Easons.com: Privacy & Data Use
Please note that cookies can't harm your computer. We don't store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site. For example, they help us to identify and resolve errors, or to determine relevant related products to show you when you're browsing.
How to Manage Cookies
We use a number of different cookies on our site. If you do not knowwhat cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommendyou visit http://www.aboutcookies.org for detailed guidance.
List of the Main Easons.com Cookies
The following tables describe the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete Easons.com cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “In Private” for Internet Explorer, "Private Browsing" in Firefox and Safari etc).
We use session cookies to remember your log-in and what you’ve put in the shopping basket. These we deem strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then various functionality on the site will be broken. More information on session cookies and what they are used for at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/session-cookies-used-for.html.
| Cookie Name || Purpose |
| Avt || Used to store a list of previously viewed products during your session. We use this information to populate the ‘Recently Viewed Items’ lists that appear on some pages. |
| eh1 || Used to store previous searches to allow you to repeat these during your session. |
| os9C || Contains a unique identifier used to identify you as a user between page loads during a session. This allows us to remember your actions, such as adding items to your basket, during a session. |
| os9M || Contains a unique identifier used to identify you as a user and check user session integrity between servers, thus optimising site performance during a session. |
| oslastadd2b || Used to store a record of the last item added to the shopping cart during a session. |
| xg9C || Contains a unique identifier identifying an account session between page loads, to recognise you as a logged-in member as you navigate from page to page. |
| xg9M || Contains a unique identifier used to identify your account session and check user integrity between servers, thus optimising site performance during a session. |
| testC || Used to anonymously test session and account integrity |
| testM || Used to anonymously test session and account integrity |
| ASPSESSIONID || Active Server Page SessionID - this cookie is used to enable core site functionality. It does not contain any personal information and is automatically deleted when you close your browser. |
Cookies for Site Analytics
| Cookie Name || Description |
| Google Analytics || We use this to understand how the site is being used in order to improve the user experience. User data is all anonymous |
You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html
Cookies for Email Tracking
| Cookie Name || Purpose |
| TD_UNIQUE_IMP || The Unique Impression Cookie contains programs of viewed ads together with the time of the ad-view. This information is used to be able to identify unique ad-views. |
| TD_POOL || Ad-pools have the feature of ad-rotation. To support this, pool-based ad-views are stored in a cookie. |
| TD_EH_ || The Event History Cookie contains information about the three latest tracks (clicks) and the ten latest closures per program. This information is used to be able to connect clicks with closures. |
| TradeDoublerGUID || The GUID Cookie holds an identifier to support server side storage of the user event history |
| OPT_OUT || Allows a user to disable cookie based tracking or targeting for the browser that the user is using |
| RET || Retargeting is a feature that makes it possible to target ads to users that have visited configured targeting points on the advertiser’s site. To support this feature the targeting points visited by a user are stored in this cookie. |
Cookies set by Third Party Websites
We sometimes embed video content from websites such as YouTube. As aresult, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example,YouTube, you may be presented with cookies from these websites.Easons.com does not control the dissemination of these cookies. Youshould check the relevant third party website for more information aboutthese.
Social Networking Sharing Tools
Easons.com carries embedded ‘share’ buttons to enable users to easilyshare content with their friends through a number of popular socialnetworks. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in totheir service. Easons.com does not control the dissemination of thesecookies and you should check the relevant third party website for moreinformation about these.
You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on Easons.com. So if you click on any of these buttons, these sites will be registering that action and may use that information. In some cases these sites will be registering the fact that you are visiting Easons.com, and the specific pages you are on, even if you don’t click on the button if you are logged into their services, like Google and Facebook. You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out howto opt out, or delete, such information.
Some emails that we send you have no tracking in at all e.g. serviceemails with invoices attached. Other emails we send we put in trackingso that we can tell how much traffic those emails send to our site –e.g. our monthly Thank You Card newsletter. Some emails we can track, at an individual level, whether the user has opened and clicked on theemail. We rarely use the latter information at a personal level, ratherwe use it to understand open and click rates