What are cookies and their uses?
A cookie is a tiny piece of information attached to your browsing device when you access the Site or Retailer Portal. Like most websites, cookies are used to remember your device, save your inputs, gather analytics, process your requests, secures the Site and Retailer Portal, among other things.
Who sets cookies on the Site and Retailer Portal?
The cookies on the Site and Retailer Portal are either set by Val Stefani or certain third-party service providers. Cookies set by Val Stefani are referred to as “first-party cookies,” while those set by third-party service providers are referred to as “third-party cookies.”
How long do cookies stay on your browser?
Cookies can be either “session” or “permanent” in terms of duration. Session cookies are cookies that last for a particular browsing session. This means that such cookies only exist when you are on the Site or Retailer Portal. They expire once you close your browser.
Permanent cookies, on the other hand, last for more than a browsing session. They have specific expiry dates. This means that they may exist on your browser for months (depending on their expiry dates).
What types of cookies do we use?
We currently use five types of cookies on the Site and Retailer Portal. They include:
Google Cookies: Google cookies are third-party cookies set by Google Inc., a third-party service provider, who helps us gather usage and analytics information.
Pinterest cookies: Pinterest cookies are third-party cookies set by Pinterest, a third-party service provider, to host the bridal style images available on the Site and Retailer Portal.
PHPSESSIONID: This is a session cookie that helps us track user sessions – how long a user stays on certain parts of the Site. We set this cookie.
sessionid: This is a permanent cookie that helps us track user sessions – how long a user stays on certain parts of the Retailer Portal. We set this cookie.
csrftoken: This is a cookie that helps us prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks on ther Retailer Portal. We set this cookie.
How to control cookies
Your device browser, which you use in accessing the Site or Retailer Portal, has a section for enabling, disabling, or deleting cookies. You may perform these actions by following the instructions provided via the tools, settings, edit, or applicable section of the applicable browser (for example, Google Chrome has it under the settings area). Please, be aware that some portions of the Site or Retailer Portal may malfunction if you disable cookies. To learn more about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.