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Our cookies don’t store sensitive information such as your name, address or payment details: they simply hold the ‘key’ that, once you’re signed in, is associated with this information. However, if you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from altimo.co.uk, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the ‘Help’ menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone’s handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
Here’s a list of the main cookies we use, and what we use them for. You’ll find information about 3rd party cookies further down this page.
This is a browser based cookie that is used to remember the user’s position on a page when moving between site pages.
This cookies is set by our website to allow other cookies to function on our website.
Session cookie only lasts for the duration of users using the website. A web browser normally deletes session cookies when it quits. A session cookie is created when no Expires directive is provided when the cookie is created.
Google Analytics – This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred. Google Analytics uses the information from this cookie to calculate things like Days and Visits to purchase.
Google Analytics – used by a website to calculate how much time is spent on the website. Makes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters a site and expires when the session finishes.
Google Analytics – used by a website to calculate how much time is spent on the website. Makes a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves a site and expires after 30 minutes.
Google Analytics – keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine you used, what link you clicked on, what keyword you used, and where they were in the world when you accessed a website.
This cookie stores the session id (SID) for the user as well as information required to purchase items ** and other information ** such as where they are in the checkout process.
• Flash cookies (or Local Shared Objects) On altimo.co.uk we display video content using Adobe Flash Player. Adobe uses Flash cookies (also known as Local Shared Objects) to help improve your experience as a user. Flash cookies are stored on your device in much the same way as usual cookies, but they’re managed differently by your browser. If you wish to disable or delete a Flash cookie, see Adobe Flashplayer Security Settings (opens in a new window). Please bear in mind though, that if you disable Flash cookies for altimo.co.uk you’ll unable to access certain types of content on the site, such as videos.
• Altimo ‘share’ tools If you take the opportunity to ‘share’ altimo.co.uk content with friends through social networks such as Facebook and Twitter – you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.