What is a Cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that is transmitted from our server to your browser. This data is stored on your hard drive and is returned to our server every time you access certain pages on our site.
Cookies are commonly used to remember a user’s information as they use the site or if they leave the site and then return. They make using websites easier and faster and will do things such as remembering the contents of your basket if you leave the site, saving your login details and saving your address.
We use 3 types of cookies on worm.co.uk. These can be split into:
• Session cookies – These are deleted automatically after each visit.
• Persistent cookies - These are used to remember login details, address details and basket details.
• Third party cookies – These are used by our partners to measure site visitors (e.g. Google Analytics)
Which Cookies are used by The Worm that Turned?
Cookies used by us:
• Basket – This stores the id. of the basket you are putting your products into.
• Login – This allows us to store your login session id. once you login so that you don’t have to login on every page.
Cookies used by our partners:
• Google Analytics – Google Analytics is a tool that allows us to track visitors and see how our site is used at a macro level. All personal information collected is anonymised so neither Google nor The Worm that Turned can use your details for any marketing purposes. We use this for seeing which products and pages are most/least popular and thereby improve the service for future users.
• Email Tracking – From time to time we send out marketing emails to users who have opted in to our mailing list. These emails have cookies that allow us to track how many visitors clicked on a link in the email and how much revenue each email generates.
You can opt not to accept cookies by altering the settings in your browser. You can also delete cookies that have previously been stored. Please consult the help pages of your browser in order to do this correctly.
NB Please note that you will be unable to use the site if you do opt-out.
If you have any questions you can email us at email@example.com or see our contact us page for more information.