What are cookies?
Cookies are tiny text files that are stored on a user’s computer to provide a better user experience.
Common examples of the data cookies store are user preferences, e-store information, shopping cart contents, login state, form input data and anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics.
How long are cookies stored?
Some Cookies expire after a set amount of time, these are called temporary cookies.
Other Cookies can be stored indefinitely until the user clears their browsing data, these are called persistent cookies.
The user can disable cookies in their browser preferences however, this can break the main features of certain websites and they will become unusable.
More information on how to control and delete cookies in the browser:
What cookies does this site use?
WordPress default cookies
Google analytics cookies
This site uses Google Analytics to track anonymous site usage data.
This site uses WooCommerce a WordPress e-commerce plugin.
To keep track of cart data, WooCommerce makes use of 3 cookies:
The first two cookies contain information about the cart as a whole and help WooCommerce know when the cart data changes. The final cookie (wp_woocommerce_session_) 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.