Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer when you visit a website. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Cookies were designed to remember things that an internet user has done on that website in the past, which can include putting products in their basket, logging in, or clicking on links.
Cookies are not dangerous. They are not computer programs and cannot be used to circulate viruses.
This information about how customers use the website is used in many ways:
:: To find out what the website doesn't do well and make improvements to it in future
:: To keep a record of the products you've put in your shopping basket for next time you visit
:: To make personalised product recommendations based upon previous times you've shopped on the website
:: To remember your preferences
:: Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
:: Make sure advertising on other websites is relevant to you
:: And many other things too
Within the new EU and UK ruling, there is a requirement to obtain consent for Cookies or similar technologies.
The rules in this area are designed to protect the privacy of internet users. They are intended to prevent information being stored on peoples' computers and used to recognise them without their knowledge or agreement.
Session (or Transient) Cookies
Session cookies are stored in your computer's memory for the length of your browsing session. They become inaccessible after the session has been inactive for a time and are automatically deleted from your computer when the browser is closed. They allow you to move from page to page without having to log-in repeatedly.
Persistent (or Permanent) Cookies
Persistent cookies are stored on the user's computer memory and are not deleted when the browser is closed. They are used to keep your preferences for the website, so they will be remembered for next time you visit the website. They are also used to collect information about the number of visitors, the average time spent on a particular page and to analyse shopping behaviour on the website. This information is used to find out how well the website works and where it can be improved.
Other cookies (Google Analytics)
We use this to monitor site performance, sales and how the site is being used in order to constantly provide the best experience to our customers. The data being passed on is anonymous. More information can be found at http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
Advertising on other websites
These cookies are used to advertise relevant products to you on other websites, based on the products and categories you looked at on another site. We may utilise these cookies in the future.
Sharing with social networks
If you use the buttons that allow you to share products and content with your friends via social networks like twitter and Facebook, these companies may set a cookie on your computer memory. Find out more about these here:
Nop.customer - Used to identify guest customers.
NOPCOMMERCE.AUTH - Used for the authentication of our customers once logged in.
NopCommerce.RecentlyViewedProducts - Stores some information about the products you have recently viewed.
NopCommerce.CompareProducts - Stores some information about the products you have compared.
returnurl - Stored the URL of the page you were on so that we can send you back there after certain actions such as logging in.
TempCookie - Used to store temporary information pertenant to the login process.
This is a cookie to help aid with security, it prevents CSRF attacks by ensuring data transmitted between the customer and our site is from the correct sender and to the correct recipient.
Refreshes every time a new page is visited.
Provided by Tawk, this cookie allows us to detect basic visitor information (e.g browser language IP address, current page) and makes it possible for us to aid customers with issues or questions using the Tawk live chat application
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
for more information.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
If you have opted out of all cookies then it may impact your ability to place an order on our website. You will, however, still be able to browse our website.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
|Provided by Tawk, this cookie allows us to detect basic visitor information (e.g browser language, IP Address, current page) and makes it possible for us to aid customers with issues or questions using the Tawk live chat application.|