Objects of use sets 7 cookies which are described below. Of these 3 are strictly necessary for the functioning of the site storing language, currency, cart contents, account status, and other data without which any web-store cannot function. These cookies are excluded from the provisions of the EU Cookie Law. In addition to these 4 analytics cookies are set which provide us with anonymised data regarding usage, click paths, page views, and traffic sources. These help keep us informed about the functionality of the site, incoming links, and help flag unusual or potentially fraudulent activity. None of this data is shared with third parties, for advertising or any other purpose.

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Cookie Domain Type of Cookie   Expiry
PHPSESSID .objectsofuse.com First party session data, shopping cart and account enabler.   End of session
language .objectsofuse.com User and location dependant language settings.   1 month from setting
currency .objectsofuse.com User and location dependant currency settings.   1 month from setting
__utma .objectsofuse.com Analytics identifier cookie. This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to a site from that web browser. If the cookie has been deleted by the browser operator, and the browser subsequently visits the site, a new __utma cookie is written with a different unique ID. This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to the site and it is updated with each page view. Additionally, this cookie is provided with a unique ID that Google Analytics uses to ensure both the validity and accessibility of the cookie as an extra security measure.    
__utmb .objectsofuse.com Analytics session cookie. This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with the site. When a user views a page on the site, the Google Analytics code attempts to update this cookie. If it does not find the cookie, a new one is written and a new session is established. Each time a user visits a different page on the site, this cookie is updated to expire in 30 minutes, thus continuing a single session for as long as user activity continues within 30-minute intervals. This cookie expires when a user pauses on a page for longer than 30 minutes.   30 minutes from setting or update
__utmc .objectsofuse.com An obsolete Analytics session cookie. This cookie is no longer used by the ga.js tracking code to determine session status. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user. For backwards compatibility purposes with sites still using the urchin.js tracking code, this cookie continues to be written by ga.js and expires when the user exits the browser.   On browser exit
__utmz .objectsofuse.com This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitors to reach our site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link. It is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within the site. The cookie is updated with each page view.   6 months from setting or update