Cookies

Introduction

At Vegicatessen we want to make sure that the website we operate looks as good as possible but also is easy for you to use. To help us to do this, our website uses cookies.

Cookies help us to assess how you use our website and also how we can improve our website. This means we have the information we need to regularly evaluate whether our website really meets your needs. Some of the cookies we use improve the experience and the functionality of our website, so if you choose to disable cookies on your browser, you might find that you can't access some aspects of our website, or that parts of the website don't function in the way that you might expect them to.

What Are Cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer if you agree. Cookies allow us to recognise that you have visited our website before and remember your preferences.

Cookies can help us to remember your website login so that you don't need to type it into the website every time you return, or to remember the goods that you have clicked to purchase on one page so that they are added to your basket.

Cookies also help us to collect information about the way you use our website which helps us to ensure any advertising that you see is relevant and useful to you.

How We Use Cookies

Our website uses cookies. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and to improve our website. We are required by law to provide you with clear and comprehensive information about the cookies that we use and if this page does not answer all of your queries you should contact us.

Our cookies do not store information which could be used to identify you personally, such as your contact details.

We use the following cookies:

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Analytical/Performance Cookies

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. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality Cookies

These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting Cookies

These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the tables below:

Tracking & Marketing Cookies

Cookie Name

Purpose 

_ga

Google Analytics: Used to distinguish users

_gid

Google Analytics: Used to distinguish users

__utma

Google Analytics: Used to distinguish users and sessions.

__utmt

Google Analytics: Used to throttle request rate.

__utmb

Google Analytics: Used to determine new sessions/visits

__utmc

Google Analytics: Set for interoperability with urchin.js

__utmz

Google Analytics: Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached our site

__utmv

Google Analytics: Used to store visitor-level custom variable data.

 

Cookies necessary for the functioning of the store

Name Function
_ab Used in connection with access to admin.
_secure_session_id Used in connection with navigation through a storefront.
Cart Used in connection with shopping cart.
cart_currency Used in connection with shopping cart.
cart_sig Used in connection with checkout.
cart_ts Used in connection with checkout.
cart_ver Used in connection with shopping cart.
checkout Used in connection with checkout.
checkout_token Used in connection with checkout.
cookietest Used in connection with navigation through a storefront.
master_device_id Used in connection with merchant login.
previous_checkout_token Used in connection with checkout.
previous_step Used in connection with checkout.
remember_me Used in connection with checkout.
Secret Used in connection with checkout.
Secure_customer_sig Used in connection with customer login.
storefront_digest Used in connection with customer login.
_shopify_country Used in connection with checkout.
_shopify_m Used for managing customer privacy settings.
_shopify_tm Used for managing customer privacy settings.
_shopify_tw Used for managing customer privacy settings.
_storefront_u Used to facilitate updating customer account information.
_tracking_consent Tracking preferences.
tracked_start_checkout Used in connection with checkout.

 

Shopify reporting & Analytics

Name Function
_landing_page Track landing pages.
_orig_referrer Track landing pages.
_s Shopify analytics.
_shopify_d Shopify analytics.
_shopify_fs Shopify analytics.
_shopify_s Shopify analytics.
_shopify_sa_p Shopify analytics relating to marketing & referrals.
_shopify_sa_t Shopify analytics relating to marketing & referrals.
_shopify_y Shopify analytics.
_y Shopify analytics.

 

Blocking Cookies

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 90 days.