Issued: 23rd May 2018

Our Policy

  1. This Cookies Policy (Cookies Policy) explains what cookies are and how we and third parties we partner with to bring you services use them when you visit our website, www.the-bias-cut.com, (the BC Website).
  2. We may update the Cookies Policy at any time we consider appropriate. The amended Cookies Policy will become effective once posted on the BC Website.
  3. Expressions used in this Cookies Policy have the meaning given them in our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Headings used in the Cookies Policy are only to assist you in finding your way around it.

Use of Cookies

  1. The BC Website/Shopify/third- parties we use to provide services use cookies and similar technologies. A cookie is a small information file sent to your computer, mobile phone or other device when you visit a website. The website will recognise your device when you visit it again and make the service we provide more useful to you. You can find more about cookies at http://www.allaboutcookies.org
  2. Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. Both types are used with the BC Website. There is a list of cookies used with the BC Website in the Schedule of Cookies at the end of the Cookies Policy. Some collect personal information about you and some obtain non-personally identifiable information about your general use of the internet. They fall into the following categories:

Category 1: strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are needed to enable the website to provide services you require, like moving around it and using its features, such as e-billing and shopping baskets. They also authenticate who you are.

Category 2: performance cookies

These cookies collect aggregated information about how people use the website and its features. They do not collect information identifying an individual. They are used to improve the website’s service and understand users’ requirements.

Category 3: functionality cookies

These cookies enable the website to remember choices you make (such as the size or product line you order, commenting on the BC Blog) and so provide more enhanced features tailored to your requirements. The information they gather may be anonymised to help us/Shopify improve the operation of the website.

Category 4: targeting cookies or advertising cookies

These cookies collect information on your website browsing and are used to make advertisements more relevant to you, limit the number of times you see an advertisement and measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.

  1. Examples of cookies used on the BC Website include:

 - session_id, unique token, sessional : allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).

 - shopify_visit, no data held, persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, Used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits

 - shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day ; counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer.

- cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks; stores information about the contents of your cart.

 - secure_session_id, unique token, sessional

 - storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite; if the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.

 - PREF, persistent for a very short period; set by Google and tracks who visits the store and from where.

  1. If you are referred by a third-party website to the BC Website or click on a hyperlink on the BC Website which takes you to a third-party website or use a payment gateway to make a purchase, that third-party website or application may use cookies and you should refer to its privacy and cookies policy.
  2. We cannot control some of the cookies stored on your computer by third parties we work with to provide on-line services to you and you should manage these directly with the third parties. Further details and links to their privacy policies are in the Schedule to the Privacy Policy.

Removing Cookies and Consent

  1. If you want to delete any cookies already on your computer the help and support section of your Internet browser has information to help you. Please note that you may not be able to use certain features of the BC Website if you delete cookies or disable future ones.
  2. If you want to contact us about this Cookies Policy please email us at us at contact@the-bias-cut.com or write to The Bias Cut Limited, PO Box 73605, London SE13 9DZ.

 

Schedule of Cookies

 

Below is a list of cookie we use:

 

First Party Cookies

 

Cookie Category: Statistics

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

@@History/@@scroll|#

The-Bias-Cut.com

Statistical analysis that helps understand how visitors interact with the website that helps understand how visitors interact with the website

session

_ga

The-Bias-Cut.com

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

2 years

_gat

The-Bias-Cut.com

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

Session

_gid

The-Bias-Cut.com

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

Session

 

Cookie Category: Preferences

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

currency

The-Bias-Cut.com

Preferences, enabling our website to remember information that changes the way our website behaves or looks, such as preferred language or region the visitor is in

1 Year

 

Cookie Category: Analytical

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

Recent_orders_num_the-bias-cut-com.myshopify.com

The-Bias-Cut.com

Statistical analysis that helps understand how visitors interact with the website

session

Shopify_recently_viewed

The-Bias-Cut.com

Statistical analysis that helps understand how visitors interact with the website

3 months

Storefront/page

v.shopify.com

Statistical analysis that helps understand how visitors interact with the website

session

Storefront/session-attribution

v.shopify.com

Statistical analysis that helps understand how visitors interact with the website

session

Storefront/track

v.shopify.com

Statistical analysis that helps understand how visitors interact with the website  

session

cart

The-Bias-Cut.com

Statistical analysis that helps understand how visitors interact with the website

13 days

Cart_sig

The-Bias-Cut.com

Statistical analysis that helps understand how visitors interact with the website

13 days

Cart_ts

The-Bias-Cut.com

Statistical analysis that helps understand how visitors interact with the website

13 days

 

Cookie Category: Marketing

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

emailSubcribeModal

The-Bias-Cut.com

Tracts visitors across websites so as to help display ads relevant and engaging

session

 

Unclassified – these are cookies that we are in the process of classifying

Name

Provider

Expiry

_landing_page

The-Bias-Cut.com

13 days

_orig_referrer

The-Bias-Cut.com

13 days

_s

The-Bias-Cut.com

session

_shopify_fs

The-Bias-Cut.com

Session

_shopify_s

the-Bias-Cut.com

Session

_shopify_sa_p

the-Bias-Cut.com

session

_shopify_sa_t

the-Bias-Cut.com

session

_shopify_y

The-Bias-Cut.com

2 years

_sp_id.3c10

The-Bias-Cut.com

session

_sp_ses.3c10

The-Bias-Cut.com

session

_y

The-Bias-Cut.com

2 year

cookietest

The-Bias-Cut.com

session

Secure_customer_sig

The-Bias-Cut.com

20 years

Vntrust_session

The-Bias-Cut.com

session

Vntrust_visit

The-Bias-Cut.com

session

 

Below are cookies used by third-parties on the BC website

 

Cookie Category: Necessary

Name

Provider

Purpose 

Expiry

_cfduid

Beeketing.com

Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic

1 Year

ci_session

Metizapps.com

Preserves users states across page requests

Session

csrftoken

Instagram.com

Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks

1 year

JSESSIONID

Nr-data.net

Preserves users states across page requests

Session

 

Cookie Category: Preferences

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

uid

Ad-stir.com

Unique user ID that recognises the user on returning visits

2 Years

Ahoy_unique_11893349

Powr.io

Preferences, enabling our website to remember information that changes the way our website behaves or looks, such as preferred language or region the visitor is in

239 days

Ahoy_visit

Powr.io

Preferences, enabling our website to remember information that changes the way our website behaves or looks, such as preferred language or region the visitor is in

239 days

Ahoy_visitor

Powr.io

Preferences, enabling our website to remember information that changes the way our website behaves or looks, such as preferred language or region the visitor is in

2878 years

Unique_id

Powr.io

Preferences, enabling our website to remember information that changes the way our website behaves or looks, such as preferred language or region the visitor is in

session

 

Cookie Category: Statistics

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

_ga

Powr.io

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

2 years

_gat

Powr.io

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

Session

_gat

Powr.io

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

Session

_gid

Powr.io

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website

Session

 

Marketing

Name

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

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

Session

Ads/users-lists/#

Google.com

Tracks visitors across websites so as to help display relevant and engaging ads

Session

c

Bidswitch.net

Regulates synchronisation of user identification and exchange of user data between various ad services

1 year

c

Rubiconproject.com

Tracks visitors across websites so as to help display relevant and engaging ads

Session

CMDD

Caslemedia.com

Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads

Session

CMID

Casalemedia.com

Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads

1 year

CMPRO

Casalemedia.com

Tracks visitors across websites so as to help display relevant and engaging ads

3 months

CMPS

Casalemedia.com

Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads

3 months

CMRUM3

Casalemedia.com

Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads

1 year

CMSC

Casalemedia.com

Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads

Session

CMST

Casalemedia.com

Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads

Session

collect

Google-analytics.com

Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels

Session

d16

Ad-stir.com

Tracks visitors across websites so as to help display ads relevant and engaging

13 days

dspuuid

Angsrvr.com

Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads

29 days

fr

Facebook.com

Used by facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

3 months

i

Openx.net

Registers anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user’s movement on websites that use the same ad network

1 year

IDE

Doubleclick.net

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user

2 years

Impression.php/#

Facebook.com

Used by Facebook to register impressions on pages with the Facebook login button

session

khaos

Rubiconproject.com

Registers anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user’s movement on websites that use the same ad network

1 year

KRTBCOOKIE_#

Pubmatic.com

Registers a unique ID that identifies the user’s device during return visits across websites that use the same ad network. The ID is used to allow target ads

3 months

ljt_reader

Lijit.com

Collects data related to reader interests, context, demographics and other information on behalf of the Lijit platform with the purpose of finding interested users on websites with related content

1 year

PUBMDCID

Pubmatic.com

Registers a unique ID that identifies the user’s device during return visits across websites that use the same ad network. The ID is used to allow targeted ads

3 months

PugT

Pubmatic.com

Tracks visitors across websites so as to help display ads relevant and engaging

29 days

put_#

Rubiconproject.com

Registered user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user’s movement on websites that use the same ad network

29 days

r/collect

Doubleclick.net

Tracks visitors across websites as to help display ads relevant and engaging

Session

rpb

Rubiconproject.com

Registers anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user’s movement on websites that use the same ad network

29 days

rpx

Rubiconproject.com

Tracks visitors across websites as to help display ads relevant and engaging

29 days

tr

Facebook.com

Tracks visitors across websites as to help display ads relevant and engaging

session

rur

Instagram.com

Tracks visitors across websites as to help display ads relevant and engaging

session

Test_cookie

Doubleclick.net

Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies

session

tuuid

360yield.com

Marketing

3 months

tuuid

Bidswitch.net

Registers whether or not the user has consented to the use of cookies

1 year

Tuuid_last_update

360yieldcom

Tracks visitors across websites as to help display ads relevant and engaging

3 months

Tuuid_lu

Bidswitch.net

Tracks visitors across websites as to help display ads relevant and engaging

1 year

um

360yield.com

Tracks visitors across websites as to help display ads relevant and engaging

3 months

umeh

360yield.com

Tracks visitors across websites as to help display ads relevant and engaging

3 months

urlgen

Instagram.com

Tracks visitors across websites as to help display ads relevant and engaging

session

uuid

Angsrvr.com

Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as what pages have been loaded. The registered data is used for targeted ads

29 days

uuid

Sspicy.ru

marketing

10 years

 

Unclassified – these are cookies that are in the process of being clarified, together with the providers of individual cookies

Name

Provider

Expiry

_asc

Powr.io

session

_auc

Powr.io

1 year

Atrk.gif

Certify.alexametrics.com

Session

i

p.yotpo.com

session

Laravel_session

Neattracker.com

session

pixel

Yotpo.com

1 year

XSRF-TOKEN

Neattracker.com

session