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COOKIE POLICY

Use of Cookies

Last updated: 19 May 2020

This Website is operated by Kinetica Sports Nutrition, part of Boyne Valley Unlimited Company, a company incorporated under the laws of Ireland with company registration number 24499 and registered address at Platin Road, Drogheda, Co. Meath ("we" “us” or “our”).

We mentioned in our Data Protection Policy that we use cookies and related technologies (collectively referred to as “cookies”) to provide you with our website and the related products and services (together, the “Website”).

This policy explains how we use cookies and similar technologies on our Website (the “Cookie Policy”).

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file consisting of a string of characters that can be placed on your computer or mobile device that uniquely identifies your browser or device. Such recognition helps the efficient operation of Website and allows us to remember your preferences and to ensure that our advertising is relevant to you.

Do we use cookies?

Yes, like most websites and applications we use cookies in the course of providing you with use and access of our Website. We may use technologies like cookies, pixels and local storage to deliver, secure, and understand products, services, and ads.

These technologies help us understand how our Website is being used, help you navigate our Website, help remember your preferences, and generally improve your experience in using our Website. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you may see online is more relevant to you and your interests.

What cookies do we use and why?[1]

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  • To authenticate you and secure our Website: We use cookies to identify you, and monitor login and status data. This allows us to know, for example, whether you are logged in and from where. It also helps us to detect and stop fraud or potential fraud on our Website.

 

  • To remember your settings and preferences: We use cookies to recognise your browser or device and remember your preferences (such as your language).

 

  • To improve performance: We use cookies to improve the operation and presentation of our Website and provide you with the best experience.

 

  • To conduct analytics: We use analytics cookies to collect anonymous traffic data to help us analyse how members and visitors access and use our Website, and for other analytics services relating to website activity and internet usage. This allows us to identify errors, learn how our services perform, and improve and develop our services over time
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We use the following cookies:

 

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

 

Cookie Description

_ab

Used in connection with access to admin.

_orig_referrer

Track landing pages.

_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.

_Brochure_session    

Used in connection with browsing through site.

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  • Analytical / performance cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
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Cookie Description

_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_uniq

Shopify analytics.

_shopify_visit

Shopify analytics.

_shopify_y

Shopify analytics.

_y

Shopify analytics.

tracked_start_checkout

Shopify analytics relating to checkout

ab_test_*

Shopify analytics.

cart_sig

Shopify analytics.

ki_r

Shopify analytics.

ki_t

Shopify analytics.

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

 

Cookie Description

Facebook Network

Using the marketing cookie to present relevant adverts to an engaged audience, across the Facebook Network, inclusive of Instagram.

Google AdWords

Using the marketing cookie to present relevant adverts to an engaged audience, across Google’s advertising platform, including but not limited to, YouTube and Google Search.

LinkedIn

Using the marketing cookie to present relevant adverts to an engaged audience, across LinkedIn’s advertising platform.

Adroll

Using the marketing cookie to present relevant adverts to an engaged audience, based on their behaviours across the Kinetica Sports website, across the openweb on relevant websites.

Twitter

Using the marketing cookie to present relevant adverts to an engaged audience, across Twitter’s advertising platform.

Amazon

Using the marketing cookie to present relevant adverts to an engaged audience, across Amazon’s advertising platform.

 

How long do cookies last?

The length of time a cookie will stay on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a "persistent" or "session" cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.

First and third party cookies

Many of the cookies are first-party cookies that are placed and read by us.

Third-party cookies may also be placed on your device by our business partners when you access or use our Website. These specialist third party cookies are not set by us but are rather set by companies such as Shopify to power our online store and Google for website analytics purposes. Please read our partners’ privacy policies to ensure that you are comfortable with the manner in which they use cookies.

How to refuse the use of cookies

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, if you do this you won't have access to many features that may make your use and access of our Website smoother, and some elements of our Website may not function properly. If your browser setting blocks all cookies (including necessary cookies) you may not be able to access all parts of our Website.

If you want to opt out of specific third-party cookies, please consult the third party’s website or privacy policy as well as the cookie settings on your browser.

Changes to this Cookie Policy

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our business, our practices, or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons, , so please review it frequently. We will notify you of any changes by posting the updated policy on this page with its effective date. If the change is material, we will take reasonable steps to notify you such as by posting a notice on our website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy you may contact us at customersupport@KINETICA-SPORTS.COM