Cookies on the Animal website

As described in our Privacy Policy, Animal uses cookies and similar technologies like pixels and tags to ensure that we give you the best possible experience on our website.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file placed onto your device. Cookies enable us to identify your device, and enable the functioning of many features on the Animal website, including your ability to log into your account.

If you don’t want to receive cookies, you can change your browser settings. If you use the Animal website without changing your browser settings, we’ll assume that you’re happy to receive all cookies on the Animal website. Please note that the Animal site will not work properly without cookies.

Find out how to disable/enable cookies by clicking on the “Manage Cookies” section of the Interactive Advertising Bureau UK website on the following link

When does Animal put cookies on my device?

Cookies may be set by Animal when you visit, or they may be set by other websites or services who run content on the page you’re viewing (known as third-party cookies).

Which cookies do Animal use?

This is a list of the cookies that may be stored on your browser when visiting our website:

The locn cookie

This collects the region code and stores the users region.

The lang cookie

This collects the language code and stores the display language used by the website.

The RFID cookie

This stores a user reference id and a verification hash is collected to allow the website to remember the session.

The SID cookie

Simply collects the session ID for the purposes of remembering the session.

The Peerius_rid, Peerius_ct, Peerius_sess & Peerius_user cookies

These cookies keep track of the products a visitor views and then displays the most relevant products in the My Recommends section on the product & basket pages.

The RVI, vbmprods & vbmtracker cookies

Collects a list of recently viewed items for the purposes of displaying “recently viewed items” section.

The newCurr cookie

Collects data on currency in order to provide an exchange rate.

The referis & httprefer cookies

Referral data to track sites that link to the Animal website.

The Setview cookie

This keeps the visitors preferences for the product information display page.

The setViewPerPage cookie

This stores the user’s preference for the number of products to view per page within the shop.

The RSI cookie

This cookie stores the last 3 keyword searches so users can quickly go back to them.

The Quench cookie

This cookie helps to manage the performance on the website platform.

The PayPal cookie

These are only set on the checkout page. Their purpose is to help the process of PayPal payments.

The Utma cookie

This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was and when their last visit occurred.

The Utmb and Utmc cookies

The Utmb and Utmc cookies work in combination to calculate how long a visit lasts.

The Utmz cookie

The Utmz cookie keeps track of where you came from, which search engine you used, which link you clicked on, which words you used to arrive on the Animal website and where in the world you were located when you accessed our website.

The PHPSESSID, wp-settings, wp-settings-time cookies

These cookies have no impact on your user experience, and store no personal information. They contain some information about your general geographic location. These cookies are automatically added by the software that runs the Animal blog, but we do not use them in any way.

We have tried to ensure all cookies we have on the Animal website are present in the above list, however as these do sometimes change this list may be at times incomplete.