Today, cookies are used by almost all websites and are in many cases necessary to provide a specific service on the website.
A cookie is a small text file which is stored on the user's IT equipment (such as a PC, tablet, smartphone, etc.) allowing the website to recognise the equipment. Cookies may for instance be used for the purpose of preparing statistics of the users' website use and for optimisation of website contents. A cookie is a passive file and cannot collect information from the user's computer or spread computer virus or other harmful programs. Some cookies are placed by websites (third parties) other than the one stated in browser's address line (the URL). The contents of such cookies may be of a general nature, but they may also be, for example, analytical tools or embedded comment fields. This means that cookies are stored from parties other than the one owning the website.
Some cookies are created temporarily and expire at the end of the user session when the browser is closed (session cookies). Other cookies are stored on the user's IT equipment for a longer period of time (persistent cookies). When the user revisits a website, new session cookies will be placed in the temporary memory, whereas a persistent cookies will be renewed.
We use the following types of cookies at rains.com:
The following first-party cookies are placed on rains.com:
|Session cookies||Store users shopping activity during visits to the site. This enables us to keep the basket intact.|
|Persistent cookies||Collect statistics on when the user has visited the website as well as information about the websites from which the users generally visit the site from and which websites they generally proceed to.|
In addition, the following third parties place cookies on rains.com:
|Google Analytics||Collect information about how the visitors use the site. This information is aggregated into reports that help us understand how to improve the site.|
|Double Click||Collect information about how the users engage interact with advertisement displayed on other sites and which advertisement they prefer.|
|Track the information about how users interact with advertisement presented by Facebook.|
|Back In Stock||Store information regarding your session which supports the functionality of signing up to receive a message once an out-of-stock item is back in stock.|
How to delete or decline cookies depends on your browser.
If you use a PC, you may delete cookies by using the shortcut keys [CTRL]+[SHIFT]+[Delete].
If this does not work, or if you use, for example, a MAC computer, you must click on the link in the browser you use:
All Danish websites are under the obligation to inform users about the cookies placed on the user’s IT equipment. The information must be in accordance with the "Executive Order on Information and Consent required in case of Storing or Accessing Information in End-user Terminal Equipment" (generally referred to as the “Executive Order on Cookies”).
Last updated 4th June 2018