Cookie Policy

We use cookies on our website to enable our site to operate and enhance our user experience.
This policy explains how we do that.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit the website or a particular page.

The cookie will help the website to recognise your device the next time you visit. There are many functions cookies serve. For example, they can help us to remember your preferences and analyse how well our website is performing. Certain cookies contain personal information – for example, if you click to “remember me” when making an online purchase, a persistent cookie will be written for your next visit to this page.

What sort of cookies does Hirebase use?

1st Party Cookies (Our Cookies)

Name
Description
Expires

user

This is a persistent cookie. A persistent cookie will not store any identifying data. Persistent cookies have an expiry date, are stored on a visitor's hard drive, and are read by the visitor's browser each time the visitor visits the website that sent the cookie. This cookie is only used if you have ticked the 'remember me' option on the checkout page.

1 year from set/update.

DNAML-id

This is a session cookie which holds all the shopping items in the shopping cart.

End of session

ASPSESSIONIDS

This is a session cookie which is required for our ecommerce platform to pass data between page loads. It is deleted from your computer when you close the browser window.

End of session

 

3rd Party Cookies (Performance cookies)

Cookies set by Google Analytics are shown in the table below.

These cookies collect information about how visitors use the Website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the Website works.

Name
Description
Expires

__utma

This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to our site from that web browser. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to our site and it is updated with each page view.

2 years from set/update.

__utmb

This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with our site. When a user views a page on our site, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established.

30 minutes from set/update.

__utmz

This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach our site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within our own site.

6 months from set/update.

 

Can a website user block cookies?

As we’ve explained above, cookies help you to get the most out of our website. However, if you do wish to disable cookies then please follow the instructions below.

Please remember that if you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections of our website do not work properly and you will not be able to purchase products online.

How to enable and disable cookies using your browser

Google Chrome

  • Click the wrench icon on the browser toolbar

  • Select Settings

  • Click ‘Show advanced settings’

  • In the “Privacy” section, click the ‘Content settings’ button

  • To enable cookies in the “Cookies” section, pick ‘Allow local data to be set’, this will enable both first-party and third-party cookies. To allow only first-party cookies pick ‘Block all third-party cookies without exception’

  • To disable cookies, in the “Cookies” section, pick ‘Block sites from setting any data’

  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Chrome.

  • For more information on other cookie settings offered in Chrome, refer to the following page from Google: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0

  • Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet Options'

  • In the options window navigate to the 'Privacy' tab

  • To enable cookies: Set the slider to ‘Medium’ or below

  • To disable cookies: Move the slider to the top to block all cookies

  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Explorer.

  • For more information on other cookie settings offered in Internet Explorer, refer to the following page from Microsoft: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-GB/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies

Mozilla Firefox

  • Click on 'Tools' at the browser menu and select ‘Options’

  • Select the Privacy panel

  • To enable cookies: Check ‘Accept cookies for sites’

  • To disable cookies: Uncheck ‘Accept cookies for sites’

  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Firefox.

  • For more information, refer to the following page from Mozilla:
    http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Enabling%20and%20disabling%20cookies

Opera

  • Click on 'Setting’ at the browser menu and select 'Settings'

  • Select ‘Quick Preferences’

  • To enable cookies: check “Enable Cookies”

  • To disable cookies: uncheck “Enable Cookies”

  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Opera.

  • For more information on other cookie settings offered in Opera, refer to the following page from Opera Software: http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/

Safari on OSX

  • Click on 'Safari' at the menu bar and select the 'Preferences' option

  • Click on 'Security'

  • To enable cookies: In the 'Accept cookies' section select 'Only from site you navigate to'

  • To disable cookies: In the ‘Accept cookies’ section select ‘Never’

  • Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Safari.

  • For more information on other cookie settings offered in Safari, refer to the following page from Apple: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/3.0/en/9277.html

All other browsers

Please look for a “help” function in the browser or contact the browser provider.

 

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