What is a cookie?
A cookie is a piece of data that is stored by a website within an internet browser. This data is then sent back to the same website by the browser. Cookies act as a reliable device for websites to remember things that an internet browser has done in the past – this includes clicking particular buttons, log in details, or having read pages on that site previously.
Typically, a cookie contains information such as the domain from which the cookie has come from, a value which is usually a random unique number as an identifier and the lifetime (expiry) of the cookie.
What will a cookie do for me?
Blackcircles.com also uses Google Analytics to help us improve your future experience of the site. This allow us to see which pages on or site are the most popular, allowing us to ensure that any content on these pages is kept up to date as a priority.
Turning off, disallowing, disabling or deleting cookies
Majority of internet browsers will provide an option to disallow cookies. You can usually find out how to do this in the help menu of your browser.
Cookies can also be deleted by using your internet browser – however make sure to disallow cookies first, otherwise they will be reapplied the next time you visit a website.
List of the different types of cookies used by Blackcircles.com:
|Cookie Type||Cookie Name||Description||Purpose|
|Session||ASP.Net_SessionID||Shopping Basket||Allow us to keep your basket contents intact for the duration of your visit|
|Session||cookied-enabled||Cookie Settings||Allow us to determine whether you have your general cookie settings enabled or disabled|
|Persistent||Key:Cookie:AffiliateID||Affiliate ID||Allows us to track the name of any partner site you visited us from by clicking on a link.|
|Persistent||__utmb||Google Analytics||See above|
|Session||__utmc||Google Analytics||See above|
|Persistent||__utmz||Google Analytics||See above|