Cookie Policy

Golfshake Limited respects your data and your privacy is important to us.  For more information about how we use and protect data please see our Privacy Notice.

Golfshake Limited is a controller of personal information.  If you have any queries in relation to data protection, please email us at [email protected].

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data stored within your browser or device that 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 web server to identify and track the web 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 site's pages should still work fully in your browser.

Golfshake Cookie Use

Golfshake.com use both session based cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are used to keep track that you are logged on to our member service and are deleted from your computer when you close the browser. Persistent cookies are used by us and third parties to monitor and track some activity including the 'remember me' option when logging into the Golfshake member service and will remain stored on your computer until deleted or once expired.

Why We Collect Data

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.

Cookies & Tagging

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

What Types of Cookies are Used?

1. Strictly Required Essential Cookies

Other than allowing session cookies to enable the login of the member service no essential cookies are required to use Golfshake.com. Some strictly essential cookies maybe used to save your preferences when visiting the site.

2. Functionality Cookies

Functional cookies are required when using the 'remember me' option of logging into the Golfshake member services.

3. Performance & Analytical Cookies

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 and Chartbeat tracking.

4. Behavioural Online Advertising Cookies/Third Party Cookies

These cookies include cookies from ourselves, advertisers/sponsors 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 the Golfshake.com website.

What are 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.

Cookies and similar technology used by us are listed below.

Company/Cookie Purpose  
Golfshake Web service delivery  
Google Analytics Analytics, monitoring and ad delivery Privacy Policy
Tealium Analytics & service monitoring Privacy Policy
Chartbeat Analytics & service monitoring Privacy Policy
Facebook Analytics of social interaction and website use Privacy Policy
Twitter Analytics of social interaction and website use Privacy Policy
Linkedin Analytics of social interaction and website use Privacy Policy
Adtech Advertising and targetting Cookie Policy

 

Can I Control Which Cookies Are Used?

Yes you can control which cookies you allow or decline through your browser settings.  Golfshake will also shortly provide an online preference tool for this specific to our website.

If you do choose to alter your browser settings to control the cookies that you receive then some parts of our site may not function as intended. You can control your cookie settings through the browser tools, the following link may provide  useful information:

 

By using Golfshake.com, you agree to the use and collection of information as outlined above and to our Terms and Conditions. Changes to this policy may occur in the future and will be posted here so that you are aware of any amendments.

Last updated 23rd May 2018

 

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