Cookie Policy

[Last Updated November 12th 2019]

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.sustainabletravelstore.com

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?

Like most websites, our website uses 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 website 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?

The cookies used on our website are grouped into the following categories.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

CookieDescription
Necessary
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.
woocommerce_items_in_cartHelps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.
woocommerce_cart_hashHelps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.
AKDCThis cookie is generally provided by PayPal to support payment services within the website.
tsThis cookie is generally provided by PayPal and supports payment services in the website.
ts_cThis cookie is generally provided by PayPal and supports payment services in the website.
X-PP-L7This cookie is generally provided by PayPal and supports payment services in the website.
akavpau_ppsdThis cookie is provided by Paypal. The cookie is used in context with transactions on the website.
tsrceThis cookie is generally provided by PayPal and supports payment services in the website.
nsidThis cookie is associated with PayPal. When making a payment via PayPal this Cookie is issued.
X-PP-SILOVERThis cookie is generally provided by PayPal and supports payment services in the website.
__stripe_midStripe is used to making credit card payments. Stripe uses a cookie to remember who you are and to enable the website to process payments without storing any credit card information on its own servers.
__stripe_sidStripe is used to making credit card payments. Stripe uses a cookie to remember who you are and to enable the website to process payments without storing any credit card information on its own servers.
__cfduidThe cookie is set by CloudFare. The cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address d apply security settings on a per-client basis. It doesnot correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.
viewed_cookie_policyThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
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".
yith_wcaf_referral_tokenThis cookie helps our affiliate sales plugin recognize when a sale has been referred by one of our affiliates.
Functional
mailchimp_landing_siteThe cookie is set by the email marketing service MailChimp.
Preferences
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.
Analytics
tk_aiGathers information for our own, first party analytics tool about how our services are used. A collection of internal metrics for user activity, used to improve user experience.
tk_qsGathers information for our own, first party analytics tool about how our services are used. A collection of internal metrics for user activity, used to improve user experience.
vuidThese cookies are used by the Vimeo video player on websites.
_irThe cookie is set by Pinterest. We do not know the exact purpose of the cookies.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEThis cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.
YSCThis cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.
GPSThis cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location
_hjIncludedInSampleThis cookie is set to let Hotjar know whether that visitor is included in the sample which is used to generate Heatmaps, Funnels, Recordings, etc.
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_lrThis cookie is set by JetPack plugin on sites using WooCommerce. This is a referral cookie used for analyzing referrer behavior for Jetpack
_gaThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, camapign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randoly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gidThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form.
_gat_gtag_UA_141262048_1Google uses this cookie to distinguish users.
_hjidHotjar cookie. This cookie is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the random user ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.

How can I control cookie preferences?

As cookies are stored in the web browser used to access the website. Your browser will accept cookies and allow automatic collection of data unless you change the browser default settings. Most browsers allow you to manage your preferences with regard to cookies. You can usually find these settings in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. The following links may be helpful, or you can use the “Help” option in your browser:

•    Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
•    Cookie settings in Firefox
•    Cookie settings in Chrome
•    Cookie settings in Safari web and iOS

In addition, Google Analytics gives you the option to install an opt-out browser add-on for Internet Explorer 11, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and Opera: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

When you first access our website from an IP address or mobile device, a banner will be displayed informing you that by continuing to use the website, you consent to Sustainable Travel Store’s use of cookies. If you clear cookies, you will be asked to consent to the placement and use of cookies again upon your next visit to our website. Please note that disabling or rejecting the use of cookies on our website may result in some pages becoming inaccessible or not functioning properly.

Several websites explain how cookies work, offering more detail, such as www.aboutcookies.org, and www.allaboutcookies.org and Microsoft’s Cookie Guide (we have no affiliation with these websites).

Changes to our Cookie Policy

We may change this Cookie Policy at any time and from time to time without notice to you, including by publishing a new version on our website. When we will make any change, we will update the date on this page. You can check the top of the document to see the latest version in force.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about our use of cookies or similar technologies, please email us at [email protected].