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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Statement   The Old City Cigar Shop
 
The Old City Cigar Shop (TOCCS), its customer to supply various personal information when creating an account, placing an order and while contacting us. We use this information only for the purpose of filling out orders, communicating with you regarding orders and we may from time to time send you details of offers and promotions we feel may be of interest to you. We treat your information as private and confidential and we will not disclose this information to other individuals or companies. We will not distribute your information to be used in mailing lists, surveys, or for any other purpose outside TOCCS. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our customers' personal information. The Old City Cigar Shop Limited, a registered company in England and Wales. Company number 08674541. Registered office at 53 High Street, Rochester, Kent ME1 1LN
 
Cookies In Use On This Web Site & Information
 
What are cookies?
Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. At The Old City Cigar Shop we use cookies to keep track of what you have in your basket, and to remember you when you return to our site.

To order products on the The Old City Cigar Shop web shop you need to have cookies enabled - see the section on Managing cookies. If you don't wish to enable cookies, you'll still be able to browse the site and use it for research purposes. Most web browsers have cookies enabled, but see Managing cookies for help to turn them on should you need to.

Please note that cookies can't harm your computer. We don't store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site. For example, they help us to identify and resolve errors, or to determine relevant related products to show you when you're browsing.

Please note that we're not responsible for the content of external websites.

We're giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation, and to make sure we're honest and clear about your privacy when using our website. We know you'd expect nothing less from us, and please be assured that we're working on a number of other privacy and cookie-related improvements to the website.

Our cookie policy

We use cookies which are small text files stored on your computer to track your visit from page to page. This enables your order to be processed as you navigate through the website otherwise we would not be able to identify you from one page to the next. We also use cookies to track visitor trends. The information is used for internal review purposes only so that we can improve our website and is not shared with any other organisation for commercial purposes.

Our cookies don't store sensitive information such as your name, address or payment details: they simply hold the 'key' that, once you're signed in, is associated with this information. However, if you'd prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from theoldcitycigarshop.co.uk, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone's handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

Here's a list of the main cookies we use.

PHPSESSID This cookie is used to set a session id. 
language This cookie allows the web site to use and display English format
currency This cookie allows the pages to use and display GBP format.
__utma These cookies enable Google Analytics software. It helps us analyse visitor information such as browser usage and new visitor numbers. That information helps us improve the website and your shopping experience. The data stored by these cookies never shows personal details from which your individual identity can be established
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__atuvc This is called an "Add this" cookie.  The __atuvc cookie is created and read on the client side in order to make sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before the share count cache is updated. No data from that cookie is sent back to AddThis and removing it when disabling cookies would cause unexpected behavior for users.
 
_twitter_sess This cookie allows us to provide Twitter information on our website
 
cookienoticetimes This cookie allows us to display a notice time for the cookie notice period to appear in the window
cookieagree These cookies allows us to display the 18year old check and cookie banner that appears on the web site requesting users acknoledge their age and that they can continue with using cookies
cookienoticetimes
is_unique This cookie allows us to measure your use of this website to improve your expierence

Managing cookies

If cookies aren't enabled on your computer, it will mean that your shopping experience on our website will be limited to browsing and researching; you won't be able to add products to your basket and buy them.

To enable cookies

If you're not sure of the type and version of web browser you use to access the Internet:

For PCs: click on 'Help' at the top of your browser window and select the 'About' option
For Macs: with the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select the 'About' option

Browser

How to check cookies are enabled for PCs

Google Chrome

  1. Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options
  2. Click the 'Under the Hood' tab, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button
  3. Now select 'Allow local data to be set'

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0

  1. Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet options' , then click on the 'Privacy' tab
  2. Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser
  3. Settings above Medium will disable cookies

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options
  2. Then select the Privacy icon
  3. Click on Cookies, then select 'allow sites to set cookies'

Safari

  1. Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
  2. Click on 'Security', check the option that says 'Block third-party and advertising cookies'
  3. Click 'Save'

Browser

How to check cookies are enabled for Macs

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX

  1. Click on 'Explorer' at the top of your browser window and select 'Preferences' options
  2. Scroll down until you see 'Cookies' under Receiving Files
  3. Select the 'Never Ask' option

Safari on OSX

  1. Click on 'Safari' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
  2. Click on 'Security' then 'Accept cookies'
  3. Select the 'Only from site you navigate to'

Mozilla and Netscape on OSX

  1. Click on 'Mozilla' or 'Netscape' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
  2. Scroll down until you see cookies under 'Privacy & Security'
  3. Select 'Enable cookies for the originating web site only'

Opera

  1. Click on 'Menu' at the top of your browser window and select 'Settings'
  2. Then select 'Preferences', select the 'Advanced' tab
  3. Then select 'Accept cookies' option

 

All other browsers

Please consult your documentation or online help files.

Further information about cookies

If you'd like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/ (opens in a new window - please note that we can't be responsible for the content of external websites).

Your privacy

Please be assured that the data contained in the cookie used in these adverts is completely anonymous and doesn't contain any of your personal details.