FatFace Cookie Policy


Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages.

In order for you to purchase items from Fat Face online, you need to have some cookies enabled on your computer or device.

If you disable these cookies, you may be able to still browse the site, however you may not be able to make purchases or take advantage of other features.

Cookies cannot do harm to your computer or device.

Fat Face does not store any information in cookies that could directly identify you (such as credit card details, for example).

We use cookies on the Fat Face website to keep track of what you have in your basket, and to remember you when you return to our site.

We also use encrypted information stored in cookies to improve your experience of the Fat Face site.

This might include suggesting products related to your searches, or storing information about errors you may encounter on the website so that we can resolve them.

We also use third-party scripts on our website to tailor the content you see on the site for example, to show you related products similar to ones previously purchased or searched for.

Third party cookies are also used to provide anonymous statistical information, such as which pages are the most visited on our site, and how our site is found on the web.


Types of Cookie

We define cookie types as either 'First Party' or 'Third Party' cookies. First Party Cookies are those provided by Fat Face or our partners. Third Party cookies are ones that are utilised when you use certain features of the site. This might include sharing product information using Facebook or Twitter 'like' or 'share' buttons, for example.

Some cookies are known as 'session cookies' - these cookies are only stored on your computer while you are using your web browser. These cookies are deleted when your browser is closed. Other cookies expire after a certain time period.

A list of the cookies used, their behaviour and how long they are stored on your computer is provided below.

Providing you with this information is part of our initiative to comply with recent changes in the law regarding online privacy and the use of cookies, and our wider aim to provide a clear and honest approach to issues of privacy for our site visitors and customers.


Managing Cookies

Most web browsers allow you to manage cookies, and will have cookies enabled by default. You can read this guide on how to turn all or some cookies on or off in some of the most common browsers.

Visit the Network Advertising Initiative website to opt out of certain advertising cookies.


First Party (FatFace) Cookies

Cookie Description Essential for Checkout? Expiry
httprefer Referral data to track sites that link to Fat Face NO 2 days
lang Records the Customer's language preference. Can be set by either the Customer selecting a language using Region and Language Selection functionality or by visiting a page where the language is defined in the URL. YES Never
locn Records the Customer's location (region) preference. Can be set by either the Customer selecting a region using Region and Language Selection functionality or by visiting a page where the region is defined in the URL. YES Never
newCurr Records the Customer's currency preference so that exchange rates can be made. NO 1 week
quench During busy times, 'quenching' can be enabled on a Site which restricts the amount of people allowed to access the Site. If quenching is enabled, Customers with this cookie and a value in that cookie below the threshold will be allowed to continue to use the Site (i.e., to place an order); those without without it (i.e., those who have not started shopping) will be prevented from using the Site until there is capacity to handle them. YES End of session
referid Referral data to track sites that link to Fat Face NO 2 days
RFID Contains information about the Customer, such as their unique user reference ID for the current session. YES Never
RSI Records the last 3 keyword searches so they appear in the "Recent Search Box", allowing the Customer to jump back to those searches quickly. NO 1 day
RVI Records the SKUs [product code] the Customer has recently viewed. Without this cookie, the "Recently Viewed Items" box will not show any items. NO 1 week
setCurrency Records the Customer's currency preference so that exchange rates can be made. NO 1 week
setView Records the Customer's preference for how the Products are arranged on "Product List" and "Search Results" pages. NO 1 week
setViewPerPage Records the Customer's preference for the number of Products to view per page. NO 1 week
SID Contains information about the session. If the user is logged in, this cookie is cleared when the user logs out. YES Never

Third Party Cookies

Cookie Provider Description Essential for Checkout? Expiry
__utma Google [Google Analytics] Google Analytics. An anonymous ID for the Customer used to track repeat visits. NO 2 years
__utmb Google [Google Analytics] Used by ga.js to determine the Customer's session information. NO 30 minutes
__utmc Google [Google Analytics] Used by ga.js to determine the Customer's session information. NO Session
___utmv Google [Google Analytics] Used only if custom variables are set to report on the particular data that it is configured to gather (e.g., a custom demographic). NO 2 years
___utmx Google [Google Analytics] Used for testing responses different user experiences, such as different design layouts. NO 2 years
__utmz Google [Google Analytics] Stores the referral information for the Customer; e.g., whether they found the page by a search engine result, direct link, ad, etc. NO 6 months
Peerius_user Peerius This cookie stores a user ID to allow return visits to be tracked. NO Never
Peerius_sess Peerius This cookie stores a session ID to provide a better experience for the length of the visit. NO Expires after 4 hours of inactivity
Peerius_rid Peerius This cookie tracks where a recommendation served by Peerius has been clicked. NO Few seconds
Peerius_ct Peerius This cookie is used to check if cookies are enabled. NO Few seconds

Third Party Cookies

The following cookies are used whenever you use social media features (Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube) on the Fat Face website, as well as cookies provided by our advertising partners. For example, if you choose to recommend one of our products on Facebook to your friends, or post about our products to Twitter using the social media buttons on the Fat Face site then cookies from these companies may store that information.

