Cookie Policy

This page outlines aspects that may affect your browsing experience at MUM TURNED MOM.

This cookie policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on 18th May 2018. It is advised that you re-read this from time to time to make sure you are happy with the various policies.

By continuing to read the information provided on mumturnedmom.com you are accepting these Terms and Conditions.

COOKIES

This site uses cookies, small text files that are placed on your machine, if you agree, to help the site provide a better user experience. The cookies we use are ‘analytical’ cookies. They allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also helps us to improve our site.

In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics.

Google Analytics is a site which allows us to see how well this website is performing in terms of audience. It gives us information on how many people have visited this site, how many of those people are coming back, and where they are in the world. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. We also use social media sharing buttons which may store cookies on your device.

As a rule, cookies make for a better browsing experience, however, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Frequently asked questions

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a very simple text file that gets downloaded onto your PC when you visit a website. They generally contain two bits of information: a site name and a unique user ID. Once the cookie is on your computer, the site “knows” that you have been there before and can then use that knowledge to tailor the experience that you have. The vast majority of commercial websites — be they major online publishers, banks or ecommerce sites — will use them.

What are they used for?

Cookies are used for many different functions including auto-filling forms, counting visitors, storing shopping basket items, personalising content, targeting advertising, recording user preferences and for authentication and security.

What is an essential cookie?

The wording in the directive is broad, but the regulations specify that if cookies are necessary for carrying out or facilitating the transmission of a communication or is “strictly necessary” for providing an “information society service” requested by the user then they are essential. Cookies likely to be deemed essential are those used for the shopping basket and checkout, those that provide security for online banking services and those that help ensure that your page loads quickly by distributing the workload.

What is a non-essential cookie?

Any cookies used for analytical purposes to count the number of visitors to a website, any cookies used by first-party or third-party advertisers, including affiliates, and cookies used to recognize the user when they return to a website so they receive a tailored greeting or optimized landing page. These are the cookies being targeted by the new EU legislation, and are the ones you can opt out of by clicking the “Disable third-party, non-functional cookies” option in the cookie notice at the bottom of this website.

Log files

As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, the browser you used to visit our site (such as Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site. No other information is collect via cookies other than those outlined already.

What happens when I visit another website through your website?

Please ensure when visiting another website through any links on MUM TURNED MOM that you agree to their cookies. MUM TURNED MOM is not responsible for cookies on other websites other than their own.

Information taken from Wired.co.uk