be essential to the running of the Dream Whiskies website;
help the performance of the Dream Whiskies website;
allow us to deliver a more personalised browsing experience;
keep you up to date with Dream Whiskies, even after you have left the website;
enable us to understand our customers’ browsing behaviour; and/or
allow us to improve the website.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. For more detailed information on cookies click here.
Importantly, we will not use any cookies (or permit any third parties to place these on our website) which are not strictly necessary for the operation of the website, without first getting your consent.
'First Party' Cookies
WIX 'Third Party' Cookies
Additional 'Third Party' Cookies
Google Analytics: Google Analytics software helps us to recognise and count the number of website visitors, to see how visitors move around and use our website (including time spent on pages, download errors, click throughs etc). This helps us to ensure that our website is operating effectively and improve our services.
Facebook: This cookie tracks the performance of our Facebook marketing campaigns allowing us to analyse them and make them more personalised to you. Also enables alternative log-in method for our competitions.
Twitter: Allows alternative log-in method for our competitions.
Gleam: Gleam software enables us to run our competitions and track & record entries and actions.
Mailchimp: Enables us to analyse data relating to our email campaigns, such as click-throughs and pages visited.
Paypal: This enables us to offer Paypal as a payment method.
WIX: Enables us to run our website (see above).
WIX apps: Enables us to run key elements of our website, manage our membership subscription, payment information and user behaviour.
How to block cookies
You can manage your settings and block cookies 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 all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.
Updated: January 2020