A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
1. What are cookies?
Cookies are pieces of data that we automatically store on your computer or mobile device and are used to improve the service on the Website. Cookies do not cause damage to your device, do not contain viruses, trojans or other malicious software. We place a unique user ID number on your cookie which allows us to access information that will improve your shopping experience. The information stored in the cookie can, for example, be used to recognize you and your preferences when visiting the Website, or to manage your shopping cart.
Most browsers are set to accept cookies automatically. Nonetheless, if you wish, you can change your browser settings to block or delete cookies (for details see section 3). However, if you do so, some areas of the Website may no longer function properly.
2. Which cookies are used?
Cookies can be used by the Goldsmiths’ Centre (first party cookies) or by carefully selected business partners (third party cookies). Third party cookies are used in particular for purposes of web analysis or marketing services.
3. How do I disable cookies?
You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse accepting cookies. However, if you select this setting, you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website.
If you object to having cookies placed on your machine, you need to disable them. In order to do so, please follow the relevant instructions depending on your browser:
- If you use the Internet Explorer browser.
- If you use Firefox browser.
- If you use the Safari browser.
- If you use the Google Chrome browser.