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We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, 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 our website. 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 our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website 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:
|Cookie Name||Purpose||More information|
|_ga||Google Analytics cookie, used to distinguish users. Expires after 2 years.||https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage|
|_gat||Google Analytics cookie, used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>. Expires after 1 minute.|
|_gid||Google Analytics cookie, used to distinguish users. Expires after 24 hours.|
|PHPSESSID||This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. Expires after 1 hour.||https://cookiepedia.co.uk/cookies/PHPSESSID|
|form_key||This cookie is used to facilitate content caching on the browser to make pages load faster. Expires after 10 seconds.||https://cookiepedia.co.uk/cookies/form_key|
|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. Expires after 24 hours.||https://docs.magento.com/m2/ce/user_guide/stores/cookie-reference.html|
|mage-cache-storage-section-invalidation||Forces local storage of specific content sections that should be invalidated. Expires after 24 hours.|
|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. Expires after 24 hours.|
|mage-translation-file-version||Tracks the version of translations in local storage. Used when Translation Strategy is configured as Dictionary (Translation on Storefront side). Expires when the browsing session ends.|
|mage-translation-storage||Stores translated content when requested by the shopper. Used when Translation Strategy is configured as “Dictionary (Translation on Storefront side)”. Expires when the browsing session ends.|
|product_data_storage||Stores configuration for product data related to Recently Viewed / Compared Products. Expires after 24 hours.|
|recently_compared_product||Stores product IDs of recently compared products. Expires after 24 hours.|
|recently_compared_product_previous||Stores product IDs of previously compared products for easy navigation. Expires after 24 hours.|
|recently_viewed_product||Stores product IDs of recently viewed products for easy navigation. Expires after 24 hours.|
|recently_viewed_product_previous||Stores product IDs of recently previously viewed products for easy navigation. Expires after 24 hours.|
To deactivate the use of third party advertising cookies, you may visit the consumer page to manage the use of these types of cookies: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 24 hours or when the browsing session ends.