Cookies Policy

1.0 What are Cookies?

Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer. They are designed to hold a small amount of data specific to a particular user and website and can be accessed either by the server upon which a website is hosted or by the users internet browser.

2.0 What cookies does the Flexiteek Web Store use?

2.1 Google Analytics Cookies

To monitor website traffic and content usage behaviour we employ Google Analytics (GA) which sets the following cookies.

Cookie NameExpires
_gaAfter 1 week.
_gat_gtag_UA_After 1 minute.
_gidAfter 1 day.

All of these cookies are used to collect information about how visitors arrived at our websites, how they use our websites and their content and how they leave our websites. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve all of the the GWI UK websites.

The data collected is in an anonymous form meaning that you cannot be identified by us through the GA system or any of the cookies that it uses.

Google Analytics cookies are essential for the functioning of this website.

2.2 eCommerce Cookies

The Flexiteek Web Store is based on the WooCommerce eCommerce platform. This platform uses the following cookies to track items that a user has placed in their basket. The setting of these cookies is essential to the function of this website. You can find out more about WooCommerce cookies if you wish.

Cookie NameExpiresPurpose
woocommerce_cart_hashWhen the browsing session ends.Helps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.
woocommerce_items_in_cartWhen the browsing session ends.Helps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.
wp_woocommerce_session_After 2 days.Contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer.
woocommerce_recently_viewedWhen the browsing session ends.Powers the Recent Viewed Products widget.
store_notice[notice id]When the browsing session ends.Allows customers to dismiss the Store Notice.

3.0 How to prevent cookies on this website

There are a variety of ways that you can either disable cookies on your browser completely or disable them on a site-by-site basis.

Please note: Disabling any of the eCommerce cookies outlined in section 2.2 will result in this website not functioning correctly.

4.0 Changes to this Cookies policy

This cookies policy may change from time to time inline with legislation or industry developments. We will not explicitly inform our distributors or other website users of these changes. Instead, we recommend that you check this page occasionally for any policy changes. Specific policy changes and updates are mentioned in the change log below.

4.1 Change log

01/11/2023 – Name change check