Use of Cookies

This site uses cookies. By using this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies and our privacy policy.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file stored on your computer/device which helps analyse web traffic, lets you know when you visit a particular site or improves your experience on the website. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Cookie Details

The table below explains our use of cookies.

Used by Cookie Name Purpose Expires
WooCommerce, WordPress online shop plugin woocommerce_recently_viewed & woocommerce_items_in_cart Used by the product catalogue & online shop to allow it to function correctly. These cookies expire & are erased when the visitor close their browser.
Google Analytics _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmt & _utmz Used to record number of visitors & how visitors move around the site.
_utma records a visitor’s number of visits, time of first visit, current visit & previous visit
_utmb & _utmc store length of visit, visit starts & end
_utmt is used to throttle request rate
_utmz records where a visitor came from eg search engine, search keyword or link
_utma expires two years after your last visit to this site
_utmb expires 30 minutes after your visit, or after 30 minutes of inactivity
_utmc expires when you close your browser
_utmt expires 10 minutes after your visit
_utmz expires six months after it was last set
Cookie Law Info, WordPress plugin viewed_cookie_policy Used to record that a visitor has accepted the website cookie policy and to prevent the notification from being displayed each time a new page is viewed. This cookie expires & is erased when the visitor closes their browser.

Website Analytics cookies

We use Google Analytics on the site which generates statistical and other data about the website use and is used to produce reports to help improve the site. Google Analytics uses cookies: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmt & _utmz. Google’s privacy policy can be found at: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

Third Party Website Links

When you use this website you may click on links that take you to other websites which are not operated or controlled by us (“Third Party Websites”). Third Party Websites may set their own cookies on your computer and may also collect data and personal information. We not control Third Party Websites and are not responsible for them. By having a link to Third Party Websites from this website we do not make any promise or recommendation about the Third Party Websites. You should consult the relevant Third Party website and their privacy policy for information on how they use cookies and how to control them.

Further information

If you have any further questions about the use of cookies on our website, please email shop@madeleinebradley.com