1. What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work in a better, more efficient way. They can do this because websites can read and write these files, enabling them to recognise you and remember important information that will make your use of a website more convenient (e.g. by remembering your user preferences).
2. What cookies do we use?
Below we list the different types of cookies we may use on the Site.
A) According to functionality:
Performance Cookies. Performance cookies, which are sometimes called analytics cookies, collect information about your use of this Site and enable us to improve the way it works. For example, performance cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on the Site, allow us to see the overall patterns of usage on the Site, help us record any difficulties you have with the Site and show us whether our advertising is effective or not.
Performance cookies on this Site are:
_ga, _gat, _gat_UA-84641393-8, _gat_UA-28236326-1, _gid, __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmt, __utmv, __utmt_YS, __utmt_YS2, __utmz: Set by Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to enable website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance.
To opt out of Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager, please visit the Google Analytics site.
Functionality Cookies. . In some circumstances, we may use functionality cookies. Functionality cookies allow us to remember the choices you make on our Site and to provide enhanced and more personalized features, such as customising a certain webpage, remembering if we have asked you to participate in a promotion and for other services you request, like watching a video or commenting on a blog. All of these features help us to improve your visit to the Site.
Functional cookies on this Site are:
__atuvc, __atuvs: A social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms
To opt out of __atuvc: please visit: http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out
Targeting or Advertising Cookies. We and our service providers may use targeting or advertising cookies to deliver ads that we believe are more relevant to you and your interests. For example, we may use targeting or advertising cookies to limit the number of times you see the same ad on our Site and to help measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns. These cookies remember what you have looked at on the Site and we may share this information with other organizations, such as advertisers. For more information about third-party advertising networks and similar entities that use these technologies, see www.aboutads.info/consumers, and to opt-out of such ad networks’ and services’ advertising practices, go to www.aboutads.info/choices.
Opting out of third party targeting or advertising cookies does not necessarily mean that you will not see our advertising on third party websites, only that this advertising will not be targeted to you through the use of third party cookies.
In some circumstances, we may work with third parties to provide services on our Site. Third-party advertisers and other organizations may use their own cookies to collect information about your activities on our Site and/or the advertisements you have clicked on. This information may be used by them to serve advertisements that they believe are most likely to be of interest to you based on content you have viewed. Third-party advertisers may also use this information to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements. We do not control these cookies and to disable or reject third-party cookies, please refer to the relevant third party's website. You can also learn more about controlling cookies in section 4 below.
Third-party cookies on this Site are:
APSID, SID, GPS, HSID, SSID, LOGIN_INFO, PREF, YSC, SAPISID, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE: Set by YouTube platform to collect data when hosting and sharing videos
To opt out of YouTube, please visit: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
auth_token, guest_id, personalization_id, secure_session, twll, _utma: Platform or site that focuses on building and reflecting social networks among people who share interests and/or activities.
To opt out of Twitter, please visit: https://twitter.com/en/privacy
_shopify_y, _shopify_s, This cookie is associated with Shopify's analytics suite.
To opt out of _shopify_y, _shopify_s, , please visit: https://www.shopify.com/legal/cookies
UIDR: Collects digital consumption behavior data.
To opt out of UIDR, please visit: https://www.scorecardresearch.com/privacy.aspx