What Cookies Do We Use
Below we list the different types of cookies that may be used on the Site. Cookies can be categorised into 4 main types.
Strictly Necessary Cookies.
These cookies are essential for the Site to work and enable you to move around it and to use its services and features. Without these cookies, the Site will not perform as smoothly for you as we would like it to and we may not be able to provide the Site or certain services or features that you have specifically requested. The table below sets out some examples:
|Type of Cookie||Description|
|Shopping Basket||Such cookies ensure that the items you place into the basket are still there when you wish to check out.|
|User ID||User ID cookies are used to ensure that you only see your own information and keep you logged into the Site so you don't have to repeatedly log in on every page.|
|Security||Security cookies are used for security controls and checks.|
These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Site. The information collected is anonymous and is only used to improve how the Site works. For example, such cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on the Site, help us record any difficulties visitors have with the Site, and show us whether our advertising is effective or not. This allows us to see the overall patterns of usage on the Site, rather than the usage of a single person. The table below sets out some examples:
|Type of Cookie||Description||How to manage these cookies|
|Google Analytics||Google Analytics cookies collect aggregate statistical data to improve Site presentation and navigation.||https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout|
|Adobe Omniture||Adobe Omniture analytics cookies collect aggregate statistical data to improve Site presentation and navigation.||http://www.omniture.com/en/privacy/2o7|
These cookies allow the Site to remember choices you make when using the Site. Such cookies enable us to provide enhanced, more personal features, for example, they can remember your marketing preferences, such as opting in or out of marketing emails. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of the Site that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites. The table below sets out some examples:
|Type of Cookie||Description|
|Language||Language cookies are used to store the language you have selected, and to show the correct options.|
|Location||Your approximate address (city, state, country, postal code) as determined by the IP address is retained in order to automatically select the proper country and show retailers and demonstration days within the area.|
|Reference site||The reference site (the site you visited prior to visiting our Site) may be recorded to better understand your preferences|
|Last visit and activity||Date of last visit and activity and other information is recorded to be able to provide you with an update on "what's changed on the site since your last visit," and to better understand your preferences.|
|Recently watched video||Date and title of recently watched video is recorded to be able to better understand your preferences.|
|Flash Cookies||Flash cookies are used to enable audio and video content to be played.|
|Page history||Page history cookies are used to track the sequence of pages you have visited. If you get an error message while visiting the Site, the cookie information gets saved to a log file for error reporting and resolution.|
Targeting or Advertising Cookies.
We may use third party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Site. These companies may place or recognise a unique cookie on your computer or mobile device. These cookies are used to deliver advertisements more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers.
How Do I Manage Cookies
You may refuse or accept cookies from the Site at any time by activating the setting on your browser. Information about the procedure to follow in order to enable or disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider's website via your help screen. You may wish to refer to the following site, which is not affiliated with Avon, http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for information on commonly used browsers. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the Site may operate as intended.