Our use of cookies

What are cookies?
Often referred to as browser cookies or tracking cookies, cookies are small, often encrypted text files, located in your web browser’s directory. They cannot be used to identify you personally and can’t harm your computer or mobile device. They are essential to allow the Speekee website to function correctly.
Our use of cookies
We use cookies on our website (www.speekee.co.uk) to make your experience with us easy, useful and reliable. Example roles of cookies on this website include:

  • keeping track of what items you have added to your basket
  • remembering who you are when you return at a later time

We use two different types of cookies:
First Party Cookies – These are cookies that are our own, and are controlled by us. They are used to allow our website to function online shopping and servce site and provide information about the usage of our site.
Third Party Cookies – These are cookies owned by other companies that we use to enhance and optimise our website, such as allowing social media sharing.

The following table summarises the cookies used on our website.

Cookies used by us

Name Purpose Typical content Expires
PHPSESSID Enables the website to recognise the same user from page to page.
Without it, every page would be treated as your first visit to the site and anything added to your basket would be instantly forgotten. Online shopping would, therefore, be impossible.
A long random number that identifies your session. When your browser is closed
speekeetv Keeps you logged into Speekee TV A long random number that identifies your Speekee TV session When you sign out of Speekee TV, or after 30 days
cookiepolicy Tracks if we’ve displayed on your browser a link to this statement 0 10 years

Third party cookies

Source Name Purpose Further Info
Google Several starting with the letters utm Used to collect anonymous information about how users are using our website, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come from and the page(s) they are visiting. This information is used by us to produce reports and improve our website. Google Privacy Policy (UK)
Twitter Several including guest_id, twll, __utma, __utmz, __utmv Social sharing – allows you to “tweet” about a specific product by clicking on the Twitter “tweet” button. Twitter Privacy Policy

Our website changes from time to time and we will update this information as and when we think is necessary.
You can read more about cookies, including how to disable them, here.

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