We use technologies, such as cookies, to customise content and advertising, to provide social media features and to analyse traffic to the site. We also share information about your use of our site with our trusted social media, advertising and analytics partners.
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are small files that are sent by a web server to your computer
or mobile or other handheld device when you access certain websites. Cookies help your browser navigate websites by allowing a website to recognise and remember a user’s device, preferences, log in details and keep track of your choices or any orders that you place through a website. Cookies do not harm your computer. If you would like to learn more about cookies in general you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
- Technical – To aid the operation of this website i.e. keeping track of your shopping session and enabling you to proceed to checkout and pay for products;
- Personalisation - To aid your shopping experience by making this website and the advertising displayed through our third party advertisers more relevant to your interests and so we can remember choices you make when you return to visit this website; and
- Statistical – To collect information about our visitors so that we can use to improve the way this website works and measure the success of our campaigns
Below we have listed the types of cookies we use and how they work.
What will the session cookies on our site do:
- Remember what is in your shopping basket
- Remember how far you are through an order
- Remember your login details
We will send you emails from time to time. These emails do not contain cookies. By clicking on the links within these emails, you will be taken to our Site where session cookies will work as above.
_session_id, unique token, sessional, Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).
_shopify_visit, no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, Used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits
_shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer.
cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, Stores information about the contents of your cart.
_secure_session_id, unique token, sessional
storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.
What will the persistent cookies on our site do:
Provide us with analysis and statistics on how our website works, including for example which pages are visited, duration of visits, returning customer visits, search keywords you’ve used to come to our Site, etc.
These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you – all the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve how our Site works, understand what interests our users and measure how effective our Site is.
If you want to opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics, visit the Google Analytics Opt-out page (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout) and install the add-on for your browser.
THIRD PARTY COOKIES & ADVERTISING
We allow certain select third party companies to collect data to help us understand our customers behaviour in order to provide advertising targeted to suit your interests and preferences. When a visitor visits our site, a cookie is enabled that identifies the visitor, this is completely anonymous and does not contain any of a visitors' personal details, but allows us to deliver adverts that are relevant to the visitor.
You can opt out and manage your Google Ad marketing by visiting Google's Ads Preferences Manager
You can opt out and manage your Facebook Ad marketing by visiting Facebooks Ads Preferences Manager.
HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES
Accepting our cookies is a condition of using this site. Please bear in mind that if cookies are not enabled on your computer, we can’t guarantee how our site will perform for you and it may mean your activities will be restricted.
Should you wish to enable or disable cookies, you can do this by changing your website browser settings to accept or reject cookies as required. How to do this will depend on the browser you use. We have provided browser support links below which should provide you with information on how to manage cookies specific to your browser.
Further information about deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.allaboutcookies.org.