Cookie policy

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file that is downloaded onto your computer when you visit a website.  It allows us to recognise and tailor our site to you and it won’t harm your computer.

Opting out of cookies

If you prefer, you can restrict, block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings but that may mean that you won’t be able to add and buy products from our store.

Here are some of the cookies we use:

Cookie Purpose Data Kind How long does the cookie last?
_session_id Allows us to store information about your visit - which website you came from, the landing page, etc. Unique Token Duration of visit
_shopify_visit Used by our internal stats tracker to record the number of visits to the shop. None Expires 30 minutes after the last visit
_shopify_uniq Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer. None Expires midnight (relative to where you are) of the next day
cart Stores information about the contents of your cart. Unique token Expires after 2 weeks
_secure_session_id Stores information about your visit for the checkout process. Unique token Duration of visit
_shopify_uniq Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer. None Expires midnight (relative to where you are) of the next day
Is_returning Stamps you as a new or returning visitor i.e. previously visited any tracked page on our website within the last 5 years. Unique token 5 years
_utma Collects information about visitors, e.g. first visit (unique visit), last visit (returning visit). Unique token Permanent
_utmb  & _utmc The first counts entrance visits and expires at the end of the session, e.g. when you leave the page. If no new pages are viewed the second cookie expires after 30 minutes. Unique token 30 minutes
_utmz Tracks which site brought you here and what type it was, e.g. search engine via an organic or paid listing; direct url, social media and unaccounted. It also registers what search keyword generated the visit plus geolocation data. Unique token 6 months
__utmv This lasts ‘forever’. It’s used for segmentation and data experimentation and works hand in hand with the _utmz cookie to improve cookie targeting capabilities. Unique token Permanent

 

We also use sharing tools for Facebook and Twitter (such as the "like" button). These services may send you cookies from their websites. We don't directly control the setting of these cookies but you can find out more about how they use and set cookies on their websites.