COOKIE POLICY

Last Updated: December 8, 2020

  1. INTRODUCTION

Emser Tile’s website (hereinafter: "the website") uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as "cookies").  Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the paragraphs below we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

  1. WHAT ARE COOKIES

A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device.  The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit. 

  1. WHAT ARE SCRIPTS?

A script is a piece of program code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.

  1. WHAT IS A WEB BEACON?

A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website.  In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.

  1. COOKIE NOTICE

When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies and a link to our cookie policy.  Our cookie policy contains details on “how to disable cookies” if you wish to.  Please note that disabling or rejecting the use of cookies on our website may result in some pages becoming inaccessible or not functioning properly.

  1. THIRD PARTIES

We have made agreements about the use of cookies with other companies that place cookies on our website.  However, we cannot guarantee that these third parties handle your personal information in a reliable or secure manner. Parties such as Google are to be considered as independent data controllers.  We recommend that you read the privacy statements of these companies.  Here is a list of these 3rd Party companies below:

o MyShopify.com

o Paycomonline.net

o BillTrust.com

o Twitter.com

o Facebook.com

o Google.com

o Youtube.com

o Pinterest.com

o Houzz.com

o Instagram.com

  1. COOKIES

7.1 TECHNICAL OR FUNCTIONAL COOKIES

Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known.  By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website.  This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid.  We may place these cookies without your consent.

7.2 ANALYTICAL COOKIES

This type of cookies helps us understand how our website is being used, mainly for analytical purposes, so that we can work on providing an improved user experience.

Cookies used for this purpose do not collect information that identifies a user, but the data is aggregated and made anonymous.

7.3 ADVERTISING COOKIES

We sometimes use tracking pixels that set cookies to assist with our marketing and delivery of online advertising.

Cookies are widely used in online advertising.  We and our advertising partners can’t gain personally identifiable information from these cookies.

By better understanding what our audiences are interested in, we can more efficiently promote our products and services.  For example, if you have looked at certain pages on our website we might want to highlight or give information about a particular service or product to you.

The technology to do this is made possible by cookies and as such we may place a ‘remarketing cookie’ during your visit.  We are unable to proactively reach out to you personally as the process is anonymized, but you can opt out of these cookies at any time.

7.4 SOCIAL MEDIA BUTTONS

On our website we have included buttons for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Pinterest to promote webpages (e.g. “like”, “pin”) or share (e.g. “tweet”) on social networks.  These buttons work using pieces of code coming from these social networks themselves; this code places cookies.  These social media buttons also can store and process certain information, so a personalized advertisement can be shown to you.

Please read the privacy statement of these social networks (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your personal data which they process using these cookies.  The data that is retrieved is anonymized as much as possible.  Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram are located in the United States.

  1. PLACED COOKIES

Necessary

cart_currency    essential cookie for the secure checkout and payment function on the website,provided by shopify.com.

_orig_referrer   set by website built on Shopify platform and is used in assoication with shopping cart.

_landing_page   set by website built on Shopify platform and is used to track landing pages.

secure_customer_sig   set by websites built on Shopify platform and is used in connection with customer login.

__cfduid   set by CloudFare, used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis

ASP.NET_SessionIdSession Preserves the visitor's session state across page requests.

JSESSIONIDSession Preserves users' states across page requests.

rc::aPersistent This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.

rc::bSession This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.

rc::cSession This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.

MarketSettings1 day This cookie is used by the webserver to determine the correct currency type to display based on the user's location.

Preferences

feefo.translationsPersistent Used in context with the language setting on the website. Facilitates the translation into the preferred language of the visitor.

feefo.translationsUpdatedAtPersistent The cookie determines the preferred language and country-setting of the visitor. This allows the website to show content most relevant to that region and language.

Statistics

_shopify_y      associated with Shopify Analytics

_shopify_s      associated with Shopify Analytics

_shopify_y      associated with Shopify Analytics

_shopify_fs     associated with Shopify Analytics

_at.hist.#Persistent Used by the social sharing platform AddThis to store the user's usage history of the AddThis sharing widget.

_ga2 years Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

_gat1 day Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.

_gid1 day Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

SC_ANALYTICS_GLOBAL_COOKIE10 years Used by Sitecore Engagement Analytics to identify the visitor on repeat visits to the website.

feefoUserIdPersistent Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Marketing

_shopify_sa_t    set by Shopify and is used for analytics relating marketing and referrals.

_shopify_sa_p   set by Shopify and is used for analytics relating marketing and referrals.

__atuvc13 months Updates the counter of a website’s social sharing features.

__atuvs1 day Ensures that the updated counter is displayed to the user if a page is shared with the social sharing service, AddThis.

_at.cwwPersistent Used by the social sharing platform AddThis.

ads/ga-audiencesSession Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behavior across websites.

at-lojson-cache-#Persistent Used by the social sharing platform AddThis.

at-randPersistent Used by the social sharing platform AddThis.

loc13 months Geolocation, which is used to help providers determine how users who share information with each other are geographically located (state level).

NID6 months Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.

uvc13 months Detects how often the social sharing service, AddThis, encounters the same user.

xtc13 months Registers the user’s sharing of content via social media.

 Personal information does not include:

  1. CONTACT DETAILS

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, cookies or about how we process your personal information, including any requests, queries or complaints, please contact us either by:


Email:               privacy@emser.com         

Phone:            1-323-498-7045