Cookie Information

Ampelius Trading Limited (Company Number SC491365)

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of data that is stored by a website within an internet browser. This data is then sent back to the same website by the browser. Cookies act as a reliable device for websites to remember things that an internet browser has done in the past – this includes clicking particular buttons, log in details, or having read pages on that site previously.

Typically, a cookie contains information such as the domain from which the cookie has come from, a value which is usually a random unique number as an identifier and the lifetime (expiry) of the cookie.

What will a cookie do for me?

Almost every website that offers advanced features - such as online ordering and custom content - utilises cookies. Ampelius Trading Limited uses cookies to track customer behaviours. Each website utilises unique cookies. Essentially this means that the cookies used by one site cannot be used by another.

Ampelius Trading Limited also uses Google Analytics to help us improve your future experience of this site. This allow us to see which pages on this site are the most popular, allowing us to ensure that any content on these pages is kept up to date as a priority.

Turning off, disallowing, disabling or deleting cookies

The majority of internet browsers will provide an option to disallow cookies. You can usually find out how to do this in the help menu of your browser.

Cookies can also be deleted by using your internet browser. However make sure to disallow cookies first - otherwise they will be re-applied the next time you visit a website.

List of the different types of cookies used by Ampelius Trading Limited:-

Cookie Name Expiration time Purpose
 _ga 2 years Used to store anonymised site visitor information for Google Anaytics purposes.
_gat 10 minutes Used to throttle request rate by Google Anayltics.
Randomised string End of user session Used to persist a user session while a user is logged into the Ampelius Trading portal.
Randomised string End of user session Used to retain open tab information during a user session.