Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

The Joanne Tinley Jewellery website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience I can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

The cookies help us

  • Make the website work as you'd expect
  • Save you having to login every time you visit the site
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Personalise the website to you to help you get what you need faster
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make my marketing more efficient (ultimately helping me to offer the service I do at the price I do)

I do not use cookies to

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies I use below

Granting me permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies I take this, and your continued use of the Joanne Tinley Jewellery website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from this website you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that the website will not work as you would expect.

Website Function Cookies

The website’s own cookies

I use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Making the shopping basket and checkout work
  • Determining if you are logged in or not
  • Remembering your search settings
  • Remembering if you have accepted our terms and conditions
  • Allowing you to add comments such as product reviews to the website
  • Tailoring content to your needs
  • Remembering your preferences such as colours, text size and layout
  • Remembering if I have already asked you certain questions (e.g. you declined to sign up to the newsletter)

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Third party functions

The Joanne Tinley Jewellery website, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. This website includes the following which use cookies:

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

Social Website Cookies

I have included sharing buttons on the website so you can easily “Like” or share my content on the likes of Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter.

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

The Joanne Tinley Jewellery website use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited the website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when the site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps me to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell me if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping me to put more money into developing my services for you instead of marketing spend.

This website uses Google Analytics - Privacy Policy

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of the Joanne Tinley Jewellery website and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that your concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

The cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing, a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool.