What’s a cookie?
A “cookie” is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive and which records how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last visit. Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing purposes.
Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.
If you want to check or change what types of cookies you accept, this can usually be altered within your browser settings. You can block cookies at any time by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
- Cookies are either:– Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser – they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page, but they do not collect any personal data from your computer; or– Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again. We use persistent cookies for Google Analytics.
- Cookies can also be categorised as follows:– Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential to enable you to use the website effectively, such as when buying a product and/or service, and therefore cannot be turned off. Without these cookies, the services available to you on our website cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.– Performance cookies: These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the site are most popular– Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced features. For instance, we may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the services you use. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised.
|wordpress_test_cookie||goodfoodirelandshop.com||Session||Used on sites built with WordPress. Tests whether or not the browser has cookies enabled|
|_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress||.goodfoodirelandshop.com||30 minutes||The cookie is set so Hotjar can track the beginning of the user’s journey for a total session count. It does not contain any identifiable information.|
|_hjFirstSeen||.goodfoodirelandshop.com||30 minutes||The cookie is set so Hotjar can track the beginning of the user’s journey for a total session count. It does not contain any identifiable information.|
|AnalyticsSyncHistory||.linkedin.com||1 month||Used to store information about the time a sync with the lms_analytics cookie took place for users in the Designated Countries|
|woocommerce_items_in_cart||goodfoodirelandshop.com||Session||Helps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.|
|__cf_bm||.hubspot.com||30 minutes||This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.|
|CookieScriptConsent||goodfoodirelandshop.com||1 year||This cookie is used by Cookie-Script.com service to remember visitor cookie consent preferences. It is necessary for Cookie-Script.com cookie banner to work properly.|
|woocommerce_cart_hash||goodfoodirelandshop.com||Session||Helps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.|
|_hjIncludedInPageviewSample||goodfoodirelandshop.com||2 minutes||This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site’s pageview limit.|
|_hjIncludedInSessionSample||goodfoodirelandshop.com||2 minutes||This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site’s daily session limit|
|_ga||.goodfoodirelandshop.com||2 years||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.|
|_hjShownFeedbackMessage||goodfoodirelandshop.com||1 day||This cookie is set when a visitor minimizes or completes Incoming Feedback. This is done so that the Incoming Feedback will load as minimized immediately if they navigate to another page where it is set to show.|
|_gid||.goodfoodirelandshop.com||1 day||This cookie is set by Google Analytics. It stores and update a unique value for each page visited and is used to count and track pageviews.|
|_gat_UA-7430506-1||.goodfoodirelandshop.com||1 minute||This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It is a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.|
|__hssc||.goodfoodirelandshop.com||30 minutes||This cookie name is associated with websites built on the HubSpot platform. It is reported by them as being used for website analytics.|
|__hssrc||.goodfoodirelandshop.com||Session||This cookie name is associated with websites built on the HubSpot platform. It is reported by them as being used for website analytics.|
|__hstc||.goodfoodirelandshop.com||1 year||This cookie name is associated with websites built on the HubSpot platform. It is reported by them as being used for website analytics.|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||.youtube.com||6 months||This cookie is set by Youtube to keep track of user preferences for Youtube videos embedded in sites;it can also determine whether the website visitor is using the new or old version of the Youtube interface.|
|_gcl_au||.goodfoodirelandshop.com||3 months||Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services|
|bscookie||.www.linkedin.com||2 years||Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.|
|_gat_gtag_UA_7430506_1||.goodfoodirelandshop.com||1 minute||This cookie is part of Google Analytics and is used to limit requests (throttle request rate).|
|lidc||.linkedin.com||1 day||This is a Microsoft MSN 1st party cookie that ensures the proper functioning of this website.|
|UserMatchHistory||.linkedin.com||1 month||This cookie is used to track visitors so that more relevant ads can be presented based on the visitor’s preferences.|
|bcookie||.linkedin.com||2 years||This is a Microsoft MSN 1st party cookie for sharing the content of the website via social media.|
|YSC||.youtube.com||Session||This cookie is set by YouTube to track views of embedded videos.|
|loc||.addthis.com||1 year||Stores the visitors geolocation to record location of sharer|
|PHPSESSID||goodfoodirelandshop.com||Session||Cookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.|
|_fbp||.goodfoodirelandshop.com||3 months||Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers|
|uvc||.addthis.com||1 year||Tracks how often a user interacts with AddThis|
|hubspotutk||.goodfoodirelandshop.com||1 year||This cookie name is associated with websites built on the HubSpot platform. HubSpot report that its purpose is user authentication. As a persistent rather than a session cookie it cannot be classified as Strictly Necessary.|
|__stripe_sid||.goodfoodirelandshop.com||30 minutes||This cookie is associated with Calendly, a Meeting Schedulers that some websites employ. This cookie allows the meeting scheduler to function within the website.|
|__atuvc||goodfoodirelandshop.com||1 year||This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count.|
|__atuvs||goodfoodirelandshop.com||30 minutes||This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. This is believed to be a new cookie from AddThis which is not yet documented, but has been categorised on the assumption it serves a similar purpose to other cookies set by the service.|
|lang||.linkedin.com||Session||There are many different types of cookies associated with this name, and a more detailed look at how it is used on a particular website is generally recommended. However, in most cases it will likely be used to store language preferences, potentially to serve up content in the stored language.|
|__stripe_mid||.goodfoodirelandshop.com||1 year||This cookie is associated with Calendly, a Meeting Schedulers that some websites employ. This cookie allows the meeting scheduler to function within the website.|