Cobra's Cookie Policy

What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small information file that is sent to your computer and is stored on your hard drive. If you have registered with us then your computer will store an identifying cookie which will save you time each time you re-visit COBRAELECTRONICS.CO.UK, by remembering your email address for you. You can change the settings on your browser to prevent cookies being stored on your computer without your explicit consent.

Use of Cookies

We want to make the use of our website easy, useful and reliable. To do this we sometimes place small amounts of information on your device. These include small files known as cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer nor do any of our cookies store any credit/debit card information or password details. We don't store personally identifiable information such as address details in the cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help us to identify and resolve errors.

Our site automatically deploys the following cookies on visitors' computers on arrival at our website, provided cookies are not blocked by the visitors' browsers.

We use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website. We will use the session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website; and to remember what you have added to your shopping cart. We will use the persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognise you when you visit.

Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.

The cookie (cookieNoticeDisplayed) is deployed once a visitor has been flagged about our use of cookies by the pop-out notice. It allows the banner to remain closed as you visit different pages on the site. It is automatically deleted at the end of the browsing session - 30 minutes after leaving the site.

In addition the site deploys a number of third party generated cookies because of the integration of various third party applications on the site.

The cookies of which we are aware include:

From Google

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These cookies provide us with information about the numbers of visitors and how they reached us, they also recognise location when used with Google maps and allow the pages to be liked using Google+

We do not have control over the cookies deployed by Google we are forced to accept them to take advantages of the services this company provides which we believe to be of value to our visitors - their privacy policy which governs their use of cookies can be found here.

From Twitter

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These cookies allow us to integrate twitter feeds into our site and let our visitors share links to our pages.

We do not have control over the cookies deployed by Twitter we are forced to accept them to take advantages of the services this company provides which we believe to be of value to our visitors - their privacy policy which governs their use of cookies can be found here.

From Add This

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To enable sharing of our content through other smaller social networking sites we utilise a service called AddThis Social Share from AddThis llc. These cookies are deployed by add this to enable the sharing of information through users social network accounts.

We do not have control over the cookies deployed by AddThis we are forced to accept them to take advantages of the services this company provides which we believe to be of value to our visitors - their privacy policy which governs their use of cookies can be found here.

From Magento

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These cookies are used to improve the user experience, Magento uses cookies to keep track of each visitor and to link them to their shopping cart.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

General Cookie Advice

You can restrict or block the cookies used by the website through your browser settings but this will impact your user experience. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you can visit www.aboutcookies.org which provides directions on how to block cookies on all major browsers. This site also explains how you can delete cookies that have already been stored on your computer as well as general information about cookies.

You should be aware though that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the websites you visit.

g cookies may impact on the functionality of the websites you visit.