Cookies Policy

Mothers’ Union online shop Cookies Policy:

Our website uses cookies which allow us to monitor the use of our website. This is for general purposes only and the information we gather cannot be used to identify you as an individual.
We use Google Analytics, Woocommerce and WordPress cookies on our website. By using this website you consent to the processing of data by Google Analytics, Woocommerce and WordPress.
If you do not consent to the use of Google Analytics, Woocommerce and WordPress cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

For more information about cookies and the type of cookies our website uses, see the frequently asked questions we have prepared below.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file which is generated by a website and stored in a folder on your computer. The cookie stored is unique to your computer.

Why are cookies needed?

Cookies are needed to make websites work better. For example when you add an item to your shopping cart on the Amazon website the contents of the shopping cart are stored in the cookie. Another example would be when you log into a webmail service such as Hotmail or Gmail a cookie is generated that confirms you are logged in. When you log off the cookie is deleted. This means if someone goes back to your webmail address they will not be able to read your emails.

What cookies do we use?

Mothers’ Union online shiop uses cookies to record visits to the website. This helps us to identify which parts of the website are popular and which are less so.

Why do Google Analytics, Woocommerce and WordPress need to know about my computer?

Early web traffic analytics used the IP address of a visitor to a website however this did not allow for tracking individual visitors where the IP address was the same, for example, computers on a corporate network.
The information generated by Google Analytics, Woocommerce and WordPress cookies will be used by Mothers’ Union online shop to evaluate the use of this website.
Google Analytics, Woocommerce and WordPress may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google Analytics’, Woocommerce and WordPress behalf.

Cookies DO:

Identify a computer to a website
Store information generated by a website

Cookies DO NOT:

Identify a computer’s owner to a website
Gather information from a computer

I still don’t want cookies on my PC – what can I do?

All major browsers have options that will restrict the use of cookies. However, in many cases this will limit the features you can use on a website.