Cookies are small text files stored on your computer by your browser. They're used for many things, such as remembering whether you've visited the site before, so that you remain logged in, remembering the products you have in your basket until you get to the checkout page - or to help us work out how many new website visitors we get each month. They contain information about the use of your computer but don't include personal information about you (they don't store your name or address, for instance).
This policy explains how cookies are used on all Team Colours websites, designer tools and mobile web applications - and, below, how you can control the cookies that may be used on these sites (not all of them are used on every site). We DO NOT pass any information and data to any third parties for marketing purposes. Please note these cookies ARE NOT used to target you with adverts on or from other websites.
TYPES OF COOKIES USED DURING YOUR VISIT TO OUR WEBSITES
We use three types of cookies, strictly necessary cookies, performance cookies and functionality cookies.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Essential to navigate around a website and use its features. Without them, you wouldn't be able to use basic services like shopping baskets, signing in and payment requests. All information is removed when your browser is closed. Strictly necessary cookies DO NOT gather information that could be used to advertise products and services for you. Here are a list of strictly necessary cookies we use on our websites.
|PHPSESSIONID||Team Colours Server Data|
Collect anonymous data on how visitors use a website; they can't track users, and are only used to improve how a website works. We use this to help us identify such as the number of visitors, entry and exit pages, browser and OS type. Also any errors or performance issues that occur during visits and to fix them. These cookies DO NOT collect any information that identify you and are completely anonymous. Here are a list of performance cookies we use on our websites.
|ysm__||Yahoo Search Marketing stores anonymously where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link|
|SYSTEM_USER_ID||Yahoo Search Marketing stores anonymously where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link|
|__utma||Google Analytics - anonymously stores each user's amount of visits, and the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit (presumably partly for double checking of this information)|
|__utmb||Google Analytics - are used to check anonymously approximately how long you stay on a site: when a visit starts, and approximately ends (c expires quickly)|
|__utmc||Google Analytics - are used to check anonymously approximately how long you stay on a site: when a visit starts, and approximately ends (c expires quickly)|
|__utmz||Google Analytics - stores anonymously where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link))|
|PREF||Preferences for various services in Google|
|is_unique||Statcounter anonymously stores each user's amount of visits, and the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit|
|ASPSESSIONID||Saletrack anonymously stores each user's amount of visits, and the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit|
Allow users to customise how a website looks for them: they can remember usernames, language preferences and regions, and can be used to provide more personal services like showing on-site banners based on their shopping history, live help or search keywords. These cookies DO NOT target you with adverts on other websites. Here are a list of strictly functionality cookies we use on our websites.
|livezilla||Team Colours Live Chat Support|
CONTROLLING COOKIES AND TURNING THEM OFF
You can choose, below, not to allow cookies. If you do, we can't guarantee that your experience with the website will be as good as if you do allow cookies. The information collected by cookies does not personally identify you; it includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the Internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the Website and your location.
Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer. These links explain how you can control cookies via your browser - remember that if you turn off cookies in your browser then these settings apply to all websites not just this one:
Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835 (this page links to further information for different versions of IE - the mobile version is at http:/ /www.microsoft.com/windowsphone/en-us/howto/wp7/web/changing-privacy-and-other-browser-settings.aspx). Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en-GB&answer=95647 Safari: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=Safari/5.0/en/9277.html (or http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677 for mobile versions) Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/ Enabling%20and%20disabling%20cookies Blackberries: http://docs.blackberry.com/en/smartphone_users/deliverables/ 32004/Turn_off_cookies_in_the_browser_60_1072866_11.jsp Android: http://support.google.com/mobile/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=169022 Opera: http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/
These monitor how visitors move around the Website and how they reached it. This is used so that we can see total (not individual) figures on which types of content users enjoy most, for instance. You can opt out of these if you want: