What are Cookies?

General information on Cookies 

The majority of websites you visit will use some form of cookies in order to track you and improve your user experience. This might be for the duration of your visit (by using what’s called a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (by using a ‘persistent cookie’). Cookies are little bits of code that are placed on your computer. If you want to know more about cookies, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance. 

What cookies does this site use? 

The information below describes the cookies we use on the Norgrove Building Supplies website and what we use them for. Currently, we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If that is not the case, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete our cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, "Private Browsing" in Firefox and Safari etc.) 

Necessary Cookies:

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website.

Cookie Name

Provider

Type

Expiry

Description

form_key

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

Session

Ensures visitor browsing- security by preventing cross-site request forgery. This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor.

mage-cache-sessid

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

1 Day

This cookie is used in context with load balancing - This optimizes the response rate between the visitors and the site, by distributing the traffic load on multiple network links or servers

mage-cache-storage

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

1 Day

This cookie is used in con text with load balancing - This optimizes the response rate between the visitor and the site, by distributing the traffic load on multiple network links or servers.

mage-cache-storage

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

Persistent

Used to optimize the loading speed on the website. This is done by pre-loading some procedures in the visitors' browser

mage-cache-storage-section-invalidation

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

1 Day

This cookie is used in con text with load balancing - This optimizes the response rate between the visitor and the site, by distributing the traffic load on multiple network links or servers.

mage-cache-storage-section-invalidation

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

Persistent

Used to optimize the loading speed on the website. This is done by pre-loading some procedures in the visitors' browser.

mage-cache-timeout

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

Persistent

This cookie is necessary for the cache function. A cache is used by the website to optimize the response time between the visitor and the website. The cache is usually stored on the visitor’s brow ser

mage-messages

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

1 Day

Necessary for the functionality of the website's chat-box function

pa_enabled

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

Persistent

Determines the device used to access the website. This allows the website to be formatted accordingly

PHPSESSID

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

10 Years

Preserves user session state across page requests.

product_data_storage

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

Persistent

Necessary for the compare-products function on the website

recently_compared_product

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

1 Day

Necessary for the compare-products function on the website

test_cookie

doubleclick.net

HTTP

1 Day

Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.

X-Magento-Vary

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

10 Years

This cookie is necessary for the cache function. A cache is used by the website to optimize the response time between the visitor and the website. The cache is usually stored on the visitor’s browser.

 

Preference Cookies:

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Cookie Name

Provider

Type

Expiry

Description

section_data_ids

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

1 Day

Used in context with the shopping cart functionality. Remembers any wish-list products and visitor credentials when checking out.

ss

va.tawk.to

HTTP

Session

Necessary for the functionality of the website's chat-box function.

 

Statistics Cookies:

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

Cookie Name

Provider

Type

Expiry

Description

_clck

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

1 Year

Collects data on the user’s navigation and behaviour on the website. This is used to compile statistical reports and heatmaps for the website owner.

_clsk

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

1 Day

Registers statistical data on users' behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics by the website operator.

_ga

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

2 Years

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

_gat

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

1 Day

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.

_gid

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

1 Day

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

CLID

clarity.ms

HTTP

1 Year

Collects data on the user’s navigation and behaviour on the website. This is used to compile statistical reports and heatmaps for the website owner.

collect

google-analytics.com

Pixel

Session

Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.

pa

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

Persistent

Registers the website's speed and performance. This function can be used in context with statistics and load-balancing.

product_data_storage

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

1 Day

Determines which products the user has viewed, allowing the website to promote related products.

recently_compared_product_previous

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

1 Day

Necessary for the compare-products function on the website.

recently_viewed_product

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

1 Day

Determines which products the user has viewed, allowing the website to promote related products.

recently_viewed_product_previous

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

1 Day

Collects information on which products have been viewed by the visitor - This is used for optimizing the specific visitor's navigation on the website.

TawkConnectionTime

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

Session

Allows the website to recognise the visitor, in order to optimize the chat-box functionality.

 

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

Provider

Type

Expiry

Description

fbp

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

3 Months

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

_gcl_au

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

3 Months

Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.

ads/ga-audiences

google.com

Pixel

Session

Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites.

ANONCHK

c.clarity.ms

HTTP

1 Day

Registers data on visitors from multiple visits and on multiple websites. This information is used to measure the efficiency of advertisement on websites.

IDE

doubleclick.net

HTTP

1 Year

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

MUID

clarity.ms

HTTP

1 Year

Used widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. The cookie enables user tracking by synchronising the ID across many Microsoft domains.

pagead/1p-user-list/#

google.com

Pixel

Session

Tracks if the user has shown interest in specific products or events across multiple websites and detects how the user navigates between sites. This is used for measurement of advertisement efforts and facilitates payment of referral-fees between websites.

recently_compared_product

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

Persistent

This cookie is used to determine which products the visitor has viewed. This information is used to promote related products and optimize ad-efficiency.

recently_compared_product_previous

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

Persistent

Collects information on which products have been viewed by the visitor - This is used for optimizing the specific visitor's navigation on the website.

recently_viewed_product

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

Persistent

Collects information on which products have been viewed by the visitor - This is used for optimizing the specific visitor's navigation on the website.

recently_viewed_product_previous

norgrovebuildingsupplies.co.uk

HTTP

Persistent

Collects information on which products have been viewed by the visitor - This is used for optimizing the specific visitor's navigation on the website.

SM

c.clarity.ms

HTTP

Session

Registers a unique ID that identifies the user's device during return visits across websites that use the same ad network. The ID is used to allow targeted ads.

SRM_B

bing.com

HTTP

1 Year

Tracks the user’s interaction with the website’s search -bar-function. This data can be used to present the user with relevant products or services.

tr

facebook.com

Pixel

Session

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

 

Session Cookies 

We use session cookies to remember you as you navigate around our website. These we deem strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then the website may not function correctly. An example of one of our session cookie names is CMSSESSID5de35546. 

More information on session cookies and what they are used for can be found here:http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html 

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to understand how the site is being used (eg. What pages visitors go to most often) in order to improve the user experience. User data is aggregated and completely anonymous. An example of this cookie name are __utma, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz 

Read Google’s position on privacy as regards its Google Analytics service here:http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html