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Cookie Policy

Introduction

We use cookies and similar technologies to manage and personalise your experience, analyse our traffic and personalise advertising. This helps us to provide you with a great experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

You can choose to reject certain types of cookies using our new preference centre - see the section on Managing cookies. If you don't wish to enable cookies, you may lose some functionality.

Cookies are small data files. It's important to note that cookies can't harm your device. We don't store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site. An example of this would be that they help us to identify and resolve errors or to determine which products may be relevant to show you when you're browsing.

Cookies that we use

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

  • Analytical or performance cookies. These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

  • Functional cookies. These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

  • Targeting cookies. These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

You can find more information on how we use your data in our privacy policy.

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

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Cookie NameDescription
_dc_gtm_UA-xxxxxxxxThis cookie is associated with sites using Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and code into a page. Where it is used it may be regarded as Strictly Necessary as without it, other scripts may not function correctly. The end of the name is a unique number which is also an identifier for an associated Google Analytics account.
bp_refresh_tokenUsed to decide if page should be refreshed.
CompareItems_10151Stores all the items that have been added to comparison zone (unused product comparison functionality usually accessed from search results).
CompareItems_10152Used to compare items in a user's basket.
dd_cookie_test_xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxdd_cookie_test
experience_idDecide what type of experience to show.
JSESSIONIDGeneral purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written in JSP. Usually used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server.
memb_statManage member status
OptanonAlertBoxClosedThis cookie is set by websites using certain versions of the cookie law compliance solution from OneTrust. It is set after visitors have seen a cookie information notice and in some cases only when they actively close the notice down. It enables the website not to show the message more than once to a user. The cookie has a one year lifespan and contains no personal information.
OptanonConsentThis cookie is set by the cookie compliance solution from OneTrust. It stores information about the categories of cookies the site uses and whether visitors have given or withdrawn consent for the use of each category. This enables site owners to prevent cookies in each category from being set in the users browser, when consent is not given. The cookie has a normal lifespan of one year, so that returning visitors to the site will have their preferences remembered. It contains no information that can identify the site visitor.
priceModeManage what type of price to show.
searchTermHistoryManage history of search terms
spending_bar_appearedUsed to detect first load within a session, so we can animate it in the first time.
spending_limitUsed to determine if a user's spending limit has been reached.
WC_ACTIVEPOINTERThis cookie comes from the Websphere Company and contains the value of the store ID of the session. This value is used to select the appropriate store for a site visitor, if one is not specified on the URL.
WC_AUTHENTICATION_-1002Authentication cookie
WC_AUTHENTICATION_xxxxxxxxAuthentication cookie
WC_DeleteCartCookie_10151Flag that indicates that the mini shop cart cookies should be refreshed.
WC_DeleteCartCookie_10152Used to track if the user has deleted their cart.
WC_GENERIC_ACTIVITYDATAThis cookie is from the IBM Webshpere eCommerce platform, it exists only if it is a generic user session. This cookie stores the session values such as store ID, language ID, and contracts.
WC_PERSISTENTThis cookie is used to persist user ID, personalization ID (if enabled), language ID, and currency for each store ID visited in the session. Multiple sets of identifiers can exist if the user visits more than 1 store
WC_SESSION_ESTABLISHEDThis cookie is created by IBM's Websphere eCommerce platform on the first request that is processed by WebSphere Commerce run time. For example, a non-cache request.
WC_USERACTIVITY_-1002UserActivity
WC_USERACTIVITY_XXXXXUserActivity
AWSALBZendesk - AWS ELB application load balancer. Generated by AWS to enable sticky sessions for ALB
AWSALBCORSZendesk - This cookie is managed by AWS and is used for load balancing. Generated by AWS to enable sticky sessions for CORS ALB
spending_limitPersist the users current spending limit.
csrftokenThis cookie is associated with the Django web development platform for Python. It is designed to help protect a site against at particular type of software attack on web forms.
spending_limitPersist the users current spending limit.
PHPSESSIDPHP session cookie associated with embedded content from this domain. The PHPSESSID cookie is native to PHP and enables websites to store serialized state data

Performance Cookies

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.

Cookie NameDescription
_gaThis 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 in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners._ga
_ga_7NYLZPR7RC_ga
_gat_UA-nnnnnnn-nnThis is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.
_gidThis cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited._gid
bv_metricsThis cookie is used for performance diagnostic events for less than 1/1000th of users.
BVBRANDIDThis cookie allows internal Bazaarvoice web analytics to be correlated to the same user for interactions within a particular client domain.
BVBRANDSIDThis cookie allows internal Bazaarvoice web analytics to be correlated to the same user browsing session for interactions within a particular client domain.
scarab.mayAddEmarsys - These are the session cookies that are used for click and add-to-cart tracking
scarab.profileThis cookie stores user profile information, products the user browsed, etc. It also stores performance metrics about our scripts, load times, execution times, and so on after being generated by the first event (go command). The information stored in this cookie is encrypted. This cookie is only present if the xp cookie is blocked.
zte2095This cookie is generally set to enhance the performance and functionality of the website. However, it is nonessential to its use.
sc_atCookie associated with embedding content from Snapchat.
bv_metricsThis cookie is used for performance diagnostic events for less than 1/1000th of users.
cdv3rd party version of scarab.visitor.
xp3rd party version of the 1st party cookie scarab.profile
cdv3rd party version of scarab.visitor.
xp3rd party version of the 1st party cookie scarab.profile.
SMThis is a Microsoft MSN 1st party cookie which we use to measure the use of the website for internal analytics.

