Cookie Policy

Data Collector

Simonian Jewellery Limited,
Simon Simonian
112 Princess Gardens,
London, United Kingdom,
W3 0LJ.

 

Our Website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Our “Website” includes www.simonianjewels.com and any other Websites of Simonian Jewels (“we”or “us”or “Simonian Jewels”).

Cookies, more formally known as an HTTP cookie, consist of portions of code installed in your browser that assist us in providing our Services to you. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Some of the purposes for which Cookies are installed may also require your consent. There are different types of cookies that are used for different purposes, as explained below.

Categories of Cookies

The system adopted by the UK International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) & Optanon relies on four general classifications within their Cookies Guide:

1. Strictly Necessary Cookies

These are Cookies that are essential for the performance of basic functions of our Website, such as moving around the website accessing secure areas of the website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

2. Performance Cookies

These cookies are used to provide information about how visitors move around and use our website 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. Hence they do not collect information that identifies a User; the information that these cookies collect is aggregated and thus, anonymous.

3. Functionality Cookies

These are used to recognise you when you return to our Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

4. Targeting or Advertising Cookies

These cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Where the installation of Cookies is based on consent, such consent can be freely withdrawn at any time following the instructions provided in this document.


Technical Cookies and Cookies serving aggregated statistical purposes:

- Activity strictly necessary for the functioning of the Service:

This website uses Strictly Necessary cookies to save the User’s session and to carry out other activities that are strictly necessary for the operation of this Website, for example in relation to the distribution of web traffic.

 

- Activity regarding the saving of preferences, optimization, and statistics:

This Website also utilizes Performance & Functionality Cookies to optimize and enhance the User’s browsing experience by saving their browsing preferences. Among these Cookies are, for example, those used for the setting of language and currency preferences. Alternatively, cookies are also utilized for the management of first party statistics, employed directly by the Owner of the Website.

 

Cookies used regularly:

Below is a list of cookies that we use regularly. We’ve listed them here so you that you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not:

 _session_id, unique token, sessional - Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).
 _shopify_visit, no data held - Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, Used by our Website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits
 _shopify_uniq, no data held  Expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day -  Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer.
cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks - Stores information about the contents of your cart.
 _secure_session_id, unique token, sessional.
 storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite - If the shop has a password this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.

 

 

Other types of Cookies or third-parties that install Cookies:

Some of the services listed below collect statistics in an anonymised and aggregated form and may not require the consent of the User or may be managed directly by us, depending on how they are described - without the help of third parties.

If any third-party operated services are listed among the tools below, these may be used to track Users’ browsing behavior – in addition to the information specified herein and without our knowledge. Please refer to the privacy policy of the listed services for detailed information.

Analytics

Services contained in this section, relating to the processing of Personal Data, allow the Owner to monitor and analyse web traffic via the computational analysis of data or statistics. Ultimately, it can be utilised to examine User behaviour. 

Google Analytics:

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic, currently as a platform inside the Google Marketing Platform brand (Google LLC or Google Ireland Limited – depending on the location this Website is accessed from.

Google utilises the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Website, to prepare reports on the activities that are undertaken whilst on the Website, and share them with other Google services.

Google may utilise this Data to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal Data collected:

  1. Cookies,

  2. Usage Data.

    Place of processing:

    - United States: Privacy policy  –  Opt Out;

    - Ireland: Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield Participant.

    Contacting the User:

    Mailing list or newsletter for this Website:

    By registering to the mailing list or the newsletter, your email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages, containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning the products and/or services of this Website. Your e-mail address may also be added to this list by way of signing up to the Website, or after making a purchase.

    Personal Data collected:

    1. First and Last name;

    2. Cookies;

    3. E-mail address.

       

      Displaying content from external platforms:

      This type of service allows the User to view content hosted on external platforms, directly from pages of this Website; in addition to the User’s capability of interacting with the content.

