Cookie Notice

Information about our use of cookies

This policy explains how we use cookies on www.hendricksgin.com (this “Website”). We recommend that you read our cookies policy so that you are aware of how we use them and can take steps to reject or delete the cookies if you do not agree to them being used.

Cookies are small text files stored on your device and used by website operators in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the operators of the website or certain third parties. Each cookie usually contains a unique string of characters, which allows a website to distinguish your browser or device from other users.

We use cookies to enable you to navigate between pages and to generally improve your user experience. We also use cookies to analyse how users interact with this Website, to enable you to share content using social media, and to provide you with embedded content from third parties. We also sometimes use cookie type technologies in emails to identify how users come to this Website so that we can evaluate and measure the effectiveness of our email marketing.

We may combine information collected via cookies with information such as your IP address, the type of browser, device and operating system, for example to provide statistical information about visitors to the Website. Where this Website uses third party cookies, you should check with the relevant third party to see how they use cookies (see section 3 below).

The cookies that we currently use on the Website are summarised in more detail below. We recommend that you read our cookies policy so that you are aware of how we use them and can take steps to reject or delete the cookies if you do not agree to them being used.

In this cookies policy, we use the term "cookie" to mean a cookie and any other similar technology, such as web beacons, local stored objects, and pixel tags.

Consent to the use of cookies

Cookies that are essential to the operation of the Website are set automatically. These are described in section 3.1 below.

We also use analytics cookies on this Website to help us understand how it is used. Our use of analytics cookies is described in section 3.2 below. Unless you use the cookie control to opt-out, the analytics cookies will be set automatically upon closing clicking "save and close" in the cookie control.

The other cookies described in this policy will only be set where you have given your consent. You can control your consent using the cookie control on the Website.

We may also remind you about our use of cookies and ask you to reconfirm your consent to cookies when you register for certain services or activate a certain function on the Website that relies on the use of cookies.

Cookies we use

We use the following cookies on this Website:

Strictly Necessary. These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Website. Without these cookies, services that you have asked for cannot be provided. These cookies are set automatically.

Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around this Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way this Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to this Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to this Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make this Website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Third Party Cookies. In addition to the cookies listed above, we also use the following third party cookies for performance and functional purposes, to provide additional function and to make it easier for you to share content on this Website. These are cookies that are set by a third party when you access this Website, and controlled by that third party.

A list of the cookies used on {Brand Name} can be found at the bottom of this notice.

Accepting and rejecting cookies

Other than those cookies listed as being strictly necessary for the operation of this Website, we will not deploy any cookies without your consent. You can provide consent through use of OneSpan technology or by amending your browser settings – more information on this is in section 4.3 below.

Some cookies are strictly necessary to allow you to use the website and its features, such as storing items in your basket. Without these cookies these features cannot be provided which may impair the functionality of the website meaning you are unable to shop on our website.

You can select the cookies you would like this website to store on your device by changing your browser settings. Each browser allows you to restrict or block cookies in different ways. Details on how to do this in each browser can be found on the ICO website (please note that we are not responsible for the content of external websites), visit: https://ico.org.uk/your-data-matters/online/cookies/.

Within most browsers you can utilise private browsing modes that typically do not save local data associated with the session, such as cookies. These are typically deleted when you close all the windows.

You can install a browser add-on to opt-out of Google Analytics in your browser across all websites (please note that we are not responsible for the content of external websites), visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Please note that Cookie Control uses a cookie to remember your preferences. If you clear any cookies from your browser or device then you will need to reactivate your Cookie Control preferences when you next visit this Website.

Changes to this policy

This cookies policy may be amended by us at any time. Please check this page periodically so that you are aware of any changes.

Contact us

For further information from us on any of this cookies policy or for any queries relating to them, please contact us by email at dataprotection@wgrant.com or write to us at William Grant & Sons Ltd, The Old Court House, 7 Parkshot, Richmond TW9 2RF.

[Drafting Note: The table below is an example table. Each website will have its own cookies and so this needs to be amended on a case by case basis. Please ensure you are integrating OneTrust tool to facilitate this.]

