Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

PrizeDeck, like many websites, uses cookies. Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with personalised or tailored information from our website. Cookies are small text files sent by our website and stored on your computer by your browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox or Google Chrome. The information is then sent back to the web server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

They are used for many things, such as remembering whether you have visited the website before so that you can remain logged in and for us to work out how many visitors are logged in at any one time or how many unique website visitors we get each month.

There are two main types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer or other device when you close the browser session whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until they are deleted or until they reach their expiry date.

The cookies merely contain a unique number and therefore no personal information. Cookies cannot be used to identify you on third party websites.

About this Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy applies to the PrizeDeck website and forms part of the PrizeDeck Terms and Conditions. It does not cover the use of cookies by third parties such as affiliates, online retailers or advertisers.

By accessing and interacting with the PrizeDeck website, you agree that this Cookie Policy will apply each time you access and interact with the website and from any device.

We reserve the right to make amendments to the PrizeDeck Cookie Policy from time to time, any changes to the Cookie Policy will be posted here and such changes will become effective from the moment that they are posted. By using the website you are consenting to the use of cookies in accordance with the Cookie Policy and to all such amendments.

You can choose to disable our cookies by changing your browser settings but this will affect your user experience when using our website. If you disagree with the Cookie Policy then please do not use our website.

How we use cookies

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • website administration
  • operation of the website and this includes, for example, cookies that allow you to log into PrizeDeck or use PrizeDeck’s services such as entering prize draws and competitions
  • recognise and count the number of visitors to the website and to see how they interact with the website. This helps us to improve and make enhancements to our website to enable a better user experience
  • to gather general information about your computer settings, your connection to the Internet (e.g. operating system and platform), IP address, location, browsing pattern and habits, and timing of your visits and browsing
  • completing the current user’s activity
  • research and development
  • enhance the user experience

 

Use of Performance Cookies

PrizeDeck may use performance cookies (via Google Analytics) to analyse traffic information about visitors to the website, the pages they visit and how much time they spend on the website and its pages. These cookies are anonymous and we do not have a database of individual profiles of each visitor.

We may also use tracking cookies to measure visits to the website from other particular sourse, e.g. a specific banner or email campaign) and the traffic or response rates from these sources. These tracking cookies for website and traffic source performance only and do not collect your browsing history or any personal information.

Use of third party cookies

Third parties such as affiliate networks, advertisers, online retailers and social networks may place cookies via our website of which we have no access to or control over.

These cookies are used to make adverts and campaigns more relevant to you by sharing audience segments with the third parties. Audience segments are a pool of website users or visitors that have been grouped together based upon web browsing behaviour, lifestyle, demographics, etc. Allowing these cookies means that you will see more relevant ads when visiting other websites.

Preventing these cookies will not stop ads from being displayed, they simply won’t be relevant to your interests. These cookies do not contain or collect any personally identifiable information.

Cookie Acceptance

Cookies are automatically accepted by most Internet browsers but if you prefer you can change the settings of your browser to either delete or prevent automatic acceptance.

We have provided links below how you can control cookies via your browser but please remember that if you delete or disable cookies then this will apply to all websites that you visit and not just PrizeDeck: