Cookies are used to ensure the smooth functioning of the website and to aid your experience using it. Cookies are small files which are stored on a user's computer. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website, and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer. This allows the server to deliver a page tailored to a particular user, or the page itself can contain some script which is aware of the data in the cookie and so is able to carry information from one visit to the website (or related site) to the next.
Cookies are not computer programs, they can't read other information saved on your hard drive, and are not used to recognise you as an individual. They cannot be used to spread viruses, or obtain a user's email address etc.
Upon accessing the website for the first time the following message is displayed:
This complies with recent GDPR legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer/device.
Here is a list of some of the cookies that we use on the websites. We’ve listed them here so you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not:
- _session_id - unique token, 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.
For a full list see: