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Cookie Policy

Cookies are small files that a website places on your hard disk to enable additional features of the website to work. Use of cookies is an industry standard and many websites use them and most internet browsers automatically accept cookies. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

The law relating to the use of cookies changed in May 2011. Website operators are now required to provide clear information in relation to the cookies operating on their site and to also obtain the user’s consent before setting a cookie on their computer or handheld device.

Further information is set out below in relation to the cookies which operate on this website and we are currently reviewing our systems and procedures to establish the best way of obtaining consent to the setting of a cookie on a user’s computer or handheld device.

Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information but they do enable us to provide a more user-friendly experience. We do not use cookies to gather personal information such as a person's name or e-mail address. However, in order to track usage on our website, we may use cookies to identify repeat visitors to the website and to determine the path visitors take on our site. Any information gathered by the use of cookies is compiled on an aggregate and anonymous basis.

Our Use of Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of purposes including website functionality, statistical analysis and advertising.

The ecommerce platform our website is based on uses various cookies in order to provide the functionality we require. We use cookies for analytical purposes where we will review traffic patterns and other statistics to find out how many people use our website and where this traffic came from. All this helps us to provide a user-friendly and functional website whilst identifying ways in which we can improve our website in order to better tailor it to customer needs and keep up to date with ecommerce trends. Our advertising campaigns may also make use of cookies in order to help us improve the effectiveness of such campaigns.

How can you prevent Cookies?

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Should you wish to, you should be able to accept or decline cookies via your web browser. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies. Please be aware that this may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website and other websites that you may visit. In addition, and should you want to, you can also delete cookies that are already stored on your computer.

To find out how to do disable and/or delete cookies for your particular web browser, check your browsers "help" system or visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

What happens if I disable Cookies?

You need to be aware that should you choose to disable cookies from your browser it may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Roof Traders website and some or all of the areas of the website may fail to work for you. You may also experience similar or different issues whilst visiting other websites on the internet.

The Cookies we use

The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.

Cookie NameCookie Description
FORM_KEY Stores randomly generated key used to prevent forged requests.
PHPSESSID Your session ID on the server.
GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to view and edit their orders.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history, if you have asked for this.
STF Information on products you have emailed to friends.
STORE The store view or language you have selected.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
MAGE-CACHE-SESSID Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-STORAGE Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-STORAGE-SECTION-INVALIDATION Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-TIMEOUT Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
SECTION-DATA-IDS Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
PRIVATE_CONTENT_VERSION Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
X-MAGENTO-VARY Facilitates caching of content on the server to make pages load faster.
MAGE-TRANSLATION-FILE-VERSION Facilitates translation of content to other languages.
MAGE-TRANSLATION-STORAGE Facilitates translation of content to other languages.