COOKIE POLICY

 

Introduction

To make our Site work properly and to provide relevant products and services to you, we place small data files called cookies on your device. This Cookie Policy provides you with information about cookies and how you can control them.

 

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is transferred to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or app. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website or mobile application on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie, to develop a record of the user’s online activity. 

 

Why Do We Use Cookies? 

Cookies hold information to personalize and enhance your experience and to gather statistical data from our Site, such as which pages are visited, the Internet provider's domain name and the addresses of the website you visited immediately before coming to and immediately after leaving the Site.  

Cookies allow us to better serve you and enhance our business by revealing which portions of the Site are the most popular. We may also allow our affiliates, service providers, and advertisers to serve cookies from the Site to allow them to assist us in various activities such analysis and research on the effectiveness of the Site, content, and advertising.  

 

Cookies Used on This Site

 

Essential Cookies. These cookies are essential for enabling user movement around our Site and providing access to features such as your registered account with us, your purchases, registered-user resources, and other areas of the Site. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes and do not remember where you have been on the internet. This category of cookies cannot be disabled but may be blocked through your web browser settings. The table below provides more information about these cookies. 

Cookie Name

Source

Expiry

Purpose

_cfduid

CloudFlare

4 Weeks

The cookie is set by CloudFare. The cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.

XSRF-TOKEN

Wix

Session

The cookie is set by Wix website and is used for security purposes.

AWSALB

Amazon Web Services

1 Week

AWSALB is a cookie generated by the Application load balancer in the Amazon Web Services. It works slightly different from AWSELB.

MUID

Microsoft

1 Year

Used by Microsoft as a unique identifier. The cookie is set by embedded Microsoft scripts. The purpose of this cookie is to synchronize the ID across many different Microsoft domains to enable user tracking.

SHOP_SESSION_TOKEN

BigCommerce

Session

This cookie is used to track cart items across pages.

_cf_bm

Zendesk

30 days

This Cloudflare cookie helps manage incoming traffic that matches criteria associated with bots.

_zendesk_session

Zendesk

Session

Default rails cookie containing account_id and route.

_zendesk_shared_session

Zendesk

1 day

Authentication cookie - set to be anonymous.

_zendesk_authenticated

Zendesk

Session

This is a flag that’s set when a user is authenticated to display the most up to date content.

wsid

Store user's session id. For authentication and session resume.

Session or 30 days

Store user's session id. For authentication and session resume.

Google Tag Manager is a script (tool) that facilitates the installation of non-essential Google Analytics Cookies (see below) and marketing cookies. It is not a cookie, it is essential to the proper functioning our Site, and it does not have an expiration date.

 

Analytics Cookies. We use Google Analytics cookies to collect information about how visitors use our Site. These cookies collect information in the aggregate to give us insight into how our Site is being used. We anonymize IP addresses in Google Analytics, and the anonymized data is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. These Analytics cookies can be managed through your web browser’s settings. The following table has more information about these cookies.

_ga

Google Analytics

365 Days

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our Site. We use the information to help us improve our Site through the collection of anonymized information (e.g. number of visitors to website and where visitors have come to the site from).

_gid

Google Analytics

365 Days

_utma

Google Analytics

2 years

Google Analytics. Cookie used distinguish user vs sessions.

_utmb

Google Analytics

30 days

Google Analytics. Cookie used to distinguish sessions vs visits.

_utmc

Google Analytics

session

Google Analytics cookie used to distinguish sessions vs visits.

_utmt

Google Analytics

10 minutes

Google Analytics cookie used to assist in throttling request rate.

_utmv

Google Analytics

1 year

Google Analytics. Custom Variables cookie.

_utmz

Google Analytics

6 months

Google Analytics cookie used to determine how an end user reached a page.

_global_lucky_opt_out

Lucky Orange

10 years

If set, will not run Lucky Orange. 

_lo_np_

Lucky Orange

30 days

Set if a user should no longer receive a particular poll.

_lo_bn

Lucky Orange

30 days

Indicated this visitor has been banned from tracking.

_lo_cid

Lucky Orange

Session

ID of the visitor's current chat, if any.

_lo_uid

Lucky Orange

2 years

Unique identifier for the visitor.

_lo_rid

Lucky Orange

30 minutes (extending)

ID of the visitor's current recording.

_lo_v

Lucky Orange

1 Year (extending)

Total number of visitor's visits.

__lotl

Lucky Orange

180 days

URL of the visitor's original landing page, if any.

__lotr

Lucky Orange

180 days

URL of the visitor's original referrer, if any.

To view an overview of the privacy of your Google Analytics cookies please go here:  https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245

You may install a Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on by going here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

 

Marketing Cookies. We also use a marketing database management program that deploys a cookie when users interact with a marketing communication, such as a marketing email or a marketing-based landing page on our website. This cookie collects Personal Information such as your name, which pages you visit on our Site, your history arriving at our Site, your purchases from us, and the like. Personal Information collected is used to evaluate the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns or to provide better targeting for marketing. These cookies may be blocked through your web browser’s settings. The following table provides more information about marketing cookies.

Cookie Name

Source

Expiry

Purpose

_fbp

Facebook Pixel

2 Months

This cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisements on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook after visiting the Site.

 

IDE

Google DoubleClick

1 Year

Used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the Site and any other advertisement before visiting the Site. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.

_privy_a

Privy

1 Year

Anonymously records site and display-related activity so the user does not see displays that are irrelevant or have already been dismissed.

_privy_b

Privy

30 minutes

Anonymously records site and display-related activity (for the current session) so the user does not see displays that are irrelevant or have already been dismissed.

_privy_{{identifier}}

Privy

1 Year

Used to distinguish users.

 


Third Party Website Cookies

Third party cookies are cookies set by someone other than Vedder Holsters for purposes such as collecting information on user behavior, demographics, or personalized marketing. When using our Site, you may encounter embedded content, such as YouTube videos, or you may be directed to other websites to participate in surveys or to make a payment. These third-party websites and embedded content may use their own cookies. We do not have control over the placement of cookies by third party websites, even if you are directed to them from our Site. 

 

How to Control and Delete Cookies

Using Your Browser 

Many of the cookies used on our Site and through emails can be enabled or disabled through your browser. To disable cookies through your browser, follow the instructions located within either the “Help,” “Tools” or “Edit” menus in your browser. Please note that disabling a cookie or category of cookies does not delete any existing cookies from your browser unless manually completed through your browser function.

 

Cookies that Have Been Set in the Past

Collection of your data from our analytics cookies can be deleted. If cookies are deleted, the information collected prior to the preference change may still be used, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information. For our marketing cookie, when a user opts out of tracking, a new cookie is placed to prevent users from being tracked.

 

Questions?

For more information, feel free to contact us at privacy@vedderholsters.com. 

 

Date last updated: November 9, 2020