Cookies and Privacy Policy

 

Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data that websites store on a device. Cookies can improve your browsing experience because they help websites remember preferences and understand how people use different features.

Cookies on gintinevents.co.uk

We use Squarespace to create this website.  Squarespace uses a range of cookies that help the site run effectively.  The following cookies are either in use now, or may be in the future.

Functional and Required Cookies

These cookies are required in order to make the site work properly.  You can only switch these off if you disable all cookies in your browser.

  • Crumb

Duration: Session

Purpose: Prevents cross-site request forgery (CSRF). CSRF is an attack vector that tricks a browser into taking unwanted action in an application when someone’s logged in.

  • RecentRedirect

Duration: 30 minutes

Purpose: Prevents redirect loops if a site has custom URL redirects

  • squarespace-popup-overlay

Duration: Persistent

Purpose: Prevents the Promotional Pop-Up from displaying if a visitor dismisses it

  • squarespace-announcement-bar

Duration: Persistent

Purpose: Prevents the Announcement Bar from displaying if a visitor dismisses it

Analytics and Performance Cookies

We use Analytics and Performance cookies to collect information about how you interact with our site.  We will only use these cookies if you agreed to it by closing the cookies banner. 

  • ss_cid

Duration: 2 years

Purpose: Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site

  • ss_cvr

Duration: 2 years

Purpose: Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site

  • ss_cvisit

Duration: 30 minutes

Purpose: Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site

  • ss_cvt

Duration: 30 minutes

Purpose: Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site

  • ss_cpvisit

Duration: 2 years

Purpose: Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site

  • ss_cookieAllowed

Duration: 30 days

Purpose: Remembers if a visitor agreed to placing Analytics cookies on their browser if a site is restricting the placement of cookies

Privacy Policy

When you get in touch with us, by completing the Contact Us form on this website or through social media channels, you are agreeing for us to contact you and to store the information you share. 

storing and sharing your data

Data will be stored in one or more of the following:

  • All email communication is stored in a password-protected email server provided by Google. 
  • Data shared is stored in a password-protected online spreadsheet
  • All documentation relating to the quote or contract entered into is stored in a password-protected online drive. 
  • We may keep your name and phone number in our phone contact list in the run up to and during an event.

Access to these areas is limited to the three team members and our accountant. 

Specific information may be shared with staff or contractors if it is required in order for us to be able to provide the service to you.  For example, if a supplier is making a delivery to the event venue, we will share the address (which may also be your home address) with them and, if agreed in advance with you, we may also supply your phone number as the contact for the delivery.

Contacting you

We will contact you, either via email or over the phone, in relation to the service request and, if we enter into a contract, during preparation for and during the event.

We will never contact you with marketing messaging or pass your details on to third parties, except as described above.

Keeping and deleting your data

If we enter into a contract to provide a service, we will store the information indefinitely for our records.

If we do not enter into a contract to provide a service, we will store the information for 2 years, after which all data will be deleted apart from your name and email address, which will be kept for our records.

If you wish us to remove you, or any of the personal information you have shared, from our records, you can request this and we will do so within 30 days.

Updating this policy

This policy may be updated from time to time.  It was last updated in May 2018.