Cookie Policy

Poodle’s use of cookies on our website and in our webshop

In Short

The Poodle website and webshop require cookies in order to function properly. Cookies help us to analyze and improve our website, but also support core functionality in order to give you the best possible experience on our site.

The Details

Cookies are very small (4Kb) text files that are placed on your computer or device by websites that you visit. Cookies allow a website to ‘remember’ you either for the duration of your visit – session cookies – or between visits – persistent cookies. Cookies, therefore, can expire at the end of session or can persist for days, months or even years. The persistence of a cookie is under the control of the website that sets it.

Cookies can be used for many purposes but typically are used to remember who you are between pages on a website or for storing your preferences and generally improving your experience of a website.

Cookies can be set by the website you are visiting – first party cookies – or by other websites that are using another website to host content – third-party cookies. If a website embedded, say, a YouTube video, YouTube may well set a cookie when the video is viewed, this would be a ‘third-party’ cookie.

Managing Cookies

Most web browsers allow at least a degree of control over cookies through their settings. You can opt to receive an alert whenever a cookie is set or even to disallow the setting of cookies altogether. You can also delete all existing cookies.

For information about how to manage or delete cookies for you particular browser, please refer to the browser’s documentation, Alternatively, you can visit aboutcookies.org, which has comprehensive information on how to manage cookies on a wide variety of desktop browsers.

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Note, many websites use Adobe Flash Player to deliver video content to their users. Adobe utilise their own cookies, which are not manageable through your browser settings. The cookies are used by the Flash Player for various purposes, such as storing preferences or tracking users. Use of Cookies on the Poodle Website

Legislation (The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended in 2011) requires websites based in the EU to:

  • Inform visitors about the purpose of cookies that the website sets
  • Obtain consent before setting cookies

In addition, as a dutch-domiciled business, Poodle aims to fully comply with all applicable regulations as determined by the Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM).

Purpose of Cookies on the Poodle website

In accordance with the legislation, the table below lists the cookies that are set on the Poodle website.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
_jsuidClicky20 yearsThis is a random number that is generated by the Clicky Code the first time someone visits a web site with the Code installed. Its sole purpose is to better identify new and unique visitors to a web site. The value of this cookie is sent to the Service for every event logged. The value of this cookie will also be set as a third party cookie with the name of “cluid” if such a cookie does not exist. The purpose of this is for web sites with multiple domains and who want to track visitor sessions across multiple domains, which is not possible with first party cookies.
_utmaGoogle Analytics2 yearsUsed to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookie collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages visited. Visit Google's website for details of their privacy policy http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
_utmbGoogle Analytics30 minutesUsed to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookie collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages visited. Visit Google's website for details of their privacy policy http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
_utmcGoogle AnalyticsSessionUsed to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookie collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages visited. Visit Google's website for details of their privacy policy http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
_utmzGoogle Analytics6 monthsUsed to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookie collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages visited. Visit Google's website for details of their privacy policy http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
bb2_screener_Poodle SecuritySessionThis cookie is used to prevent spam by monitoring users which rotating through different IP addresses. It is therefore used to maintain the security of the Poodle web site. This cookie is solely used for the security of the Poodle web site and is not used for marketing purposes.
wfvtPoodle Security30 minutesA security cookie set by the Poodle website which helps to prevent website attacks, worms, viruses and other bad things which might impact our visitors and shoppers.
Obtaining Consent

For visitors to the website, at the bottom of the home page there is a notice alerting the visitor to the use of cookies on the Poodle website. The notice gives the option to accept the use of cookies on the Poodle website.

By choosing to accept their use, a cookie is placed on the visitor’s computer so that the Poodle website can ‘remember’ the visitor’s preference. On subsequent visits to the website, if the presence of the cookie is detected the notice will not appear.

Note, it is not technically possible to transfer this preference so you will see the notice again if you browse the Poodle website on other devices or browsers.

From time to time we will be setting new cookies as we add features to the Poodle website. These cookies will be listed in the table above and we recommend you regularly view the Privacy and Cookie Policy for any changes.

If you opt not to accept cookies but wish to visit the Poodle website you will need to manage the cookies using the settings on your browser, as discussed in the section above. However, if you browse the Poodle website having opted to disallow cookies you will still be able to use the website but certain features and functionality will be lost.

If you choose to ignore the notice but continue using the website, depending on the settings on your browser, cookies will be set. If you are at all concerned about cookies, we recommend that you do not use the Poodle website until you have clearly understood the implications or have altered your browser settings accordingly.

Your Consent

By submitting your information to us on the account registration form, you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If we change this privacy policy we will post the changes on this page, and may place notices on other pages of the Websites, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times. We may also email you should we make any changes so that you may consent to our use of your information in that way. Continued use of our Websites will signify that you agree to any such changes.

Owing to the global nature of the internet’s infrastructure the information you provide may be temporarily transferred to and stored in countries outside the European Economic Area, for example if the location of the Internet service provider hosting our Websites is outside of this area. By agreeing to our terms and conditions of use of our Websites you consent to any transfer of your personal information outside the European Economic Area.

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theophile de bockstraat 37
1058 tx amsterdam
the netherlands

eur: +31 (0)6 5230 6119
usa: +1 914 595 6418

dutch registration (kvk): 34276774
vat: NL2261.35.676.B01

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