Cookie Policy

About our Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: www.gordonwridgway.com

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. You can opt-out if you wish. Privacy Policy Cookie settingsACCEPT REJECT

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use Cookies?

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What Types of Cookies do we use ?

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Marketing: Our website displays advertisements. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.

The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

Cookie Duration Description
_ga 2 years This cookie is installed by Google Analytics.

The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.

 

_gat 1 min This cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.
_gid 1 day This cookie is installed by Google Analytics.

The cookie is used to store information on how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.

cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary 1 hour Cookie that keeps track of which cookies you approved.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary 1 year Cookie that keeps track of which cookies you approved.
gadwp_wg_default_dimension session Used to collect visitor statistics for Google Analytics. Data collected is not personal, but only for used browsers.
gadwp_wg_default_metric session Used to collect visitor statistics for Google Analytics. Data collected is not personal, but only for used browsers.
gadwp_wg_default_swmetric session Used to collect visitor statistics for Google Analytics. Data collected is not personal, but only for used browsers.
PHPSESSID session This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookie and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.
tk_ai session Stores a randomly-generated anonymous ID. This is only used within the dashboard area and is used for usage tracking if enabled.
viewed_cookie_policy 1 year A cookie that records whether the cookie policy pop-up was displayed
wfvt_ session What it does: This cookie is used by the Wordfence firewall to perform a capability check of the current user before WordPress has been loaded.

Who gets this cookie: This is only set for users that are able to log into WordPress.

How this cookie helps: This cookie allows the Wordfence firewall to detect logged in users and allow them increased access. It also allows Wordfence to detect non-logged in users and restrict their access to secure areas. The cookie also lets the firewall know what level of access a visitor has to help the firewall make smart decisions about who to allow and who to block.

woocommerce_cart_hash session Helps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.
woocommerce_items_in_cart session Helps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.
woocommerce_recently_viewed session Powers the Recent Viewed Products widget.
wordpress_ session WordPress cookie for a logged in user.

 

wordpress_logged_in_ session Indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.
wordpress_sec_ session This cookie is used to store your authentication details. Its use is limited to the admin console area.
wordpress_test_cookie session WordPress sets this cookie when you navigate to the login page. The cookie is used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.
wp_woocommerce_session_ 2 days Contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer.
wp-setting-time 1 year WordPress cookie that is only set for logged in editors and administrators. In this cookie, settings are made in the ad interface and, in some cases, also on the site.
wp-settings- 1 year WordPress cookie that is only set for logged in editors and administrators. In this cookie, settings are made in the ad interface and, in some cases, also on the site.

How can I Control the Cookie Preferences ?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.

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