Privacy & Cookies

User anonymity and personal information

Log files are maintained and analysed of all requests for files on this website's web servers. Log files do not capture personal information but do capture the user's IP address, which is automatically recognised by our web servers.

Aggregated analysis of these log files is used to monitor website usage. These analyses may be made to available to Engraving Studios professional web staff to allow them to measure, for example, overall popularity of the site and typical user paths through the site.

Except as stated already, Engraving Studios will make no attempt to identify individual users. You should be aware, however, that access to web pages will generally create log entries in the systems of your ISP or network service provider. These entities may be in a position to identify the client computer equipment used to access a page. Such monitoring would be done by the provider of network services and is beyond the responsibility or control of Engraving Studios.

Engraving Studios will make no attempt to track or identify individual users, except where there is a reasonable suspicion that unauthorised access to systems is being attempted. In the case of all users, Engraving Studios reserves the right to attempt to identify and track any individual who is reasonably suspected of trying to gain unauthorised access to computer systems or resources operating as part of Engraving Studios web services.

As a condition of use of this site, all users must give permission for Engraving Studios to use its access logs to attempt to track users who are reasonably suspected of gaining, or attempting to gain, unauthorised access.

All log file information collected by Engraving Studios is kept secure and no access to raw log files is given to any third party.

Use of cookies

This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any first party cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Any third party cookie used is maintained responsibly by Engraving Studios proffesional web staff for the purpose's of traffic and bandwidth management, allowing us to moniter how many people are visiting our site and to compensate to the user experience accordingly.

Cookie - Analytical

Cookie names:

_utma

_utmb

_utmc

_utmv

_utmz

Cookie description

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the site. The web development team use the information to compile reports and on occasion to help improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. No personally indefinable data is collected.

Cookie - Send to a friend button

Cookie names:

_atuvc

Cookie description

The  _atuvc cookie is created and read by the AddThis social sharing site JavaScript on the client side in order to make sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated. No data from that cookie is sent back to AddThis and removing it when disabling cookies would cause unexpected behavior for users.

Cookie – PHP Session

Cookie name:

PHPSESSID

Cookie description

These cookies store temporary information to enable site functionality. They are automatically deleted when you close your browser.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our Website. The use of these cookies will be for statistical and behavioural analysis only and will not be sold or marketed to third parties.

Cookies – Site Preferences

Cookie names:

language

currency

display

Cookie description

These cookies are used on our website to store your viewing and locality preferences.

Data protection and confidentiality

Some services on this website require us to collect personal information from you. To comply with the Data Protection Act, we have a duty to tell you how we store the information we collect and how it is used.

Any information you do submit will be stored securely and will never be passed on or sold to any third party.

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