Cookies are a piece of information which is added to your computer when browsing a website. On Packaging GB we use various cookies which are aimed to enhance your browsing experience. These come in several variations, those which are necessary to view a website, those which aid with advertising and those used with social media integration.
What Cookies Do We Use?
We use analytical cookies, these are designed to show how long you have spent on the website, which pages you have looked at and approximately where you are located. These help to show us ways we can improve certain pages. For example if a lot of people leave on one page, this shows us the viewing experience needs to be improved.
Functional Cookies, these allow the website to behave in the manner you would expect, easing functional navigation. For example, cookies allow for items you have added to your shopping basket to remain there until you checkout, or if you are a customer who logs into an account, it remembers your details from page to page.
Remarketing Cookies, aimed at displaying relevant products that you have looked at to over the Google Display Network. These are advertising spaces which other websites have allotted for use with Google Advertising. These will link back to our website.
Multimedia Cookies, on some product pages we have added videos to help make your purchasing choices easier, these are embedded from Youtube, as a result, some cookies are stored on your device to generate suggested videos on the Youtube website. Social Media Cookies, if you ‘Like’ or share an item to your followers, this will be utilising cookies.
If you wish to change the cookies used on your browser or device when viewing the website, you can alter these settings in your web browser settings page. However, by removing cookies your viewing experience may alter.
Cookies we collect
The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.
|COOKIE name||COOKIE Description|
|CART||The association with your shopping cart.|
|CATEGORY_INFO||Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.|
|COMPARE||The items that you have in the Compare Products list.|
|CURRENCY||Your preferred currency|
|CUSTOMER||An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.|
|CUSTOMER_AUTH||An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.|
|CUSTOMER_INFO||An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.|
|CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS||Stores the Customer Segment ID|
|EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE||A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.|
|FRONTEND||You sesssion ID on the server.|
|GUEST-VIEW||Allows guests to edit their orders.|
|LAST_CATEGORY||The last category you visited.|
|LAST_PRODUCT||The most recent product you have viewed.|
|NEWMESSAGE||Indicates whether a new message has been received.|
|NO_CACHE||Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.|
|PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART||A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.|
|POLL||The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.|
|POLLN||Information on what polls you have voted on.|
|RECENTLYCOMPARED||The items that you have recently compared.|
|STF||Information on products you have emailed to friends.|
|STORE||The store view or language you have selected.|
|VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS||The products that you have recently viewed.|
|WISHLIST||An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.|
|WISHLIST_CNT||The number of items in your Wishlist.