It is the policy of “Westfield Patterns” to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while visiting our website.
Like most website operators, “Westfield Patterns” collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The purpose of “Westfield Patterns” in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how our website visitors use our website. From time to time “Westfield Patterns” may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
“Westfield Patterns” also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. We do not use such information to identify visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to our website choose to interact with us in ways that require “Westfield Patterns” to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that “Westfield Patterns” gathers depends on the nature of the interaction.
“Westfield Patterns” may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to our website. For instance, “Westfield Patterns” may monitor the most popular pages on our website. “Westfield Patterns” may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, “Westfield Patterns” does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
As you may be aware, recent legislation requires websites to gain visitors’ consent to use certain cookies. We are working towards implementing appropriate changes to our websites.
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Cookies We Use
“Westfield Patterns” use 2 cookie types, “First-Party Cookies”, these are cookies that “Westfield Patterns” uses exclusively and “Third-Party Cookies”, these are cookies that are placed onto your computer by trusted partner of “Westfield Patterns”.
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