Yes. It is essential for anyone who intends to purchase from our store to have cookies enabled on their browser.
Why? When a visitor on our site adds an item into their shopping basket, then continues to navigate throughout the site, it's imperative the item placed in the shopping basket is held there. This can only be achieved using cookies. A cookie stores the information about the item that has been placed in the basket and makes that information available as the visitor navigates between different pages on your site.
Pactrolsolutions.com uses session cookies to effectively retain items added to your shopping basket as you navigate between pages.
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer or mobile phone (referred to here as a "device") browser from a website's computer and is stored on your device's hard drive. Cookies do NOT collect personal details such as your name, address or credit card details and will not harm your computer
For Pactrolsolutions.com details of the items added to a shopping basket are held by the cookie. The cookie is a session cookie and will therefore expire after a given period of time or when the visitor leaves the website.
In order to use the shopping basket on Pactrolsolutions.com you must have cookies enabled within your browser.
What Cookies do we use?
We use the following cookes to maintain functionality of our online store and to provide us with information that will help us improve your online experience.
|ekm_pactrolsolution||Temporary cookie generated to test if cookies are enabled on the visitors browser.||Expires 72 hrs (3 days|
|ekm_pp_pactrolsolution||Stores a unique reference to visitors cart contents. Stores authentication details for customer logged in section.||Expires on Exit|
|ekm_tmp_ORDERNUMBER||Stores a reference to the visitors order number after an order has been generated||Expires on Exit|
How do you disable cookies?
If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies however doing so will mean loss of certain functionality on this website. How to disable cookies from your device will depend on the browser you use, here's how to do it on the most popular Windows PC browsers:
Microsoft Internet Explorer:
Choose the menu "Tools" then "Internet Options"
Click on the "Privacy" tab
Select the appropriate setting
Choose the menu "Tools" then "Options"
Click on the icon "Privacy"
Find the menu "Cookie" and select the relevant options
Opera 6.0 and above:
Choose the menu "Files" then "Preferences"
Click Privacy and select one of the available options.
To disable Cookies in any other browser or on an Apple Macintosh device further information can be found here http://www.aboutcookies.org/default.aspx?page=1
Pactrol Solutions - May 2012