Coffee Machines, Catering Supplies & Equipment

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
    – keep track of your selected items when using our online shop
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
    – your selected preferences including cookie settings
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
    – ensuring our site operates and provides the ease of use and functionality expected
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you
    – monitor site usage so services, products and information are easily found
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.

Granting us permission to use cookies

You can agree to our use of cookies or turn them off using the Privacy setting button in the bottom left-hand corner of every page. However, doing so could mean that our site might not work as you would expect.

More about our Cookies

Our cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Allowing you to add comments to our site
  • Remembering your preferences such as colours, text size and layout

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use cookies:

  • View YouTube Videos
  • View Vimeo Videos

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily Like or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site. The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Cookies are set by:-

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Pinterest

Tapside has no control over the cookies set by these sites. They can be controlled by accessing their privacy and advertising services help pages.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website.

These so called analytics programs also tell us if, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

Tapside use:-

  • Google Analytics

Turning Cookies Off

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called spyware. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

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