August 1, 2021

Cookie Policy

A Grateful Hearth offers a website with many different kinds of functionality. Our hope is to share our life and our journey with you. When we do so on today’s internet, we have laws about privacy to adhere to, and it is our goal to be a transparent, friendly, kind place to be on the internet.

To meet these goals, we have integrated updated technologies – like every page of our website being transferred securely and offering a notification banner – to help keep you safe while using our website, and respect your choices.

This cookie policy is a required disclosure and is intended to supplement our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Please ensure you have also read those documents as they govern the use of this website.

About this cookie policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used, and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store, and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website. Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us, and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: agratefulhearth.com

Please note that your relationship and/or account with other providers such as Instagram, YouTube, Google, and other technologies may govern the technologies that they have provided embedded on this site.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. They are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make it more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies?

As with most online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes.

A first-party cookie is a cookie that our website sets, and is in “our control” as it is set by the software that gives you this website. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

A third-party cookie is a cookie which is set by someone who provides a service or technology we use to provide this website. As an example, when we add a YouTube video to this website, YouTube may set its own cookies or retrieve its own cookies as part of providing that video. Other third-parties as a non-exhaustive list include Instagram, and Google.

The third-party cookies used on our website are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

Essential:

Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket, and checkout securely.

Statistics:

These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit, etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Marketing:

Our website may displays advertisements. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.

The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

Functional:

These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing content of the website on social media platforms – like our Instagram feed.

Preferences:

These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

How can I control the cookie preferences ?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more about how to manage and delete cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.