Functional Cookies

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these services may not function properly.

Cookie NameDescription
__zlcmidLive chat widget sets the cookies to store the Zopim Live Chat ID used to identify a device across visits.
__zlcstoreUsed by Zopim, this period shows the length of the period at which a vendor can store and/or read certain data from your computer by using a cookie, a pixel, an API, cookieless tracking, or other resources
_gd#############This cookie contains no identifying information and is used for diagnostic purposes by Impact Radius, a service we use to track signup commissions for our affiliate program. We have categorized it under Functionality because it is necessary for the operation of our affiliate program.
BVImplmain_siteBVImplmain_site
scarab.visitorThis cookie is used to display personalized product recommendations on the page.
tkbl_cvuuidTalkable referral program user id
__zlcidThis domain is owned by Zendesk. This particular domain for the company ensures that all Zendesk features and functionality are added to the site correctly.
BVIDBVID
BVSIDBVSID
tkbl_cvuuidTalkable referral program user id
BVIDBVID
BVSIDBVSID
__zlcidLive chat widget sets the cookies to store the Zopim Live Chat ID used to identify a device across visits.
BVImplmain_siteUsed by Bazaarvoice forvclient-driven A/B tests

Targeting Cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

Cookie NameDescription
__pdstPodsights cookie used to track Hubspots podcast advertising results.
_cs_mkThis is a session cookie. This is a pattern type cookie where a random 13-digit number is appended to the prefix _cs_.
_fbpUsed by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers
_gclxxxxGoogle conversion tracking cookie
_schnThis cookie is associated with Snapchat. It tracks individual sessions on the website, allowing the website to compile statistical data from multiple visits. This data can also be used to create leads for marketing purposes.
_scidCookie associated with Snapchat. Sets a unique ID for the visitor, that allows third party advertisers to target the visitor with relevant advertisement. This pairing service is provided by third party advertisement hubs, which facilitates realtime bidding for advertisers.
_uetsidThis cookie is used by Bing to determine what ads should be shown that may be relevant to the end user perusing the site.
_uetvidThis is a cookie utilised by Microsoft Bing Ads and is a tracking cookie. It allows us to engage with a user that has previously visited our website.
NoCookieThis cookie is set when a user opts out of tracking or indicates that they are under the age of 13 (COPPA requirement). If NoCookie=true on either the client site or Bazaarvoice site, then existing tracking cookies are unset. This value is honored as long as the cookie exists.
__pdstPodsights cookie used to track Hubspots podcast advertising results.
CONSENTThis YouTube cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the website.
_pinterest_ct_uaUsed by Pinterest when we are unable to match the user. It contains a unique UUID to group actions across pages.
IDEThis domain is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real time bidding advertising exchange
test_cookieThis domain is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real time bidding advertising exchange
CONSENTYouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEThis cookie is used as a unique identifier to track viewing of videos
YSCYouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites.
_pin_unauthThis cookie is assocate with pinterest. It is used to track the usage of services.
_authUsed by pinterest
_pinterest_referrerThese cookies allow users to share pictures via Pinterest / the "Pin It" button, and Pinterest can collect statistical information about usage of their service.
_pinterest_sessThese cookies allow users to share pictures via Pinterest / the "Pin It" button, and Pinterest can collect statistical information about usage of their service.
_routing_idpinterest
This domain is owned by Facebook, which is the world's largest social networking service. As a third party host provider, it mostly collects data on the interests of users via widgets such as the 'Like' button found on many websites. This is used to serve targeted advertising to its users when logged into its services. In 2014 it also started serving up behaviourally targeted advertising on other websites, similar to most dedicated online marketing companies.
_routing_idThis domain is owned by Pinterest. The main business activity is: Social Content Sharing platform
MUIDThis cookie is widely used my Microsoft as a unique user identifier. It can be set by embedded microsoft scripts. Widely believed to sync across many different Microsoft domains, allowing user tracking.
s3rd party cookie used for similar purposes as scarab.mayAdd and scarab.mayViewed, click and add-to-cart tracking.
s3rd party cookie used for similar purposes as scarab.mayAdd and scarab.mayViewed, click and add-to-cart tracking.
ANONCHKThis cookie 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.
SRM_BThis domain is owned by Mircosoft - it is the site for the search engine Bing.
MUIDThis domain is owned by Mircosoft - it is the site for the search engine Bing.

Social Media Cookies

These cookies are set by a range of social media services that we have added to the site to enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit. If you do not allow these cookies you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools.

No Social Media Cookies cookies are currently set

Managing Cookies

You can choose which types of cookies we can set by clicking here.

We recently added a new cookies preference centre. If you notice any issues or technical problems, please let us know! You can contact Member Happiness using the following email address: customer.service@beautypie.com.

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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Sharing with Social Networks

If you use the buttons that allow you to share products and content with your friends via social networks, these companies may set a cookie on your device. Find out more about these here:

https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

https://help.instagram.com/1896641480634370?ref=ig 

http://twitter.com/privacy

http://www.google.com/intl/en-GB/policies/privacy/

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