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We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of the Sites. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the Sites and use a shopping basket.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Sites when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the Sites work, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies.These are used to recognise you when you return to the Sites. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to the Sites, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make the Sites and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|guest-view||Stores the Order ID that guest shoppers use to retrieve their order status.|
|login_redirect||Preserves the destination page the customer was navigating to before being directed to log in.|
|mage-messages||Tracks error messages and other notifications that are shown to the user, such as the cookie consent message, and various error messages, The message is deleted from the cookie after it is shown to the shopper.|
|mage-translation-storage||Stores translated content when requested by the shopper.|
|product_data_storage||Stores configuration for product data related to Recently Viewed / Compared Products.|
|recently_compared_products||Stores product IDs of recently compared products.|
|recently_compared_product_previous||Stores product IDs of previously compared products for easy navigation.|
|recently_viewed_product||Stores product IDs of recently viewed products for easy navigation.|
|recently_viewed_product_previous||Stores product IDs of recently previously viewed products for easy navigation.|
|stf||Records the time messages are sent by the SendFriend (Email a Friend) module.|
|X-Magento_Vary||Configuration setting that improves performance when using Varnish static content caching.|
|form_key||A security measure that appends a random string to all form submissions to protect the data from Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF).|
|mage-cache-sessid||The value of this cookie triggers the cleanup of local cache storage. When the cookie is removed by the backend application, the Admin cleans up local storage, and sets the cookie value to "true."|
|mage-cache-storage||Local storage of visitor-specific content that enables ecommerce functions.|
|mage-cache-storage-section-invalidation||Forces local storage of specific content sections that should be invalidated.|
|persistent_shopping_cart||Stores the key (ID) of persistent cart to make it possible to restore the cart for an anonymous shopper.|
|private_content_version||Appends a random, unique number and time to pages with customer content to prevent them from being cached on the server.|
|section_data_ids||Stores customer-specific information related to shopper-initiated actions such as display wish list, checkout information, etc.|
|store||Tracks the specific store view / locale selected by the shopper.|
|__utmt||Used to throttle request rate.|
|__utmv||Stores visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor-level custom variable. This cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.|
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SAFARI ON OSX
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- Then select 'Accept cookies' option.
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