Cookies

What Are Cookies?

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Opting Out of Cookies

If you prefer, you can restrict, block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings but that may mean that you won’t be able to buy products from my store.

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Cookies used on Asking For Trouble

Name
Domain
Purpose Data Kind Sessional or Persistent?
_session_id
storefront
Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc..) Unique Token Sessional
_shopify_visit
storefront and checkout.shopify.com
Used by our internal stats tracker to record the number of visits to the shop None Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit
_shopify_uniq
storefront and checkout.shopify.com
Counts the number of visits to our store by a single customer None Expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day
cart
storefront
Stores information about the contents of your cart Unique token Persistent for 2 weeks
_secure_session_id
storefront
Stores session information for the checkout process Unique token Sessional

Additional Cookies

Name Service Purpose Sessional or Persistent?
PREF Google Tracking who visits the store and from where Persistent for a very short period
Unique to each user PayPal Payment transactions Sessional