Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Cookies are small text files that our website will send to your computer. They allow our site to keep track of the contents of your shopping cart and store your details if you select the 'Remember Me' Option. They can't read information saved on your drive and are not computer programmes. Without using cookies our website will not function properly and you will not be able to order. You can turn off cookies within your browser by going to 'Tools | Internet Options | Privacy' and selecting to block cookies. If you turn off cookies, you will be unable to place an online order with The Flag and Bunting Store and will need to phone us to order. 

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are tiny text files that websites place on users' computers to make the website faster and easier for you; they allow us to make your shopping basket work properly, and they help you move from one part of the paperlanterncompany.co.uk website to another easily. 
Cookies do not contain any personal or private information, and they can't read information saved on your drive. They are not computer programmes so they cannot harm your computer, or be used to spread viruses, or to get a user's email address or private information. 
Without using cookies our website will not function properly and you will not be able to order online.

Managing Cookies

You can turn off cookies within your browser by going to 'Tools | Internet Options | Privacy' and selecting to block cookies. If you turn off cookies, you will be unable to place an online order with The Flag and Bunting Store and will need to 'phone us to order. Please note that cookies are computer specific, so if you log on to a site from a different computer, the cookie settings on that computer will apply.

For further information about managing and disabling cookies on your computer see www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies.

What Our Cookies Do

The cookies we use fall into 3 groups:

Functionality Cookies enable you to buy products on our website. They allow you to browse, order, pay for items, and make the check-out process easy. For example we have a cookie that saves your shopping basket for 2 hours - if you leave the ordering process and return to finish it an hour later, the cookie will ensure the contents of your basket are still there to save you having to re-enter them.

Analytics Cookies measure and analyse how customers use our website. They track visitor numbers and things like the number of pages visited and the order visited, and time spent. We use this information to improve the experience for all customers.

Marketing Cookies identify how you find and/or reach our website. This helps us gauge the relevance and effectiveness of our marketing.