Cookies

What Are Cookies? 

A cookie is a small file that is downloaded onto your computer when you visit a website. It allows us to recognise and tailor our site to you and it won’t harm your computer.  If you would like to find out more about cookies, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.

Opting Out of Cookies

We operate an implied consent policy which means we make the assumption that you are happy with this usage. If you prefer, you can restrict, block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings but that may mean that you won’t be able to add and buy products from our store. You may also use your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

Which Cookies Do We Use?

First Party Cookies:

These are cookies that are set by this website directly.

Google Analytics:

We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information.  You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html

Paypal:

We use Paypal as payment option you can find out more about Paypal's position on privacy at https://www.paypal.com/uk/webapps/mpp/ua/cookie-full  

Name

Who Sets It?

Purpose

Sessional or Persistent?

PREF

Google

Tracking who visits the store and from where

Persistent for a very short period

Unique to each user

PayPal

Payment transactions

Sessional

 

Third Party Cookies

There maybe third party cookies used - for example if we embed a YouTube film or where we add social media buttons creating links to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest etc.  Please be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.  You should check the respective policies of each of relevant sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.

Shopping Cart 

We use session cookies to remember your log-in for you and what you’ve put in the shopping basket. These are deemed necessary to the working of the website; If they are disabled then various functionality on the site will be broken.

Name Domain

Purpose

Data Kind

Sessional or Persistent?

_session_id

storefront

Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc..)

Unique Token

Sessional

_shopify_visit

storefront and checkout.shopify.com

Used by our internal stats tracker to record the number of visits to the shop

None

Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit

_shopify_uniq

storefront and checkout.shopify.com

Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer

None

Expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day

cart

storefront

Stores information about the contents of your cart

Unique token

Persistent for 2 weeks

_secure_session_id storefront

Stores session information for the checkout process

Unique token

Sessional

storefront_digest

storefront

If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access

Unique token

Indefinite