It is First Aid For Feet’s policy to respect your privacy on any information we may collect while using our websites.
Like most website operators, First Aid For Feet collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. First Aid For Feet’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how First Aid For Feet’s visitors uses its website. From time to time, First Aid For Feet may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
First Aid For Feet also collects personally-identifying information, like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged-in users and for users leaving comments on First Aid For Feet blogs/sites. First Aid For Feet only reveals logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and shows personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of personally-identifying information
Certain visitors to First Aid For Feet’s websites choose to interact with First Aid For Feet in ways that require First Aid For Feet to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that First Aid For Feet gathers will depend on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at www.firstaidforfeet.co.uk to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with First Aid For Feet are asked to provide additional information, including, as necessary, the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, First Aid For Feet collects such information only insofar as is necessary or proper to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with First Aid For Feet. First Aid For Feet does not publish personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the exception that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
First Aid For Feet may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites. First Aid For Feet may display this information publicly or provide it to others. But First Aid For Feet does not publish personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of certain personally-identifying information
First Aid For Feet shows potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information to process it on First Aid For Feet’s behalf or to provide services available at First Aid For Feet’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside your home country. By using First Aid For Feet’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. First Aid For Feet will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, First Aid For Feet reveals potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental requests, or when First Aid For Feet believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of First Aid For Feet, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of the First Aid For Feet website and have supplied your email address, First Aid For Feet may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with First Aid For Feet and our products. If you send us a request (for example, via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. First Aid For Feet takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If First Aid For Feet or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that First Aid For Feet goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that are transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquirer of First Aid For Feet may continue to use your personal information, as in this policy.
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The cookies we set
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Which third-party cookies do we use?
We may use the following third-party cookies:
We may use various products and features provided by Google, Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, "Google").
This website uses the analytics service of Google Analytics. Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html.
Google Dynamic Remarketing
We may use Google Dynamic Remarketing to advertise across the Internet, in particular, on the Google Display Network. Dynamic remarketing will display ads to you based on what parts of our websites you have viewed by placing a cookie on your web browser. This cookie does not in any way identify you or give access to your computer or mobile device. The cookie is used to show other websites that "This user visited a particular page, so show them ads relating to that page." Google Dynamic Remarketing allows us to tailor our marketing to better suit your needs and only display ads that are relevant to you.
DoubleClick by Google
We may also use retargeting tags and Custom Audience provided by the company Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA, "Facebook").
Facebook Custom Audiences
In the context of interest-based online advertising, we may use the product Facebook Custom Audiences. For this purpose, a non-reversible and non-personal checksum (hash value) is generated from your usage data. That hash value can be transmitted to Facebook for analysis and marketing purposes. The collected information contains your activities on the website (e.g., browsing behaviour, visited subpages, etc.). Your IP address is transmitted as well and used for geographical controlling of advertising. The data collected is only transmitted encrypted to Facebook and is anonymous to us, which means the personal data of individual users are not visible to us.
Facebook Exchange FBX
When you visit our websites with the help of remarketing tags, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is created. Facebook gets the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. This allows Facebook to assign your visit to our website to your user account. The information thus obtained we can use for the display of Facebook Ads. We point out that we, as the provider of the website, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and are using it by Facebook.
Facebook Conversion Tracking Pixel
By using the website, you agree to the data processing associated with the integration of Facebook Pixel.
Other social media
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Reddit will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or to contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.