What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file made up of letters and numbers that is downloaded onto a device when a person visits a website. These cookies are used to improve your experience, for example we will use the information to:

Measure how many people use our website to keep it running quickly and efficiently

Analyse how people use the site so we can make sure we provide the best possible service for our customers

Cookies cannot be used to Extract information from your device. There are a number of different types of cookies; session cookies, persistent cookies, first party cookies and third party cookies.

 

Session Cookies

These cookies links your actions on a website to our data system and are used for a number of reasons such as remembering what you’ve put into your shopping basket while browsing the site. The session cookies expire as soon as the browser is closed so no information is stored permanently.

 

Persistent Cookies

These cookies remember your preferences or actions across a website and help us to provide you with information that is relevant to you in the future. The information collected can be used to track actions across multiple browser sessions and may be used to make advertising more relevant to you.

 

First party cookies

These cookies are set and handled directly by www.Picnicware.co.uk, they cannot be accessed or read by any other website.

These are cookies that we have given a separate website permission to use on www.Picnicware.co.uk, these allow the separate website to record certain actions you take on the www.Picnicware.co.uk site.

 

What cookies do Picnicware.co.uk use?

 

 

Functional

Functional cookies are used across the site to make sure certain features work properly like the search.

Specifically we use these to:

Remember the search filters that you have set as you navigate the site.

We do not use these to:

Advertise products or services to you

Remember any of your information beyond your current visit

The cookies we use are:

PHPSESSID

 

 

Analytical

Analytical cookies are used to measure site performance such as number of visitors, number of purchases and number of errors.

Specifically we use these to:

Gather anonymous statistics on how our website is used

Help us to identify any errors that may occur

We do not use these to:

Advertise products or services to you

The cookies we use are:

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Conversion Tracking

Conversion tracking cookies are used to anonymously identify when you have come to our site from a paid link on a search engine or an advert on a third party site. We use this anonymous information to determine how well certain adverts are performing.

Specifically we use these to:

Measure how well adverts on third party sites are performing

We do not use these to:

Collect any personal information

To identify whether or not a visitor has clicked an affiliate or conversion link we rely on a number of third parties who have the ability to set cookies, for more information we have provided links to each company’s cookie policy:

Google Adwordshttp://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/