The EU, in all their wisdom, has passed the "Cookie Law" which means that all websites that use cookies have to disclose their purpose to their visitors. Find out how we use cookies to operate this website.

 

USE OF COOKIES ON MyInternationalShopping.com 

Cookies and how they benefit You

MyInternationalShopping.com uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites. Third parties such as social media companies and advertising companies may also set cookies on your machine during your visit.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you'd expect
  • Save you having to login every time you visit the site
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Offer you services/content and relevant advertising
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook and Twitter
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing spending more efficient

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your permission)
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions
  • You can learn more about all the cookies we use below:

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

More about our Cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Determining if you are logged in or not
  • Remembering your search settings
  • Showing you which pages you have recently visited
  • Allowing you to add comments to our site
  • There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Social Media Cookies

So you can easily Like or Share our content on websites such as Facebook and Twitter with the sharing buttons on this website. The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Advertising Cookies

We use third party advertising, such as Google Adsense, to pay for the running of this website. These advertisers may set cookies on your machine when you use our website. These third party advertising companies may set cookies to help them decide which advertising to display, to count how many times the advert has been shown and to count how many unique visitors have viewed the adverts.

Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows, which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called analytics programs also tell us if how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before, helping us to make improvements to the website.

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.

If you have any questions about cookies whilst using this site, please use the contact form to send us a message and we will answer you as soon as possible.

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