thing by our visitors.

For more information about how we use and protect data please see our Privacy Policy.

If you have any queries in relation to data protection, please contact us.

Our Cookie Policy applies to the following domains: www.golfempire.co.uk.

To comply with the disclosure obligations with respect to Google's use of data here is a link to How Google uses data when you use partners' sites or apps.

 

Change Cookies

You can change your Cookies Settings at any time.

 

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user's experience more efficient. They assist us in providing a more customised web site experience, specific functions and some personalisation.

Cookies are stored by the browser or device and allow data to be stored and sent between a web server to a web browser. This allows a server to identify and track the browser for any individual user and are required for some uses such as logging into a website and storing user settings in relation to a web service or application. You can choose to refuse or delete cookies by altering your browser preferences. If you choose to do so, then most of the our pages should still work fully in your browser.

 

How Golf Empire Uses Cookies

Golf Empire uses different types of cookies. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website; to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic for future improvements.

Some of these cookies are strictly necessary for the website to function.

Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages to enhance your experience including use of Facebook (ie: comments on golf course reviews), Twitter and Google cookies. These allow you to interact with third party services through our website.

Golf Empire may allow third-party ad servers or ad networks to serve advertisements on our website. These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to send, directly to your browser or mobile device, the ads and ad links that appear on the website, and will automatically receive your IP address when they do so. They may also use other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, device identifiers, location data, and clear gifs, see above) to compile information about your browser’s or device’s visits and usage patterns on the Service and on other websites, and to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize the advertising content delivered to you.

 

Why We Use Cookies

Collecting data allows us to understand what your needs are when visiting the site and allows us to provide personalised content and match the most relevant adverts and services for you. It also allows us to provide targeted offers and services you may be interested to hear about.

 

What Types of Cookies are Used?

By accessing the Golf Empire website we may send you a cookie to enhance your experience on the site directly from us or a 3rd party service.

 

1. Necessary Cookies:

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

 

2. Preferences Cookies:

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

 

3. Statistical Cookies:

Statistical cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. Statistic (or analytical) cookies are used to monitor our websites performance and how it is used and provide us with information that helps us provide better products to users of the site and identify any areas that may need maintenance. Performance based cookies in use including Google Analytics tracking (where we ananonymise IP addresses).

 

4. Marketing/Targetting Cookies:

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

These cookies include cookies from ourselves, advertisers and provide tailored advertising to you which we believe are relevant to you. We also include third party plugins which utilise cookies to enhance your experience including use of Facebook, Twitter and Google cookies. These allow you to interact with third party services through our website.

 

5. Unclassified Cookies:

Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

 

Tagging technologies

Tagging works in a similar way to cookies using a tag known as a pixel, sometimes called beacons. A pixel is an image that will be embedded on our site or within an email and allows us to determine customer interest in relation to our web site and email marketing activity. This then allows us to optimise the experience for you providing more relevant content, promotions or advertising.

 

How Can I Control Which Cookies Are Used?

You can control which cookies you allow or decline through your browser settings/tools.

By using Golf Empire, you agree to the use and collection of information as outlined above and to our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. We may update this policy from time-to-time, particularly as technology changes. You can always check this page for the latest version. We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

 

Change Cookies

You can change your Cookies Settings at any time.