The following Cookie Declaration explains what cookies are and how we use them at www.vale-designs.com (the 'Site' or 'VALE'), the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used, and how to manage the Cookie Settings.
1. What are cookies?
A cookie is a small data file stored in your computer, tablet or smartphone. A cookie is not a program that can contain harmful malware or virus.
As most of the online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.
The third-party cookies used on our website are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.
3. Types of Cookies we use
You can see the specific services that store cookies under the Cookie Settings:
• NECESSARY (always active)
Necessary cookies are required to enable the basic features of this site, such as providing secure log-in or adjusting your consent preferences. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable data.
|secure_customer_sig||1 year||Shopify sets this cookie to be used in connection with customer login|
|cart_currency||14 days||Shopify sets this cookie to remember the user’s country of origin and populate the correct transaction currency|
|shopify_pay_redirect||1 hour||Shopify sets this cookie to enable secure online payment and checkout|
|_pay_session||session||Shopify sets this cookie to enable secure checkout and payment function on the website|
|enforce_policy||1 year||PayPal sets this cookie for secure transactions|
|ts||1 year 1 month 4 days||PayPal sets this cookie to enable secure transactions through PayPal|
|ts_c||1 year 1 month 4 days||PayPal sets this cookie to make safe payments through PayPal|
|cart||14 days||Shopify sets this cookie to provide a connection with the shopping cart|
|checkout_session_lookup||21 days||Shopify sets this cookie, which is used in conjunction with the payment window|
|cart_sig||14 days||Shopify sets this cookie to be used in connection with store checkout|
• FUNCTIONAL (optional)
Functional cookies help perform certain functionalities like sharing the content of the website on social media platforms, collecting feedback, and other third-party features.
|localization||1 year||Flickr sets this cookie to to track usage of photo galleries embedded from Flickr|
|LANG||9 hours||Linkedin set this cookie to set user's preferred language|
|x-pp-s||session||PayPal sets this cookie to process payments on the site|
|tsrce||3 days||PayPal sets this cookie to enable the PayPal payment service on the website.|
|x-csrf-jwt||7 days||PayPal sets this cookie to process payments from the site|
|nsid||session||PayPal sets this cookie to enable the PayPal payment service on the website.|
• ANALYTICS (optional)
Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics such as the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.
|CONSENT||2 years||YouTube sets this cookie via embedded YouTube videos and registers anonymous statistical data|
|cart_ts||14 days||Shopify sets this cookie which is used in connection with checkout|
|_y||1 year||This cookie is associated with Shopify's analytics suite|
|_s||30 minutes||This cookie is associated with Shopify's analytics suite|
|_shopify_y||1 year||This cookie is associated with Shopify's analytics suite|
|_shopify_s||30 minutes||This cookie is associated with Shopify's analytics suite|
• PERFORMANCE (optional)
Performance cookies are used to understand and analyze the key performance indexes of the website which helps in delivering a better user experience for the visitors.
|l7_az||30 minutes||This cookie is necessary for the PayPal login function on the website|
• ADVERTISEMENT (optional)
Advertisement cookies are used to provide visitors with customized advertisements based on the pages you visited previously and to analyze the effectiveness of the ad campaigns.
|NID||6 months||Google sets the cookie for advertising purposes; to limit the number of times the user sees an ad, to unwanted mute ads, and to measure the effectiveness of ads|
• UNCATEGORIZED (optional)
Other uncategorized cookies are those that are being analyzed and have not been classified into a category as yet.
|keep_alive||30 minutes||No description available|
|_cmp_a||1 day||No description available|
|_tracking_consent||1 year||No description available|
|_secure_session_id||1 day||No description available|
|checkout_session_token__cn__c1-afae5364707d8b1ca462a8b759335c3e||21 days||No description available|
|_shopify_d||session||No description available|
|cookietest||session||No description available|
4. How long are cookies stored?
The length of time a cookie is stored on your devices and browsers varies. The lifetime is calculated according to your last visit to the website. When a cookie expires, it is automatically deleted.
All our cookies’ lifetimes are specified in the Cookie Settings.
5. How to change your consent?
You can always change your consent preferences in the Cookie Settings - this will let you revisit the cookie consent banner and change your preferences or withdraw your consent right away - or by either deleting cookies from your browser.
6. How to block or delete cookies?
Different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. Listed below are the links to the support documents on how to manage and delete cookies from the major web browsers.
- Apple devices
- Android devices
- Microsoft Edge
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
- Internet Explorer
- Flash cookies
Please remember that if you use more than one browser, you must block or delete cookies in all of them individually.
7. Do you have any questions?
If you have any comments or questions relating to our cookie information and/or processing of personal data, please feel welcome to contact us via our Contact Form.
Last updated: September 14, 2023