• What cookies are
• Types of cookies
• Disabling cookies
• Further cookie resources
What are Cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your web browser that allows directaccesswebsites.co.uk or a third party to recognise you. Cookies might be used for the following purposes: (1) to enable certain functions; (2) to provide analytics; and (3) to store your preferences.
Like most websites we use small pieces of data called cookies stored on users’ computers to simulate a continuous connection. Cookies let us ‘remember’ information about your preferences and passwords and allow you to move within our site without reintroducing yourself.
Types of Cookies
Cookies can either be “session cookies” or “persistent cookies”. A session cookie expires automatically when you close your browser. A persistent cookie will remain until it expires or you delete your cookies. Cookies placed by the website you’re visiting are sometimes called “first party cookies,” while cookies placed by other companies are sometimes called “third party cookies.”
Session Cookies – These first party cookies allow you to use a feature of our site, such as:
• Staying logged in
• Viewing our templates
• Making purchases
Persistent Cookies – These third party cookies are stored on the user’s computer memory and are not deleted when the browser is closed. They are also used to collect information about the numbers of visitors, the average time spent on a particular page and analyse purchase behaviour on the website. This information is used to find out how the well the website works and where it can be improved.
It tracks visitors. It includes: first visit (unique visit), last visit (returning visit). This also includes Days and Visits to purchase calculations which afford ecommerce websites with data intelligence around purchasing sales funnels. This cookie remains on a computer, unless it expires or the cookie cache is cleared.
utmb Cookie & utmc Cookie
These cookies work in tandem to calculate visit length. Google utmb cookie demarks the exact arrival time, then Google utmc registers the exit time of the user.
Monitors the HTTP Referrer and notes where a visitor arrived from. This cookie lasts six months.
It is used for segmentation and data experimentation. This cookie lasts “forever”.
To opt out of our use of Google Analytics you may wish to consider using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
Vimeo is a video-sharing website on which users can upload, share and view videos. Vimeo uses the following cookies on our site:
These cookies to allow the user to watch the video on our site and are linked to services such as “Like” and “Share” buttons.
Visit the vimeo website for an overview of privacy at Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/privacy/policy
You can manage the cookies that you allow on your computer through the internet browser that you use. There are instructions on how to manage your cookies using the most popular internet browsers below.
However if you do disable cookies you will not be able to browse through our site as they are required to maintain your login to our site in order to browse our templates.
If you are purchasing a template from our site some cookies placed on your computer or device will be essential for you to complete the purchase. If you block or reject these cookies, your transaction may not be completed successfully. All browsers provide tools that allow you to control how you handle cookies: accept, reject or delete them. These settings are normally accessed via the ‘preferences’ or ‘options’ menu of the browser you are using.