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Cookie Policy

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.

What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How do we use Cookies?

Essential Cookies

These cookies are essential to make the site work correctly. Therefore, you are unable to deactivate these cookies.

Name Data Stored Purpose Expires
carrick_signs_session A random unique number or string of letters and numbers. A session cookie is required to follow your progress through the website. It is essential to ensure that any information you enter or routes you take are remembered by the website. Without this cookie, every page you visited would treat you as a completely new visitor. This cookie does not identify you personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you. The cookie is deleted when you close your web browser.
XSRF_TOKEN A random unique number or string of letters and numbers. This cookie is used to mitigate against certain types of attacks called Cross-site request forgery (CSRF). You can read more about CSRF vunerabilities on The Open Web Application Security Project Website. As this cookie is solely meant as a security measure, it is therefore essential. The cookie is deleted when you close your web browser.
cookie_preferences A set of 'TRUE' or 'FALSE' values representing your cookie preferences This cookie is used to remember a user's choice about cookies on the Carrick Signs website. This cookie is, by default, set on arrival to the site. All choices are intialised to 'False' which means optional cookies are opt-out by default. Once a user has opt-in to an optional cookie, a corresponding value will be updated to 'TRUE'. As we need to remember your preferences, this cookie is therefore essential. This cookie is stored for 1 year.

Non-Essential Cookies

These cookies are not essential to use this website and can be enabled or disabled at any time.

Name Data Stored Purpose Expires Enabled
A random unique number or string of letters and numbers. This cookie is used to remember your cart, so that your cart will still retain your items even if you close your web browser or do not interact with the web site after a period of time. If this is not enabled, the cart will default to session based. This means your cart will be lost if you close the web browser or go inactive for a period of time. It is recommended to enable this cookie. The cookie is stored for 30 days.
A set of 'TRUE' or 'FALSE' values representing your the availability of some assets from this site This cookie is purely meant to improve performance using a technology known as HTTP/2 Server Push. In simple terms, this technology allows your web browser to receive assets earlier which means the site feels more responsive. This cookie is not used to identify you in any way. It is recommended to enable this cookie. The cookie is stored for 30 days.
A 'TRUE' or 'FALSE' value representing your choice. This cookie enables or disables the use of Google Analytics. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. It is not used for marketing purposes. It is recommended to enable this cookie. The cookie is stored for 5 years.

Third Party Cookies

These cookies are not controlled by us but are under the control of third party service providers.

Name Provider Purpose
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Google Analytics These cookies are used to provide the Google Analytics service. These cookies will only be set if you allow the use of the service in the Non-Essential Cookies section. View privacy overview for Google Analytics.

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