What are cookies?
“Cookies” are small pieces of files in the form of text, which are stored in the browser of the User when visiting a Website. The information stored on the User’s computer may contain information such as which pages the User has visited, the date and time of the visit as well as a random and unique User ID. In no case do cookies contain personal information or information, which will allow anyone to communicate with the visitor of the website, by phone, e-mail, etc. In addition, using cookies there is no access to your computer’s documents or files.
Categories of cookies
- Depending on how long they remain stored on your device, cookies are divided into “session cookies” and “persistent cookies”:
- “Session cookies” are stored on your device when you visit the Website and are automatically deleted after you close the browser (browser, eg Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, DuckDuckGo, etc.) .
- “Persistent cookies” are stored on your device at the time you visit the Website and remain stored even after closing the browser. The “persistent cookies” will be activated again automatically when you open the browser and browse the internet.
- They can also be distinguished into first-party and third-party cookies – Depending on the Website or the website (domain) that installs the cookie, cookies are characterized as “first” or “third” party.
- First-party cookies in general are cookies that are installed from the website that the user visits (in our case they are the cookies that our website installs).
- Third-party cookies are cookies that are installed from a website (domain) different from the one visited by the user. If the user visits a website and a different company installs a cookie through that website, this cookie will be third party (such as Facebook, LinkedIn and other social networks).
Which Cookies do we use and why
We, and / or third parties that provide services on our behalf, categorize cookies as it is described below. You can exclude each of the categories of cookies separately (except for the absolutely necessary cookies) at any time. Let’s see them below:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Our Website uses the following strictly necessary cookies:
|Cookie Name||Purpose||Duration||Set by|
|CookieLawInfoConsent||Stores a summary of the user’s choices on cookie storage||11 months||mypreciousblue.com|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement||Stores user’s preferences on the storage of advertising cookies||11 months||mypreciousblue.com|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics||Stores user’s preferences on the storage of analytics cookies||11 months||mypreciousblue.com|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional||Stores user’s preferences on the storage of functional cookies||11 months||mypreciousblue.com|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||Stores user’s preferences on the storage of necessary cookies||11 months||mypreciousblue.com|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-others||Stores user’s preferences on the storage of non-categorized cookies||11 months||mypreciousblue.com|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance||Stores user’s preferences on the storage of performance cookies||11 months||mypreciousblue.com|
|viewed_cookie_policy||Stores the information if the user has granted consent or not for the storage of cookies||11 months||mypreciousblue.com|
|_grecaptcha||Provides spam protection||Session|
|woocommerce_cart_hash||Stores items in shopping cart||Session||Woocommerce.com|
|woocommerce_items_in_cart||Stores items in shopping cart||Session||Woocommerce.com|
|wp_woocommerce_session_||Contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer.||Session||Woocommerce.com|
These cookies collect information about how users use the Website in order to be able to improve the Website itself and your experience as visitors. These cookies do not collect information that identifies you. Such cookies may collect information about:
- Pages you visit most often,
- Products and services that attract the greatest interest of users,
- Ads or offers you have seen,
- Links you have selected,
- Error messages that you may receive while browsing the Website.
Our website uses the following performance cookies:
- _ga is placed by Google Analytics, to count and track pageviews. It provides anonymous statistics and its retention period is 2 years
Targeting Cookies/ Advertising
These Cookies store your online activities, including your visits to the Internet, the pages you visit, as well as the links and ads you select. One of our purposes is to make the content of our Website more relevant to your preferences. Another purpose is to be able to provide you with ads or other communications designed to be more relevant to your obvious interests.
Providing ads based on your interests may include us, our service providers, and our partners, such as advertisers, data management platforms, and demand-driven platforms. We, our service providers and partners may also add other data to information collected by these cookies, including information obtained from third parties. We may also share this information with third parties to send ads to you.
Our website uses the following targeting cookies:
|Cookie Name||Purpose||Duration||Set by|
|YSC||Stores the views of videos embedded to the Website||Session||YouTube|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||Stores the user’s preferences regarding embedded videos. It may determine if the user uses a new or old YouTube version.||180 days||YouTube|
|1P_JAR||Collects information on the way the user browses through the website and the ads the user has viewed before visiting the website||30 days|
|CONSENT||Collects information on the way the user browses through the website and the ads the user has viewed before visiting the website||30 days|
|__Secure-3PAPISID||Creates a profile for each user, so that it can promote personalized contect through retargeting||2 years|
|__Secure-3PSID||Creates a profile for each user, so that it can promote personalized contect through retargeting||2 years|
|__Secure-3PSIDCC||Creates a profile for each user, so that it can promote personalized contect through retargeting||2 years|
|NID||Contains a unique ID, which Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as the language you prefer, how many search results you prefer to view per page, if you wish to have activated the SafeSearch filter||6 months|
Third-Party Cookies Policies
In order to provide you with more interesting content and to help you interact with your social media accounts, our Website may incorporate third party content and services (eg “plugins” from Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, etc.) or links to third party websites. When you visit third party links and / or websites, these third party cookies are enforced. We advise you to carefully read the Cookies Policy of the websites you visit.
How you may control Cookies
- Accept the installation of all cookies, used by our Website, on your device.
- Select the “settings” to choose which cookies will be installed on your device.
- Visit and read this Cookies Policy
You can change your settings at any time by clicking on the button that appears down on the left hand side of your screen.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but they do provide controls that allow you to block or delete cookies. You can enable or disable the installation of cookies on your device by changing the settings of your browser at any time. You can also configure the browser you use to notify you before a cookie is installed on your device, or follow the browser instructions to delete any cookies that are already installed. If you use multiple devices, you need to configure your browser to suit each of your devices.
If you choose to disable all cookies, you may not be able to fully enjoy the interactive features of our Website or receive our services via our Website.
To manage cookies via your browser, select the following hyperlinks to be redirected to your browser’s instructions page: