BACKGROUND:

This website https://sigyta.co.uk ("My Site") uses Cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users. By using Cookies, We are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve My Site by better understanding how you use it. Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of My Cookie Policy is deemed to occur if you continue using My Site OR when you press the "accept" button on My Cookie pop-up. If you do not agree to My Cookie Policy, please stop using My Site immediately.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Cookie Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

"Cookie" means a small file placed on your computer or device by My Site when you visit certain parts of My Site and/or when you use certain features of My Site
"Cookie Law" means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);
"Personal Data" means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by the EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)
"We/Us/Our" means S Hart Acupuncture of 3 Clevemede, Goring-on-Thames, nr.Reading RG8 9BU

2. Information About Us

My Site is owned and operated by S Hart Acupuncture of 3 Clevemede, Goring-on-Thames, nr.Reading RG8 9BU

Our VAT number is .

3. How Does My Site Use Cookies?

My Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Me and are used only by Me. I use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of My Site and to provide and improve My products AND/OR services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.

By using My Site, you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third party Cookies are used on My Site for analytics statistics. For more details, please refer to section 4 below.

All Cookies used by and on My Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of My Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.

Analytics Cookies

It is important for Us to understand how you use My Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve My Site and your experience of it.

Functionality Cookies

Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on My Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.

Targeting Cookies

It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit My Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests. [Some information gathered by targeting Cookies may also be shared with third parties.]

Third Party Cookies

Third party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on My Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).]

Persistent Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit My Site.

Session Cookies

Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

Cookies on My Site are not permanent and will expire after a certain period of time.

For more details of the personal data that We collect and use, the measures we have in place to protect personal data, your legal rights, and My legal obligations, please refer to My Privacy Policy.

For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.

What Cookies Does Our Site Use?

The following first and third party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:

Name Of Cookie Purpose Strictly Necessary
_gatGoogle Analytics Tracking Cookie - Used to throttle request rateNo
_gidGoogle Analytics Tracking Cookie - Used to distinguish userNo
_gaGoogle Analytics Tracking Cookie - Used to distinguish a userNo
wfvt_Wordfence, to protect the site against malicious attacksNo

Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how My Site is used. This, in turn, enables Us to improve My Site and the products AND/OR services offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, however whilst My use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of My Site, it does enable Us to continually improve My Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.

The analytics service(s) used by My Site use(s) analytics Cookies to gather the required information.

The analytics service(s) used by My Site use(s) the following analytics Cookies:

Name Of Cookie First Party / Third Party Provider Purpose
_gatFirst PartyGoogleTracking Cookie - Used to throttle request rate
_gidFirst PartyGoogleAnalytics Tracking Cookie - Used to distinguish user
_gaFirst PartyGoogleAnalytics Tracking Cookie - Used to distinguish a user

Consent and Control

Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a popup requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies unless those Cookies are strictly necessary; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended.

In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835
Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)
Safari (macOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac
Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-Cookies-website-preferences
Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en
(Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers' own browsers)

Changes to this Cookie Policy

We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time. Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of My Site after the changes have been made. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.

In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

Further Information

If you would like to know more about how We use Cookies, please contact Us at acupuncture@sigyta.co.uk, by telephone on 01491 873972, or by post at 3 Clevemede, Goring-on-Thames, nr.Reading RG8 9BU.

For more information about privacy, data protection and My terms and conditions, please visit the following: Privacy Policy.