Cookie policy

Use of 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 used on this website and why.

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies help make this website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. This website cannot function properly without these cookies.

COOKIE NAME PHPSESSID
PROVIDER hearthstone.co.uk
TYPE HTTP
EXPIRY Session
Cookie purpose Preserves user session state across pages.
Data is sent to UK

Statistics cookies

Statistic cookies help us to understand how visitors interact with this website by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

COOKIE NAME _ga
PROVIDER hearthstone.co.uk
TYPE HTTP
EXPIRY 2 years
Cookie purpose Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Data is sent to UK
COOKIE NAME _gat
PROVIDER hearthstone.co.uk
TYPE HTTP
EXPIRY 1 day
Cookie purpose Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
Data is sent to UK
COOKIE NAME _gid
PROVIDER hearthstone.co.uk
TYPE HTTP
EXPIRY 1 day
Cookie purpose Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
Data is sent to UK

Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user.

COOKIE NAME ads/ga-audiences
PROVIDER google.com
TYPE Pixel
EXPIRY Session
Cookie purpose Used by Google Ad Words to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s on line behaviour across websites.
Data is sent to United States

How do I control cookies?

You should be aware that any preferences will be lost if you delete all cookies and many websites will not work properly or you will lose some functionality. We do not recommend turning cookies off when using our website for these reasons.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can alter the settings of your browser to erase cookies or prevent automatic acceptance if you prefer. Generally you have the option to see what cookies you’ve got and delete them individually, block third party cookies or cookies from particular sites, accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is issued or reject all cookies. Visit the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu on your browser to change settings, and check the following links for more browser-specific information.

Cookie settings in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge

Cookie settings in Firefox

Cookie settings in Chrome

Cookie settings in Safari for macs and iOS

It is possible to opt out of having your anonymised browsing activity within websites recorded by performance cookies.