Our Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy – RLSS UK Shop

Updated December 2020.

1. Introduction

1.1    Our website shop.rlss.org.uk 

1.2    Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of our website and services, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website.

2. Credit

2.1    This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (https://seqlegal.com).

3. About Cookies

3.1    A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

3.2    Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

3.3    Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

4. Cookies that we use

4.1    We use cookies for the following purposes:

 (a)   Cookies Necessary for the Functioning of the Store:

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.

Cookie Name

Used By

Description

_ab

Website

Used in connection with access to admin.

_secure_session_id

Website

Used in connection with navigation through a storefront.

Cart

Website

Used in connection with shopping cart.

cart_sig

Website

Used in connection with checkout.

cart_ts

Website

Used in connection with checkout.

cart_ver

Website

Used in connection with shopping cart.

checkout

Website

Used in connection with checkout.

checkout_token

Website

Used in connection with checkout.

previous_checkout_token

Website

Used in connection with checkout.

previous_step

Website

Used in connection with checkout.

remember_me

Website

Used in connection with checkout.

Secret

Website

Used in connection with checkout.

Secure_customer_sig

Website

Used in connection with customer login.

storefront_digest

Website

Used in connection with customer login.

_shopify_m

Website

Used for managing customer privacy settings.

_shopify_tm

Website

Used for managing customer privacy settings.

_shopify_tw

Website

Used for managing customer privacy settings.

_storefront_u

Website

Used to facilitate updating customer account information.

_tracking_consent

Website

Tracking preferences.

 

(b)     Statistic cookies

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Cookie Name

Used By

Description

_landing_page

Website

Track landing pages.

_orig_referrer

Website

Track landing pages.

_s

Website

Shopify analytics.

_shopify_d

Website

Shopify analytics.

_shopify_fs

Website

Shopify analytics.

_shopify_s

Website

Shopify analytics.

_shopify_sa_p

Website

Shopify analytics relating to marketing & referrals.

_shopify_sa_t

Website

Shopify analytics relating to marketing & referrals.

_shopify_y

Website

Shopify analytics.

_y

Website

Shopify analytics.

tracked_start_checkout

Website

Shopify analytics relating to checkout.

_ga and _gid

Google

Used to distinguish between website users in Google Analytics.

_gat

Google

Used to moderate calls to the Google Analytics service. It does not contain any personal information and is used only for analytical purposes.

 

__utma

Google

Stores the amount of visits of a user, the time of their first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit. It does not contain any personal information and is used only for analytical purposes.

__utmz

 

Google

This performance cookie stores where a user came from (eg. search engine, search keyword, link). It does not contain any personal information and is used only for analytical purposes.

 

(c)    Marketing cookies

 Marketing 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.

Cookie Name

Used By

Description

 NID

Google

Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. Can be used for targeted ads. It does not contain any personal information.

 

collect

Google

Used to send data to Google Analytics a user's device and behaviour. It does not contain any personal information. 

 

5. Cookies used by our service providers

5.1    Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

5.2    We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google's privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

6. Managing cookies

6.1    Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a)    https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);

(b)    https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);

(c)    http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);

(d)    https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);

(e)    https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and

(f)    https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

6.2    Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including ours.

6.3    If you block cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on our website. 

7. Cookie preferences

7.1    At this time you cannot manage your preferences relating to the use of cookies on our website.

8. Our details

8.1    This website is owned and operated by the Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS UK).

8.2    The Royal Life Saving Society UK  (RLSS UK) is a registered charity in England and Wales (1046060) and in Scotland (SC037912). Company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (3033781).

8.3    Our principal place of business is at RLSS UK, Red Hill House, 227 London Road, Worcester, WR5 2JG;

8.4    You can contact us:

  • By post
    RLSS UK
    Red Hill House
    227 London Road
    Worcester
    WR5 2JG
  • by email, using shop@rlss.org.uk