When you visit a website, cookies or ‘pixels’ are used to help ensure the website runs correctly for you, and also to offer enhancements to visitors such as remembering your shopping basket, and giving us statistics to improve our website when something is broken or not working as it should.
Cookies are not harmful to your computer – they are an essential part of running a safe and secure website. As with most e-commerce websites, if cookies are blocked by a browser, or we were to remove them, the website would not be able to function securely.
We will not compromise on the security of our customers information whilst browsing our website, or on the user experience. Therefore if you do not wish to use our website due to the presence of cookies, you can contact us by phone and your order can be taken.
Cookies do not contain your Personal Data such as your name or address. They generally hold data on which pages you visit, and your interaction with our websites.
- - To store information about your preferences such as the items recently added to your basket or your shipping preferences.
- - To collect statistical data to allow us to see how our website is used, and where the website can be further improved.
- - To adapt our website customising it to your needs to give you a faster and more relevant experience, improving the user experience recognising you when you return, sometimes across different devices, for a more seamless journey.
We keep a record of the cookies that are used on our website. Our websites are hosted by Shopify, and they provide a handy guide to the cookies used on their platform which you can view here. Alternatively you can use freely available software to identify cookies, or refer to our list below:
E-commerce Shop Cookies for Website Functionality
|_ab||Used in connection with access to admin.|
|_orig_referrer||Used in connection with shopping cart.|
|_secure_session_id||Used in connection with navigation through a storefront.|
|Cart||Used in connection with shopping cart.|
|cart_sig||Used in connection with checkout.|
|cart_ts||Used in connection with checkout.|
|checkout_token||Used in connection with checkout.|
|Secret||Used in connection with checkout.|
|Secure_customer_sig||Used in connection with customer login.|
|storefront_digest||Used in connection with customer login.|
Shopify E-Commerce Reporting and Analytics
|_landing_page||Track landing pages.|
|_orig_referrer||Track landing pages.|
|_shopify_sa_p||Shopify analytics relating to marketing & referrals.|
|_shopify_sa_t||Shopify analytics relating to marketing & referrals.|
|tracked_start_checkout||Shopify analytics relating to checkout.|
Main Third Party Advertising & Analytics Cookies
|_ga||Google Analytics||We use Google Analytics (GA) to measure the performance of our websites and how our customers interact with it.||https://policies.google.com/privacy|
|_gat||Google Adwords||We use Google Adwords alongside Google Analytics to serve Google Shopping adverts on Google, and text advertising in search results – all of which is always clearly labelled as such.||https://policies.google.com/privacy|
|unique ID||Microsoft Bing||We use Bing Ads to serve Google Shopping adverts on Google, and text advertising in search results – all of which is always clearly labelled as such.||https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-ca/privacystatement|
Social Media - sharing Tools & Links
|We use Facebook to allow visitors to our website to interact with and share content via Facebook’s social media platform and to suggest products when you visit our Facebook Shop. Facebook uses it's user data and our product information to offered a tailored experience on Instagram, the Facebook App and website.||https://www.facebook.com/policy.php|
|We use Twitter to allow visitors to our website to interact with and share content via Twitter’s social media platform.||https://twitter.com/en/privacy|
Your Security and Privacy at Ski And Snowboard LTD
Updated: 23 May, 2018 by SHargrave