Cookie Policy

COOKIES

 

 

Our Cookie Policy

 

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website.  This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.  By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.


A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree.  Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.


We use the following cookies:


•    Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.  They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website and use a shopping cart.


•    Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it.  This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.


You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

 

Cookie Name

Expiration Time

Description

add_to_cart

 

Used by Google Tag Manager. Captures the product SKU, name, price and quantity removed from the cart, and makes the information available for future integration by third-party scripts.

guest-view

 Session

Stores the Order ID that guest shoppers use to retrieve their order status. Guest orders view. Used in “Orders and Returns” widgets.

login_redirect

 Session

Preserves the destination page the customer was loading before being directed to log in. Used in mini cart for logged in customers if the Display Shopping Cart Sidebar configuration option is set to Yes.

mage-banners-cache-storage

 

Stores banner content locally to improve performance.

mage-messages

 1 year

Tracks error messages and other notifications that are shown to the user, such as the cookie consent message, and various error messages. The message is deleted from the cookie after it is shown to the shopper.

product_data_storage
(local storage)

As per local storage rules

Stores configuration for product data related to Recently Viewed / Compared Products.

recently_compared_product 
(local storage)

As per local storage rules

Stores product IDs of recently compared products.

recently_compared_product_previous 
(local storage)

As per local storage rules

Stores product IDs of previously compared products for easy navigation.

recently_viewed_product 
(local storage)

As per local storage rules

Stores product IDs of recently viewed products for easy navigation.

remove_from_cart

 1 hour

Used by Google Tag Manager. Captures the product SKU, name, price and quantity added to the cart, and makes the information available for future integration by third-party scripts.

stf

Session

Records the time messages are sent by the SendFriend (Email a Friend) module.

X-Magento-Vary

Based on PHP setting session.cookie_lifetime

Configuration setting that improves performance when using Varnish static content caching.

amz_auth_err

 1 year

Used if Enable Login with Amazon is enabled. Value 1 indicates an authorization error.

amz_auth_logout

 1 day

Used if Enable Login with Amazon is enabled. Value 1 indicates that the user should be logged out.

form_key

Based on PHP setting session.cookie_lifetime

A security measure that appends a random string to all form submissions to protect the data from Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF).

mage-cache-sessid

 Session

The value of this cookie triggers the cleanup of local cache storage. When the cookie is removed by the backend application, the Admin cleans up local storage, and sets the cookie value to true.

mage-cache-storage

 Session

Local storage of visitor-specific content that enables ecommerce functions.

mage-cache-storage (local storage)

 As per local storage rules

Forces local storage of specific content sections that should be invalidated.

persistent_shopping_cart

1 year

Stores the key (ID) of persistent cart to make it possible to restore the cart for an anonymous shopper.

private_content_version

1 year

Appends a random, unique number and time to pages with customer content to prevent them from being cached on the server.
section_data_ids
Session
Stores customer-specific information related to shopper-initiated actions such as display wish list, checkout information, etc.

store

1 year

Tracks the specific store view / locale selected by the shopper.

mage-banners-cache-storage - local storage

As per local storage rules

Local storage for Banner functionality.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS COOKIES

 

 

_ga:

 

Distinguishes visitors to your site.

_gid:

 

Distinguishes visitors to your site.

gat:

 

Used to throttle request rate.

gat:

 

Used to throttle request rate.

dc_gtm_<property-id>:

 

Throttles request rate when Google Analytics is deployed with Google Tag Manager.

AMP_TOKEN:

 

Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values include opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from  AMP Client ID service.

_gac_<property-id>:

 

Contains campaign-related information for the user. Google AdWords conversion tags read this cookie if Google Analytics is linked to your AdWords account.

 

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control.  These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

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