Cookies and local storage policy


When you use the website shop.freshlygrounded.com (from now on, "FG") and other online services, you are accepting that we can save and access cookies and IP addresses, as well as access other methods, in order to collect data on the use of websites and to be able to show you a profile elaborated from your browsing habits. In this way we can show you our products and personalised advertising and improve your online experience. This includes information about the use of the website, the type of browser and device you are accessing from.

 

1.- What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are generated in the computer, mobile phone, tablet or any other device from which a user accesses a website and that allow the owner of that page to store or retrieve certain information about the navigation that takes place from that computer. These technologies can serve many different purposes, such as, for example, recognising you as a user, the language selected, obtaining information about your browsing habits, or customising the way content is displayed.

 

2.- Types of cookies on the FG website and their purposes.

Cookies according to the entity that manages them.

Depending on whether the information obtained by the cookies is processed only by FG and/or also by third parties with whom we have contracted the provision of a service for which the use of cookies is required, we distinguish between:

  • Own Cookies: These are the ones that are sent from FG.
  • Third party cookies: Cookies are sent from a computer or domain that is not managed by FG, but by another entity that treats the data obtained through the cookies. Examples of this type of cookies are those used by social networks such as Twitter, Facebook or Google.

 

Cookies depending on the length of time they remain activated on your terminal equipment.

  • Session Cookies: These are a type of cookie designed to collect and store data while a user accesses a website. These cookies are stored in the user's terminal until the end of their browsing session.
  • Persistent cookies: These are a type of cookie in which the data is still stored in the user's terminal and can be accessed and processed during a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.

 

Cookies according to their purpose.

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These are those necessary for the execution of certain functionalities of the FG web page, as well as the use of the different options or services that exist in it, such as, for example, to control the traffic and the communication of data, to balance the traffic of the web site in order to offer the clients a reliable and uninterrupted service, to identify the session, to access parts of restricted access or to use security elements during navigation.
  • Performance Cookies: These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us know which pages are the most or least popular and tell us how users move through the website. All information collected by these cookies is grouped together and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our website.
  • Functional cookies: A set of cookies to collect information about website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google or any other entity.

 

3.- How to manage the FG cookies?

You can allow, block or delete the cookies installed on your computer by configuring your Internet browser options. If you do not allow cookies to be installed on your browser, you may not be able to access some of the services and your experience on our site may be less satisfactory.

How do I refuse or not consent to the use of cookies?

You can refuse to accept cookies by modifying the settings on your Internet browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox). Please note that if you do not allow the use of cookies in some areas of our website, the content may not be accessible or may not function properly.

The following links provide you with information on how to set or disable your cookies in each browser:

Finally and in case you have any problem related to the use of cookies on this website, or you want to exercise your rights of access, rectification, suppression, limitation, opposition and portability you can contact us through the following email address [shop@freshlygrounded.com].

 

4.- To which recipients will your data be communicated?

FG will be able to communicate your data, exclusively for the purposes indicated in the section "Cookies according to their purpose", to public administrations and other natural or legal persons that, likewise, develop any of the activities included in the mentioned section and enter into collaboration agreements, all of this without the need for you to be informed of each first communication that is made to the mentioned recipients.

Within the framework of the communications indicated in the previous paragraph, international transfers of data to third countries or international organisations may be carried out, whether or not there is a decision by the European Commission on the adequacy of such data. International transfers to countries which cannot guarantee an adequate level of protection shall be exceptional and shall be carried out provided that they are essential for the proper conduct of the contractual relationship.

 

5.- Policy updates.

FG can modify this Cookie Policy according to regulatory or legislative requirements or with the purpose of adapting this policy to the instructions given by the UK's Agency of Data Protection. In the event that significant changes are made to this Cookie Policy, the Users will be duly informed.

 

6.- Cookies used in FG.

The following table indicates the cookies used in FG and explains their use.

Essential

Cookie Name

Function

_ab

Used in connection with access to admin.

_secure_session_id

Used in connection with navigation through a storefront.

cart

Used in connection with shopping cart.

cart_sig

Used in connection with checkout.

cart_ts

Used in connection with checkout.

checkout_token

Used in connection with checkout.

secret

Used in connection with checkout.

secure_customer_sig

Used in connection with customer login.

storefront_digest

Used in connection with customer login.

_shopify_u

Used to facilitate updating customer account information.

 

Reporting and Analytics

Cookie Name

Function

_tracking_consent

Tracking preferences.

_landing_page

Track landing pages

_orig_referrer

Track landing pages

_s

Shopify analytics.

_shopify_fs

Shopify analytics.

_shopify_s

Shopify analytics.

_shopify_sa_p

Shopify analytics relating to marketing & referrals.

_shopify_sa_t

Shopify analytics relating to marketing & referrals.

_shopify_y

Shopify analytics.

_y

Shopify analytics.