Cookie Policy

Cookies and how they benefit you

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you'd expect
  • Save you having to login every time you visit the site
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

More about our Cookies

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Making our shopping basket and checkout work
  • Determining if you are logged in or not
  • Remembering your search settings
  • Showing you which pages you have recently visited

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

We use:

 

Cookie Name Cookie Purpose Cookie Source Cookie Expiry
mage-cache-sessid This cookie is used in context with load balancing - This optimizes the response rate between the visitor and the site, by distributing the traffic load on multiple network links or servers. cutter-shop.com Session
mage-cache-storage This cookie is used in context with load balancing - This optimizes the response rate between the visitor and the site, by distributing the traffic load on multiple network links or servers. cutter-shop.com Session
mage-cache-storage-section-invalidation This cookie is used in context with load balancing - This optimizes the response rate between the visitor and the site, by distributing the traffic load on multiple network links or servers. cutter-shop.com Session
mage-cache-timeout This cookie is necessary for the cache function . A cache is used by the website to optimize the response time between the visitor and the website. The cache is usually stored on the visitor’s browser. cutter-shop.com Persistent
PHPSESSID Preserves user session state across page requests. cutter-shop.com 1 day
_ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js 2 years
_gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js 1 day
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. https://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js 1 day
r/collect This cookie is used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavior. It tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels. doubleclick.net Session
autocomplete-provider Records searches used in the website's search bar. cutter-shop.com Session
form_key Stores randomly generated key used to prevent forged requests. cutter-shop.com 1 day
mage-cache-storage This cookie informs the website were cache is being stored. cutter-shop.com Session
mage-cache-storage-section-invalidation Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster. cutter-shop.com Session
mage-messages Stores any error or warning messages show to the vistor during checkout process. cutter-shop.com 1 year
mage-translation-file-version Facilitates translation of content to other languages. cutter-shop.com Session
mage-translation-storage Facilitates translation of content to other languages. cutter-shop.com Session
mage-translation-storage Facilitates translation of content to other languages. cutter-shop.com Session
searchReport-log Records searches used in the website's search bar. cutter-shop.com Session

 

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.