What is a cookie?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket.
Cookies can be broadly split into 4 categories:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies – These cookies are essential for operation of the website and application. They don’t collect any personal information about you. They may include, for example, logging into secure areas of the website, use of a shopping basket or using e-billing services.
- Performance Cookies – These cookies allow us to monitor the behavioral activity of our users. We use these cookies to help us to improve the way our website and application works for you. Types of information they collect include, for example how many visitors to the website or which pages they had come from previously.
- Functionality Cookies – These cookies allow us to personalize your experience and recognize when our users return to our website and application. They may provide services which include, for example, choice of layout.
- Targeting Cookies – These cookies records a user’s visit to a website, the individual pages visited and links followed. These cookies may be set by a third party and may be used to target users for online advertising.
What cookies do we use?
We use the following cookies:
- ajs_* - Used to identify you as a user for application analytics.
- amplitude_* - Used to identify you anonymously on our website for website analytics.
- remember_me - This cookie helps us to identify you and log you in when you return to our application.
- session_id - This stores an encrypted id for your current application session
How can I remove cookies?
You can manually remove the Kitemaker cookies (please understand it will lessen the experience of using Kitemaker and you may not be able to login).
To do this, search for kitemaker.co and www.kitemaker.co in your browser privacy settings. Highlight the cookies that are shown and press delete. This will remove the cookies from your machine until the point you visit Kitemaker again.
Last Updated: 18 October 2019