Cookie Policy

Effective Date: 22-Sep-2023

What are cookies?

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and 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 manage the cookie settings.

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. They are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make it 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?

As most of the online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. 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 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.

Types of Cookies we use:

Performance cookies

Cookie key Domain Path Cookie type Expiration Description
_ga_BSHYBREQ8Z .outdooring-appliances.ca / First-party 1 year 1 month This cookie is used by Google Analytics to persist session state.
_ga .outdooring-appliances.ca / First-party 1 year 1 month This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request on a site and is used to calculate visitor, session, and campaign data for the site's analytics reports.
_gid .outdooring-appliances.ca / First-party 1 day This cookie is set by Google Analytics. It stores and updates a unique value for each page visited and is used to count and track pageviews.

Targeting cookies

Cookie key Domain Path Cookie type Expiration Description
_fbp .outdooring-appliances.ca / First-party 3 months Used by Meta to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third-party advertisers.
_gcl_au .outdooring-appliances.ca / First-party 3 months Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.
_gat_gtag_UA_9081654_5 .outdooring-appliances.ca / First-party 53 seconds This cookie is part of Google Analytics and is used to limit requests (throttle request rate).
IDE .doubleclick.net / Third-party 1 year This cookie is set by DoubleClick and carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE .youtube.com / First-party 6 months This cookie is set by YouTube to keep track of user preferences for YouTube videos embedded in sites; it can also determine whether the website visitor is using the new or old version of the YouTube interface.
YSC .youtube.com / Third-party Session This cookie is set by YouTube to track views of embedded videos.
test_cookie .doubleclick.net / Third-party 15 minutes This cookie is set by DoubleClick (which is owned by Google) to determine if the website visitor's browser supports cookies.

Unclassified Cookies

Cookie key Domain Path Cookie type Expiration Description
_bugherd_session5 .bugherd.com / Third-party 6 months 2 days Sidebar used by the Website administrators to QA.

Your choices regarding cookies

You have certain choices when it comes to the placing of cookies on your device. You may choose to accept or deny any functional or marketing cookies. You can control your cookie choices through your browser, where you can instruct it to delete or refuse cookies. You can visit the help center of your browser, the "Tools", "Edit", or "Help" pages to set your cookie preferences and delete cookies. We also encourage you to visit aboutcookies.org to learn more about how to opt out of cookies.

Questions

If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy, please contact us at [email protected].