Viners Cookie Policy

Viners Cookie Policy

Last Updated May 2018

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular website. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Cookies We Use

The following list of cookies that we or our technology partners use is not an exhaustive list and will be updated from time to time.

Necessary Cookies

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies and they do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing.

COOKIE PROVIDER PURPOSE
__cfduid zopim.com Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic this cookie is strictly necessary for Cloudflare's security features and cannot be turned off.
PHPSESSID viners.co.uk Used to store information for the current session for the customer, like the cart and login info.
form_key viners.co.uk Used with the session in order to prevent Cross Site Request Forgery (someone pretending to be someone else).

Functionality Cookies

Functionality cookies are not essential, but they enhance your use of our website. They allow websites and applications to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised which means we can't identify you personally.

COOKIE PROVIDER PURPOSE
Autocomplete, autocomplete-provider, autocomplete-recent viners.co.uk Used to enable the search function.
mage-cache-sessid, mage-cache-storage, mage-messages, mage-translation-file-version, mage-translation-storage viners.co.uk Used for caching, translations and in-page messages such as 'you've added something to your cart'.

Statistics Cookies

Statistic cookies help us to understand how visitors interact with our website by collecting and reporting information anonymously. We use these cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps Us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our site in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

COOKIE PROVIDER PURPOSE
_ga, _gat, _gid, collect Google-analytics.com Used by Google Analytics to monitor how a visitor uses the website and the device used to view the site.

Marketing Cookies

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. This helps us to improve our site in order to tailor it to customer needs.

COOKIE PROVIDER PURPOSE
__atuvc, __atuvs, at-lojson-cache-#, di2, loc, ouid, uid, uvc, vc, xtc Addthis.com To enable web visitors to share web pages via social channels such as Pinterest, Google+, LinkedIn or via email.
__zlcmid, zte#, AWSALB Zopim.co.uk Used by Zopim our live chat provider.
ads/ga-audiences Google.com Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites.
Fr, tr Facebook.com Allows web visitors to share their views on our products on Facebook, helping us to market our products to a wider audience.

Overall, cookies help Us provide you with a better website, by enabling Us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives Us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with Us.

Managing Cookies & Opting Out

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of our site. You can find out how to reject or delete cookies by following the instructions for your browser set out here www.aboutcookies.org.uk

If you do not wish for Google Analytics to use your data, you can install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. Visit the Google Analytics opt out page to find out more.