      This kind of service may be capable of collecting web traffic Data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

      External platforms:

      Interaction with external social networks and platforms:

      This type of service allows interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Website. The interaction and subsequent information obtained via this Website is always subject to the User’s privacy settings that correspond to each social network. This type of service might still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

       

      Instagram widget (Instagram, Inc.):

       

      Instagram is a social-networking application for the sharing and image visualization service provided by Instagram, Inc. &, currently owned by Facebook. Instagram allows this Website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

      Personal Data collected:

      1. Cookies,

      2. Usage Data.

        Place of processing:

        - United States: Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

         

        Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets (Pinterest)

        The Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Pinterest platform provided by Pinterest Inc.

        Personal Data collected:

        1. Cookies,

        2. Usage Data.

          Place of processing:

          - United States: Privacy Policy.

           

          Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)

          The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc.

          Personal Data collected:

          1. Cookies,

          2. Usage Data.

            Place of processing:

            - United States: Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

            How to provide or withdraw consent to the installation of Cookies

            In addition to what is specified in this Cookie Policy, the User can manage preferences for Cookies directly from within their own browser and prevent, for example, third parties from installing Cookies.

            Through browser preferences, it is also possible to delete Cookies installed in the past, including the Cookies that may have saved the initial consent for the installation of Cookies by this website.

            Users can find information about Cookie management in the most commonly used browsers at the following addresses: 

            Google Chrome

            Mozilla Firefox

            Apple Safari

            Microsoft Internet Explorer

            With regard to Cookies installed by third parties, Users can manage their preferences and withdrawal of their consent by clicking the related “opt-out” link (if provided), by using the means provided in the third party's privacy policy, or by contacting the third-party.

            Notwithstanding the above, we would like to informs you that you  may follow the instructions provided on the linked initiatives by the EDAA (EU) (http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/), the Network Advertising Initiative (US) (https://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-digital-advertising) and the Digital Advertising Alliance (US) (https://www.aboutads.info/consumers/), DAAC (Canada) (https://youradchoices.ca/understanding-online-advertising/), DDAI (Japan) (http://www.ddai.info/optout)  or other similar services. 

            Such initiatives allow you to select your tracking preferences for most of the advertising tools. We thus recommend that you make use of these resources in addition to the information provided in this document.

             

            Since the installation of third-party Cookies and other tracking systems through the services used within, this Website cannot be technically controlled by us, any specific references to Cookies and tracking systems installed by third parties are to be considered indicative. In order to obtain complete information, you are kindly requested to consult the privacy policy for the respective third-party services listed in this document.

            Given the objective complexity surrounding the identification of technologies based on Cookies, Users are encouraged to contact the Data Controller should they wish to receive any further information on the use of Cookies by this Website.

            To learn more about Cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org or www.aboutcookies.org (IBA Europe).

             

            Interpretation

            Personal Data (or Data)
            Personal Data is defined as any information that, directly or indirectly, or in connection with other information, allows for the identification of a natural person.

            Usage Data
            Information collected automatically through this Website (or third-party services employed in this Website), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Website, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User's IT environment.

            User
            The individual using this Website who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject.

            Data Subject
            The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

            Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)
            The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes Personal Data on behalf of the Controller, as described in this privacy policy.

            Data Controller (or Owner)
            The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Website. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Website.

            This Website (or this Application)
            The means by which the Personal Data of the User is collected and processed.

            Service
            The service provided by this Website as described in the relative terms (if available) and on this site/application.

            European Union (or EU)
            Unless otherwise specified, all references made within this document to the European Union include all current member states to the European Union and the European Economic Area.

            Cookies
            Small sets of data stored in the User's device.

             

            You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

             

            Cookie

             

            Purpose

             

            Expiration time

             

            More information

             

            Google Analytics (_ga-)

             

            Used to distinguish users and records the IP address of the user’s computer.  

            2 years

            https://www.blog.gov.uk/cookies/

            Google Analytics (_gat)

            Used to throttle request rates.

            1 minute

            https://www.blog.gov.uk/cookies/

             

            This policy was last updated on the 6th of November 2020.