COOKIE POLICY

This Cookie Policy (together with the website Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy) sets out the basis on which any personal data is collected from you, or that you provide. Please read the following carefully to understand how THE IDEAL GARDEN views and practices regarding cookie data, and how it will be used. By visiting https://www.theidealgarden.com you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

Cookies are small pieces of text used to store information on web browsers. They’re used by many websites to store and receive identifiers and other information on devices, such as a handheld phone or computer. Our site uses cookies in order to provide a better service to you.


COOKIES ON THIS WEBSITE

STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.

You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

PERFORMANCE COOKIES

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.

All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

FUNCTIONAL COOKIES

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They are set by third-party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

TARGETING COOKIES

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites.

They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.


Cookie Settings

STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES

Name Host Description
PHPSESSID .theidealgarden.com Cookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.
_cfduid .theidealgarden.com Cookie assoiated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.
wordpress_test_cookie .theidealgarden.com Used on sites built with WordPress. Tests whether or not the browser has cookies enabled
wp_woocommerce_session_c408de13c6f6c75a8183cf984203cf7b .theidealgarden.com This is a session cookie for Woocommerce Online Shopping system

PERFORMANCE COOKIES

Name Host Description
_gid, _ga, _gat, _gat_gtag_UA_88734752_1 .theidealgarden.com This is an optional addtional cookie set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. This cookie is used when site owners create custom visitor-level variables for customising what can be measured. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. It has a default lifespan of two years, although this can be customised by site owners.
_gat_additional0, _gid, _ga, ASP.NET_Sessionid .theidealgarden.com This is an optional addtional cookie set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. This cookie is used when site owners create custom visitor-level variables for customising what can be measured. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. It has a default lifespan of two years, although this can be customised by site owners.

TARGETING / 3RD PARTY COOKIES

Name Host Description
id .doubleclick.net This domain is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real time bidding advertising exchange
APISID, SSID, NID, SID, SAPISID, HSID, PREF .google.com This domain is owned by Google Inc. Although Google is primarily known as a search engine, the company provides a diverse range of products and services. Its main source of revenue however is advertising. Google tracks users extensively both through its own products and sites, and the numerous technologies embedded into many millions of websites around the world. It uses the data gathered from most of these services to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer’s adverts appear.
LANG, tsrce, ts, x-csrf-jwt, X-PP-SILOVER, akavpau_ppsd, _cookiecheck, AKDC, nsid www.paypal.com Cookies associates with Tawk.to online chat system. Like most internet-service operators, tawk.to collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers, apps and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, geographical location, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.

ENABLE / DISABLE COOKIES IN WEB BROWSERS

GOOGLE CHROME

Path: Customize and control Google Chrome > Settings > Advanced > Content Settings > Cookies

  1. Locate and click on the Customize and control Google Chrome button in the top-right corner designated with three stacked dots.
  2. Select Settings in the drop-down menu.
  3. On the new Settings tab, scroll down to Advanced and click on the link.
  4. In the expanded Advanced section, click on Content Settings listed under Privacy and security.
  5. Locate and click on the Cookies link listed directly under the Content settings label.
  6. Make sure Allow sites to save and read cookie data (recommended) is toggled on. You also have options to trash cookies when the browser is closed, and blocking third-party cookies.

MOZILLA FIREFOX

Path: Menu > Options > Privacy > History

  1. Locate and click on the Menu button located in the top-right corner designated with three stacked lines.
  2. In the drop-down menu, click on the Options button.
  3. A new Options tab appears in the browser. Select Privacy in the menu on the left.
  4. On the new Privacy panel, make sure Accept cookies from sites is checked. Here you can also determine when cookies expire, block third-party cookies, and block cookies from specific sites.

MICROSOFT EDGE

Path: Settings and more > Settings > Advanced settings > Cookies

  1. Locate and click on the Settings and more button in the top-right corner designated with three dots.
  2. Select Settings at the bottom of the roll-out menu.
  3. Click the View advanced settings button listed under Advanced settings towards the bottom of the Settings panel.
  4. Scroll all the way down the Advanced settings roll-out menu until you see Cookies.
  5. Make sure the drop-down menu reads Don’t block cookies.
  6. Here you can also block all cookies, or just cookies planted by external websites.

OPERA BROWSER

Path: Customize and control Opera > Settings > Privacy & security > Cookies

  1. Locate and click on the Opera logo located in the top-left corner labeled as Customize and control Opera.
  2. In the drop-down menu, click on the Settings link.
  3. A new Settings tab will appear within the browser. Select Privacy & security listed on the menu to the left.
  4. On the new panel, scroll down to Cookies and make sure Allow local data to be set (recommended) is selected with a blue-white dot. You can also make Opera delete cookies when exiting, block third-party cookies, and more.

APPLE SAFARI

Path: Safari > Preferences > Privacy > Cookies and website data

  1. Locate and click on Safari in the toolbar at the top.
  2. In the drop-down menu, click on the Preferences link.
  3. On the Preferences page, click on the Privacy button located on the toolbar.
  4. Locate the Cookies and website data option, and make sure that Block all cookies is unchecked.
  5. As an optional step, you can click on Manage Website Data to manually choose which sites you want to delete cookies from.

INTERNET EXPLORER

Path: Tools > Internet Options > Privacy > Advanced Privacy Settings

  1. Locate and click on the Tools button in the top-right corner designated with a gear icon.
  2. Select Internet Options in the drop-down menu.
  3. The Internet Options pop-up window will appear. Click on this panel’s Privacy tab.
  4. On the new Privacy panel, click on the Advanced button listed under Settings.
  5. The Advanced Privacy Settings pop-up window appears. Choose Accept under First-party Cookies. There are also options to enable/disable third-party cookies, and to accept all cookies no matter the source.

CHANGES TO OUR COOKIE POLICY

We may change this Cookie Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time, or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on this website and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Cookie Policy on your first use of this website following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.