-remember users' custom preferences
-help users complete tasks without having to re-enter information when browsing from one page to another or when visiting the site later.
Cookies can also be used for online behavioural target advertising and to show adverts relevant to something that the user searched for in the past
A cookie can be classified by Is lifespan and the domain to which it belongs.
By lifespan, a cookie is either a:
- session cookie which is erased when the user closes the browser or
- persistent cookie which remains on the user’s computer/device for a pre-defined period of time.
As for the domain to which it belongs, there are either:
- first-party cookies which are set by the web server of the visited page and share the same domain
However, some cookies are exempt from this requirement. Consent is not required if the cookie is
- used for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication, and strictly necessary
- user-input cookies (session-id) such as first - party cookies to keep track of the users input when filling online forms, shopping carts, etc., for the duration of a session or persistent cookies limited to a few hours in some cases
- authentication cookies, to identify the user once he has logged in for the duration of a session
- user-centric security cookies. used to detect authentication abuses, for a limited persistent duration
- multimedia content player cookies, used to store technical data to play back video or audio content, for the duration of a session
- load-balancing cookies. for the duration of session
- user-interface customisation cookies such as language or font preferences, for the duration of a session (or slightly longer)
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browsers Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, Some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly. Some of the features that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly.
There are generally four categories of cookies: "Necessary" "stats" and marketing." We uses all three categories of cookies.
Necessary Cookies. These cookies are essential, as they enable you to move around our products and services.
Stats Cookies. These cookies collect information about how you have used the Service, for example, information related to the pages you have visited. The information collected is used to improve how the site works.
Marketing cookies. These are used by our “contact us” form.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored on a Google server
analytics.js — cookie usage
- Distinguish unique users - Throttle the request rate
ga.js — cookie usage
- Determine which domain to measure - Distinguish unique users
- Throttle the request rate
- Remember the number and time of previous visits
- Remember traffic source information
- Determine the start and end of a session
- Remember the value of visitor-level custom variables
By default, this library sets cookies on the domain specified in the document.host browser property and sets the cookie path to the root level.
Cookie authentication uses HTTP cookies to authenticate client requests and maintain session information. It works as follows:
For reasons of transparency please note that that we use the Google Tag Manager. The Google Tag Manager itself does not collect personal data. It facilitates the integration and management of our tags. Tags are small code elements which serve to measure traffic and visitor behaviour, to detect the impact of online advertising or to test and optimize our websites. For further information about the Google Tag Manager visit: https://www.google.com/intl/de/tagmanager/use-policy.html
You can object to remarketing by configuring your browser so that it does not accept cookies. In doing so, however, you will only be able to use our website in a restricted way.
Additionally, you can deactivate interest-based ads from Google in the Google Ads Settings using the following link https://www.google.com/settings/u/O/ads/authenticated?h1=en
We use the online advertising program "Google AdWords" and the conversion tracking within the scope of Google AdWords. Google conversion tracking is an analytical service. When you click on an advertisement placed by Google, a conversion tracking cookie is placed on your device. These cookies expire after 30 days, do not contain personal data and so cannot be used for personal identification.
PrestaShop uses encrypted cookies to store all the session information, for visitors/clients as well as for employees/administrators.
Data stored in a visitor/client's cookie
|date_add||The date and time the cookie was created (in YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS format).|
|id_lang||The ID of the selected language.|
|id_currency||The ID of the selected currency.|
|last_visited_category||The ID of the last visited category of product listings.|
|ajax_blockcart_display||Whether the cart block is "expanded" or "collapsed".|
|viewed||The IDs of recently viewed products as a comma-separated list.|
|id_wishlist||The ID of the current wishlist displayed in the wishlist block.|
|checkedTOS||Whether the "Terms of service" checkbox has been ticked (1 if it has and 0 if it hasn't)|
|id_connections||The connection ID of the visitor's current session.|
|id_customer||The customer ID of the visitor when logged in|
|id_guest||The guest ID of the visitor when not logged in|
|customer_lastname||The last name of the customer.|
|customer_firstname||The first name of the customer.|
|logged||Whether the customer is logged in|
|passwd||The MD5 hash of the _COOKIE_KEY_ in config/settings.inc.php and the password the customer used to log in|
|The email address that the customer used to log in|
|id_cart||The ID of the current cart displayed in the cart block.|
|checksum||The Blowfish checksum used to determine whether the cookie has been modified by a third party. The customer will be logged out and the cookie deleted if the checksum doesn't match.|