What is a cookie?
A "cookie" is a piece of information that is downloaded and stored on your computer or device. It records your actions on the website and preferences (such as login and region selection). This means you don’t have to re-enter this information each time you visit the site. Cookies also record information on how you use the website, for example whether it is your first visiting, whether you are a regular and which pages are being visited for longest.
What cookies do we use and why?
There are different types of cookies they are either persistent or session cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your computer or mobile device whereas session cookies last until you stop browsing.
- Strictly necessary cookies – the use of these cookies are essential for the website to work effectively (holding information in a form across several pages whilst you buy a product). These cannot be switched off.
- Functionality cookies remember choices you have made and information provided on the website such as language and the region you are in, allowing the website to be tailored to you. They are present for the duration for the session (or persistent ir you agree to the remember me function). The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised. For a more detailed list of these functional cookies please look at https://www.shopify.co.uk/legal/cookies
- Performance cookies: collects information on how you use the website for statistical purposed but does not directly identify you. This helps with improving and updating the website. For a more detailed list of performance cookies and what they do please visit https://www.shopify.co.uk/legal/cookies
How long will cookies remain on my computer or mobile device?
The length of time that a cookie stays on your computer or device depends on whether it is a persistent or a session cookie. Session cookies last until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies last until they expire or are deleted. Most of the cookies we use are persistent and will expire between 30 minutes and two years from the date they are downloaded onto your device.
How to control cookies
Through the browser controls, you can choose whether or not to accept cookies. Often this is found in the browsers “tools” or “preferences” menu. For more information on how to manage your settings you can websites such as: www.allaboutcookies.org
Please keep in mind that removing or blocking cookies can negatively impact your user experience and parts of our website may no longer be fully accessible.