Privacy and Cookies
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files, which are stored on your computer or mobile device. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to you and our website. This allows us to deliver a page tailored to you, or the page itself can contain some script which is able to carry information from one visit to the website (or related site) to the next.
Most websites contain cookies; they do not harm your computer or mobile device. Cookies need to be enabled in order to make the most out of our site, or to purchase anything online.
We do not store sensitive personal information, but by enabling cookies, it will help you to stay signed in to your account, and allows you to continue shopping, after you have added items to your basket.
To check whether your browser is configured to allow cookies, visit the Cookie checker. This page will attempt to create a cookie and report on whether or not it succeeded.
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If you'd like to opt out, please go to www.networkadvertising.org, or to learn more about current legislation on Internet cookies, click here. (Please be advised, we cannot be responsible for the content of external websites).
Types of cookies
First party cookies
First party cookies are set by the website, you are visiting and they can only be read by that site.
Third party cookies
Third party cookies are set by a different organisation to the owner of the website you are visiting. For example, the website might use a third party analytics company who will set their own cookie to perform this service. The website you are visiting may also contain content embedded from, for example YouTube or Twitter, and these sites may set their own cookies.
Some websites might use a third party advertising network to deliver targeted advertising on their website. These may also have the capability to track your browsing across different sites. It is important to note that advertising cookies are not set for visitors to sofaandchair.co.uk.
Session Cookies are stored only temporarily during a browsing session and are deleted from the user?s device when the browser is closed.
This type of cookie is saved on your computer for a fixed period (usually a year or longer) and is not deleted when the browser is closed. Persistent cookies are used where we need to know who you are for more than one browsing session. For example, we use this type of cookie to store your preferences, so that they are remembered for the next visit.
Many websites use Adobe Flash Player to deliver video and game content to their users. Adobe utilise their own cookies, which are not manageable through your browser settings but are used by the Flash Player for similar purposes, such as storing preferences or tracking users.
Below is a list of the cookies on sofaandchair.co.uk and details on how we use them.
|COOKIE NAME||COOKIE PURPOSE|
|Analytics||These cookies show us how you found our website and enable the function of Google Analytics which allows us to analyse visitor statistics such as visits, browser usage, shopping times and response to marketing activity. This helps us to improve our website and your shopping experience.|
|Compatibility cookies||These cookies determine whether your browser supports features on our website.|
|Session Id Cookies?||This cookie allows us to respond to actions such as ?add to basket? ? Necessary for the website to function.|
|Cookies that recognize users||These cookies help us to identify you and provides security when you?re using our website.|
|Made to measure cookies||These cookies are used to store details of your customized order, for example, colour, materials and finishes,|
First Party Cookies
ASPSESSIONID - issued by the Sofa and Chair website for session state continuation
sample1 - issued by the Sofa and Chair website for retention fabric choice
sample2 - issued by the Sofa and Chair website for retention fabric choice
sample3 - issued by the Sofa and Chair website for retention fabric choice
sample4 - issued by the Sofa and Chair website for retention fabric choice
Third Party Cookies
__utma - issued by Google Analytics for analytics purposes
__utmb - issued by Google Analytics for analytics purposes
__utmc - issued by Google Analytics for analytics purposes
__utmz - issued by Google Analytics for analytics purposes
WRUID - issued by ClickTale for analytics purposes