Cookies

1. Introduction

1.1 This Cookies Policy is intended to inform you how Western Global uses a technology called “cookies” and web server logs. This Policy is intended to assist you in making informed decisions when using our website. Please take a minute to read and understand the policy. This policy should be read in conjunction with our Privacy Policy and Website Terms and Conditions.

2. How we use cookies

2.1 Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

2.2 A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

2.3 We use the following cookies:

  • 2.3.1 Strictly necessary cookies – These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • 2.3.2Analytical or performance cookies – These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • 2.3.3 Functionality cookies – These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • 2.3.4 Targeting cookies – These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.

3. List of cookies

3.1 You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Name
PHPSESSID session To identify your unique session on the website.

 

 

wordpress_{hash} session WordPress cookie for a logged in user.

 

 

wordpress_logged_in_{hash} session WordPress cookie for a logged in user.

 

wordpress_test_cookie session WordPress test cookie.

 

wp-settings-[UID] 1 year WordPress sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.

 

wp-settings-time-{time}-[UID] 1 year WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.

 

_wcml_dashboard_currency 1 day Stores the currently selected currency being used.

 

 

wp-wpml_current_language 1 day Stores the current language. This cookie is set only for logged-in users.

 

wp-wpml_current_admin_ language_{hash} 1 day Stores the current WordPress administration area language.

 

_icl_visitor_lang_js 1 day Stores the redirected language.

 

wpml_browser_redirect_test session Tests if cookies are enabled.

 

woocommerce_cart_hash session – Identifies the cart in the database

 

woocommerce_items_in_cart session Identifies the items in the cart.

 

 

wp_woocommerce_session_ 2 days Identifies the visitor’s session.

 

 

tk_ai session Stores a randomly-generated anonymous ID. This is only used within the dashboard (/wp-admin) area and is used for usage tracking, if enabled.

 

 

 

3.2 Please note that third parties may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services. These third party cookies are likely to be analytical cookies or performance cookies or targeting cookies:

4. How can you manage your cookie preferences?

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

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