Cookie Policy

October 2018

At AmericanSwiss Australia we take your privacy very seriously. We fully appreciate and respect the importance of data privacy and security on the Internet.

This AmericanSwiss Australia website (“Site”) uses cookies and similar technologies for various purposes, including distinguishing you from other users of the Site.

Cookies and similar technologies we use on this Site

A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer by websites you visit. The cookies we use are unique to your AmericanSwiss Australia account. Cookies don’t tell us who you are, however they do allow us to recognise your device and remember your preferences or actions once you’ve accepted the Cookie Policy.

This Site also uses technologies such as web beacons and pixels. These are other technologies that store information in your browser or device, using local shared objects or local storage.

Why we use cookies and similar technologies

When you access this Site, we use cookies in order to create an enjoyable and easy online shopping experience for you. These are the main types of cookies that we use and why we use them:

  • Strictly necessary cookies – these cookies are required for the operation of our Site. They will, for example, allow you to navigate the site, add items to your shopping basket and purchase them.
  • Site analytics – to measure and analyse how customers use our website and respond to marketing, to improve your shopping experience and to improve the overall functionality of our Site.
  • Customer preference – to improve your shopping experience by saving you time when making a purchase. For example, we may use cookies to store your language or country so you don‘t have to set them up every time you visit our website.
  • Targeting or advertising – these cookies are used to enhance your AmericanSwiss Australia online experience and to deliver relevant content to you as set out in our Privacy Policy here (insert link) e.g. adverts or abandoned basket emails. Such cookies also help us measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. These cookies may be placed by us, or by third parties (see “Advertising cookies and similar technologies” section below).

Deleting or blocking cookies and other technologies

The cookies described above may be either “session cookies”, which means they are temporary and are automatically deleted from your computer or device when you close your browser, or they may be “persistent cookies”, which last until their expiry date or until you or your browser delete them. We are required to ask your permission before storing non-essential cookies on your computer. If you choose to block or delete cookies or similar technologies used on our Site, it may prevent the Site from functioning properly or at all.

You may refuse to accept cookies by altering the settings on your internet browser. Generally, this can be done by visiting the “Settings” menu in your browser. 

By continuing to use our Site and accepting our Cookies Policy, you agree to the cookies outlined being placed on your device.

Analytics cookies

Our Site uses cookies provided by Google Analytics. These cookies allow us to collect information in an anonymous form about engagement with our Site. They tell us, for example, the number of visitors to our Site, how visitors have come to our Site, and the pages they visited. You can find out more about Google Analytics by visiting www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/, and you can opt-out of the use of these cookies by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Advertising cookies and similar technologies

We work with third parties including Facebook who may use cookies, web beacons and other storage technologies to collect and receive information from our Site and elsewhere on the internet, and use it to provide measurement services and targeted adverts. The use of these tools can tell us when you visited our Site, the pages you visited, and the links you followed. This information will be used to make advertising more relevant to your interests. The parties that place these cookies may use the information collected in accordance with their own privacy policies. Please note that if you do block these third party tools, you will still see advertisements, but these will not be tailored to your interests.

Changes to Cookies Policy

We may change this Cookie Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of this Cookie Policy, and in some cases, we may provide you with an additional notice such as adding a statement to the homepage of the website or sending you an email with the update. Please check this Cookie Policy regularly to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy and practices of this Site you can contact us at ASAonline@AmericanSwissAustralia.com.au

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