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Cookies are used in many different ways on the web, the vast majority of them beneficial to visitors. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.
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.
If you view the cookies in use on www.walkingsticksonline.co.uk you will see cookies from www.romancart.com, www.google.com and www.walkingsticksonline.co.uk
The cookies from www.romancart.com are used to process your order and are exempt from the Cookie Laws.
www.romancart.com cookies such as __utma, __utmb, __utmc and __utmz are analytics cookies which are anonymised information ( i.e NOT PERSONAL INFORMATION) on links, buttons clicked on the site, what pages have been visited and for how long is compiled by www.romancart.com and used to help us improve our site and content.
These cookies are set by browsers and the site www.walkingsticksonline.co.uk has no control over them.
NID and PREF Cookies
These are Google tracking and safe browsing cookies. Google’s NID and PREF cookies are set by browsers to protect users against known intrusive sites. If you arrive at one of these sites it allows your browser to take action or notify you. Users can stop these cookies being set by turning off their browser’s ‘safe browsing’ mode.
The PREF cookie also remembers www.google.com users’ basic preferences, such as the fact that a user wants search results in English.
The cookies from www.walkingsticksonline.co.uk are generated from Namesco Hosting . The X-Mapping cookie is used to 'balance' our servers and ensure you receive fast page loading. This cookie does not store any data from the user and does not track any of the visitors movements or actions. The X-Mapping cookie expires at the end of the user session or when you close your browser. ?
These cookies include:
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic, how people find our site and improve our website and services in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes. Google Analytics Cookies have the following file extensions: __utma, __utmb, __utmc and __utmz
To find out more about Google Analytics cookies click on the following link https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website and service, 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 privacy setting to decline cookies if you prefer.
If you do not wish cookies to be placed on your PC, then they can be disabled in your web browser. The option to do so is normally found in your browser's "security settings" section. However, please note, permanently disabling cookies in your browser may hinder your use of our website as well as other websites and interactive services.
You can read the full Cookie Law at the following link http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=3
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