About this Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e. the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used, and how to control cookie preferences.
For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.
You can change or withdraw your consent at any time from the Cookie Declaration on our web site.
Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us, and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.
Your consent applies to the following domains: thegoodplasticcompany.com

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when a web site is loaded in your browser. These cookies help us make the web site function properly, make the web site more secure, provide a better user experience, understand how the web site performs and analyse what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies?

Like most online services, our web site uses first party cookies and third party cookies for a number of purposes.
First party cookies are mostly necessary for the web site to function correctly, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.
Third party cookies on our web site are used mainly for understanding how the web site performs and how you interact with our web site, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and providing you with a better and improved user experience to help speed up your future interactions with our web site.

What types of cookies do we use?

Necessary: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log in to your account or add products to your basket and check out securely.
Analytics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the web site, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the web site have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyse how well the web site performs and where it needs improvement.
Performance: These cookies limit the collection of data in cases of high traffic.
Marketing: Our web site may display advertisements or track which advertisements have brought you to our web site. These cookies are used to personalise advertisements so that they are meaningful to you and to track the performance of advertisements to ensure they are relevant and effective. The information stored in these cookies may also be used by third party advertisement providers to show you advertisements on other web sites.
Functional: These are cookies that help to provide non-essential functionalities on our web site. These functionalities may include embedding content such as videos or enabling the sharing of content from our web site on social media platforms.
Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences such as language preferences so that you have a better and more efficient experience on future visits to the web site.

The below list details the cookies used in our web site.

cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessaryThis cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user's consent for cookies of the category "Necessary".
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessaryThis cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user's consent for cookies of the category "Non-necessary".
PHPSESSIDThis cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a user's unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookie and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.
woocommerce_cart_hashHelps the shopping cart engine determine when cart contents/data change.
woocommerce_items_in_cartHelps the shopping cart engine determine when cart contents/data change.
wp_woocommerce_session_Contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer.
_gaThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gatThis cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the colllection of data on high traffic sites.
_gidThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a web site and helps in creating an analytics report of how the web site is performing. The data collected including the number of visitors, the source of visits, and the pages visited in anonymous form.

How can I control cookie preferences?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again, enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.
In addition to this, different browsers provide various methods to block and delete cookies used by web sites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.