Cookie Policy

Just a few lines to explain how we use cookies.

How we use 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. 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.

Third Party Cookies

Third party cookies are not within the control of the i-konic. Further information on these third party cookies is contained below. This list may be updated from time to time.

Google Analytics:
We use a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google uses mainly Persistent Cookies and some session cookies. We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about our website and how it is used through cookies, - these are stored on users' computers. The data is not linked to personal identifiable accounts. Our cookies don’t therefore collect or store any personal information (such as your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at

Ikonic makes use of Facebook accounts and services such as our own facebook page. Facebook also use cookie technology. Our web site may also use social buttons e.g. 'Facebook like' , helping the users of our website to promote and share our pages with friends and or businesses through social networking sites. The websites may set a cookie when you access them via these buttons. Please note that Facebook uses Persistent Cookies and theses cookies use information about your use of our website, including your IP address.

Ikonic utilises our Twitter accounts. Twitter also uses cookies. Twitter uses Persistent Cookies. As with Facebook some webpages may also use social links / buttons to enable users of our website to easily share pages. Twitter websites may also set a cookie when you access them via these social links.

Links to other websites:
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information:

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways: whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen. You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

What cookies do we use at this site?

Google analytics:
We use Google Analytics to provide us with a clearer understanding of how many visitors we get per month and which pages are the most popular and those that are not. With regards to Google analytics, Google state:Google Analytics tracking (and most web tracking software) uses cookies in order to provide meaningful reports about your site visitors. However, Google Analytics cookies do not collect personal data about your website visitors..

The Google analytic cookies used are:

For further information on the GA cookies please visit:

The two cookie types use are as follows:
cc_social (used in conjunction with face book like button)
cc_analytics (used in conjunction with Google analytics)

So in short, we will only be collecting statistical data relating to the number of people who use our web site. Not your personal details.

Blocking Cookies:

Internet Explorer
Most browsers allow you to refuse the use of or accept cookies.

  1. Simply click - 'Tools',
  2. Then select - 'Internet Options'
  3. Then select - 'Privacy'
  4. Lastly select - 'Block all cookies'
  5. Make your adjustment using the sliding selector;

In Firefox you can block all cookies by:

  1. Simply click - 'Tools',
  2. Then select - 'Options'
  3. Next uncheck - 'Accept cookies from sites' in the 'Privacy' box.

Please Note: Blocking all cookies from your browser will most definitely, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

Deleting Cookies:

Delete existing cookies that are stored on your computer in Firefox:
In Firefox you can block all cookies by:

  1. Simply click - 'Tools',
  2. Then select - 'Options'
  3. Then select - 'Settings'(in the Private Data Box)
  4. Select - 'Clear private data' within the 'Tools' Menu.

Internet Explorer:
Delete existing cookies that are stored on your computer in Internet Explorer:
In IE (internet explorer) you can delete all cookies by:

  1. Simply click - 'Tools',
  2. Then select - 'Delete Browsing History'
  3. Within the 'Delete Browsing History window' select and check the box for 'Cookies'
  4. Select the - 'Delete' button to remove cookies.

Delete existing cookies that are stored on your computer in Chrome:
In Chrome you can delete all cookies by:

  1. Selecting the spanner symbol on the top right of the browser
  2. Select 'Tools' From the menu.
  3. Select 'Clear Browsing Data' from the menu.
  4. Select 'Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data'.
  5. Finish off by selecting the 'Clear browsing data' button.
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