What Are Cookies?
A cookie is a small text file containing a string of numbers and letters (identifier) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the users browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies do not usually store any personally identifiable information but may link to where any personally identifiable information is stored. Cookies can be used to track and identify users as they navigate a website, track their preferences or actions, such as logins or shopping carts, and can track how users interact with a website. Cookies can be persistent or session cookies. Session cookies are deleted when a user closes their browsers. Persistent cookies last until a set expiration date or the user chooses to delete them. The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.
We use both session and persistent cookies on our website. You can find the names and purpose of the cookies we use on our website below: The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
|akavpau_ppsd||paypal.com||This cookie is provided by Paypal. The cookie is used in context with transactions on the website. The cookie is necessary for secure transactions.||Session||HTTP Cookie|
|CookieConsent||hashtagorganics.co.uk||Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain||1 year||HTTP Cookie|
|wc_cart_hash_#||hashtagorganics.co.uk||Unclassified||Session||HTML Local Storage|
|wc_fragments_#||hashtagorganics.co.uk||Unclassified||Session||HTML Local Storage|
|wordpress_test_cookie||hashtagorganics.co.uk||Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.||Session||HTTP Cookie|
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
|_ga||hashtagorganics.co.uk||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||2 years||HTTP Cookie|
|_gat||hashtagorganics.co.uk||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate||Session||HTTP Cookie|
|_gid||hashtagorganics.co.uk||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||Session||HTTP Cookie|
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
|GPS||youtube.com||Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.||Session||HTTP Cookie|
|r/collect||doubleclick.net||This cookie is used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior. It tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.||Session||Pixel Tracker|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||youtube.com||Tries to estimate the users’ bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.||179 days||HTTP Cookie|
|YSC||youtube.com||Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.||Session||HTTP Cookie|
|yt-remote-cast-installed||youtube.com||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Session||HTML Local Storage|
|yt-remote-connected-devices||youtube.com||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|
|yt-remote-device-id||youtube.com||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Persistent||HTML Local Storage|
|yt-remote-fast-check-period||youtube.com||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Session||HTML Local Storage|
|yt-remote-session-app||youtube.com||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Session||HTML Local Storage|
|yt-remote-session-name||youtube.com||Stores the user’s video player preferences using embedded YouTube video||Session||HTML Local Storage|
Third Party Analytics Cookies
The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.
Google Analytics with anonymized IP (Google Inc.)
- Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
- Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
- This integration of Google Analytics anonymises your IP address. It works by shortening Users’ IP addresses within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be sent to a Google server and shortened within the US.
- Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
- Cookies may also be placed by Youtube where any embeds of youtube videos are present.
- We do not control these cookies, these can track you across the web and store your preferences, watch history and more.
- Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Third Party Cookies
Blocking And Deleting Cookies
Most modern browsers will allow you to limit or block cookies, as well as deleting cookies already stored on your machine. Restricting, blocking or deleting cookies can cause some websites not to function properly and a loss of information.
If you use Google Chrome you can find settings to block cookies by navigating to Settings > Show Advanced Settings > Content Settings > Block sites from setting any data.
If you use Firefox you can find settings to block cookies by navigating to Tools > Options > Privacy > Use custom settings for history, and then by unticking the box for Accept cookies from sites.
If you use Internet Explorer you can find settings to block cookies by navigating to Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > Advanced.
You can delete cookies in Google Chrome by navigating to History > Clear Browsing Data > Tick Cookies and other site and plug-in data.
You can delete cookies in Firefox by navigating to Tools > Options > Privacy > Use Custom Settings For History > Show Cookies > Remove All Cookies.
You can delete cookies in Internet Explorer manually, further instruction can be found here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11)
If you have any further questions you may contact us using the contact details in the footer of this website, using the contact form or using the details provided at the top of this page.