Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work correctly and safely, and work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to us so we can improve our services.
Cookies used by Pointer:
Strictly necessary (essential) cookies: these are cookies that are needed so that our website can operate. These are cookies that enable you to log in to the secure areas of our site and use the shopping basket as well as cookies which allow our site to function safely and correctly (see Magento cookies detailed below).
Google Analytics (analytical cookies): these cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use and move around our website including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come from and the pages they have visited. We use this information to help us improve our website and to see if there are any areas that are not working properly. In addition, we use Google Analytics to ensure you receive offers of products you are interested in. Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data
This table details the cookies which we use on the Pointer website:
Cookie Name Source Used For
_gat Google Google Analytics
_ga Google Google Analytics
_gid Google Google Analytics
frontend Pointer (Magento) Shopping Cart Session
Frontend_cid Pointer (Magento) HTTPS Cookie
Facebook pixel Facebook Tracking visits from our social media platforms
How to block cookies
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them (including how to delete third party cookies), visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
To opt out of seeing Google adverts which are delivered to you via Google Remarketing visit https://support.google.com
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website, and it may not work correctly. For more information on cookies for the most common browsers, please refer to the pages below:
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835
Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Safari (OSX): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411
Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)