Cookie Policy

The Store may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect see the List Of Cookies We Collect section

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

List of cookies we collect

The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store. All cookies are session cookies, so last until you close your browser window. If however there is no activity after one hour (3600 seconds) the cookies will be deleted and you will need to log back in to continue your session.

Cookie Name Cookie Description
FORM_KEY Stores randomly generated key used to prevent forged requests.
PHPSESSID Your session ID on the server.
GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to view and edit their orders.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history, if you have asked for this.
STF Information on products you have emailed to friends.
STORE The store view or language you have selected.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
MAGE-CACHE-SESSID Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-STORAGE Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-STORAGE-SECTION-INVALIDATION Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-TIMEOUT Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
SECTION-DATA-IDS Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
PRIVATE_CONTENT_VERSION Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
X-MAGENTO-VARY Facilitates caching of content on the server to make pages load faster.
MAGE-TRANSLATION-FILE-VERSION Facilitates translation of content to other languages.
MAGE-TRANSLATION-STORAGE Facilitates translation of content to other languages.
Requested Functionality Cookies
guest-view Stores the Order ID that guest shoppers use to retrieve their order status.
login_redirect Preserves the destination page the customer was navigating to before being directed to log in.
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-storage Stores translated content when requested by the shopper.
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.
stf Records the time messages are sent by the SendFriend (Email a Friend) module.
X-Magento_Vary Configuration setting that improves performance when using Varnish static content caching.
Persistent Customization Session Cookies
amz_auth_err (Used by Amazon Pay) Value “1’ indicates an authorization error.
amz_auth_logout (Used by Amazon Pay) Value “1” indicates that the user should be logged out.
form_key A security measure that appends a random string to all form submissions to protect the data from Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF).
mage-cache-sessid The value of this cookie triggers the cleanup of local cache storage. When the cookie is removed by the backend application, the Admin cleans up local storage, and sets the cookie value to “true.”
mage-cache-storage Local storage of visitor-specific content that enables ecommerce functions.
mage-cache-storage-section-invalidation Forces local storage of specific content sections that should be invalidated.
persistent_shopping_cart Stores the key (ID) of persistent cart to make it possible to restore the cart for an anonymous shopper.
private_content_version Appends a random, unique number and time to pages with customer content to prevent them from being cached on the server.
section_data_ids Stores customer-specific information related to shopper-initiated actions such as display wish list, checkout information, etc.
store Tracks the specific store view / locale selected by the shopper.
Google Analytics Cookies
__utma Distinguishes shoppers and sessions .This cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there is no existing __utma cookie. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmt Used to throttle request rate.
__utmb Determines new sessions/visits. This cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there is no existing __utmb cookie. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
_utmz Saves the traffic source or campaign that explains how the shopper reached your site. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes, and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmv Stores visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor-level custom variable. This cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

How your data is stored

To find out more about how we store your data, please read our Privacy Policy.

How to control your cookies

Generally, the majority of browsers automatically accept cookies, however you can change your browser settings to delete stored cookies or to prevent automatic acceptance of cookies.

If you delete all cookies then your preferences will be lost, and you may also lose some functionality from the websites you visit.

Visit the Options or Preferences menu on your browser to change your settings. Depending on your browser you should also be able to:

  • See which cookies you have
  • Delete individual cookies or all of them
  • Block third party cookies
  • Block cookies from particular sites
  • Accept all cookies
  • Reject all cookies
  • Get notifications when cookies are issued