Please note that we do not have any control over how the information in these cookies is used. Please refer to the cookie policies of the relevant provider for more information.

Note that these cookies do not have a direct impact on the usability, performance or functioning of the Fat Face website.

Cookie Provider Web Site Description Expiry
SID Google google.com Google - Advertising 1 year
uit Add This addthis.com Addthis - Social Sharing Widget 1 day
uid Add This addthis.com Addthis - Social Sharing Widget 2 years
uvc Add This addthis.com Addthis - Social Sharing Widget 2 years
psc Add This addthis.com Addthis - Social Sharing Widget 2 years
dt Add This addthis.com Addthis - Social Sharing Widget 27 days
bt Add This addthis.com Addthis - Social Sharing Widget 2 years
ULS Google Plus plusone.google.com Google - Social Sharing Widget Session
di Add This .addthis.com Addthis - Social Sharing Widget 2 years
guest_id Twitter twitter.com Twitter - Social Sharing Widget 2 years
js Twitter twitter.com Twitter - Social Sharing Widget 27 days
k Twitter twitter.com Twitter - Social Sharing Widget 4 days
loc Add This addthis.com Addthis - Social Sharing Widget 53 days
pid Add This twitter.com Twitter - Social Sharing Widget 2 years
__utma Twitter twitter.com Twitter - Social Sharing Widget 2 years
__utmc Twitter twitter.com Twitter - Social Sharing Widget Session
__utmz Twitter twitter.com Twitter - Social Sharing Widget 6 months
_twitter_sess Twitter twitter.com Twitter - Social Sharing Widget Session
auth_token Twitter twitter.com Twitter - Social Sharing Widget Session
auth_token_session Twitter twitter.com Twitter - Social Sharing Widget Session
BEAT Google Plus plusone.google.com Google - Social Sharing Widget 1 day
lang Twitter twitter.com Twitter - Social Sharing Widget Session
original_referer Twitter twitter.com Twitter - Social Sharing Widget Session
secure_session Twitter twitter.com Twitter - Social Sharing Widget Session
ssc Twitter addthis.com Addthis - Social Sharing Widget 2 years
twid Twitter .twitter.com Twitter - Social Sharing Widget Session
twll Twitter .twitter.com Twitter - Social Sharing Widget 1 year
ULS Google Plus plus.google.com Google - Social Sharing Widget Session
user_segment Add This addthis.com Addthis - Social Sharing Widget 1 month
act Facebook facebook.com Facebook - Social Sharing Widget Session
c_user Facebook facebook.com Facebook - Social Sharing Widget 1 month
csm Facebook facebook.com Facebook - Social Sharing Widget 1 month
datr Facebook facebook.com Facebook - Social Sharing Widget 2 years
lu Facebook facebook.com Facebook - Social Sharing Widget 2 years
p Facebook facebook.com Facebook - Social Sharing Widget Session
presence Facebook facebook.com Facebook - Social Sharing Widget Session
s Facebook facebook.com Facebook - Social Sharing Widget 1 month
xs Facebook facebook.com Facebook - Social Sharing Widget 1 month
ssh Facebook addthis.com Addthis - Social Sharing Widget 2 years
sshs Add This addthis.com Addthis - Social Sharing Widget 2 years
__utma Google Plus plusone.google.com Google - Social Sharing Widget 2 years
PREF You Tube youtube.com YouTube - Video/Advertising 1 year
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE You Tube youtube.com YouTube - Video/Advertising 6 months
use_hitbox You Tube youtube.com YouTube - Video/Advertising Session
__utma Blipstar blipstar.com Blipstar - Store Location Service Google Analytics 2 years
__utmb Blipstar blipstar.com Blipstar - Store Location Service Google Analytics Session
__utmc Blipstar blipstar.com Blipstar - Store Location Service Google Analytics Session
__utmz Blipstar blipstar.com Blipstar - Store Location Service Google Analytics 4 months
reg_ext_ref Blipstar facebook.com Facebook - Social Sharing Widget Session
reg_fb_ref Blipstar facebook.com Facebook - Social Sharing Widget Session
__utmz Google Plus plusone.google.com Google - Social Sharing Widget 4 months
cid Adform track.adform.net Adform - Advertising 2 months
uid Adform adform.net Adform - Advertising 2 months
C Adform track.adform.net Adform - Advertising 1 day
TPC Adform adform.net Adform - Advertising 1 day
GCM Adform adform.net Adform - Advertising 1 day
__utmc Google Plus plusone.google.com Google - Social Sharing Widget Session
external_referer Twitter twitter.com Twitter - Social Sharing Widget 1 day
FBS_VI_1335569604_0 Google Plus plus.google.com Google - Social Sharing Widget Sesssion
GoogleAccountsLocale_session Google Accounts accounts.google.com Google - Advertising Session
HSID You Tube youtube.com YouTube - Video/Advertising 1 year
__utmb Google Plus plusone.google.com Google - Social Sharing Widget Session
SID You Tube youtube.com YouTube - Video/Advertising 1 year