What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small piece of data that a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie allows the website to “remember” your actions or preferences over time.
Most Internet browsers support cookies; however, users can set their browsers to decline certain types of cookies or specific cookies. Further, users can delete cookies at any time.
What types of cookies do we use?
We use different types of cookies.
First-Party and Third-Party Cookies
We use both first-party and third-party cookies on our website.
First-party cookies are cookies issued from the aestheticsonlineshop.com domain that are generally used to render basic site functionality.
Third-party cookies belong to and are managed by other parties. These cookies may be required to render certain forms, such as the submission of a contact form, or to allow for some advertising outside of the Top Dermal website.
Session cookies are temporary cookies that are used to remember you during the course of your visit to the website, and they expire when you close the web browser. Cookies that have a specific duration will remain on your device until that term expires, unless you manually delete them before the expiry date.
Persistent cookies are used to remember your preferences within the website and remain on your desktop or mobile device even after you close your browser or restart your computer. We use these cookies to analyse user behavior to establish visit patterns so that we can improve our website functionality for you and others who visit our website. These cookies also allow us to serve you with targeted advertising and measure the effectiveness of our site functionality and advertising.
Table with the different cookies we may use
|Category of cookies
|Why we use these cookies
|These cookies are essential for websites on our services to perform their basic functions. These include those required to allow registered users to authenticate and perform account related functions, as well as to save the contents of virtual “carts” on sites that have an ecommerce functionality.
|These cookies are used to store preferences set by users such as account name, language, and location.
|We use these cookies to help identify and prevent potential security risks.
|Analytics and Performance
|Performance cookies collect information on how users interact with our websites, including what pages are visited most, as well as other analytical data. We use these details to improve how our websites function and to understand how users interact with them.
|Third Party / Embedded Content
|Sites running with WordPress make use of different third party applications and services to enhance the experience of website visitors. These include social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter (through the use of sharing buttons), or embedded content from Youtube. As a result, cookies may be set by these third parties, and used by them to track your online activity. We have no direct control over the information that is collected by these cookies.
Identification of our cookies
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|Google Analytics. Gathers information that helps us understand how visitors interact with our websites, which allow us to create a better experience for our visitors. Our users may also implement Google Analytics on their own websites.
|Tracks whether or not a user has already performed an action.
|Persists a user’s wp-admin configuration.
|Remembers the state of visitor acceptance to the cookie banner. Only set when the visitor clicks Accept.
|Checks if cookies are enabled to provide appropriate user experience.
|Remembers whether or not a user wishes to view the mobile version of a site.
|Used in order to determine whether or not the cookie banner should be shown. Set immediately on page load and retained for 6 hours to remember the visitor’s country.
|Used to track the language a user has selected to view popular blogs in.
How are cookies used for advertising purposes?
Cookies and ad technology such as pixels and anonymous ad network tags help us serve relevant ads to you more effectively. They also help us collect aggregated audit data, research, and performance reporting for advertisers. Pixels enable us to understand and improve the delivery of ads to you, and know when certain ads have been shown to you.
How do I reject and delete cookies?
To find out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit aboutcookies.org. For more details on your choices regarding use of your web browsing activity for interest-based advertising you may visit the following sites:
On a mobile device, you may also be to adjust your settings to limit tracking.
For example, you can opt out of Google Analytics by installing Google’s opt-out browser add-on, or from Hotjar by using the Do Not Track header.