Managing cookies

MANAGING COOKIES

If you do not enable the cookies on your computer. This will affect your shopping experience on www.uniquegiftsontheweb.co.uk website. The consequence of this will limit your browsing and researching online. This will stop you adding products to your basket and buy them from us.

TO ENABLE COOKIES

If you are uncertain of the version of web browser you use to go on the Internet:

For PCs: click on 'Help' at the top of your browser window and select the 'About' option
For Macs: with the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select the 'About' option

HOW TO CHECK COOKIES ARE ENABLED FOR COMPUTER

Google Chrome
Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options
Click the 'Under the Hood' tab, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button
Now select 'Allow local data to be set'

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0
Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet options' , then click on the 'Privacy' tab
Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser
Settings above Medium will disable cookies

Mozilla Firefox
Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options
Then select the Privacy icon
Click on Cookies, then select 'allow sites to set cookies'

Safari
Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
Click on 'Security', check the option that says 'Block third-party and advertising cookies'
Click 'Save'

 

HOW TO CHECK COOKIES ARE ENABLED FOR MACS

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX
Click on 'Explorer' at the top of your browser window and select 'Preferences' options
Scroll down until you see 'Cookies' under Receiving Files
Select the 'Never Ask' option

Safari on OSX
Click on 'Safari' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
Click on 'Security' then 'Accept cookies'
Select the 'Only from site you navigate to'

Mozilla and Netscape on OSX
Click on 'Mozilla' or 'Netscape' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
Scroll down until you see cookies under 'Privacy & Security'
Select 'Enable cookies for the originating web site only'

Opera
Click on 'Menu' at the top of your browser window and select 'Settings'
Then select 'Preferences', select the 'Advanced' tab
Then select 'Accept cookies' option

USE OF COOKIES

The website uses cookies. Cookies are bits of electronic information that a website may transfer to a visitor's computer to identify specific information about the visitor's visits to a website. The website uses a browser feature known as a cookie, which assigns a unique identification to your computer. Cookies are typically stored on your computer's hard drive and are used to help track clicks as you go through the pages within the website. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information, such as your name, address or payment details.
 
We may also use cookies to tell us whether you have previously visited the website. We also use cookies which may be set by third parties with whom we have entered into agreements which may enable us to obtain other information about you as may be available from those third parties, such as demographic data about you. You can set your browser not to accept cookies or to notify you when you are sent a cookie, giving you the opportunity to decide whether or not to accept it. You may also use commonly available tools in your browser to remove cookies which may have been placed onto your computer. If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that store cookies. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to manage cookies on a wide variety of browsers. However, please note that if you disable the use of cookies on your computer, some functionality of the website will not work, however you will still be able to browse and shop on the website.
 
Below we explain the types of cookies that may be used on our website:
 
(a) 'Strictly Necessary' cookies. These cookies are essential for the operation of the website and enable you to access certain website features. Without these cookies, we would be unable to provide you with the online services you request. These cookies do not track where you have been on the internet and do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes.
 
(b) Functional cookies. Functional cookies are used to recognise you when you return to the website. They also remember your preferences (such as your username, language and region) on our website and enable us to personalise our content for you. The information collected by these cookies is usually anonymized, so we cannot identify you personally. Functional cookies do not track your internet usage or gather information which could be used for selling advertising, but they do help with serving advertising.
 
(c) Analytical cookies. Analytical cookies are used to monitor the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. The information provided by these cookies allows us to analyze patterns of user behaviour and we use that information to enhance the user experience or identify areas of the website which may require maintenance. All of the information collected by these cookies is anonymous and is only used for statistical purposes.
 
We will not use FLASH cookies, unless you are specifically notified that we intend to use them for a specific service, and you are given the opportunity to opt-out from receiving such cookies. Flash cookies are cookies that are placed on your computer that are not removed through normal browser management tools, but the developer of the flash programming language currently has an on-line management tool to allow you to remove these FLASH cookies.
 
When you browse the website some cookies may be set by third parties, over which we have no control. When you visit a page with embedded third party content, the service provider may set their own cookies on your device. You may also encounter third-party cookies resulting from our use of third-party services, which help us monitor traffic on the website. We do not control the use of these cookies and you should refer to the relevant third party websites for more information.

LIST OF COOKIES COLLECTED

The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.
COOKIE name  COOKIE Description
CART  The association with your shopping cart.
CATEGORY_INFO  Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.
COMPARE  The items that you have in the Compare Products list.
CURRENCY  Your preferred currency
CUSTOMER  An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.
CUSTOMER_AUTH  An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.
CUSTOMER_INFO  An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.
CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS Stores the Customer Segment ID
EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.
FRONTEND You session ID on the server.
GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to edit their orders.
LAST_CATEGORY The last category you visited.
LAST_PRODUCT The most recent product you have viewed.
NEWMESSAGE Indicates whether a new message has been received.
NO_CACHE Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the website.
RECENTLYCOMPARED The items that you have recently compared.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS The products that you have recently viewed.
WISHLIST An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.
WISHLIST_CNT The number of items in your Wishlist.
_GA  Used to distinguish individual users (without identity).
_GAT Used to throttle (speed up) request rate.

Please consult your documentation or online help files.

 

THIRD-PARTY COOKIES

When you visit www.uniquegiftsontheweb.co.uk you may notice some cookies that are not related to Unique gifts on the web. When you visit a page that contains embedded content, for example from YouTube, you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

 

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES

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