Privacy & Cookie Policy

Privacy Statement:  How we use Cookies 

 

Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites 

We use cookies to help identify your computer so we can tailor your user experience, track shopping basket contents and remember where you are in the order process. 

You can disable any cookies already stored on your computer, but these may stop our website from functioning properly. 

The following is strictly necessary in the operation of our website. 

 

This Website Will: 

  • Remember what is in your shopping basket 
  • Remember where you are in the order process 
  • Remember that you are logged in and that your session is secure.  You need to be logged in to complete an order. 

The following are not Strictly Necessary, but are required to provide you with the best user experience and also to tell us which pages you find most interesting (anonymously). 

Cookie Name

PHPSESSID cookie

Source

The Hat Club

Purpose

The PHPSESSID cookie is native to PHP and enables websites to store serialised state data. On the Action website it is used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a temporary cookie, which is commonly referred to as a session cookie. As the PHPSESSID cookie has no timed expiry, it disappears when the client is closed.

The Website currently uses the following analytic cookies from Google Analytics:

Cookie Name

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Source

Google Analytics (classic)

Purpose

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Further information

Click here for Google’s privacy policy in respect of Google Analytics http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

You may opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en- GB.

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Google Analytics (Universal)

The single default cookie for Google Universal Analytics. This sole cookie used by Goole Analytics stores a unique client identifier.

Further information

Click here for Google’s privacy policy in respect of Google Analytics http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

You may opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en- GB.

Cookie Name

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Source

Google Analytics (classic)

Purpose

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Further information

Click here for Google’s privacy policy in respect of Google Analytics http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

You may opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en- GB.

Cookie Name

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Source

Google Analytics (Universal)

Purpose

The single default cookie for Google Universal Analytics. This sole cookie used by Goole Analytics stores a unique client identifier.

Further information

Click here for Google’s privacy policy in respect of Google Analytics http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

You may opt out of tracking by Google Analytics by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en- GB.

Website Functionality Cookies

We make use of cookies to provide you with certain functionality. For example, to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in), or to recognise the platform from which you access the site, and to provide enhanced and more personal features. These cookies are not used to track your browsing on other sites.

This Website uses the following functional cookies:

Cookie Name

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Source

WordPress

Purpose

Serveral WP Settings cookies may be set if you log into the website. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customise your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.

Further information

Click here for WordPress’s privacy policy and opt-out options. https://en- gb.wordpress.org/about/pr ivacy/

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WooCommerce

Both cookies contain information about the cart as a whole and helps WooCommerce know when the cart data changes. No personal information is stored within these cookies.

Further information

Click here for WooCommerce’s privacy policy https://woocommerce.com /privacy-policy/

Cookie Name

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Source

WooCommerce

Purpose

Both cookies contain information about the cart as a whole and helps WooCommerce know when the cart data changes. No personal information is stored within these cookies.

Further information

Click here for WooCommerce’s privacy policy https://woocommerce.com /privacy-policy/

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WooCommerce

This cookie contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer. No personal information is stored within these cookies.

Further information

Click here for WooCommerce’s privacy policy https://woocommerce.com /privacy-policy/

Cookie Name

wp_woocommerce_session_

Source

WooCommerce

Purpose

This cookie contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer. No personal information is stored within these cookies.

Further information

Click here for WooCommerce’s privacy policy https://woocommerce.com /privacy-policy/

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Stripe

Stripe is used to make credit card payments. Stripe uses a cookie to remember who you are and to enable Ecosphere+ to process payments without storing any credit card information on its own servers. 1 year.

Further information

Click here for Stripe’s cookie policy https://stripe.com/cookies- policy/legal#cookie-table

Click here for Stripe’s privacy policy https://stripe.com/gb/priva cy

Cookie Name

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Source

Stripe

Purpose

Stripe is used to make credit card payments. Stripe uses a cookie to remember who you are and to enable Ecosphere+ to process payments without storing any credit card information on its own servers. 1 year.

Further information

Click here for Stripe’s cookie policy https://stripe.com/cookies- policy/legal#cookie-table

Click here for Stripe’s privacy policy https://stripe.com/gb/priva cy

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Stripe

Stripe is used to make credit card payments. Stripe uses a cookie to remember who you are and to enable Ecosphere+ to process payments without storing any credit card information on its own servers. 24 hours.

Further information

Click here for Stripe’s cookie policy https://stripe.com/cookies- policy/legal#cookie-table

Click here for Stripe’s privacy policy https://stripe.com/gb/priva cy

Cookie Name

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Source

Stripe

Purpose

Stripe is used to make credit card payments. Stripe uses a cookie to remember who you are and to enable Ecosphere+ to process payments without storing any credit card information on its own servers. 24 hours.

Further information

Click here for Stripe’s cookie policy https://stripe.com/cookies- policy/legal#cookie-table

Click here for Stripe’s privacy policy https://stripe.com/gb/priva cy

Targeting Cookies

This Website Will:

  • Allow you to share pages with social networks such as Facebook (If available)

Cookie Name

Facebook

Source

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Purpose

These cookies will allow you to share content on the site with your Facebook contacts.

Further information

Click here for Facebook’s cookie policy https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/