Cookies are small files which are stored on the browser, web server, your computer or mobile device when you visit a webpage or application. Cookies work to make your experience browsing our site as smooth as possible and they remember your preferences so you don’t have to insert your details each time again.
There are different types of cookies and we will give in this page an overview what we use. Some cookies come directly from our website and others come from third parties which place cookies on our site.
Cookies can be stored for varying lengths of time. Session cookies are deleted from your device when you close your web-browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer or device until deleted or until they reach their expiry date.
There are 4 types of cookies which we use on our website:
- Essentials – These cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. These cookies allow you to log-in to your Hekkpipe account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.
- Customers – These cookies allow our site to remember your preferences, so you will have better experience on our site.
- Improving performance – These cookies tell us about how you use the site and help us to make it better.
- Targeting cookies – These cookies are used to deliver advertised content which is relevant to you and they can be used to track the effectiveness of our ad campaigns on third party websites.
- Recognizing when you log in and any preferred settings. As many order without signing in, many cookies are not applicable to you.
- Analyzing how you use our site to improve our website regarding information and performance.
Here are some examples of the main cookies on our site, what they do and how you can alter your settings to stop cookies. List of needed cookies from our internal e-store Wocommerce for all the visitors are: wp_woocommerce_session_*, wp-settings-*, wordpress_test_cookie, woocommerce_recently_viewed, woocommerce_cart_hash, woocommerce_items_in_cart. Additionally for logged in users we use: wordpress_logged_in_*, wordpress_sec_*, wfwaf-authcookie-*
These cookies are essentials and customisers. They allow you to navigate our site, log-in, add products to your basket, set the language settings, display the correct page for the device you are using, verify your details when you make an order, and they allow us to process payment for an order.
To opt out of these cookies you will need to change the settings on your browser Cookie preferences. If you choose to block these cookies our website may not work as it should and any preferences you have may be lost.
Third Party cookies
- Google Analytics
This cookie is to help website owners improve visitors performance. It track visits to our website and movement around site. The data, which is collected, is anonymous and is used for benchmarking purposes to monitor the performance of our site and to measure user engagement on our site. The cookies we use are: _ga, _gat_gtag_UA_114924450_1, _gid. You can read more and change your preferences here: Google Analytics
- Other cookies
We also use social media buttons on our site which allow you to share content and interact with your social network on platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. These social media platforms may set their own cookies on your device. On our website only Instagram use a cookie to remember what pictures have shown to you. We do not control the settings of these cookies so we suggest you check the social media website for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
For our social media buttons to work, some cookies are set to our site.
Within your browser you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies or not. Different browsers make different controls available to you. Generally, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times. Each browser’s website should contain instructions on how you can do this.
For additional information: https://www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-delete-cookies/
If you block cookies on our website, you may be unable to access certain areas of our website and certain functions and pages will not work in the usual way.