Cookie Policy

Cookies in use on this site

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:

  • - Make our website work as you'd expect
  • - Remember your settings during visits
  • - Improve the speed/security of the site
  • - Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Google+
  • - Continuously improve our website for you

We do not use cookies to:

  • - Collect any personally identifiable information
  • - Collect any sensitive information
  • - Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • - Pay sales commissions

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you accept the cookies that we use to run our site. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make some of the functionality aspects of our website work including:

  • - Remembering you are logged in
  • - Your shopping cart

These cookies do not retain any personal or sensitive data and expire at the end of your session.

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use cookies:

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily “Like” or share our content on the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Pinterest we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us if how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

We use:

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites. It may also impact your browsing experience.

If you would like to find out more information about cookies you can read about them here or you can read the EU Cookie Directive 2009-136-EC here

Use of cookies by Love & Robots

Cookie Name Purpose Expiration
Session tracking session_id This cookies is used to track a users progress through our site, it is mostly to remember where a user has been so when they click a “back” button it can direct them back to the previous page browsed End of session
Google Analytics _utma This cookie is used to determine the number of unique visitors to the site and it is updated with each page view. 2 years from set/update
_utmb This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session. Each time a user visits a different page on your site; this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page for longer than 30 minutes. 30 minutes from set/update
_utmc This cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to record the length of individual session on the website. 1 year from set/update
_utmz It stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach your site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within the site. It is updated with each page view. 6 months from set/update
Facebook Facebook ‘Like’, ‘Recommend’ and ‘Follow’ Facebook cookies are used for 'Like & Recommend' buttons as well as our other Facebook Plugins 2 years
Twitter Twitter ‘Tweet’ and ‘Follow’ Twitter tailors content for its users based on their visits to websites that integrate Twitter buttons or widgets. Twitter receives what it calls "Log Data", including the web page you visited and a cookie that identifies your browser. Tailored content is stored with only your browser cookie ID and is separated from other Widget Data such as page-visit information. 2 years
Google+ Google+ ‘+1’ and ‘Follow’ Google cookies are used for the Google+ buttons. 2 years
Pinterest Pinterest – ‘Pin it’ We use cookies for two purposes. First, we utilize “persistent” cookies to save your login information for future logins to the Service. Second, we utilize “session ID” cookies to enable certain features of the Service, to better understand how you interact with the Service and to monitor aggregate usage by Pinterest Users and web traffic routing on the Service 2 years

You can find more about our privacy policy here

Hey,

We are currently not accepting orders through our website. But don't worry! You can still buy Love & Robots pieces through our stockists, all listed here.
We will continue completing any outstanding orders. If you need to contact us about an existing order, or you are interested in stocking Love & Robots, please email [email protected]

Best wishes from the Love & Robots Team.