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.
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:
|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.|
|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. https://www.paypal.com/uk/webapps/mpp/ua/cookie-full|
|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. https://stripe.com/gb/privacy|
|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. https://www.mailerlite.com/legal/privacy-policy|
|MAILERLITE||ml_guid||A persistent cookie used to identify users which are submitting MailerLite surveys. https://www.mailerlite.com/legal/privacy-policy|
|GOOGLE TAG MANAGER||_gcl_au||A persistent cookie used to store and track conversions. https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB|
|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. https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB|
|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. https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB|
|__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. https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB|
|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. https://www.oracle.com/legal/privacy/addthis-privacy-policy.html|
|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. https://twitter.com/en/privacy|
|_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. https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy|
|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. https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB|
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If you have any questions about the cookies that we use, feel free to email us at email@example.com.