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Last updated: 21st July 2020
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When you use and access this website, a number of cookies are stored in your web browser. The functions of the cookies our website uses are outlined below:
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If you do not consent to our essential cookies, we kindly request that you do not use this website. If you choose to block cookies using your browser, we cannot guarantee the functionality of our website.
You have the option to opt out of marketing cookies and blocking trackers in most modern browsers through your privacy settings, or through ad-blockers or anti-trackers. If you have this already set up, you may well find your browser has already blocked Google and Facebook marketing. Our website will function fine provided none of the essential cookies have been blocked. To block or opt out of Google or Facebook marketing globally and not just on our website, we have provided informative links to each services recommended solutions for opt-out:
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We have presented several links below for information on how to remove cookies from your web-browser for your convenience:
Below is a thorough list of the cookies our site uses and the functionality they provide:
_ga: A unique visitor ID to distinguish visitors on the site for Google Analytics.
_gat: The Throttle Request Rate for Google Analytics.
_gid: The user journey, not stored by personally identifiable information, for Google Analytics.
amcookie_allowed: Stores your cookie preferences settings for allowed cookies from our website (excludes 3rd parties).
amcookie_disallowed: Stores your cookie preferences settings for disallowed cookies or if you have not accepted our essential cookies from our website (excludes 3rd parties), the cookie notice bar will keep showing on each page load of our website until you at least accept our essential cookies.
FORM_KEY: A security measure that appends a random string to all form submissions to protect the data from Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF).
GUEST-VIEW: Allows guests to view and edit their orders.
login_redirect: Preserves the destination page the customer was navigating to before being directed to log in.
MAGE-CACHE-SESSID: The value of this cookie triggers the cleanup of local cache storage.
MAGE-CACHE-STORAGE: Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-STORAGE-SECTION-INVALIDATION: Forces local storage of specific content sections that should be invalidated.
MAGE-CACHE-TIMEOUT: Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-MESSAGES: Tracks error messages and other notifications that are shown to the user, such as the cookie consent message, and various error messages, The message is deleted from the cookie after it is shown to the shopper.
MAGE-TRANSLATION-FILE-VERSION: Stores the file version of translated content.
MAGE-TRANSLATION-STORAGE: Stores translated content when requested by the shopper.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART: Stores the key (ID) of persistent cart to make it possible to restore the cart for an anonymous shopper.
PHPSESSID: To store the logged in user's username and a 128bit encrypted key. This information is required to allow a user to stay logged in to a web site without needing to submit their username and password for each page visited. Without this cookie, a user is unable to proceed to areas of the web site that require authenticated access.
PRIVATE_CONTENT_VERSION: Appends a random, unique number and time to pages with customer content to prevent them from being cached on the server.
PRODUCT_DATA_STORAGE: Stores configuration for product data related to Recently Viewed / Compared Products.
recently_compared_product: Stores product IDs of recently compared products.
recently_compared_product_previous: Stores product IDs of previously compared products for easy navigation.
recently_viewed_product: Stores product IDs of recently viewed products for easy navigation.
recently_viewed_product_previous: Stores product IDs of recently previously viewed products for easy navigation.
SECTION-DATA-IDS: Stores customer-specific information related to shopper-initiated actions such as display wish list, checkout information, etc
STF: Information on products you have emailed to friends.
STORE: Tracks the specific store view / locale selected by the shopper.
X-MAGENTO-VARY: Facilitates caching of content on the server to make pages load faster.