Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are commonly used by many websites to improve your user experience as well as provide information to website owners.

In accordance with the Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications 2003 and General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR), and to be as open and transparent as possible, we have provided more information on the cookies in use on our website here. These details may change over time as we continue to develop our website. You can change the settings in your web browser to allow or deny different websites from setting cookies.

See www.allaboutcookies.org for more information about cookies and instructions on how to adjust your browser settings to accept, delete or reject cookies.

Further information

The information below explains the cookies we use and why – all cookies are first party (host .veganwinebox.co.uk) unless otherwise stated.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

NameDescriptionExpires
wpSGCacheBypassUsed for local caching purposes to improve the speed and performance of the website. This website is built using WordPress and hosted by SiteGround.Session

Functionality Cookies

Functionality cookies help to improve your experience of the website by remembering choices that you have previously made in order to improve your experience next time you visit the website.

NameDescriptionExpires
CookieConsentConfirms you have accepted our use of cookies on this website and stops the Cookie notification displaying each time a new session is opened.
1 year
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryThis cookie keeps track of which cookies you have approved for this site.1 hour
cookies.jsDetermines whether you have accepted the cookie consent box. This ensures that the cookie consent box will not be presented again upon re-entry.
viewed_cookie_policyThis cookie keeps track of whether you have read our Cookie Policy on www.veganwinebox.co.uk.1 hour

Performance Cookies

Performance cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. These include Google Analytic cookies. You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies as described here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

NameDescriptionExpires
_ga
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.2 years
_gatUsed by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.1 day
_gidRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.1 day
collectUsed to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.Session

Targeting/Advertising Cookies

Targeting/Advertising cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

NameDescriptionExpires
_gcl_auUsed by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.3 months
idThis domain is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real time bidding advertising exchange (Third Party – .doubleclick.net)
6 months
APISIDThis domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer’s adverts appear. (Third Party – .google.com)6 months
SSIDThis domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer’s adverts appear. (Third Party – .google.com)6 months
SIDThis domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer’s adverts appear. (Third Party – .google.com)
This cookie is used by Google in combination with HSID to verify a Google user account and most recent login time.
6 months
SAPISIDThis domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer’s adverts appear. (Third Party – .google.com)6 months
HSIDThis domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer’s adverts appear. (Third Party – .google.com)
Used by Google in combination with SID to verify Google user account and most recent login time
6 months

Last updated: April 2021