What are Cookies?
Types of Cookies we use
There are two main types of cookie that may be used during your visit to The Cottage Gardener website: persistent cookies, and session cookies.
When you first visit The Cottage Gardener site, you see it in a default form. Persistent cookies remember your preferences and behaviour and help us to personalise your shopping. Persistent cookies remain on your browser until they expire automatically after a set time period, unless you delete them yourself.
When you visit our site, a "session" cookie will remember you and your preferences in temporary memory. They will not collect and store information or personally identify you. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser. Without session cookies, the site would forget which items you placed in your shopping bag and you wouldn't be able to buy anything.
Specific types of cookies we use and why we use them:
|Purpose||Type||Why is it needed?|
|Transaction||Session||Holds transaction information and passes information securely. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser|
|Checkout||Session||Remembers your location in the checkout process, what's in your Shopping Bag, which currency you want to pay in, your delivery options choice and any other decisions you make in checkout. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser|
|Login||Persistent||Remembers if you are logged in or logged out. This cookie expires automatically after a set time period|
Third party cookies
The Cottage Gardener partners with third party companies for marketing and advertising purposes. These cookies allow us to make more informed decisions about what our customers want from us. Third party companies may employ a mixture of both session and persistent cookies.Any information that they collect is anonymous. Third party cookies include but are not limited to:
Disabling and deleting cookies
If you disable cookies on our site, essential parts of the site may not work. For more detailed information about cookies visit www.allaboutcookies.org