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Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers

We use four (4) groups of cookies: Google Analytics cookies, WooCommerce cookies, WordPress cookies and a Cookie Consent cookie.

 

Cookies set by Google Analytics

There are four (4) cookies set by Google Analytics, which provides Thomas Dainty Brogue Trader with data about visitor usage patterns on our site. These cookies allow us to recognise and keep record of the number of visitors we have had and to see how these visitors engage and interact with our Website during their time using it. The data we collect and interrogate as a result of implementing these cookies, in turn help us to improve the way our Website works, such as understanding how we can make it easier for you to find what you need. All of the data we collect is 100% anonymous.

 

Cookies set by WooCommerce

There are three (3) cookies set by WooCommerce, which allows our online store to work and improve your experience with us online.  Two (2) of these cookies contain specific information about your basket (cart) and helps our online store (Woocommerce) to know when the items (data) in your basket (cart) changes. The other one (1) cookie contains a unique code for each User so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each individual customer. No personal identification information (PII) is stored within any of these cookies.

 

Cookies set by WordPress

There are eight (8) cookies set by WordPress, which is used to personalise, enhance and improve the experience for logged in (authenticated) users and/or commenters.  WordPress sets cookies on login, after login and to customise your view of admin interface and possibly also the main Thomas Dainty Brogue Trader Website interface too.  Three (3) of these cookies are for commenters only and are set purely to retain information for a session to save on having to retype their name, email and url.

 

Cookies set by UK Cookie Consent

There is one (1) cookie set by the UK cookie consent WordPress plugin, which is used to capture your acceptance response of the fact that the Website uses cookies. It’s purpose is to stop the Cookie notification displaying each time a new session is opened.

 

Cookie set by Cookie id/name Cookie purpose Cookie expiration
Google Analytics _utma This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors engage with and move around our site. 2 years
Google Analytics _utmb This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors engage with and move around our site. 30 minutes
Google Analytics _utmc This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors engage with and move around our site. Expires when you close your browser
Google Analytics _utmz This cookie is used to collect information about how visitors engage with and move around our site. 6 months
WooCommerce woocommerce_cart_hash This cookie stores an encoded string representing the contents of your WooCommerce shopping cart. Expires when you close your browser
WooCommerce woocommerce_items_in_cart This cookie keeps a record of whether there are any items in your WooCommerce shopping cart. Expires when you close your browser
WooCommerce wp_woocommerce_session_ This cookie contains information identifying the customer and session expiration time.  For guest shoppers this a randomly generated cryptographically strong ID. Expires when you close your browser
WordPress wordpress_test_cookie The cookie is used to check whether your web browser has cookies enabled. Expires when you close your browser
WordPress wp-settings-1 The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This cookie is used to customise your view of admin interface and possibly also the Thomas Dainty Brogue Trader Website interface. 1 year
WordPress wp-settings-time-1 The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This cookie is used to customise the time view of the admin interface and possible also the Thomas Dainty Brogue Trader Website interface. 1 year
WordPress wordpress_logged_in_[hash] An encrypted form of your WordPress login details. Expires when you close your browser
WordPress wordpress_[hash] An encrypted form of your WordPress authentication details. Expires when you close your browser
WordPress comment_author_[hash] Used to store the comment authors name. 1 year
WordPress comment_author_email_[hash] Used to store the comment authors email address. 1 year
WordPress comment_author_url_[hash] Used to store the comment authors website url. 1 year
UK cookie consent catAccCookies This cookie is used to capture your acceptance response of the fact that the Website uses cookies. 1 month

 


Created on: Friday, April 1, 2016
Updated on: Thursday, April 14, 2016