What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file that is sent to the browser in use and saved on your device when you visit a website like AknEyewear.com (‘the Website’). Cookies allow the Website to function efficiently and improve its services, in addition to providing information to the Website's owner for statistical or advertising purposes, primarily to personalize your browsing experience by remembering your preferences (for example, remembering the language and currency you set, in order to recognize you at the next visit, etc.).
Session cookies are temporary cookies that are used during the course of your visit to the Website, and they expire when you close the web browser.
Persistent cookies are used to remember your preferences within our Website and remain on your desktop or mobile device even after you close your browser or restart your computer. They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for you while visiting the Website and Services.
Cookies may be set by the Website ("first-party cookies"), or by third parties, such as those who serve content or provide advertising or analytics services on the Website ("third party cookies"). These third parties can recognize you when you visit our website and also when you visit certain other websites.
Which cookies do we use and for what purposes?
Our website uses various types of first-party cookies (provided and managed by AKN), and third-party cookies (provided and managed by third parties based on their own individual privacy policies and not under the control of company, each of which has a specific function. The table below explains what they are for.
TYPE OF COOKIE
From first access, these cookies allow the Website to function correctly and allow you to view content on your device by recognizing the language and market of the country from which you’ve chosen to connect. If you are a registered user, they will allow you to be recognized and to access the services offered from the dedicated areas. Navigation cookies are technical cookies and are needed for the functioning of the Website.
These cookies allow, based on your express request, for you to be recognized when you subsequently access the Website, so that you do not have to enter your information each time (for example: “Remember me next time”). If you have added items into your Shopping Bag and closed the session without completing the purchase and without removing those items, these cookies allow you to continue the shopping experience the next time you access the website (within a limited period), finding the same articles that were selected. Functional cookies are not essential to the functioning of the website, but rather improve browsing quality and experience.
These cookies enable us and third party services to collect aggregated data for statistical purposes on how our visitors use the Website. These cookies do not contain personal information such as names and email addresses and are used to help us improve your user experience of the Website.
Our own and third-party marketing and profiling cookies
These cookies are aimed at creating user-related profiles to send commercial messages that meet the preferences shown during the visit, or to improve your browsing experience: while you browse our Website, these cookies are useful for showing you products of interest to you or which are similar to those you have viewed. Third-party cookies are those that have been sent by our trusted third-party companies. These cookies allow you to be served with our advertisements on other affiliated websites (retargeting). With third-party cookies we do not have control of the information provided by the cookie and we do not have access to this data. This information is entirely controlled by third-party cookies as described in the respective policy. To find out more about the aforementioned third-party cookies, learn about their respective polices and knowingly decide whether or not to consent to them, visit http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/.
Social Network Cookies
These cookies are necessary to allow your social account to interact with our Website. For example, they allow you to express your appreciation and to share it with your friends on social networks. Social network cookies are not necessary for browsing. For more information on the policies regarding the use of social network cookies, consult the respective privacy and cookies policies:
- Facebook: https://en-gb.facebook.com/about/privacy/
- Google: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/en/privacy
- Instagram: https://instagram.com/legal/cookies/
You may at any moment select your preferences in the Privacy Centre by activating or disabling the single cookie category. For more information on cookies and to manage your preferences for third-party profiling cookies, please go to http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/ . Once on the site, by accessing the “Your Choices” area you can: view the list of third-party companies, our partners, which install cookies on our site (Company); verify the presence and activation status of installed cookies (Status); and manage your consent selectively (On/Off). By expanding the dedicated entry (Info) for each company, you can access more information about the company and, via a link, reach specific information about privacy and cookies.
What are your cookie options?
If you don't like the idea of cookies or certain types of cookies, you can change your browser's settings to delete cookies that have already been set and to not accept new cookies. To learn more about how to do this or to learn more about cookies, visit internetcookies.org
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or do not accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features the Website and Services offer.
Changes and amendments
We reserve the right to modify this Policy or its terms relating to the Website and Services at any time, effective upon posting of an updated version of this Policy on the Website. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. Continued use of the Website and Services after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.
Acceptance of this policy
You acknowledge that you have read this Policy and agree to all its terms and conditions. By accessing and using the Website and Services you agree to be bound by this Policy. If you do not agree to abide by the terms of this Policy, you are not authorized to access or use the Website and Services.