Privacy Policy

Data Protection/Private Policy & Cookies Policy


Collection And Use Of Personal Information

To demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy, Pockets And Friends have created this privacy and cookie policy statement.

Pockets And Friends’ privacy & cookie policy applies to anyone who visits our website. It explains how we may collect data from you when you visit our website and how we use that information.

When you visit Pockets And Friends, we may use cookies to help us deliver proper functionality, improve our website and provide you with relevant advertising.

What Are Cookies And How Do We Use Them?

A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in your web browser while you are browsing a website. There are four different groups of cookies that we use:

  1. Strictly necessary cookies

These are essential to enable you to navigate around Pockets And Friends and use its features. Without these, we would be unable to provide you with certain features.

  1. Functionality cookies

Functionality cookies allow Pockets And Friends to remember choices you have made and help to provide an enhanced, more personal experience on our website.

  1. Performance cookies

We use performance cookies to help us improve Pockets And Friends and our online services. These cookies gather information about how our site is used, including which pages you visit most often. These cookies are anonymous – which means that they won’t collect information to identify you.

  1. Targeting & Advertising cookies

Advertising cookies help us better understand our advertising campaigns and how we can make these more relevant to you. These cookies are also anonymous, they won’t collect information to identify you.

How to manage your cookies:

You can delete cookies stored on your computer or change your privacy settings at any time via your browser settings.

Internet Explorer





Pockets And Friends will assume that you agree to the placement of cookies on your device unless you specifically choose not to receive our cookies, in which case we cannot guarantee that your experience will be as fulfilling as it would otherwise be.

Pockets And Friends use Google Analytics to collect information about how you use our website.

Privacy Statement

Pockets And Friends respect your privacy, and any personal information that you volunteer will be treated in confidence applying reasonable standards of security, following the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003. Any information you provide will not be made available to third parties except following applicable laws and regulations. Collection and use of personal information Pockets And Friends collects information through this website from you in three ways:

Via email

Via web technical logs

Via web forms


If you choose to contact Pockets And Friends via email, your details will be used only for the purposes for which you intended. When your email has been actioned, the original message will be retained by Pockets And Friends for a reasonable period of time.

Web technical logs

Technical details of your visit to Pockets And Friends are recorded for business reasons. None of this information can be used to ascertain your identity. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies,” text files placed on your computer, to help us analyze how you use the site.

Data protection

Where appropriate, Pockets And Friends make use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to protect data. If you wish to learn more about how Pockets And Friends manages issues of website data protection, please contact us via email at If you wish to learn more about data protection in the USA please visit the website of the data protection commissioner. Here are some answers to questions you may have on data protection. You’ll also find data protection information on your general terms and conditions with us.

Glossary of technical terms

Web browser

The software used to view the web, e.g., Microsoft Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari, etc.

IP address

The identifying number of a computer directly connected to the internet is expressed in the “internet protocol” code, e.g., 123.456.789.123. If you must “dial-up” to connect to the internet, the IP code will be the code of the computer you have dialed into and not your computer.


Text-based pieces of information are placed on your computer by a website. Cookies are used by websites to record aspects of your visit.

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is the most commonly-used protocol for managing the security of transactions on the internet. SSL works by encrypting data so that it is virtually impossible for anyone other than those authorized to read.

A secure webpage will display a “padlock” or “key icon” at the bottom of the screen when you are logged in to the site.

The page’s address will also read as HTTPS:// – the ‘s’ means the page is secure.