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Privacy policy – missmysupermarket.com

This privacy policy sets out how missmysupermarket.com uses and protects any information that you give missnysupermarket.com when you use this website. Missmysupermarket.com is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.[missmysupermarket.com] may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st October 2010.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information, which we think you may find interesting using the email address, which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file, which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

The Site contains cookies. This Site sends your browser a cookie - a small piece of data stored on your computer's hard drive. The purpose of the cookie is to improve your reading of and your search possibilities on our Site. If you are a registered client, the cookie will also manage and control your login and session on those part of our Site that are only available to registered Clients.

If you do not want to accept that your computer receives and stores cookies, you can alter your security settings on your web browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Safari etc.). However, note that certain parts of our Site may only be used fully if your browser allows cookies. Thus, your reading experience of our Site may be affected negatively by removing and not allowing cookies.

If you wish to alter your cookie settings, by going to your browsers settings, below are short instructions for how to do this in the four most popular browsers:

Microsoft Internet Explorer

Click the 'Tools' icon in the top right hand corner and select 'Internet options'. In the pop up window select the 'Privacy' tab. From here you can adjust your cookie settings.

Google Chrome

Click the spanner in the top right hand corner and select 'Settings'. From here select 'Under the hood' and change the settings under 'Privacy'.

Mozilla Firefox

From the drop down menu in the top left hand corner select 'Options'. In the pop up window select the 'Privacy' tab. From here you can adjust your cookie settings.

Safari

From the settings drop down menu in the top right hand corner select 'Preferences'. Select the 'Security' tab and from here you can adjust your cookie settings.

In addition, an advertiser may serve ads on this and other websites using their own ad-serving technology. In doing so, one of these ad servers will place or read a unique ad-serving cookie on your computer and will use non-personal information about your browser and your activity at this site to serve ads on this and other sites. The ad-serving cookie is a persistent cookie. 

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Signup/Login cookies

Cookie name

Description

JSESSIONID

For security reasons when logging in a session cookie is needed. It is a unique id to this session and encrypts this in a cookie. This cookie is set when logging in and will be deleted when logging out.

GlobalSessionId

A session cookie to keep you logged in into the old and the new system at the same time

test

To check if cookies are disabled or not in the browser. To inform the user that cookies has to be enabled for the signup and be able to login

Google Analytics

Cookie name

Description

__utmz

Keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine they used, what link was clicked on, what keyword they used, and where in the world they are when they accessed the website.

_utmv

Stores information used within Analytics to identify user as part of a custom segmentation.

_utmc

Holds timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves the site

_utmb

Holds timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor first visits the site

_utma

 This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.

Tracking Cookies

Cookie Name

Description

_UNIQUE_IMP

The Unique Impression Cookie contains programs of viewed ads together with the time of the ad-view. This information is used to be able to identify unique ad-views.

_POOL

Ad-pools have the feature of ad-rotation. To support this, pool based ad-views are stored in a cookie

_PIC

The Post Impression Cookie holds information about ad-views for those organizations that have post impression tracking activated

_ANTEC

The Frequency Capping Cookie is used support the frequency capping functionality. This is a feature that makes it possible to limit the number of times a user is exposed to a certain set of ads within a time interval. The set of ads can be specified on three different levels; budget, program, ad-group

BT

Behavioural targeting is a feature that makes it possible to target ads to users with a specific browsing behaviour or interest. To support this, users are profiled when visiting sites. A user profile consists of about 20 weighted categories and is stored in a cookie

_EH

The Event History Cookie contains information about the tree latest tracks (clicks) and the ten latest closures per program. This information is used to be able to connect clicks with closures.

GUID

The GUID Cookie holds an identifier to support server side storage of the user event history

OPT_OUT

Allows a user to disable cookie based tracking or targeting for the browser that the user is using

RET

Retargeting is a feature that makes it possible to target ads to users that have visited configured targeting points on the advertiser’s site. To support this feature the targeting points visited by a user are stored in this cookie

As for our site the following is used:

PHPSESSID - Temporary cookie used by the server to identify the users session.

sm_sid - Temporary value used by Shop Maker to identify the user. Without this, the system wouldn`t be able to know that the user had anything stored in their shopping list or if they are logged into their account.

These cookies are essential and are compliant with the EU cookie law.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.  Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information, which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at [cs@missmysupermarket.com]

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties, which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen. You may request details of personal information, which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to cs@missmysupermarket.com. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.