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Cookie Policy

When you use our website to browse our products and services and view the information we make available, a number of cookies are used by us and by third parties to allow the website to function, to collect useful information about visitors and to help to make your user experience better.

Our cookies don't store sensitive information, address or payment details: they only hold a unique 'key' that is associated with this information. If you'd prefer to restrict, block or remove cookies from squires-shop.com, you can use your internet browser to do this. As each browser is different, we suggest you check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser to learn how to amend your cookie preferences.

Some of the cookies we use are strictly necessary for our website to function, and we don’t ask for your consent to place these on your computer. These cookies are shown below.

Cookie Name Purpose Further Information
user_session Allows logging into the website and placing orders. This cookie is temporary and expires once you leave the site.
basket Allows website to retrieve your basket using an unique code should your session cookie expire. This cookie contains no personal details, instead it holds a key to access what items you have added to your basket. This cookie will expire 3 months after modifying your basket.
wish_list Allows website to retrieve your wish list using an unique code should your session cookie expire This cookie contains no personal details, instead it holds a key to access what items you have added to your wish list. This cookie will expire 3 months after modifying your wish list.

However, for those cookies that are useful but not strictly necessary we will always ask for your consent before placing them. These are:

Cookie Name Purpose Further Information
recent_products Records which products you have recently viewed to provide quick links back to these products. This cookie is stored for 1 month from viewing a product and is not used for marketing activities.

As well as the cookies we use, various third parties also place them on your computer, again with your consent. These are shown below.

Cookie Name Purpose Further Information
__utma Google Analytics cookie placed to track your visit. Metrics associated with the Google __utma cookie include: your first visit (unique visit) and your last visit (returning visit). A persistent cookie - remains on a computer, unless it expires or the cookie cache is cleared.
__utmb & __utmc Google Analytics. These cookies work in tandem to calculate the length of time you have been on the website. __utmb counts entrance visits and is a session cookie, and expires at the end of the session. A timestamp of 30 minutes must pass before Google cookie __utmc expires. If no new page view is recorded in 30 minutes the cookie is expired.
__utmz Google Analytics. This cookie monitors where a you arrived from. The Cookie also registers, what keyword generated your visit your geolocation data. This cookie lasts six months.
__utmv Google Analytics. This cookie is used for segmentation analysis. Google __utmv Cookie lasts "forever" and is a persistant cookie.