The Thinking Space website uses cookies. These are small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping baskets, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics.

As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

The aim of this cookie list is to help you recognise the cookies placed on your browser when you visit our websites or see adverts for us elsewhere.

We have tried to list all the cookies, which we, or our technology partners use, but sometimes there may be a short delay in updating this list. If you think we’ve missed any, or any that should be listed, please feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to investigate and list.

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are necessary in order for you to navigate our website and for remembering items in your shopping basket and preferences. You may opt out of these strictly necessary cookies through your browser settings but in doing so, you will not be able to use the website properly.

These are the Strictly Necessary cookies used on our website.

  • _cfduid

The _cfduid cookie is used by Cloudflare to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. For example, if the visitor is in a coffee shop where there are a bunch of infected machines, but the visitor’s machine is known trusted, then the cookie can override the security setting. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.

These cookies are identified however the ecommerce element of the website is not enabled to receive orders.

  • wc_cart_hash_#

Wocommerce – stores a visitors shopping basket

  • wc_fragments_#

Wocommerce –  stores a visitors login information so they don’t need to keep logging in if browser closed

Performance cookies

These cookies collect information about our website visitors, which allows us to monitor the website performance and make improvements to help our visitors  have a better experience. These cookies are provided by third parties, as follows:

Google Analytics         

  • _ga

This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit. In most cases, this cookie is used to determine unique visitors 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.

  • _gat

This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit. In most cases, this cookie is used to determine unique visitors to our websites 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.

  • _gid

This cookie is used to distinguish how the visitor is using the website

Marketing Cookies

Google Adwords

  • Ads/ga-audiences       

     Used to re-engage visitors so tracking online behaviour/preferences.

YouTube

  • PREF, VISITOR_INFO1-LIVE and YSC

These cookies help track the number of views for a particular video. The pref cookie will track user preferences and serve up related content or adverts within an embedded YouTube video.

Unclassified

Pingdom

  • img/beacon.gif

monitors website speed and performance, so tracking user behaviour

About this cookie policy

We will update this policy if we introduce new cookies or change the way we use the cookies described above.

Our website contains links to websites managed by third parties. We don’t know what cookies those other websites use. Please check the cookies policies of those third party websites if you would like to know more.

Please also refer to our Privacy Policy.

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