Cookies Policy

A cookie is a text file saved to your computer’s hard disk by a website so it can remember who you are. Cookies only record pages of a website that have been visited by your computer and the duration of the visit to those pages. These remain on your computer until you leave the website and allow you to carry information across pages of the website without having to re-enter information, for example when putting items into a shopping basket, or logging in to a site. Some cookies will stay on your computer after leaving the website.


This website uses essential cookies for the shop on the website and also anonymised google analytics cookies. The details are below.

WooCommerce Cookies

To keep track of cart data, WooCommerce makes use of 3 cookies:

  • woocommerce_cart_hash
  • woocommerce_items_in_cart
  • wp_woocommerce_session_

The first two cookies contain information about the cart as a whole and helps WooCommerce know when the cart data changes. The final cookie (wp_woocommerce_session_) contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer. No personal information is stored within these cookies.

Google Analytics Cookies

  • _utm.gif logs details of browser and computer.
  • _utma collects data on the number of time a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent
  • _utmb timestamp of when a user uses the website
  • _utmc timestamp of when the user leaves the website
  • _utmt used to throttle the speed of reequests to the server
  • _utmz collect data on search engine and referal, which link was clicked
  • _ga & _gidlogs unique id for generating statistical data on how user visits the website
  • _gat used to throttle request rate


Youtube Videos

On pages with embedded videos non essential third-party cookies may be added.


Youtube cookies are

  • YSC registered a unique IF to keep statistics on videos the user has seen.
  • VISITOR_INRO1_LIVE estimates the user’s bandwidth on pages with videos.
  • GPS on mobile devices registers a unique ID to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.