What Are Cookies?
A cookie is a small file that is downloaded onto your computer when you visit a website. It allows us to recognize and tailor our site to you and it won’t harm your computer.
Opting Out of Cookies
If you prefer, you can restrict, block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings but that may mean that you won’t be able to add and buy products from our store.
Which Cookies Do We Use?
This bit is really geeky, but we are putting it here to make sure that we comply with law. We do have bodies in the office that can help you understand Cookies if you would like to know more.
DomainPurposeData KindSessional or Persistent?
storefrontAllows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc..)Unique TokenSessional
storefront and checkout.shopify.comUsed by our internal stats tracker to record the number of visits to the shopNonePersistent for 30 minutes from the last visit
storefront and checkout.shopify.comCounts the number of visits to a store by a single customerNoneExpires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day cart storefront Stores information about the contents of your cart Unique token Persistent for 2 weeks
storefrontStores session information for the checkout processUnique token
Google AnalyticsPREFGoogleTracking who visits the store and from where
Persistent for a very short period
This store uses PayPal Unique to track each user PayPal Payment transactions
Painful isn't it.
The long and short of it is that most shops and websites will track how you move around the store and gather data as you go. Most of the time it is purely to aid and refine your shopping experience in More T Vicar's case for example, but you, as a web user, should know this.
Happy browsing and let's hop you find a T-Shirt that is worth the Cookie