Cookie Policy

At Calm Necessities we take your privacy seriously; we do not sell or trade your personal details.

Cookies

Like most websites, calmnecessities.co.uk uses cookies to collect information.  Cookies are bits of information which your computer or other device (such as smart phones or tablets) remembers as you browse websites.  We use cookies to remember when we last saw your use of our website and which pages you visit.

Website statistics

When someone visits calmnecessities.co.uk we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a named value, a single piece of information, which we ask your web browser to hold for us.  If you allow your browser to accept cookies, the name and value will be sent back to us whenever you visit a page.  Cookies allow websites to respond to you as an individual.  The website can tailor its operations to you.

We use cookies to allow you to buy from us.  Simply put – when you add an item to your shopping basket it stays there and doesn't disappear or go to someone else's basket.

We use the Google Analytics system to examine our website's traffic. Google will register some cookies with your browser.  Google Analytics provides us with aggregated statistics of how our website is used.  It is not possible for us to identify individuals from the data Google provides.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

What cookies can you get by using our site?

Our Own Cookie

Our cookie will be called PHPSESSID and will contain a big random number.  You don't need to clear it because it is a temporary cookie and will become invalid after a short time and will be deleted when you close your browser.  If you block or delete this cookie you will no longer be able to buy goods from us online. This cookie is necessary for the operation of our website.

Google Analytics Cookies

At the time of writing Google set these cookies – __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmt, __utmv and __utmz they are set just for our domain but Google sets them and the names may change.  If you don't delete them they will stay on your device for up to two years.  If you are concerned, clear you cache or block them.  These cookies are not necessary for the operations of our website.