Cookie Policy

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What’s a cookie?

A “cookie” is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive if you agree to this. It records how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit. Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes. Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.

We are required to obtain your consent for all non-essential cookies used on our website. You can block cookies (including essential cookies) at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block essential cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to track your use of our website. This enables us to understand how you use the site and track any patterns with regard to how you are using our website. This helps us to develop and improve our website as well as products and/or services in response to what you might need or want. Cookies are either session cookies or persistent cookies.

Session cookies

These are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any personal data from your computer; or

Persistent cookies

A persistent cookie is stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again. We use persistent cookies for Google Analytics, to distinguish between humans and bot, for cart functionality and to save video preferences.

Cookies can also be categorised as follows:

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential to enable you to use the website effectively, such as when buying a product and/or service. Without these cookies, the services available to you on our website cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.

Performance cookies

These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.

Functionality cookies

These cookies allow our website to remember the choices you make and provide enhanced features. For instance, we may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the services you use. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised.

Targeting cookies

These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website more relevant to your interests.

First and third-party cookies

First party cookies are cookies set by our website. Third-party cookies are cookies on our website that are set by a website other than our website, such as where we have adverts on our website or use Facebook pixels so that we can show you relevant content from us when you are on Facebook.

We use third-party cookies on our website and these are set out below. You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them.

Universal Analytics (Google)

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ with information about cookies at: https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies.

Jetpack

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We use Jetpack to analyse the use of our website and provide security on the site, Jetpack gathers information about the way visitors browse our site, what pages are most popular and ways people have found our site by the means of cookies. We use this information to help us understand how the site is performing for our visitors, so we can continually improve the way we present content to them. Jetpack’s privacy policy is at: https://jetpack.com/support/privacy/ with information about cookies at: https://jetpack.com/support/cookies/

Woocommerce

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We use Woocommerce to provide the ecommerce functionality of our website, Woocommerce gathers information during the shopping process by the means of cookies. Woocommerce uses this information to provide functionality useful to the visitor such as storing what items are in your cart in case the visitor loses connection or clicks off the site this helps us to provide a better shopping experience for the visitor. Woocommerce privacy policy is at: https://woocommerce.com/privacy-policy/ with information about cookies at: https://woocommerce.com/document/woocommerce-cookies/

YouTube

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We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ with information about cookies at: https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies

Typeform

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We use Typeform to collect user data through form, quiz and survey-like content. This allows the website to promote relevant products or services. Typeform’s policies are available at: https://admin.typeform.com/to/dwk6gt

Cloudflare

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Cloudflare is a Content Distribution Network provider (CDN). uses various cookies to maximize network resources, manage traffic, and protect our customers’ sites from malicious traffic. Cloudflare’s Privacy Policy is at: https://www.cloudflare.com/en-gb/privacypolicy/. Information about Cloudflare specific cookies is at: https://www.cloudflare.com/en-gb/cookie-policy/

Hubspot

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We use HubSpot to track our website visitors and contacts. Information about Hubspot specific cookies is at: https://knowledge.hubspot.com/reports/what-cookies-does-hubspot-set-in-a-visitor-s-browser

Stripe

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We use Stripe to provide payment services for the products we sell. These cookies ensure that our services function properly and detect and prevent fraud. Stripe’s Privacy Policy is at: https://stripe.com/en-gb/privacy. Information about Stripe specific cookies is at: https://stripe.com/gb/privacy-center/legal

Mailchimp

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We use Mailchimp to provide capture visitor information and provide marketing updates via email. When someone clicks a link in an email campaign, some data is stored in several cookies to keep track of which email campaign that visitor was coming from. Mailchimp’s Privacy Policy is at: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/. Information about Mailchimp specific cookies is at: https://mailchimp.com/legal/cookies/

Facebook

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Facebook cookies help Facebook deliver advertisement when users are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website. It enables Facebook to show relevant advertisements to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behaviour of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin. Facebook’s Privacy Policy is at: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy. Information about Facebook-specific cookies is at: https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/

You can alter your cookie preferences at any time by visiting the current page at https://www.planyourselfpregnant.com/cookie-policy/ and clicking the Change Your Cookie Consent button. Please refresh your page to ensure that the new settings have taken effect.

You can also control your cookie settings through your web browser.

You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, by going to https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

If you have any questions about the cookies that we use, please email us at [email protected]