What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

How We Use Cookies

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

A detailed breakdown of typical cookies on our site will include:

Name Expires Description
Woocommerce_cart_hash A session cookie, deleted when you close your web browser. Hash for the items stored within your cart.
Woocommerce_items_in_cart A session cookie, deleted when you close your web browser. Stores the number of items held within your cart.
Wp_woocommerce_session_{HASH} 3 days Contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data for each customer. No personal information is stored within these cookies.
WordPress_{HASH} A session cookie, deleted when you close your web browser. Stores your authentication details. Its use is limited to the admin console area.
WordPress_logged_in_{HASH} A session cookie, deleted when you close your web browser. Indicates that you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use. Does not store personally identifiable information.
WordPress_test_cookie A session cookie, deleted when you close your web browser. This cookie is set when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.
wordfence_verifiedHuman 24 hours Cookie set by the Wordfence Security WordPress plugin to protect the site against malicious attacks.
Wfvt_{HASH} A session cookie, deleted when you close your web browser. Cookie set by the Wordfence Security WordPress plugin which notes information about your general geographic location.
Wfwaf-authcookie-{HASH} 24 hours Cookie set by the Wordfence Security WordPress plugin to authenticate user’s login request.

 

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

As we sell products it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

Disabling Cookies

If you would like to change your preferences and disable cookies from our site, you can opt out here
To clear all of your browser cookies, please clear your browsing history and ensure the “cookies and other site data” is checked.

More Information

For more information then please contact us on:

Email: starburst.jennings@gmail.com

Phone: 01803 835 079