Cookies

Cookies

Use of Cookies

RCSEd uses a technology called "cookies" on our websites. Cookies are small data files that many websites leave on your computer when you visit them and may be used for a variety of purposes. This is an industry standard and occurs at most major Web sites and do not harm your computer.  You can see further information about what type of cookies we use in the relevant sections below. You can find out more general information about cookies at AboutCookies.org.

We use a number of cookies to help you as you navigate around our websites so you don't get asked for the same information you've already given during that particular visit or “session”. We also track site usage to help us better understand how people interact with our websites.

We do not link cookies to any identifiable user data we may hold about you.

If you prefer, you can change your browser settings to notify you when you've received a cookie or, alternatively, to restrict, block or delete cookies. It is important to note that you may not be able to buy products from our Shop site if you choose not to accept cookies.

If you would like instructions on how to delete your cookies, please click on the name of your internet browser below for instructions: 

Internet Explorer                             Mozilla Firefox                                  Google Chrome                         Safari                               Opera


Web Analytics

We use Google Analytics to track site usage.

Google stores the information collected by the cookie 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.  By using our websites you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

The following cookies are set for this purpose:

Cookie Name

Purpose

Expiry

__utma

Google Analytics cookie. This stores the domain name of the site, a unique visitor id (randomly generated number), time of first visit, time of previous visit, current time and number of sessions since first visit. This cookie is used to calculate the number of unique visitors to our site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.

2 years

__utmb

Google Analytics cookie. This stores the domain name of the site, the pages viewed during this session and the current time.

30 minutes

__utmc

Google Analytics cookie. This stores the domain name of the site.

At end of session

__utmz

Google Analytics cookie. This cookie stores the referring websites you used to reach our site, e.g. did you type in our web address directly, or click on a referring link, or find us via a website search, or a campaign such as an advert or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic and page navigation within our site. The cookie is updated with each page view of our site.

6 months

Further information on Google cookies is available at http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

RCSEd Shop cookies

The RCSEd Shop site is now powered by Shopify. Visiting the Shop website may result in the following cookies being placed on your machine in addition to the Google tracking cookies described above.  Shopify collects information from these cookies to track anonymous site usage for statistical purposes and to enhance your shopping experience. All of these cookies will expire after varying periods of time.

The following cookies are set for this purpose:

Cookie name

Purpose

Expiry

_session_id

Stores information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc..)

At end of session

_shopify_visit

Records internal stats on number of visits to the Shop

30 minutes

_shopify_uniq     

Records internal stats about number of visits by a customer

Midnight in Shop time zone

cart

Stores information about the contents of your shopping basket

2 weeks

_secure_session_id Stores session information for the checkout process At end of session