Use of cookies Armatile.com

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

The following explains the cookies we use and why.

  • Make our website work as you'd expect (ASP.NET_SessionId – used by your website to improve the customer experience e.g. items in basket)
  • Save you having to login every time you visit the
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Offer you free services/content (thanks to advertising)
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)
  • Remembering your search settings
  • Remembering if you have accepted our terms and conditions
  • Allowing you to add comments to our site
  • Allowing us to present graphics to you in a user friendly manner ie. the main site banner
  • Tab display on web pages for improved content layout

NB. There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

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 do this through your browser settings, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

We also make use of the following third party cookies

AddThis cookies

We use AddThis, a popular social bookmarking toolbar, to allow you to share content such as news releases via social media sites including Facebook and Twitter. It uses cookies to find out how pages are shared so website owners can find out what their visitors like, and it may also use that data to deliver tailored advertising on other websites you go on to visit.

When you share content via social media, these sites may set a cookie if you are also logged in to their service. We don't control third party cookies but we recommend you visit the relevant website for more information.

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When user exits browser

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2 years

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2 years

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2 years

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1 day

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2 years

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2 years

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1 month

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3 months

Google Analytics Cookies

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

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Expires

Armatile.com

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2 years

Armatile.com

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Less than a day

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End of Session

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6 months

Advertising Cookies

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6 months

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6 months

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6 months

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6 months

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6 months

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6 months

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3 years

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3 years

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1 day

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1 day

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3 months

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2 years

Facebook Cookies

This website carries embedded ‘share’ Facebook buttons to enable users of the site to easily share articles with their friends through Facebook.

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Name

Expires

.facebook.com

Datr 

2 years

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End of Session

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End of Session

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End of Session

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1 week

Twitter Cookies

Twitter may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to improve their service including understanding user interaction, monitor aggregate usage and web traffic routing. Twitter's privacy policy page.

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Name

Expires

.twitter.com

7 days

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2 years

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End of Session

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1 day

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End of Session

Video Sharing Cookies

YouTube & Vimeo use cookies to help maintain the integrity of video statistics and prevent fraud. Most of the videos you'll find on our website are hosted directly by us, but we may embed some videos from our official YouTube & Vimeo channels.

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Name

Expires

.youtube.com

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End of Session

.youtube.com

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240 days

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10 years

Opting out of cookie usage

If you want to control which cookies you accept. You can configure your browser to accept all cookies or to alert you every time a cookie is offered by a website's server. Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can set your browser option so that you will not receive cookies and you can also delete existing cookies from your browser. You may find that some parts of the site will not function properly if you have refused cookies.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

Please be aware that if you do not configure your browser you will accept cookies provided by this website.

 

 

 

 

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