Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.
Squarespace uses some necessary cookies because they allow visitors to navigate and use key features on your site. These cookies vary from site to site depending on the features it uses. For example, Functional and Required Cookies help these features work:
Cookie Name – Duration – Purpose
Crumb – Session – Prevents cross-site request forgery (CSRF). CSRF is an attack vector that tricks a browser into taking unwanted action in an application when someone’s logged in.
RecentRedirect – 30 minutes – Prevents redirect loops if a site has custom URL redirects. Redirect loops are bad for SEO.
CART – 2 weeks – Shows when a visitor adds a product to their cart
hasCart – 2 weeks – Tells Squarespace that the visitor has a cart
SiteUserInfo – 3 years – Identifies a visitor who logs into a customer account
SiteUserSecureAuthToken – 3 years – Authenticates a visitor who logs into a customer account
Commerce-checkout-state – Session – Stores state of checkout while the visitor is completing their order in PayPal
squarespace-popup-overlay – Persistent – Prevents the Promotional Pop-Up from displaying if a visitor dismisses it
squarespace-announcement-bar – Persistent – Prevents the Announcement Bar from displaying if a visitor dismisses it
Analytics and Performance Cookies
We use Analytics and Performance cookies to collect information on your behalf about how visitors interact with your site. Storing these cookies is how we populate the data you find in Squarespace Analytics, such as traffic sources, unique visitors, and cart abandonment.
Cookie Name – Duration – Purpose
ss_cid – 2 years – Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site
ss_cvr – 2 years – Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site
ss_cvisit – 30 minutes – Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site
ss_cvt – 30 minutes – Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site
ss_cpvisit – 2 years – Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site
ss_cookieAllowed – 30 days – Remembers if a visitor agreed to placing Analytics cookies on their browser if a site is restricting the placement of cookies
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that in a few cases some of our website features may not function if you remove cookies from your browser.
Our websites will set several types of third-party cookie, and we do not control the operation of any of them. The third-party cookies which may be set include:
- Google Remarketing – we use Google’s Remarketing cookie to market products and services we think may be of interest to you. You may see our adverts on Google’s Display Advertising Network of partner websites and Google’s own search results pages. We aim to carefully select the products and services we remarket to you, and do so based on the pages you have visited on our website. To opt out of Google Remarketing, set your Google Ad Settings.
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, 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 site.
We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track users’ movements, and to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
We may share aggregated demographic information with our clients. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.
Notification of Changes
This policy was last updated: 08/01/2018.
Complaints or queries
Ernest Gordon Recruitment Limited tries to meet the highest standards when collecting and using personal information. We take any complaints we receive about this very seriously. We encourage people to bring it to our attention if they think that our collection or use of information is unfair, misleading or inappropriate. We would also welcome any suggestions for improving our procedures.
If you wish to complain about this policy or any of the procedures set out in it please contact: