Cookie Policy

What's a cookie?

A "cookie" is a piece of information that is stored on your computer's hard drive if you agree to this and which records how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit. Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes.

Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.

We are required to obtain your consent for all non-essential cookies used on our website. You can block cookies (including essential cookies) at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block essential cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies to track your use of our website. This enables us to understand how you use the site and track any patterns with regards to how you are using our website. This helps us to develop and improve our website as well as products and / or services in response to what you might need or want.

Cookies are either:

- Session cookies

These are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page but they do not collect any personal data from your computer; or

- Persistent cookies

A persistent cookie is stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again.

Cookies can also be categorised as follows:

- Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential to enable you to use the website effectively, such as when buying a product and / or service. Without these cookies, the services available to you on our website cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.

- Functionality cookies

These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced features. For instance, we may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the services you use. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised.

- Performance cookies

These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular.

- Targeting cookies

These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.

- First and third-party cookies

First-party cookies are cookies set by our website. Third-party cookies are cookies on our website that are set by a website other than our website.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below:

Hostname Cookies Purpose
First-Party Cookies
EKM ekmpowershop A persistent cookie used for authentication.
EKM ASP Session ID A session cookie used to track your visit to an ekm shop.
EKM ekm%5xxx A persistent cookie used to store the customers currency preference and the cart session id.
EKM ekm%5Fmo%5xxx A session cookie used to track if the user is on a mobile device and if the user has chosen to view the desktop version of a shop.
EKM ekmbreadcrumbtrail A persistent cookie used to track which way a user navigated to a product/category, helpful for category managed products.
EKM euCookiePref A persistent cookie that stores information on whether a user clicked accept or not to the EU cookie banner.
EKM ekmMsg A persistent cookie used for Backend notifications.
EKM recently%5Fviewed A persistent cookie used to track the recently viewed products.
EKM EKMPG A session cookie used to identify which payment gateway a user goes through on the checkout.
EKM ekm_cu_at_xxx A persistent cookie that stores a reference to the customers user ID if logged in or after creating an order.
EKM ekm%5xxxxxxx%5Fsession A persistent cookie used to persist small bits of data between one request and another, such as form validation errors.
EKM sendEKMeCommerceAnalyticsCheck / fbPixelOrderComplete%5F773fc0 / sendEKMDataCheck A group of persistent cookies used to send order info internally and to Facebook pixel after order complete.
EKM ekm%5Ftmp%5_xxx A persistent cookie used to store a reference to the visitor's order number after an order has been generated.
EKM _ekm_softcart_history_tracker / ekmps-checkout-form-data A group of persistent and session-based cookies used to provide shopping functionality.
Third-Party Cookies
PAYPAL ts / ts_c / x-pp-s / tsrce / nsid / LANG / l7_az / tcs / ui_experience / fn_dt / TLTSID / id_token / d_id / rmuc / cookie_prefs / cookie_check / referrerUrl / pa_feature_mod / signupIntents / __belter_experiment_storage__ / __paypal_storage__ / QSI_ActionSetHistory / loglevel / sse-tab-sync / mumaHeaderProfile / family_device_test / public_device_test / pvc / sc-lst A group of persistent and session-based cookies to process payments on the site.
STRIPE scfc / __stripe_mid / __stripe_orig_props / __stripe_sid / cookie-perms / recent-views / private_machine_identifier / machine_identifier / __stripe_orig_props / _ab / _mf / id A group of persistent and session-based cookies to process payments on the site.
MAILERLITE mailerlite:webform:shown: / mailerlite:webform:submited: A group of persistent cookies used to determine if website visitor has seen pop-up or not, and when to show the pop-up again.
MAILERLITE ml_guid A persistent cookie used to identify users which are submitting MailerLite surveys.
GOOGLE TAG MANAGER _gcl_au A persistent cookie used to store and track conversions.
GOOGLE ANALYTICS _gid / _ga / _gat_gtag_UA_xxxxxxxxxx / _gat_UA-57854136-1 A group of persistent and session-based cookies used to count and monitor page views.
DOUBLECLICK IDE / test_cookie / id A group of persistent and session-based cookies used for serving targeted advertisements that are relevant to you across the web.
GOOGLE __Secure-3PAPISID / SAPISID / APISID / __Secure-3PSID / __Secure-1PSID / __Secure-3PSIDCC / SID / SSID / HSID / __Secure-1PAPISID / SIDCC / NID / SEARCH_SAMESITE / _GRECAPTCHA / CONSENT / AID / sb_wiz.zpc. / cdids / sb_wiz.qc / udla::backoff / _c;;i / KITSUNE_DEVICE / sb_wiz.ueh / lv / udla::last-rej / inline-promo;;topical_shown / dml;;ssv / rc::a / tup / sb_wiz.zpc.i / udla::last-ei / rc::c A group of persistent cookies used for target advertising.
ADDTHIS __atuvc / __atuvs / s_nr / ouid / uid / na_tc / notice_gdpr_prefs / na_id / s_cc / s_fid / ssc / notice_preferences / uvc / loc / _at.cww / at-rand / _at.hist / at-lojson-cache-# A group of persistent and session-based cookies used to provide the functionality for social media share buttons.
TWITTER guest_id / personalization_id / guest_id_marketing / guest_id_ads / __widgetsettings / local_storage_support_test A group of persistent cookies used to provide sharing functionality for social media.
FACEBOOK _fbp / Session A group of persistent cookies set by Facebook to display advertisements either on Facebook or on a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising, after visiting the website.
YOUTUBE PREF / __Secure-3PAPISID / __Secure-3PSID / __Secure-3PSIDCC / GPS / NID / CONSENT / YSC / VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE / yt-remote-device-id / yt.innertube::nextId / yt-remote-connected-devices / yt-player-quality / yt-player-lv / yt.innertube::requests / yt-remote-session-app / yt-remote-cast-installed / yt-remote-session-name / yt-remote-cast-available / yt-remote-fast-check-period A group of persistent cookies used to provide embedded video functionality.

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