Cookie Policy

This website, oxbowbooks.com/oxbow (“Our Site”) uses Cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users. By using Cookies we are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve our site by better understanding of how you use it. Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur if you continue using Our Site or when you press the ‘submit’ button on Our Cookie popup.
If you do not agree to Our Cookie Policy, please stop using Our Site immediately.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

1.1 In this Cookie Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

“Cookie” means a small file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site;

“Cookie Law” means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);

“personal data” means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by the Data Protection Act 1998 OR EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and

“We/Us/Our” means Oxbow Books, whose main trading address is Oxbow Books, The Old Music Hall, 106-108 Cowley Road, OX4 1JE.

2. Information About Us

2.1 Our Site is owned and operated by Oxbow Books.
2.3 Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted by email at DPO@oxbowbooks.com.

3. How Does Our Site Use Cookies?

3.1 Our Site may place and access certain first party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and to provide and improve Our products and services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.
3.2 By using Our Site, you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third party Cookies are used on Our Site for example Google Analytics. For more details, please refer to section 4 below.
3.3 All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:

3.3.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies
A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.

3.3.2 Analytics Cookies
It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.

3.3.3 Functionality Cookies
Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.

3.3.4 Targeting Cookies
It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests. Some information gathered by targeting Cookies may also be shared with third parties.

3.3.5 Third Party Cookies
Third party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you.

3.3.6 Persistent Cookies
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.

3.3.7 Session Cookies
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

3.4 Cookies on Our Site are not permanent and will expire.
3.5 For more details of the personal data that We collect and use, the measures we have in place to protect personal data, your legal rights, and our legal obligations, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

4. What Cookies Does Our Site Use?

Domain / Name of Cookie / Purpose / Duration

www.oxbowbooks.com
frontend
Magento - for storing all information about current and previous visits, whether you are logged in or browsing as a guest, and storing the contents of your basket
One day

www.oxbowbooks.com
external_no_cache
Magento - to record whether caching of a page is allowed or not
One day

www.oxbowbooks.com
__atuvc
AddThis sharing
One year, one month

www.oxbowbooks.com
__atuvs
AddThis sharing
One day

.addthis.com
mus
AddThis sharing
One year, one month

.addthis.com
di2
AddThis sharing
One year, one month

.addthis.com
uid
AddThis sharing
One year, one month

.addthis.com
vc
AddThis sharing
One year, one month

.addthis.com
uvc
AddThis sharing
One year, one month

.addthis.com
xtc
AddThis sharing
One year, one month

.addthis.com
loc
AddThis sharing
One year, one month

.doubleclick.net
test_cookie
AddThis sharing - DoubleClick Ad Exchange/Google Display Network, targeting/advertising
One day

.doubleclick.net
IDE
AddThis sharing - DoubleClick Ad Exchange/Google Display Network, targeting/advertising
One year, one month

.adnxs.com
uuid2
AddThis sharing - AppNexus/Google's DoubleClick, targeting/advertising
One month

.adsrvr.org
TDID
AddThis sharing - TheTradeDesk, targeting/advertising
One day

.adsrvr.org
TDCPM
AddThis sharing - TheTradeDesk, targeting/advertising
One day

.bluekai.com
bkdc
AddThis sharing - BlueKai, targeting/advertising
Six months

.bluekai.com
bku
AddThis sharing - BlueKai, targeting/advertising
Six months

.semasio.net
SEUNCY
AddThis sharing - Semasio, targeting/advertising
Six months

.mathtag.com
uuid
AddThis sharing - MediaMath Inc., targeting/advertising
One month

.mathtag.com
uuidc
AddThis sharing - MediaMath Inc., targeting/advertising
One month

.go.affec.tv
ck
AddThis sharing - Affectv, targeting/advertising
Five years

.go.affec.tv
oo
AddThis sharing - Affectv, targeting/advertising
Five years

.go.affec.tv
pt
AddThis sharing - Affectv, targeting/advertising
Five years

live.sagepay.com
JSESSIONID
Sage Pay - payment gateway
One Session

live.sagepay.com
NSC_WJQ-mjwf.tbhfqbz.dpn-Hbufxbz
Sage Pay - payment gateway
One month

5. Consent and Control

5.1 Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a popup requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended
5.2 In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
5.3 The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:
5.3.1 Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
5.3.2 Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835
5.3.3 Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)
5.3.4 Safari (macOS): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?viewlocale=en_GB&locale=en_GB
5.3.5 Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
5.3.6 Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-Cookies-website-preferences
5.3.7 Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)

6. Changes to this Cookie Policy

6.1 We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time. Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of Our Site after the changes have been made. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.
6.2 In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

7. Further Information

7.1 If you would like to know more about how we use Cookies, please contact us at DPO@oxbowbooks.com.
7.2 For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following:
7.2.1 Privacy Policy