Cookie policy

SUMMARY

This cookie policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. We encourage you to read the policy in full so that you can understand what information we collect using cookies and how that information is used.

By using any Shopzilla website that links to this cookie policy you are agreeing that we can use cookies in accordance with this policy.

DEFINITIONS

"Shopzilla, we, us, our" mean Shopzilla, Inc. a company incorporated in the State of California USA and has its principal office at 12200 W Olympic Blvd. Suite 300 Los Angeles, CA 90064.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are text files, containing small amounts of information, which are downloaded to your browsing device (such as a computer or smartphone) when you visit a website. Cookies can be recognised by the website that downloaded them — or other websites that use the same cookies. This helps websites know if the browsing device has visited them before.

WHAT ARE COOKIES USED FOR?

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like helping us understand how our website is being used, letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.

WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES ARE USED BY SHOPZILLA?

The types of cookies used on Shopzilla’s websites can generally be put into one of the following categories: strictly necessary; analytics; functionality; advertising; and social media. You can find out more about each of the cookie categories in the table below.

Strictly Necessary Cookies These cookies are essential to make our websites work. They enable you to move around a site and use it's features. Without these cookies, services that are necessary for you to be able to use our site such as accessing secure areas can't be provided.
Analytics Cookies These cookies collect information about how people are using our websites, for example which pages are visted the most often, how people are moving from one link to another and if they get error messages from certain pages. These cookies don't gather information that identifies you. All information these cookies collect is grouped together with information from other people's use of our websites on an anonymous basis. Overall, these cookies provide us with analytical information about how our websites are performing and how we can improve them.
Functionality Cookies These cookies allow us to remember choices you make and tailor our websites to provide enhanced features and content to you. For example, these cookies can be used to remember your user name, language choice, or country selection, they can be used to remember changes you've made to text size, font and other parts of pages that you can customise.
Advertising Cookies These cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see and advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They remember that you have visited a website and this information may be shared with other organisations such as advertising partners. This means after you have been to one of our websites you may see some advertisements about our services elsewhere on the Internet.
Social Media In order to enhance your internet experience and to make the sharing of content easier, some of the pages on our websites may contain tools or applications that are linked to third party social media service providers such as Facebook, Twitter or Google+. Through these tools or applications the social media service provider may set its own cookies on your device. We do not control these cookies and you should check the social media service provider's website for further details about how they use cookies.

You can see a list of some of the specific cookies which are most frequently used by Shopzilla in the section below entitled “Cookies used by Shopzilla”.

HOW LONG WILL COOKIES STAY ON MY BROWSING DEVICE?

The length of time a cookie will stay on your browsing device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your browsing device after you have finished browsing until they expire or are deleted. Details of “persistent” and “session” cookies set through Shopzilla’s websites can be found in the section below entitled “Cookies used by Shopzilla”.

FIRST AND THIRD-PARTY COOKIES

“First party cookies” are cookies that belong to Shopzilla and that Shopzilla places on your device. “Third-party cookies” are cookies that another party places on your browsing device when you visit a Shopzilla website.
Third parties setting cookies from a Shopzilla website will be providing a service to us or a function of the site but we do not always control how third party cookies are used. You should check the third party’s website for more information about how they use cookies. Details of third parties that set cookies through Shopzilla’s websites can be found in the section below entitled “Cookies used by Shopzilla”.

HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES FROM THIS WEBSITE

Our cookies (first party cookies)

You can usually use the browser that you are viewing this website through to enable, disable or delete cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” settings). Please note that if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access secure areas of the website and other parts of the website may also not work properly.
You can find out more information about how to change your browser cookie settings at http://www.aboutcookies.org/

Third party cookies

Cookies that are placed on your browsing device by a third party can be managed through your browser (as described above) or by checking the third party’s website for more information about cookie management and how to “opt-out” of receiving cookies from them.
Some third parties may use Advertising Cookies to help gather information about your browsing activity so that they can deliver advertising to you on websites that is relevant to your interests. The advertising industries in the USA and EU have developed schemes to help you opt-out of receiving cookies used for these purposes. You can find out more about the You can find out more about the EU scheme from: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ and for the USA scheme from: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/#completed.

COOKIES USED BY SHOPZILLA

The following tables and information set out the cookies which are most frequently used on Shopzilla websites. It also provides details of third parties that set cookies through Shopzilla websites.

The table and details of cookies used by us may be updated from time to time, so please check back on a regular basis for any changes.
The last modification date of this document is shown at the bottom of this page.

Strictly necessary

Cookie Name First or Third Party Persistent or Session Purpose cookie is used for
sessionid First party cookie Session The cookie is used to remember user preferences and setting and helps to tailor search results for improved user experience.

Analytics

Cookie Name First or Third Party Persistent or Session Purpose cookie is used for
Is_returning First party cookie Persistent - expires after 5 years The cookie is used to determin whether a user has previously visited the page.

Performance Cookies

Cookie Name First or Third Party Persistent or Session Purpose cookie is used for
br First party cookie Persistent - expires after 10 years Randomly generated identifier and information on how a page was reached in the website (i.e. a user's path through the website). Provides analytical/performance information about how a user uses a webpage, also used for logging searches and debugging webpage errors.
_data First party cookie Persistent - expires after 24 hours Collects data related to journey and adjusts URLs and site content accordingly to improve customer experience.

Functionality Cookies

Cookie Name First or Third Party Persistent or Session Purpose cookie is used for
rng First party cookie Persistent - expires after 24 hours Determines whether the site should "override" certain page elements to test content/template variations.
cb First party cookie Persistent - expires after 30 days Determines whether the browser has previously been shown and dismissed the cookie bar. Cookie bar will be hidden on subsequent visits.

Advertising Cookies

Cookie Name First or Third Party Persistent or Session Purpose cookie is used for
Id,test_cookie Third party cookie Persistent - expires after 2 years DoubleClick uses cookies to keep a log of which ads show to which browsers. They can use the browser's cookie ID to check which DoubleClick ads have already been delivered to that particular browser and log conversions related to ad requests.
'bkc', 'bkdc', 'bklc', 'bko', 'bku', 'bkw5' Third party cookie Persistent - bkdc cookie will expire in 30 days. bku, bkc, bko, bkw5 and bklc cookies will expires in 180 days These cookies are dropped by a third party partner to help us develop our ability to profile and target adverts effectively throughout our network.

If you have any questions about this cookie policy, please contact us.

Last modified [30/07/2013]