Genie Shopping Cookie Policy - Genie Shopping

Genie Shopping Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is small text file that is generated by the website that you are visiting and then stored on the device that you are using via your browser software to your hard drive. Each time you visit the site your browser will access the cookie again to help the website function correctly, display/remember relevant content and provide us with the data we need to enable us to operate the website.

The cookies that Genie Shopping uses come from both ourselves and third parties to allow us to deliver the best user experience to our visitors. These cookies do not contain sensitive information such as name, address, email address or payment information and they are not personally identifiable.

Cookies on Genie Shopping

There are four types of cookies that we use on Genie Shopping, each contributing to the user experience and functionality of the website. Below are the four categories of cookies that we use.

Cookie Type

Description

Strictly Necessary

These are essential cookies that are required to allow you to move around the site without issue. These cookies make sure that the site functions correctly.

Analytical/Performance

There are cookies that collect usage information on the website, such as pages visited, buttons click along with errors encountered. These cookies do not collect any information that is personally identifiable, they simply collect usage data so that we can improve the way the site works.

Functionality

These cookies allow the site to remember certain choices and preferences. This information may sometimes be shared with other websites so that you are provided with relevant products and adverts.

Advertising/Targeting

These cookies build an anonymous profile of your interests. We use Google Adsense and Google Doubleclick to serve ads that are relevant to your interests, allowing for a more personalised experience when browsing the site. This information is not only used when on our site, but also when you visit other third party websites that use the same cookies to serve interest-based adverts.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

Our Cookies

Cookie name

Description

Duration

COOKIESCONSENT

This cookie determines whether to show you the cookie policy modal.

365 days from set/update date

PHPSESSID

Allows user session variables to be maintained. Information only used by this website.

Session

Third Party Cookies

Third Party

Cookie name

Description

Duration

More Information

AWS

AWSELB

This cookie is essential to help ensure that the website loads efficiently by distributing visits across multiple web servers.

Session

http://docs.aws.amazon.com/ ElasticLoadBalancing/ latest/APIReference/ API_CreateAppCookie StickinessPolicy.html

Cloudflare

_cfduid

This cookie is used by CloudFlare content delivery network for whitelisting specific users from security restrictions

1 year

https://www.cloudflare.com/cookie-policy/

Google

gat_UA-26271320-1

This cookie is used to load other scripts and code into a page.

Session

https://policies.google.com/technologies/types

Google

SIDCC

Security cookie to protect a user’s data from unauthorized access.

When browser cookies cleared

http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/

Analytical/Performance Cookies

Our Cookies

Cookie name

Description

Duration

GenieSessionRecorder

This is a general purpose cookie used by Crowdstorm to record a site visitor's traffic source.

30 days

Third Party Cookies

Third Party

Cookie name

Description

Duration

More Information

Google

_ga

This cookie is used for Google Analytics to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier.

2 years

https://policies.google.com/technologies/types

Google

_gat

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

6 months

https://policies.google.com/technologies/types

Google

_gid

This cookie is used for Google Analytics to store and update a unique value for each page visited.

Session

https://policies.google.com/technologies/types

Functionality Cookies

Third Party Cookies

Third Party

Cookie name

Description

Duration

More Information

Doubleclick

test_cookie

Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies

Session

https://policies.google.com/technologies/types

Google

APISID

These cookies are stored on your computer in order to remain connected to your Google account when visiting your services again. Google will use these cookies to improve your usage experience.

Session

https://policies.google.com/technologies/types

Targeting/Advertising Cookies

Third Party Cookies

Third Party

Cookie name

Description

Duration

More Information

Doubleclick

IDE

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.

2 years

https://support.google.com/dfp_premium/answer/2839090?hl=en

adnxs,com

sess

Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies

Session

https://www.appnexus.com/en/company/cookie-policy

adnxs,com

uuid2

Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads.

3 months

https://www.appnexus.com/en/company/cookie-policy

How to manage cookies?

Whilst we believe that the best user experience for our visitors is one that allows us to display relevant adverts and content in a non-intrusive manner, we also believe that the decision should be yours. You are able to make the decision on which cookies you would like to be served for to offer this experience, so we have included links in the tables above to our providers’ websites and policies whilst below you will find links to browser help pages that provide information on cookie management. Please note that some features of the site may not work correctly if certain cookies are disabled.

To find out more about cookies you may visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Contact us

If you have any questions or complaints regarding this policy or our cookies in general, please email us at [email protected].