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Dreadz Cookie Policy

A lot of people are worried about them and what information they store about you but at Dreadz.co.uk we only use cookies that will either enhance your experience (such as Shopify, Google Analytics, and Facebook Pixel) or will perform the cart to function correctly (necessary Shopify cookies).

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that sits on your computer or mobile device. When you visit a website for the first time a cookie may be downloaded so that on subsequent visits the website can access that cookie again and send information back to the site.

For more information please see: http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/guides/about-cookies

Cookie deletion

You can turn off cookies through your browser. For information on deleting or controlling cookies please visit www.AboutCookies.org. Please be aware that by deleting or disabling cookies on our site you may not be able to access certain areas or features.

Cookies are anonymous

They use a randomly generated number to identify themselves and contain no information that could personally identify you.

Opting Out of Cookies

If you prefer, you can restrict, block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings but that may mean that you won’t be able to add and buy products from our store.

How we use cookies on Dreadz.co.uk

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use dreadz.co.uk. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on dreadz.co.uk - how long you spend on each dreadz.co.uk page.
  • how you got to the site.
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site.

We don’t collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.

We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

Name Purpose Expires
 _utma Determines the number of unique visitors to the site 2 years
_utmb This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site 30 minutes
_utmc This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser when you close your browser
_utmz This provides information about how you reached the site (eg from another website or a search engine) 6 months
ga_nextpage_params This stores data to be sent to Google on the next page you request when you close your browser


We’ve created the dreadz.co.ukwebsite using the Shopify Ecommerce Platform. Shopify sets cookies when you visit our site that help with information such remembering what you’ve put in your shopping cart or which page you’ve started your Dreadz experience from.

Name Purpose Expires
_session_id [storefront] Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc..) Sessional
_shopify_visit [storefront and checkout.shopify.com] Used by our internal stats tracker to record the number of visits to the shop Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit
_shopify_uniq [storefront and checkout.shopify.com] Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer Expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day cart
cart [storefront] Stores information about the contents of your cart Persistent for 2 weeks
_secure_session_id [storefront] Stores session information for the checkout process Sessional
storefront_digest [storefront] If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access Indefinate