Cookies

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, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookies we use, and why

CookieNamePurpose
Cookie preferencemoove_gdpr_popupThis cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on almat.co.uk. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.
Universal Analytics (Google)_gat_UA-127098925-2

_ga

_gali

_gid

_gcl_au

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data

YouTube cookiesPREF*

VSC*

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE*

remote_sid*

We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.

Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

PREF – * Expires after eight months

VSC – * expires at the end of your session

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE – *expires after eight months

remote_sid – * expires at the end of your session

WooCommerce cookiesWoocommerce_cart_hash

Woocommerce_items_in_cart

wp_woocommerce_session_
85e22857f60ccb5a32732a08ca70a25f

We use a WordPress plugin called woocommerce to manage your experience in our online shop. These cookies will track your basket, whether you are in the check out process, and how you have configured items you are buying. This is to allow you to purchase items from our online store.
Cache cookiewpSGCacheBypassThis plugin is used as part of our caching process. Caching allows web pages to load faster.
WordPress pluginswp-*This tracks your preferences on our website, and allows you to stay logged in if you have an account.
Stripe cookieswp_woocommerce_session_HASH
_stripe_mid
_stripe_sid
These cookies are used by our third party payment processor, Stripe, to identify you while making payments using our website.

How to control 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, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer’s website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

This policy contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.