What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small amount of information that’s downloaded to your computer or device when you visit certain websites. We use a number of different cookies on the scooms website, including performance, advertising, social media and content cookies. Cookies make your browsing experience better by allowing the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login and region selection). This means you don’t have to re-enter this information each time you return to the site or browse from one page to another. Cookies also provide information on how people use the website, for instance whether it’s their first time visiting or if they are a frequent visitor.
Our site may place and access certain first-party Cookies on your computer or device. First-party Cookies are those placed directly by us and are used only by us.
By using our site, you may also receive certain third-party Cookies on your computer or device. Third-party Cookies are those placed by websites, services and/or parties other than us. Third-party Cookies are used on Our site for the purpose of data analysis of website usage as well as advertising services.
All Cookies used by and on Our site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.
It is important for Us to understand how you use Our site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our site and your experience of it.
Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.
It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our site and advertising more relevant to your interests. [Some information gathered by targeting Cookies may also be shared with third parties.]
Third-party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third-party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you as you browse the internet or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our site.
Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.
The following first-party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:
We use Shopify for our ecommerce platform. This places our first-party cookies including:
_session_id, unique token, sessional. Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).
_shopify_visit, no data held, persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit. Used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits.
_shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day. Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer.
cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks. Stores information about the contents of your cart.
_secure_session_id, unique token, sessional storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password. This is used to determine if the current visitor has access.
PREF, persistent for a very short period. Set by Google and tracks who visits the store and from where.
The following third-party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:
- Google Analytics to help measure how users interact with our website.
- Hotjar to help measure how users interact with our website.
- Bing to deliver targeted ads to individuals who visit our website.
- Facebook to deliver targeted ads to individuals who visit our website.
- Google Ads to deliver targeted ads to individuals who visit our website.
Social Media & Content
- Twitter to allow visitors to interact with and share content via Twitter.
- Facebook to allow visitors to interact with and share content via Facebook.
- Affiliately to allow us to track sales generated from other websites.
- Privy to allow us to display tailored on-site messaging based on user behaviour.