Last updated: 19/05/2023
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Cookies being used
This is a session ID cookie which is stored to allow the CMS system which renders each page in the friendly floss website know which pages it has rendered during your browsing session. It stores a random number ID which has nothing to do with you or your browsing behaviour.
Google Analytics 4 cookies
Google Analytics is a system used by many websites to record anonymous information about who visits a website. We have the Google Analytics IP Anonymization function switched on as standard to mask IP addresses, you can read more about this here > https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2763052?hl=en and here https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245. We have the Google Analytics data retention setting set to 26 months. More information relating to Google Analytics and personal data can be found here – https://privacy.google.com/businesses/. Lastly, we don’t use Google Analytics Identifiers or User IDs to track users.
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We use Google reCAPTCHA v3 on the friendlyfloss website to help secure the website and reduce spam form submissions. You can read more about the cookies Google use for their reCAPTCHA service here.
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We use Google DoubleClick tracking on the friendlyfloss website to help run our Google Ads campaigns. You can read more about the cookies Google use here.
|IDE||1 year||Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.|
The friendly floss website shop is powered by Woocommerce. Woocommerce uses a range of cookies as outlined below to provide the functionality to enable you to purchase products from the website.
|woocommerce_cart_hash||session||Helps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.|
|woocommerce_items_in_cart||session||Helps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.|
|wp_woocommerce_session_||2 days||Contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer.|
|woocommerce_recently_viewed||session||Powers the Recent Viewed Products widget.|
|store_notice[notice id]||session||Allows customers to dismiss the Store Notice.|
No personal information is stored within these cookies. Further information can be found here https://woocommerce.com/document/woocommerce-cookies/.
YAY Currency switcher cookies
|yay_currency_widget||30 days||Used to store your currency preference.|
No personal information is stored within these cookies.
|_p_hfp_client_id||1 day||This is an Elfsight cookie which prevents hyped-up views whilst implementing social platforms on this website.|
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Controlling or deleting cookies
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