Cookies data privacy

ABOUT COOKIES

What are Cookies? We’re not talking about the cookie that you eat (unfortunately). Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which allow our site to recognise your device and are downloaded to your device when you visit a website if you agree to the site doing so. Cookies are then sent back to the website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie.

Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device and are widely used in order to either make websites, work more efficiently, let you navigate between pages, remember your preferences, and generally improve your user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of boohoo.com. This helps us to provide you with a better experience when you browse our website and make improvements. Some of the cookies we use are "analytical" cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Cookies do not contain confidential information such as your home address, telephone number or credit card details. We do not exchange cookies with any third party websites. Please note that our advertisers and affiliates may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies and download them onto your device when you log on to our site. If you don’t want to allow us to download any cookies onto your device, simply click the link below;

If you don’t change your browser settings and continue to use our site, we will assume that you consent to us continuing to download cookies onto your device.

Whether or not you allow us to download cookies is up to you, but if you choose to disable cookies by changing your Browser Settings, our Website and its features may not necessarily work in the same way or produce the same personalised experience. If you delete all of your cookies, you will have to update your preferences with us again. If you use a different device, computer profile or browser you will have to tell us your preferences again.

You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu

For a video about cookies visit www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies

BROWSER SETTINGS

How do I change my browser settings? (e.g Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome)

bang!Please note that preventing cookies from being created on your browser means that you may experience deterioration in the service you receive such as not being able to access a page you earlier personalised.

For instructions on how to disable cookies on your browser, simply find your browser type and version and follow the easy to use step by step instructions.

Or you can get much more information on Cookies here

FIREFOX 2.0+ / 3.0+ / 4.0+/8.0+

If you are using Firefox 2.0+ / 3.0+ / 4.0+/ to disable cookies:

  • Go to 'Tools' in the menu bar
  • Click on 'Options'
  • Click on 'Privacy Tab'
  • Disable the box that says 'Accept Cookies From sites'
  • To clear existing cookies:
  • Go to 'Tools' in the menu bar
  • Click on 'Options'
  • Click on 'Privacy Tab'
  • Click on "Clear Now"
  • Select "Cookies"
  • Click on "Clear Private Data Now"

This procedure will stop sites from installing cookies on your firefox browser

Managing Cookies from the Latest Firefox 8.0 Browser

You can specify your cookie options under Firefox 8.0 by selecting Tools -> Options -> Privacy. On the Privacy box, you can disallows websites from tracking you by checking on the “Tell web site I do not want to be tracked” under Tracking. But even if you are tracked, you can go to the linked “remove individual cooker” which opens up a new dialog box containing the websites and their respective cookie files saved by the browser. You can individually delete the cookies, search for specific cookie or just delete all of the cookie with one click.

INTERNET EXPLORER 3.0

In Internet Explorer 3.0:

  • Go to the 'View' menu
  • Click 'Options'
  • Click 'Advanced'
  • Check the box that says 'Warn before accepting cookies'
  • Find and go into your cookies directory (usually c:windowscookies)
  • Erase all files in that directory

Once you erase the files, all your cookies are gone, and you will be notified by your browser each time a website attempts to install a cookie in your computer. You are given the choice by the prompt to accept or cancel the cookie installation.

GOOGLE CHROME

If you are using Google Chrome to disable cookies:

  • Go to 'Tools Menu'
  • Click on 'Options'
  • Click on 'Under the Hood'
  • 'Cookie Setting' should be selected. Once done select 'Block all Cookies'
  • Now all cookies should be blocked on your Google Chrome

To clear existing cookies:

  • Go to 'Tools Menu'
  • Click on 'Options'
  • Click on 'Under the Hood'
  • Under 'Privacy' section select "Show Cookies'
  • A new window should open called 'Cookies' In here you can see all the cookies within your Google Chrome Browser.
  • Click on "Remove All" to remove all traces of cookies
  • If you wish to only remove a certain cookie, simply highlight and click "Remove"