COOKIE POLICY

This Cookies Policy sets out the basis on which we www.vgainzfitness.co.uk, use cookies and similar technologies on or in relation to our website, www.vgainzfitness.co.uk (our website).
This Cookies Policy is effective from 27th February 2020.

ABOUT US:

VGAINZ FITNESS (we, our and us) operates the website

VGAINZ FITNESS is based in United Kingdom and provides personal training, training programs, and health and fitness consultancy services. www.vgainzfitness.co.uk is compliant with the 2018 E.U GDPR.

COOKIES:

Cookies are small data files sent by a website’s server to a web browser, processor memory or hard drive and stored there. They can be used for a range of different purposes, such as customising a website for a particular user, helping a user navigate a website, improving that user’s website experience, and storing that user’s preferences and login information.

Targeting or Advertising Purposes:

Using cookies for targeting and advertising purposes allows us to display adverts on the website and to collect information about your usage of the website in order to make advertisements more relevant and personalise to you and your interests. We may use third parties to display relevant and personalised advertisements to you through their networks.

ESSENTIAL AND NON-ESSENTIAL COOKIES:

Cookies can be classified as either ‘essential’ or ‘non-essential’.

Essential cookies:

These are cookies that are either:

  • Used solely to carry out or facilitate the transmission of communications over a network; or
  • Strictly necessary to provide an online service (e.g. our website or a service on our website) which you have requested.

Non-essential cookies:

These are cookies that do not fall within the definition of essential cookies, such as cookies used to analyse your behavior on a website (‘analytical’ cookies) or cookies used to display advertisements to you (‘advertising’ cookies).

SESSION AND PERSISTENT COOKIES:

Cookies can be classified as either ‘session’ or ‘persistent’, depending on how long they last after they are placed on your browser.

Session Cookies:

Session cookies last for as long as you keep your browser open. They expire when you close your browser.

Persistent cookies:

Persistent cookies expire at a fixed point in time or if you manually delete them from your browser, whichever occurs first.

First and third-party cookies:

Cookies can be classified as ‘first party’ or ‘third party’.

First party cookies:

These are cookies placed on your device by our website domain.

Third party cookies:

These are cookies placed on your device by third party website domains.

LIST OF COOKIES USED:

We use the following cookies on or in relation to our website:

Name of Cookie Essential or Non-essential Type of cookie First or Third party ? Session or Persistent Expire Time
_ga Essential Analytical First party Persistent 2 Years

ESSENTIAL COOKIES:

Essential cookies are cookies that are strictly necessary for our website to be able to operate or to provide you with a service on our website, which you have requested. We use the following essential cookies on our website:

First party session cookies are to identify and authenticate you when you log into our website, so you do not need to repeatedly enter your login information.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS:

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. We use Google Analytics to monitor how visitors use our Website, to compile reports and to help us improve the Website. Google collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the Website, where visitors have come to the Website from and the pages they visited on the Website.

GOOGLE TARGETING:

These cookies are set by Google. These cookies enable Google to profile the interests of visitors and ensure that relevant www.vgainzfitness.co.uk advertising reaches you on third party sites or search. These cookies may also be used to store user preferences and verify Google user accounts.

How to opt out of essential cookies:

Most browsers allow you to block all cookies, including essential cookies. Please note, however, that if you block all cookies, parts of our website and its functionality may not work or display properly. You can delete existing cookies from your browser by clearing your browsing data and ensuring that the option to delete cookies is selected.

For more detailed information on how to accept and reject cookies, including guidance for specific browsers, please see the section below titled ‘HOW TO ACCEPT OR REJECT COOKIES’.

NON-ESSENTIAL COOKIES:

We do not use Non-essential Cookies on our website.

HOW TO ACCEPT OR REJECT COOKIES:

There are a number of different ways in which you can accept or reject some or all cookies. Some of the main methods of doing so are described below:

You are welcome to block the use of some or all of the cookies we use on our website. However, please be aware that doing so may impair our website and its functionality or may even render some or all of it unusable.

You should also be aware that clearing all cookies from your browser will also delete any cookies that are storing your preferences, for example, whether you have accepted cookies on a website or any cookies that are blocking other cookies.

ACCEPTING OR REJECTING COOKIES:

Cookie control tool:

You can accept or reject cookies by using our cookie management tool.

How you can turn on or off different types of cookies:

Browser settings:

You can accept or reject some or all cookies (for example, blocking all third-party cookies) by adjusting your browser settings. If you do not know how to do this, the links below set out information about how to change your browser settings for some of the most commonly used web browsers:

Google Chrome:

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB

Mozilla Firefox: 

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-browsing-search-download-historyfirefox?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Clear+Recent+History

Microsoft Internet Explorer:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/278835/how-to-deletecookie-files-in-internet-explorer

Apple Safari: 

https://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042?locale=en_US

Some browsers, such as Chrome and Firefox, allow you to change your settings to browse in ‘incognito’ mode, limiting the amount of data placed on your machine and automatically deleting any persistent cookies placed on your device when you finish your browsing session. There are also many third party website add-ons which you can add to your browser to block or manage cookies.

EXISTING COOKIES:

To clear cookies that have previously been placed on your browser, you should select the option to clear your browsing history and ensure that the option to delete or clear cookies is selected when you do so.

GOOGLE AD SETTINGS:

You can manage and opt out of personalization of advertisements by Google by visiting Google’s ad settings page here https://adssettings.google.com/ and by :

Unticking the button titled ‘Also use Google Account activity and information to personalise ads on these websites and apps and store that data in your Google Account’ and switching the ‘Ads Personalization’ setting off (i.e. by ensuring the switch at the top of the page is set to the left/grey and not the right/blue) .

Alternatively, you can install a free browser plugin here:

https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996
GOOGLE ANALYTICS OPT-OUT BROWSER ADD-ON:

You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking by installing the browser add-on which is available here:

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Disconnect for Facebook:

You can install a browser add-on tool called ‘Disconnect Facebook pixel and FB tracking’. This will stop Facebook tracking you on third party websites. You can install the tool here:

For Chrome:

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/disconnectfacebookpixel/nnkndeagapifodhlebifbgbonbfmlnfm?hl=en

For Firefox:

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/addon/facebook-disconnect/

GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION:

This Cookies Policy, any documents it refers to, and any disputes arising from or in relation to it or any documents it refers to, whether contractual or non-contractual, shall be governed by any construed in accordance with the laws of the United Kingdom.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY:

We do not knowingly contact or collect information from persons under the age of 18. The website is not intended to solicit information of any kind from persons under the age of 18.

COPYRIGHT:

The copyright in this Cookies Policy is either owned by, or licensed to, us and is protected by copyright laws around the world and copyright protection software. All intellectual property rights in this document are reserved.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

If you have any questions regarding this Cookies Policy, please contact us by email:

Email: info@vgainzfitness.co.uk

 

© All rights reserved.                                      February, 2020

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