Cookie Policy for BigHippo.co.uk

Effective Date: [7th April 2024]

Thank you for visiting BigHippo.co.uk. This Cookie Policy explains how we use cookies and similar tracking technologies on our website. By using our website, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this policy.

1. What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device (computer, tablet, smartphone) when you visit a website. They are widely used to make websites work more efficiently and to provide information to website owners.

2. How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for various purposes, including:

2.1 Essential Cookies: These cookies are necessary for the functioning of our website. They enable you to navigate our website and use its features. Without these cookies, certain functionalities may not be available.

2.2 Performance and Analytics Cookies: These cookies help us understand how visitors interact with our website by collecting and reporting information anonymously. This helps us improve the performance of our website and provide a better user experience.

2.3 Marketing and Advertising Cookies: These cookies are used to deliver advertisements relevant to your interests. They may be used by third-party advertising networks to display targeted advertisements on other websites.

3. Cookies Used on BigHippo.co.uk

Below is a list of the main cookies used on our website:

WooCommerce Cookies:

  • woocommerce_cart_hash: Session cookie
  • woocommerce_items_in_cart: Session cookie
  • wp_woocommerce_session_: Expires after 2 days

WordPress Cookies:

  • wordpress_logged_in_: Expires after 14 days
  • wordpress_sec_: Expires after 15 days
  • wordpress_test_cookie: Session cookie
  • wp-settings-: Expires after one year
  • wp-settings-time-: Expires after one year

Google Analytics Cookies:

  • _ga: Expires after 2 years
  • _gid: Expires after 24 hours
  • _gat: Expires after 1 minute
  • _gac: Expires after 90 days

Please note that the list above may not be exhaustive, as the exact cookies used can vary based on the specific configuration and plugins installed on our WooCommerce and WordPress website.

4. Managing Cookies

You can manage cookies through your web browser’s settings. You can choose to block or delete cookies from our website or any other website. However, please note that blocking or deleting cookies may affect your experience on our website and may prevent certain features from working correctly.

5. Changes to this Cookie Policy

We reserve the right to update or modify this Cookie Policy at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the updated policy on our website.

6. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Cookie Policy, please contact us.