Cookie Policy

About this cookie policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: www.mellowyellowhydro.co.uk

What are cookies ?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies ?

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use ?

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Marketing: Our website displays advertisements. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.

The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

CookieDescription
_cookiecheckDetermines whether the visitor has accepted the cookie consent box.
_paypal_storage_Used in context with the PayPal payment-function on the website. The cookie is necessary for making a safe transaction through PayPal.
akavpau_ppsdThe cookie is provided by PayPal. The cookie is used in context with transactions on the website. The cookie is necessary for secure transactions.
connect.sidThe cookie is necessary for secure login and the detection of any spam abuse of the website.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessaryThis cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Non-necessary".
LANGThis cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.
nsidWhen making a payment via PayPal these cookies are issued – PayPal session/security.
store_notice[notice id]Allows customers to dismiss the Store Notice.
tk_aiStores a randomly-generated anonymous ID. This is only used within the admin area and is used for general analytics tracking.
tk_lrThis cookie is set by JetPack plugin on sites using WooCommerce. This is a referral cookie used for analyzing referrer behavior for Jetpack.
tk_orThis cookie is set by JetPack plugin on sites using WooCommerce. This is a referral cookie used for analyzing referrer behavior for Jetpack.
tk_r3dThe cookie is installed by JetPack. Used for the internal metrics fo user activities to improve user experience.
tk_rlUsed for the internal metrics for user activities to improve user experience.
tk_roUsed for the internal metrics for user activities to improve user experience.
tk_tcUsed for the internal metrics for user activities to improve user experience.
tsUsed in context with the PayPal payment function on the website. The cookie is necessary for making a safe transaction through Paypal.
ts_cUsed in context with the PayPal payment function on the website. The cookie is necessary for making a safe transaction through Paypal.
tsrceThis cookie is generally provided by PayPal and supports payment services in the website.
viewed_cookie_policyThe viewed_cookie_policy cookie is set to “yes” when the Cookie law info bar has been viewed and accepted.
wc_cart_hash_Helps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.
wc_fragments_A first party session cookie for remembering the items you have placed in your shopping cart and ensuring cart functionality works properly.
wfwaf-authcookie-This cookie allows the Wordfence firewall to detect logged in users and allow them increased access. It also allows Wordfence to detect non-logged in users and restrict their access to secure areas.
woocommerce_items_in_cartHelps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.
woocommerce_recently_viewedPowers the Recent Viewed Products widget.
wp_woocommerce_session_Contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer.
X-PP-L7Paypal - These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.
X-PP-SILOVERThis cookie is generally provided by PayPal and supports payment services in the website.

How can I control the cookie preferences ?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.