COOKIE POLICY

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES
LAST UPDATED: 29 September 2016

Our Site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Site 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 Site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Site, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our Site. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our Site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

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

Cookie

Name

Purpose

More information

Strictly Necessary Cookie

ASPSESSIONIDXXXXXXXX

This is an ASP session cookie that identifies the customer’s current session with the server. This cookie does not contain any content other than the session ID (indicated in the cookie name by “XXXXXXXX”)

Strictly Necessary Cookie

Vsettings

This cookie stores any site settings for that session. This cookie does not contain any content other than the session settings. For example, if a customer selects to display 24 results per page on Search Results and Category pages, this cookie will store that setting throughout the customer’s browsing experience.

Strictly Necessary Cookie

Slt

This cookie is a session login token that gets set when a customer logs in to your store. It is necessary for customers to be able to log in to the store and allows customers to check out as a returning customer. This cookie is only set when the customer logs in, and is not set if the customer is returning to an active session.

Strictly Necessary Cookie

CartID5

This cookie allows customers to add items to the cart. This cookie is required in order for the shopping cart to function, and without this cookie customers would not be able to proceed to the checkout page.

Strictly Necessary Cookie CookieConsent This cookie informs customers that the website is using cookies.
Analytical / Performance / Targeting Cookie
GoogleAnalyticsObject This cookie keeps track of where visitors to the site are coming from (via search engines, blogs etc.), provides general site usage metrics (such as how long stayed on site), as well as relevant search/purchase information. http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/
Analytical / Performance / Targeting Cookie GoogleAdvertising This cookie enables Google Analytics to collect information about traffic to the site in addition to the standard Google Analytics implementation, like Audience Demographics and Interests Reporting, DoubleClick Bid Manager reporting, Conversion Tracking, Remarketing and Google Display Network Impression Reporting that help better understand site users. http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/
Analytical / Performance / Targeting Cookie Facebook Pixel Code This cookie enables Facebook Pixel to collect information about traffic from Facebook campaigns, conversion tracking and optimization and remarketing.

Functionality Cookie

History50

This cookie stores the ProductIDs of the last items viewed by a customer on the store. This cookie is used to control the My Recent History functionality.

Functionality Cookie

_atuvc

This cookie comes from AddThis. Our stores integration with AddThis allows share buttons (Twitter, Email, Google+, etc.) to appear beneath the product image.

Functionality Cookie

Referrer

This cookie is used to indicate the site from which the customer navigated to the store.

Functionality Cookie

AffiliateID

This cookie is used to tell the store which Affiliate should get credit/commission for items purchased through the Affiliate link.

Functionality Cookie

AffiliateTrackedToday

This cookie is used to ensure that the affiliate link does not get click-through credit on each page load (allowing the Affiliate to get credit for a single click-through, even if the customer browses many pages of the store).



LocalStorage for Product Comparison Functionality

LocalStorage is an alternate Javascript-based method to store local data without using cookies. The store software uses LocalStorage to enable the Product Comparison feature.

VCompareIDs – This is the key of the LocalStorage object used by the Product Comparison feature in the store. This LocalStorage will store the product codes of the products whose Compare boxes are checked by customers browsing the storefront. This allows customers to compare their desired products when the click Compare to open the product comparison pop-up.

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

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Except for essential cookies, session cookies will expire after you leave the site or close the web browser.