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Privacy Policy


Like most sites we use cookies

 

What are cookies?

A "Cookie" is a file on your computer containing text which is used to store settings and remember actions by visitors to a website. This data is then transferred back to the web-server to perform the correct action based on what the user does. Cookies are most often used to personalise and improve the user experience on a website.
 

Cookies on www.gilsonuk.com

At Gilson we use cookies to ensure all visitors can use this website with no problems. They also allow us to identity our customers individually when logged in (session cookies) this is a necessary step for placing web orders on our site. Additionally we use Google Analytics tracking cookies to help us improve our website (these are not used to identity individuals). If you continue to use our site you are consenting to use our cookies.

Here at Gilson UK we are using the following tracking Cookies:
  • User (Used to identify our customers)
  • __utma (Used for Google Analytics performance monitoring)
  • __utmb (Used for Google Analytics performance monitoring)
  • __utmc (Used for Google Analytics performance monitoring)
  • __utmz (Used for Google Analytics performance monitoring)

List of cookies we collect to make the ordering process easier

The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.

COOKIE nameCOOKIE Description
CART The association with your shopping cart.
CATEGORY_INFO Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.
COMPARE The items that you have in the Compare Products list.
CURRENCY Your preferred currency
CUSTOMER An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.
CUSTOMER_AUTH An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.
CUSTOMER_INFO An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.
CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS Stores the Customer Segment ID
EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.
FRONTEND You sesssion ID on the server.
GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to edit their orders.
LAST_CATEGORY The last category you visited.
LAST_PRODUCT The most recent product you have viewed.
NEWMESSAGE Indicates whether a new message has been received.
NO_CACHE Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.
POLL The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.
POLLN Information on what polls you have voted on.
RECENTLYCOMPARED The items that you have recently compared.
STF Information on products you have emailed to friends.
STORE The store view or language you have selected.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS The products that you have recently viewed.
WISHLIST An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.
WISHLIST_CNT The number of items in your Wishlist.