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WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

MANAGING COOKIES ONLINE

If cookies aren't enabled on your computer, it will mean that your shopping experience on our Site will be limited and will prevent the flow of information required to generate a shopping basket. We would encourage you to allow cookies to be used when visiting our Site. However, you may wish to block and/or delete cookies which can be done through your web browser.

COOKIES USED ON KITONLINE.COM

We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. 

THIRD-PARTY COOKIES

Not all cookies used on our website originate from KIT Online and we don't control the setting of these cookies. We suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them. A full list of the cookies we use and where they originate from is given below.

If you'd like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit www.aboutcookies.org KIT Online cannot be held responsible for information on third party websites.

Cookie Name

Cookie Domain

Cookie

Expiry

1st/3rd

party

Description

ASP.NET_Sessionld

www.kitonline.com

Session

1st

ASP.Net Session Cookie - Browser Session cookie required for accessing the online service to ensure authentication and smooth operation of website

App.Persistent

www.kitonline.com

Persistent
(30 days)

1st

Helps to maintain basket/session information

App.Session

www.kitonline.com

Session only

1st

Stores session information

 Retail.CookiePolicy - /en-gb www.kitonline.com Persistent
(2 years)
 1st 

TawkConnectionTime

www.kitonline.com

Session

3rd

Tawk_569501f5685d3f5413238973

www.kitonline.com

Persistent
(6months)

3rd

__utma

www.kitonline.com

Persistent
(2 years)

3rd

Google Analytics – stores number user's visits and the time of the first visit, the previous visit and the current visit

__utmb

www.kitonline.com

Persistent
(1 hour)

3rd

Google Analytics – used to check approximately how long you stay on a site: when a visit starts and approximately ends

__utmc

www.kitonline.com

Session

3rd

Google Analytics – used to check approximately how long you stay on a site: when a visit starts and approximately ends

__utmz

www.kitonline.com

Persistent
(6months)

3rd

Google Analytics – stores where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link)

_gads

www.google.com

Persistent
(2 years)

3rd

Adviva.net (Specific Media) - adserving

 _ga www.google.com Persistent
(2 years)
 3rd This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.  
 _gid www.google.com Persistent
(2 years)
 3rd 

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google.  It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.

 _gat_UA--145706201-3 www.google.com Persistent
(2 years)
 3rd This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. 
 _hjTLDTestwww.hotjar.comPersistent
(2 years)
 3rd 

When the Hotjar script executes we try to determine the most generic cookie path we should use. This is done so that cookies can be shared across subdomains (where applicable). To determine this, we try to store the _hjTLDTest cookie for different URL substring alternatives until it fails. After this check, the cookie is removed.

 _hjFirstSeen www.hotjar.com Persistent
(2 years)
 3rd 

Identifies a new user's first session on a website, indicating whether or not Hotjar's seeing this user for the first time.

 _hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress www.hotjar.com Persistent
(2 years)
 3rd 

This cookie is used by HotJar to detect the first pageview session of a user. This is a True/False flag set by the cookie.

 _hjid www.hotjar.com Persistent
(2 years)
 3rd 

This cookie is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the random user ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behaviour in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.

 _hjIncludedInPageviewSample www.hotjar.com Persistent
(2 years)
 3rd This cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the data sampling defined by your site's pageview limit.
 whoson gateway2.whoson.com Persistent
(2 years)
 3rd 

This cookie name is associated with a live chat software service Whoson, by Parker Software Ltd, a UK based company.  The service enables websites to engage with visitors via text based chat whilst they are on the site. It stores a unique identifier to recognise visitors on return visits.

 __atuvc gateway2.whoson.com Persistent
(2 years)
 3rd 

This cookie name is associated with a live chat software service Whoson, by Parker Software Ltd, a UK based company.  The service enables websites to engage with visitors via text based chat whilst they are on the site. It stores a unique identifier to recognise visitors on return visits.

 __atrfsh gateway2.whoson.com Persistent
(2 years)
 3rd 

This cookie name is associated with a live chat software service Whoson, by Parker Software Ltd, a UK based company.  The service enables websites to engage with visitors via text based chat whilst they are on the site. It stores a unique identifier to recognise visitors on return visits.


Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site. 

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page. 

Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.
By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

REMOVING COOKIES

Current cookies can be cleared from your computer, and you can set your internet browser not to allow any more cookies to be saved. For details on how to do this, please refer to your internet browser’s support documentation.

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