Cookies

What Are Cookies? 
A cookie is a small file that is downloaded onto your computer when you visit a website.  It allows us to recognise and tailor our site to you and it won’t harm your computer.  
Opting Out of Cookies
If you prefer, you can restrict, block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings but that may mean that you won’t be able to add and buy products from our store. 
Use of 'Cookies'
Our cookies do not contain any personal information about you and are used only to determine your browser and user preferences for our site. We believe that this can greatly assist us in providing you with the service that you desire and to enhance your browsing experience. However, if you prefer, your browser software should enable you not to accept cookies. You should still be able to use our site without cookies enabled.
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu for a video about cookies visit www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies. Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.
Name
Domain
PurposeData KindSessional or Persistent?
_session_id
storefront
Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc..) Unique Token Sessional
_shopify_visit
storefront and checkout.shopify.com
Used by our internal stats tracker to record the number of visits to the shop None Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit
_shopify_uniq
storefront and checkout.shopify.com
Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer None Expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day
cart
storefront
Stores information about the contents of your cart Unique token Persistent for 2 weeks
_secure_session_id
storefront
Stores session information for the checkout process Unique token Sessional
storefront_digest
storefront
If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access Unique token Indefinite
Protein bulk also uses 3rd party cookies to help monitor our web performance and optimise the customer experience
CookieNameWho Sets ItPurposeSessional or Persistent?
 
Google Analytics
PREF Google Tracking who visits 
the store and from 
where
Persistent for 
a very short 
period
PayPal Unique to 
each user
PayPal Payment transactions Sessional
More information about cookies:
Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.
Targeting Cookies
These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. If you want to stop the use of targeting cookies, please visit this page on Google.
Consent
Your use of this website signifies your consent to the collection, processing and use of personal information by us for the purpose of administering and dealing with your order or account, market research, processing your payments, credit reference checking and fraud detection, and for marketing purposes as outlined above.
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