cookies

Our Use of Cookies

At Weird Fish we believe in transparency. This means not only do we respect the importance of privacy on the internet but, in line with the latest data protection updates, we want you to have all the information you need to stay secure.

Why do we use Cookies?

We use cookies on our website to help us give you the best browsing experience we can. These cookies do not store any sensitive information such as your name, address, or bank details. Once accepting the cookie policy they’ll recognise the device you’re using, your preferences, the pages you have made and the actions you have made. Below you can find out more information about what cookies are and how we use them.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites you visit. These can be used by websites to make a user's experience more efficient. Cookies don’t tell us who you are, however they store details about the device you’re using, pages you have visited on our website as well as remembering your preferences to provide you with better experience when using our website, such as the speed of the website.

What are remarketing pixels?

Remarketing pixels are a small, invisible piece of code that sit on our website. They store information about actions you complete during your visit. No sensitive data is stored in a pixel. This information is used so you see relevant advertising.

How do we categorise our cookies?

The latest EU legislation requires all websites to declare their use of cookies. The cookies we use can be categorised into 4 different sections:

Necessary cookies that enable key operational features for our website, such as page navigation, content, the ability to add items to your basket, and complete purchases.

Preference cookies enable a website to key information about the way a website behaves or looks. They will recognise when you return to our site, your country, and if you had anything in your basket from your last visit. We use these cookies to save your time when you make a purchase with us.

Statistic cookies help us understand how our customers are using our website and responding to our marketing, so we can improve your shopping experience.

Marketing cookies are used to enhance your online experience with Weird Fish by providing you with relevant content. For example, tailored advertising or abandoned basket emails. These cookies also help us understand how effective our marketing campaigns are. Marketing cookies may be placed on the site by us or by the third parties we partner with, you can find more information about third party cookies below.

What are third party cookies?

We work with third parties to provide additional functionality to our website and to help us provide those who visit our site with targeted, relevant advertising.

How long are cookies stored?

The cookies we used are either ‘session cookies’ or ‘persistent cookies.’

Session cookies are temporary. These cookies will be deleted automatically when you close your browser and exit away from our website.

Persistent cookies which will stay stored on your device until their expiration date, or until you delete them. It’s a legal requirement that we ask your permission before we store any non-essential cookies on your computer.

If you choose to block or delete cookies used on our website it can impact how the site functions and negatively impact your shopping experience.

Cookie Consent:

You can select which cookies you’d like to accept. To use our website, you will have to accept the necessary cookies as these help us with the running and maintenance of our website. For all other types of cookies, we need your permission.

When you start your session on our site, our cookie banner will appear. To accept our cookies, tick the relevant boxes.

To set your browser to refuse to accept cookies across all websites you will need to alter the settings on your internet browser. Generally, you will be able to do this in the ‘settings’ menu in your browser. For more information about changing your settings, opting out of cookies, and understanding how behavioural advertising works go to  Your Online Choices.

We use a tool called 'Cookiebot' to help monitor the cookies our site is using. We scan the site and update our cookies once per month. Below you can see the details from the scan and some copy about cookies. We expanded on the below to ensure full transparency for our customers.  

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