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COOKIE POLICY

 

ABOUT COOKIES AND WHY DOCS USE THEM

 

Like most other websites, we use cookies on www.drmartens.com.Cookies are small files stored by your browser on your computer/mobile device when you visit our site. Your browser accesses the cookie file, but only when you visit the website that generated it. We use cookies so that when you visit the site, your experience is more efficient and ensures an easy checkout process. Easing your navigation, cookies remember things like your preferences and what’s in your shopping basket. Cookies also allow us to deliver you a more personalised shopping experience.

 

Two types of cookies may be used — ‘session cookies’ and ‘persistent cookies’. Session cookies are automatically deleted at the end of your browsing session. Persistent cookies remain longer on your device, for the duration of each specific cookie, and will remain valid until their set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). We mostly use session cookies that are automatically deleted after each visit.

 

By clicking the ‘Accept Cookies’ button on our site's Cookie Banner or selecting your preferences under ‘Cookie Settings’, you’re agreeing to our use of cookies and similar tracking technologies, which are in line with your current cookie preferences and in accordance with this Cookie Policy. If you wish to remove cookies placed on your device by our site, or you want to stop our site placing further cookies on your device, you can do this at any time. Learn how to do this below in the ‘MANAGING COOKIES: ENABLING AND DISABLING” section.

You can find more information about cookies, behavioural advertising, online privacy and about how you can manage and delete cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.eu

 

WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DOES THE SITE USE AND WHAT ARE THEY FOR?

Below is a list of types of cookies used on our site and what we do with them.

 

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences or logging in/filling in forms. You can set your browser to block/alert you about these cookies, however, some parts of the site will consequently not work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
 

Performance Cookies

Allowing us to count visits and traffic sources, Performance cookies help us measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most/least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.
 

Functional Cookies

Functional cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third-party providers, whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.
 

Targeting Cookies

Targeting cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They can be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not directly store personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
 

Social Media Cookies

Set by a range of social media services that we have added to the site, social media cookies enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit. If you do not allow these cookies you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools. Find out more about some of these cookies here:
 

 

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. The third-party is responsible for providing you with information regarding the cookies they place and obtaining your consent before placing cookies on your device. You should check the relevant third party's website for more information about these cookies.

MANAGING COOKIES: ENABLING AND DISABLING

If you wish to remove cookies placed on your device by our site/stop our site placing further cookies on your device, you can do this at any time.

1.Your Cookie Preferences

By clicking the ‘Cookie Settings’ button on the site's Cookie Banner or at the bottom of this page, you may choose whether the site will use ‘Functional’, ‘Performance’, ‘Targeting’ and/or ‘Social Media’ cookies, as described in the ‘WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DOES THE SITE USE AND WHAT ARE THEY FOR?’ section above.

The ‘Cookie Settings’ function will inform you which functionalities are/are not available to you depending on the types of cookies you choose to authorise the site to use.

2.Browser Settings

At any time, you can prevent cookies from being set on your browser. You can set your browser to refuse all/some browser cookies or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. Please note, if you choose to disable or refuse cookies, some areas of this site may become inaccessible or not function properly. For example, if you don’t enable cookies on our site then you won’t be able to go back to search results or see what you’ve put in your basket.

For instructions on how to block, delete or disable any cookies, please consult your browser's 'Help' or 'Support' section.

Please consult the following links for information on cookie management and blocking according to your browser:

Explorer:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11

Firefox:
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

Chrome:
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en

Safari:
https://support.apple.com/kb/PH19214?locale=en_GB

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

This policy will be changed from time to time. If we change anything important about this policy, we will highlight those changes at the top of the policy and provide a prominent link to it. This will be displayed for a reasonable length of time following the change. We will also notify you in advance of the changes taking effect so that you understand what impact our changes may have on you.

HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this policy or about our use of cookies on this site, please contact us at: compliance@drmartens.com, or by post addressed to: 'Head of Privacy', Legal Department, Dr. Martens, 28 Jamestown Rd, Camden Town, London NW1 7BY.

This policy was last reviewed and updated: January 2020