Opal London is committed to protecting you and your personal privacy. We also want our website to be as enjoyable and easy to use as possible for our customers and in order to do this the website will need to excahnge some information wit the user. A cookie is a sample of information used to help users navigate the site, use a virtual shopping cart and generally allow for a better user experience on our site. Any information entered into the website will only be used for purposes relating to your order. This article gives some insight as to how a website works and what sort of information is exchanged. (Technical stuff is interesting; and also a little boring...")
The cookies do not identify people; they only accept information that relates to your computer type, what browser you are using and anonymous information that is used for the sole purpose of differentiating your user session from that of another. The cookies are stored on the user's computer and can be deleted any time.
Cookies set by Google include: tracking unique visitors anonymously, site navigation, shopping cart, recently viewed products.
List of Google cookies used:
__utmz = Google referral: what link you clicked to arrive to our site.
__utmc = Google session identification = is very short lasting and is destroyed when browser is closed.
__utmb = Google used to resume a shopping session (generally lasts for 30 minutes from the last action)
__utma = Google Tracking cookie, the only thing it records on your computer is a random 50 digit number relating to the session and how many times you visited the site. It automatically deletes every 2 years.
List of other cookies used:
ekmlastpage = allows you to use your back button to navigate the site or return to the last category after adding an item to your shopping cart.
ekm%5Fopalcraftsltd = CookieTest to check if your browser is willing and able to accept cookies.
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65 Waterloo Road