Cookies

Cookies on Grovet.com

Grovet.com uses cookies created by the site and by third parties in order to provide an optimal user experience.
Our own cookies are necessary for the general functioning of the website and for additional services.
We also use third party cookies from Zendesk Chat for additional customer service and from Google Analytics to determine where the interests of our visitors lie.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are created by a website and sent to the browser of the user. The browser saves this text file on your computer so that the saved information can be used by your browser during your next visit. These cookies do not harm your computer.

1. Cookies from Grovet.com

1.1 Technical cookies (necessary cookies)

Technical cookies are cookies that are necessary for the functioning of the webshop, to make an account, to log in, and to detect fraudulent activity on your account.
Please see the bottom of this page for our complete list of technical cookies.

1.2 Functional cookies

Functional cookies are created in order to keep track of your specified preferences. We place a Cookie Control cookie in order to check if you allow us to save cookies on your computer.

2. Third party cookies on Grovet.com

2.1 Google Analytics (tracking cookies)

Google places cookies through our website as part of the “Analytics” service. We use this service to keep track of how visitors use the website and to receive reports about how our website is used. Google can provide this information to third parties if they are legally required to do so, or if third parties need to process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. We do not permit Google to use the acquired Analytics information for other Google services.

The information collected by Google is, so far as possible, anonymised. IP addresses are purposely not shared. The gathered information is saved on secured servers belonging to Google, located in the United States. Google adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles and is registered with the U.S. Department of Commerce's Safe Harbor Program. This means that personal data and the processing thereof is protected according to appropriate standards.

3. Enabling, disabling and deleting cookies

In order to make optimal use of our website we discourage disabling cookies. If you wish to manage your cookies or change your settings you can do this through your browser settings. The 'Help' feature on your browser (for example Safari, Firefox, Mozilla or chrome) will tell you how to enable, disable, or delete cookies. You can also choose to activate the 'do not track' function.

Consequences of blocking certain cookies:

If you choose to block (certain) cookies, you may not be able to make use of certain features and services of our website. This includes logging in and paying.

Technical cookies we use

Below is a list of the technical cookies that we use when necessary in order to allow our webshop to function optimally:

COOKIE NAMECOOKIE DESCRIPTION
CART The association with your shopping cart.
CATEGORY_INFO Stores the category information on the page, that allows us to display pages more quickly.
CUSTOMER An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.
CUSTOMER_AUTH An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.
CUSTOMER_INFO An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.
CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS Stores the Customer Segment ID
EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.
FRONTEND You sesssion ID on the server.
GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to edit their orders.
LAST_CATEGORY The last category you visited.
LAST_PRODUCT The most recent product you viewed.
NEWMESSAGE Indicates whether a new message has been received.
NO_CACHE Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.
STORE The store view or language you have selected.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer is allowed to use cookies.
VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS The products that you have recently viewed.
WISHLIST An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.
WISHLIST_CNT The number of items in your Wishlist.

 

Functional cookies we use

Below is a list of the functional cookies that we use in order to allow our webshop to function optimally:

COOKIE NAMECOOKIE DESCRIPTION
modal_shown If a service message has already been shown to a visitor.
cookiesmodal_shown If our "accept cookie policy" message has already been shown to a visitor.

 

Third party cookies we use

Below is a list of the third party cookies that we use in order to perform services and analyses on our webshop:

COOKIE NAMECOOKIE DESCRIPTION
_ga Google Analytics
_gat Google Analytics
_gid Google Analytics
__zlcmid Zendesk Chat

 

More information about cookies?

You can find more information about cookies on Wikipedia.