All about Traidcraft Cookies
We’ve added this section to the website to comply with recent EU legislation on internet cookies and also to be transparent about how we collect information.

What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer, they are not harmful to your computer and do not store any personal data such as name, address or payment data. In order to buy from traidcraftshop.co.uk, you need to have web cookies enabled in your browser. This is standard on most computers , so you don’t need to make any changes  unless you don’t want cookies to be stored on your machine.


What would happen if you didn’t want to store cookies on your machine?
Cookies can be disabled on your computer browser, but doing so would mean you could only browse the site and not shop with us.

Why does Traidcraft need to use cookies?
There are lots of ways that cookies help you to use the the online store.   For example, cookies help us  to:

  • recommend related products that are relevant to you
  • keep track of what you have in your basket and also
  • remember you when you return to the site.

  • What cookies do we use?
    At Traidcraft we only use cookies that are relevant to your shopping with us. We only use cookies that are necessary to make the site work and don’t use any third party cookies. Here is a list of the cookies we use, they are categorised into 2 types

  • Persistent Cookie – A persistent cookie will stay on your machine after you leave the site. This could be used to store information that remembers who you are when you come back to us.

  • Session Cookie – A session cookie only lasts for the duration of the visit to the website. A web browser deletes session cookies when you leave the site.

  • Cookie Name
    Type
    Purpose
    CategoryFilterID
    Persistent
    Created when there is a requirement for the website to only show products that are categorised a certain product category throughout the site.
    SectionFilterID
    Persistent
    Created when there is a requirement for the website to only show products that are categorised a certain product section throughout the site.
    GenreFilterID
    Persistent
    Created when there is a requirement for the website to only show products that are categorised a certain product genre throughout the site.
    ManufacturerFilterID
    Persistent
    Created when there is a requirement for the website to only show products that are categorised a certain product manufacturer throughout the site.
    ProductTypeFilterID
    Persistent
    Created when there is a requirement for the website to only show products that are categorised a certain product type throughout the site.
    VectorFilterID
    Persistent
    Created when there is a requirement for the website to only show products that are categorised a certain product vector throughout the site.
    DistributorFilterID
    Persistent
    Created when there is a requirement for the website to only show products that are categorised a certain product distributor throughout the site.
    LastViewedEntityName
    Persistent
    Name of the last type of category page viewed on the site, i.e. Category, Genre, Manufacturer. This information is used to determine the breadcrumb when navigating from a type of category page to a product page.
    LastViewedEntityInstanceID
    Persistent
    Unique Identifier for the name of the last type of category page viewed on the site. This information is used to determine the breadcrumb when navigating from a type of category page to a product page.
    LastViewedEntityInstanceName
    Persistent
    Name of the last type of category page viewed on the site, i.e. 'Clothing'. This information is used to determine the breadcrumb when navigating from a type of category page to a product page.
    RecentlyViewedProducts
    Persistent
    List of unique identifiers of the last products viewed on the site. This information is presented to the customer throughout the site for enabling the customer to quickly access the last viewed products.
    LocaleSetting
    Persistent
    The unique identifier for the locale of the content being presented to the site visitor This information is used to allow for multi-lingual sites.
    CurrencySetting
    Persistent
    The unique identifier for the currency to show the site prices in for the visitor.
    AffiliateID
    Persistent
    The unique identifier for the affiliate that forwarded the customer to the site. This is used to determine the presentation layer for the visitor and will associate the value of a completed basket with the affiliate.
    VATSettingID
    Persistent
    The unique identifier for the VAT setting for the customer. This information is used to determine how the VAT charges are presented throughout the site.
    SkinID
    Persistent
    The unique identifier for the presentation layer being shown to the customer. This information is used to deliver different presentation layers of the site based on configuration, such as a mobile or facebook store specifc presentation layer.


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