Consent

By using this website https://ecosphere.plus (the “Website”) you consent to the use of cookies by Ecosphere+ Limited (“Ecosphere”, “us”, “we”, or “our”) in accordance with this Cookies Policy. You will have seen a pop up to this effect on your first visit to this website; although it will not usually appear on subsequent visits you may withdraw your consent at any time by following the instructions below.

Disabling cookies

If you do not agree to the use of these cookies please disable them by following the instructions for your browser set out here, Please note that some of the services will not function so well if cookies are disabled.

Where the organisation setting the cookie provides an automated disabling tool in respect of its cookie(s) we list the name of that organisation, the category of cookies it sets together with a link to its automated disabling tool. In all other cases, we list the names of the cookies themselves and their source at the date of this Cookies policy so that you can easily identify and disable them if you want through your browser controls.

Some browsers make is possible for you to signal that you do not want your internet browsing activity to be tracked. Disabling tracking may interfere with some uses of the Website and the services provided on the Website.

After your initial visit to the Website we may change the cookies we use. This cookies policy will always allow you to know who is placing cookies, for what purpose and give you the means to disable them so you should check it from time to time.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating web domain on your subsequent visits to that domain. Most web pages contain elements from multiple web domains so when you visit the Website, your browser may receive cookies from several sources.

Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. Cookies allow you to navigate between pages efficiently, remember preferences and generally improve the user experience. They can also be used to tailor advertising to your interests through tracking your browsing across websites.

Session cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser and persistent cookies remain on your device after the browser is closed (for example to remember your user preferences when you return to the site).

What types of cookies does Ecosphere use?

We describe the categories of cookies Ecosphere and its affiliates and its contractors use below.

 

Strictly Necessary Cookies

 

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, services you have asked for (such as navigating between pages) cannot be provided.

This Website currently uses the following strictly necessary cookies:

 

Cookie Name

Source

Purpose

Further Information

PHPSESSID cookie

ECOSPHERE

The PHPSESSID cookie is native to PHP and enables websites to store serialised state data. On the Action website it is used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session cookie. As the PHPSESSID cookie has no timed expiry, it disappears when the client is closed.

 

Performance Cookies

We make use of analytic cookies to analyse how our visitors use our Website and to monitor Website performance. This allows us to provide a high quality experience by customising our offering and quickly identifying and fixing any issues that arise. For example, we might use performance cookies to keep track of which pages are most popular, which method of linking between pages is most effective, and to determine why some pages are receiving error messages. We might also use these cookies to highlight articles or site services that we think will be of interest to you based on your usage of the website. The information collected by these cookies is not associated with your personal information by us or by our contractors.

The Website currently uses the following analytic cookies from Google Analytics:

 

Cookie NameSourcePurposeFurther Information
-utmaGoogle Analytics (classic)These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.Click here for Google’s privacy policy in respect of Google Analytics http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

You may opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en- GB.

Persistent cookies.

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_gaGoogle Analytics (Universal)The single default cookie for Google Universal Analytics. This sole cookie used by Goole Analytics stores a unique client identifier

(Client ID) which is set randomly. This cookie is set to expire after 24 months (2 years) and is refreshed each time you visit our website.

Click here for Google’s privacy policy in respect of Google Analytics http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

You may opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en- GB.

Pixel ratio

 

WordPress

 

This cookie records your device’s pixel ratio. If your screen resolution is a retina or Hi DPI screen, then the website may choose to serve you higher resolution graphics

 

Click here for WordPress’s privacy policy and opt- out options. https://en- gb.wordpress.org/about/privacy/

 

 

 

Website Functionality Cookies

We make use of cookies to provide you with certain functionality. For example, to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in), or to recognise the platform from which you access the site, and to provide enhanced and more personal features. These cookies are not used to track your browsing on other sites.

This Website uses the following functional cookies:

 

Cookie NameSourcePurposeFurther Information
wp-settings-{time}-[UID]WordPressServeral WP Settings cookies may be set if you log into the website. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customise your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.Click here for WordPress’s privacy policy and opt-out options. https://en- gb.wordpress.org/about/pr ivacy/
civicCookieControlECOSPHEREThis cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on ecosphere.plus. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.
woocommerce_cart_hash & woocommerce_items_in_ cartWooCommerceBoth cookies contain information about the cart as a whole and helps WooCommerce know when the cart data changes. No personal information is stored within these cookies.Click here for WooCommerce’s privacy policy https://woocommerce.com /privacy-policy/
wp_woocommerce_sessi on_WooCommerceThis cookie contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer. No personal information is stored within these cookies.
JavaScript tracking snippet (“Snippet”)

 

MailChimp

 

This Snippet will allow cookies, pixels, and other technologies to be set on that user’s Site to facilitate the use of certain automations, features and functionality offered by MailChimp through the Services.

 

Click here for MailChimp’s Cookie policy https://mailchimp.com/leg al/cookies/

Click here for MailChimp’s privacy policy https://mailchimp.com/leg al/privacy/

 

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Stripe

 

Stripe is used to make credit card payments. Stripe uses a cookie to remember who you are and to enable Ecosphere+ to process payments without storing any credit card information on its own servers. 1 year.

 

Click here for Stripe’s cookie policy https://stripe.com/cookies- policy/legal#cookie-table

Click here for Stripe’s privacy policy https://stripe.com/gb/privacy

 

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Stripe

 

Stripe is used to make credit card payments. Stripe uses a cookie to remember who you are and to enable Ecosphere+ to process payments without storing any credit card information on its own servers. 24 hours.

 

Click here for Stripe’s cookie policy https://stripe.com/cookies- policy/legal#cookie-table

Click here for Stripe’s privacy policy https://stripe.com/gb/privacy

 

 

 

 

Advertising Cookies

Advertising cookies (or targeting cookies) collect information about the browsing habits associated with your device and are used to make advertising more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used by services provided by third parties on this Website, such as ‘Like’ or ‘Share’ buttons in addition to provide the requested functionality. Third parties provide these services in return for recognising that you (or more accurately your device has) have visited a certain website. These third parties put down advertising cookies both when you visit our Website and when you use their services and navigate away from our Website. Their privacy practices are set out below:

• YouTube video player cookie policy: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/faq/#toc-cookies (Google’s standard terms).

• Twitter’s cookie policy: https://help.twitter.com/en/rules-and-policies/twitter-cookies

You can opt out of the advertising cookies set by these third parties at

http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices

• YouTube video privacy policy: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/2801895?hl=en-GB

• Twitter’s privacy policy: https://twitter.com/privacy

Use of IP addresses and web logs

We may also use your IP address and browser type to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Website and to improve the service we offer to you. An IP address is a numeric code that identifies your computer on the internet. Your IP address might also be used to gather broad demographic information.

We may perform IP lookups to determine which domain you are coming from (e.g. google.com) to more accurately gauge our users’ demographics.

Cookies policy does not cover third party websites

Please note that this cookies policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, the privacy practices of third party websites which may be linked to this Website.

Changes to the Cookies Policy

We may update this cookies policy and we would encourage you to review the policy from time to time to stay informed of how we are using cookies. This cookies policy was last updated on 1 May, 2018.