Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

We are: Nicholsons Jewellers of 19 South Hawksworth Street, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 9DX.

Our contact email address on privacy matters is: sales@nicholsonsjewellers.co.uk

Through your navigation around and use of the functionality of our website, you have agreed to our collecting, storing, and processing your personal information in accordance with this Policy. You agree that we may share your personal information with other companies and websites within our group but only on the same terms as in this Policy. We will only collect, store and process personal information from you in accordance with the law from time to time in force in England and Wales and then only for enabling us to provide the service available on this site, process orders for goods and services as well as to administer the site and collect statistical data. Should you wish to purchase any goods from this website, we may share and/or pass on information to a financial institution for the purpose of credit/debit card authorisation or to a delivery company for the purpose of delivering any goods ordered from us. Unless you have so informed us, when requested, on our website we may send emails to you from time to time, to keep you informed about products and services available from, and news relating to, this website. We will stop sending out such emails if ever you reply to the original of one of these emails with the word "unsubscribe" in the subject line, or by email to our privacy email. We may from time to time use cookies on this website. These will be used to improve your experience when browsing around our website. No information that is identifiable to you is used in a cookie. We identify you solely by placing a small file on your computer to help us identify products and matters of interest to the person, which may not be you, who last visited our website from your PC. You can learn more about cookies at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/. Please note that,whilst it is most unlikely to happen, we may be required by a court of law, or by a person with legal authority to so request, to disclose personal information. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy policies adopted by other websites to whom we may link from this website. If your personal information changes, you can write to our privacy email. If you wish us to cease handling, storing and processing your personal information at any stage, then subject to completing and fulfilling any pending transaction or request, we will act on such request within a reasonable period of time when sent to us to our privacy email or by surface mail to our geographical address as at the top of this Policy.

COOKIE POLICY

Introduction

We want to reassure you that when you buy a vintage diamond ring or piece of antique jewellery from us we'll never sell your personal details. At Nicholsons, we want to make sure that our website looks as good as possible but we also want to make it easy for you to use. In order to achieve this, we use cookies - just like many other websites that you might visit. Cookies help us to assess how you use our website and also how we can improve our website. This means we have the information we need to regularly evaluate whether our website really meets your needs. Some of the cookies we use improve the functionality of our website, so if you choose to disable cookies on your browser, you might find that you can't access some aspects of our website, or that parts of the website don't function in the way that you might expect them to. You do not have to accept cookies and you can find out how to disable them here.

What Are Cookies?

When you buy a vintage diamond ring or piece of antique jewellery from Nicholsons you can rest assured that our cookies are only used to improve your website experience. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer if you agree. Cookies allow us to recognise that you have visited our website before and remember your preferences. Cookies can help us to remember the jewellery that you have clicked to purchase on one page so that it is added to your basket. Cookies also help us to collect information about the way you use our website which helps us to continually improve your online jewellery shopping experience at Nicholsons.

How We Use Cookies

The cookies we use allow us 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 to improve our website. We are required by law to provide you with clear and comprehensive information about the cookies that we use and if this page does not answer all of your queries you should contact us. Our cookies do not store information which could be used to identify you personally, such as your contact details. We use the following cookies:

Strictly Necessary Cookies These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Analytical/Performance Cookies They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around 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. 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).

Targeting 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.

Third Party Cookies

The information set out in "How We Use Cookies" relates to the cookies that we set on our website. In addition to these cookies, our website also uses third party cookies which are set by a domain other than our website. Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. Our website uses Third Party Cookies from the providers found below, if you require further information about what those cookies are or how they are used, you should contact those providers directly.

3rd Party Name Additional Information: Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Google+, Instagram

You can choose to share content from our site with others via the social networks listed on the left, and so you may be sent cookies from these websites.

Google - We utilise the online advertising services of the third party companies listed and each of their sites use may set cookies to help identify which adverts are clicked on/interacted with.

How Do I Block Cookies? You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website. Precisely how cookies are blocked will depend upon the browser that you use. If you would like further information please contact us.

What Will Happen If I Disable Cookies? If you choose to disable access to cookies on your browser you will not be able to login, register or purchase from this website. Information on how to disable cookies in popular web browsers can be found below: Web Browser PC Instructions MAC Instructions firefox.gif Firefox 13 and newer 1. At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Firefox button (Tools menu in Windows XP) and then click 'Options' 2. Then select the 'Privacy' icon 3. Set the 'Use custom settings for history' in the 'Firefox will' dropdown 4. Untick 'Accept cookies from sites' to disable cookies Firefox 13 and newer 1. At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Firefox button and then click 'Options' 2. Then select the 'Privacy' icon 3. Set the 'Use custom settings for history' in the 'Firefox will' dropdown 4. Untick 'Accept cookies from sites' Firefox 12 and earlier 1. Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Options' 2. Then select the 'Privacy' icon 3. Click on 'Cookies', then untick 'Allow sites to set cookies' Firefox 12 and earlier 1. Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Options' 2. Then select the 'Privacy' icon 3. Click on 'Cookies', then untick 'Allow sites to set cookies' chrome.gif Google Chrome 1. Click on the tool icon at the top right of your browser window and select 'Settings' 2. Click the 'Show advanced settings' link, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button 3. Now select 'Block sites from setting any data' Google Chrome 1. Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Options' 2. Click the 'Under the Hood' tab, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button 3. Now select 'Block sites from setting any data' internet_explorer.gif Internet Explorer 1. Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet options', then click on the 'Privacy' tab 2. Under 'Settings' move the slider to the top to block all cookies Internet Explorer 1. Click on 'Explorer' at the top of your browser window and select 'Preferences' options 2. Scroll down until you see 'Cookies' under Receiving Files 3. Select the 'Never Accept' option safari.gif Safari 1. Click on the 'Cog' icon at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option 2. Click on 'Privacy' and check the option 'Block third-parties and advertisers' Safari 1. Click on 'Safari' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option 2. Click on 'Security' then choose 'Accept cookies' 3. Select the 'Never' option opera.gif Opera 1. Click on the Opera icon in the top left of the window 2. Select 'Settings' and choose 'Quick Preferences' 3. Uncheck "Enable Cookies" Opera 1. Click on the Opera icon in the top left of the window 2. Select 'Settings' and choose 'Quick Preferences' 3. Uncheck "Enable Cookies"