Cookie Policy - iComic Industries Limited

Please read this cookie policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how we use cookies on our website. This policy should be read together with 

our [insert link to Privacy Policy],which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities if you have a complaint. 

Who we are 

This website is operated by iComic Industries Limited. We are an online retailer of comic books, graphic novels, merchandise, collectibles and action figures and for more 

information see about us page.  

Our website 

This cookie policy only relates to your use of our website, www.icomicindustries.com. 

Throughout our website we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties to supply you with informal blog posts on the latest comic book news or share a trailer for an upcoming comic book movie(s)/video game(s). These other third party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate policies. For privacy information relating to these other third party websites, please consult their policies as appropriate. 

Cookies 

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (e.g. computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use our website. We use cookies on our website. These help us recognise you and your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions. 

For example, we may monitor how many times you visit the website, which pages you go to, traffic data, location data and the originating domain name of your internet service provider. This information helps us to build a profile of our users and track which pages of ours are visited the most. Some of this data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually. 

For further information on our use of cookies, including a detailed list of your information which we and others may collect through cookies, please see below. 

For further information on cookies generally, including how to control and manage 

them, visit the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Consent to use cookies and changing settings

We will ask for your permission (“Consent”) to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where they are essential for us to provide you with goods that you have requested e.g. to enable you to put items in your shopping basket and use our check-out process. 

You can withdraw any consent to the use of cookies or manage any other cookie preferences. All computers have the ability to automatically accept or decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which determines how to deal with cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, your experience on our website will be restricted. It may be necessary to refresh the page for the updated settings to take effect. 

Our use of cookies 

The below text provides more information about the cookies we use and why we use them: 

Currently, we use your data for the following purposes: 

1- To assist in the processing of your order / to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us. E.g., this could include packing and delivering orders, forwarding order details, order fulfilment, or the processing of credit/debit card transactions. 

In certain circumstances, it may be necessary for us to provide your information to external third party companies with which we contract to assist us in providing these critical services to you including payment providers and couriers. We assure you that these companies are not permitted to use your information for any other purpose. 

2- Where you have given us your specific consent, we will use your data to provide you with marketing services. This allows us to tell you about new products or services that may be of interest to you. Again, we do use a number of third party companies to help us provide such marketing services. 

However, these companies are prohibited from sharing your data with any other company. This means that by consenting to receive marketing from us, you will not receive marketing communications from anyone else. 

3- To ensure that the information contained within this website is presented in the most effective manner for you, your computer and your mobile device. This information allows us to update and improve the contents of our site, and ensure the smooth operation of internal processes such as data analysis, research, statistical and survey purposes, and to keep our website as safe and secure as possible.

Third party access to the cookies

 Third party companies like analytics companies and ad networks generally use cookies to collect user information on an anonymous basis. They may use that information to build a profile of your activities on the iComic Industries Ltd website and other websites that you’ve visited. 

Third party trackers: 

Google Analytics- 

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how you use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 

Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. 

How to turn off all cookies and consequences of doing so

If you do not want to accept any cookies, you may be able to change your browser settings so that cookies (including those which are essential to the services requested) are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of our website. 

For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. 

How to contact us 

Please contact us if you have any questions about this cookie policy or the information we hold about you. 

If you wish to contact us, please send an email to [email protected] or write to 1 Hanley Street, Nottingham, NG1 5BL. 

Do you need extra help? 

If you would like this notice in another format (for example: audio, large print, braille) please contact us (see ‘How to contact us’ above).

 Changes to this policy 

This policy was published on [insert date]and last updated on [insert date].

We may change this policy from time to time, when we do we will inform you via the email address you have provided to receive marketing updates from us and by posting the updated policy on our website.