Privacy & Cookie Policy

Overview: Privacy Policy & Cookies

Fishing For Heroes is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of its website users and customers. We have written this privacy policy to outline the specific information we collect, how we use this information, and what options you have in sharing this information with us when you visit our site. Protecting your privacy is extremely important to us.

Cookie Policy

This section explains the use of cookies on this website.

Like most websites, we use cookies to provide a more personalised and responsive service. We use cookies to enable our website to function more efficiently and to improve its performance. If you continue we will assume you are happy to receive all cookies from our website. If you do not consent, please either disable cookies in your browser or stop using the site.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that can store small bits of data on your computer.

What are they used for?

Generally cookies are used to enable the website to function correctly, by storing where you are in a particular transaction or part of the site, so that the next page you visit can be tailored to your needs.However, they are also used for other purposes like performance analysis, website statistics and advertising targeting. This website uses both Google Analytics and Statcounter for website statistics and analysis. This entails the use of performance cookies from both Google Analytics and Statcounter but no personal information is collected.

Please click here for detail on how to refuse cookies from Google Analytics

Please click here for detail on how to refuse Statcounter cookies

Here is a breakdown of the common classifications:-

1) Strictly Necessary. These cookies are essential for the website to function, for you to navigate. Without these you will not be able to use the site. For example, shopping carts would not function without these.

2) Functional Cookies. These log information about options you may have selected and enable a website to tailor the information presented to you in a more personalised way. The cookies might also include flash cookies – which can be set using this link.

This may also include social sharing elements like ‘share’ or ‘like’.

3) Performance Cookies. Most websites will use tools for ensuring they deliver a quality and responsive service to their users. It is used in reporting data and helps the website owner design, measure and optimise their pages for the best user experience. The website owner may share this data with 3rd parties with who they may outsource the analysis and benchmarking to. Generally all this data is anonymous and not identifiable to you.

4) Advertising Tracking. Most advertisers use cookies to understand whether you’ve seen an advert and whether to display it again. This is called behavioural advertising and is used by many of the large advertising networks.

Managing cookies in your browser

Most modern browsers will allow you to:-

See what cookies you have got and delete them on an individual basis.

  • Block third party cookies
  • Block cookies from particular sites
  • Block all cookies from being set
  • Delete all cookies when you close your browser

You should be aware that any settings may be lost if you delete cookies. Ironically, this includes where you have opted out from cookies, as this requires an opt-out cookie to be set. Also, if you block all cookies completely many websites will not work properly and some functionality on these websites may not work at all. It is important not to just turn off cookies blindly as this may considerably hinder your online experience.

To disable cookies, please consult the help function in your browser, or visit www.allaboutcookies.org for further help and information. For mobile devices, please refer to information provided for your model.

Privacy Policy

Information Collected and Use

We are the sole owner of information collected on this site. We will never sell, share or rent this information to others.

Fishing For Heroes collects information at various points on our website.

Links

This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that Fishing For Heroes is not responsible for the privacy practices of other such sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by Fishing For Heroes.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post any changes on this page so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which it was collected.

Your Feedback

At Fishing For Heroes your privacy is extremely important to us. If you have any questions about either this privacy statement or about our cookie policy, please contact us and let us know.

Thank You

Cookie Policy: last updated 2nd November 2015

Privacy Policy: last updated 2nd November 2015