Suggested Category

Cookie Name

Description

Lifespan

Strictly Necessary

_dc_gtm_UA-121623538-1

This cookie is associated with sites using Google Tag Manager to load other scripts and code into a page. Where it is used it may be regarded as Strictly Necessary as without it, other scripts may not function correctly. The end of the name is a unique number which is also an identifier for an associated Google Analytics account.

1 minute

Strictly Necessary

ADRUM

AppDynamics - browser performance management tool uses this cookies to collect web performance data and IP addresses. Lets us monitor page load speeds and bad sessions

Session

Strictly Necessary

ADRUM_BT*

AppDynamics - error tracking

Variable (has been 9999 or 1 day)

Strictly Necessary

CheckoutHandoverToken_V1

Used for security purposes to verify the checkout handover token

Session

Strictly Necessary

csrf_token

Used to prevent cross site request forgery, forms will not submit without it

Session

Strictly Necessary

ElysiumBasket{{sitename}}_V6

Used to store a users basket

1 month

Strictly Necessary

emailReEngagementCookie

This cookie is used to prevent the email signup popup from continuously showing once dismissed.

5 years

Strictly Necessary

JSESSIONID

General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written in JSP. Usually used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server.

Session

Strictly Necessary

locale_V6

Used to keep track of the locale the user is using

1 year

Strictly Necessary

nc_clr

Checkout locale for templates

Session

Strictly Necessary

nc_s

Checkout Session ID

Session

Strictly Necessary

NSC_*

This cookie name is associated with the Netscaler load balancing service from Citrix. This is a pattern type cookie with the root being NSC_ and the rest of the name being a unique encrypted alpha numeric identifier for the virtual server it originated from. The cookie is used to ensure traffic and user data is routed to the correct locations where a site is hosted on multiple servers, so that the end user has a consistent experience.

Session

Strictly Necessary

preservedReferer_V6

Keeps track of the referrer used on the site... - required for validation of affiliate referrer (for offers)

Session

Strictly Necessary

RELOAD_BASKET

Set by checkout to clear the users basket after a successful order

1 year

Strictly Necessary

user_id_V6

This contains an encrypted value which is used to keep a customer logged in on site

1 hour on desktop unless overwritten by site config SesionTimeoutInSeconds; 30 days on mobile

Strictly Necessary

utm_campaign_V6

Cookies to pass any UTM parameters to THG Fraud team system as an extra parameter in fraud prevenation data analysis

30 days

Strictly Necessary

utm_medium_V6

Cookies to pass any UTM parameters to THG Fraud team system as an extra parameter in fraud prevenation data analysis

30 days

Strictly Necessary

utm_source_V6

Cookies to pass any UTM parameters to THG Fraud team system as an extra parameter in fraud prevenation data analysis

30 days

Strictly Necessary

wtid

Used for Fraud checking

3 years

Strictly Necessary

actualOptanonConsent

Used to track customers choice on cookie categorisations

1 year

Performance

__cfduid

Pingdom is used to provide uptime analysis and response times for the site.

30 days

Performance

_ED0FC_V6

Used for logging destroyed sessions en-route to checkout

1 year

Marketing

_ga

This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.

2 years

Marketing

_gat_UA-121623538-1

This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.

1 minute

Marketing

_gid

This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.

1 day

Marketing

affil_V6

Used to track sales that have come in via an affiliate network link.

30 days

Marketing

chumewe_sess

This is used to give a user's session a unique identifier.

4 hours

Marketing

chumewe_user

This is used to give a user a unique identifier.

5 years

Marketing

gaVisitId

Used in the GA settings variable to assign the unique identifier to the user’s session.

It is set in GTM and used in the GA settings variable to assign the unique identifier to the user’s session. It be put into whichever category the other GA and tracking / analytics cookies are put into.

Marketing

thgUserId

Used to unify sessions that happen accross a single user if they are not logged in

2 years

Performance

user_transaction_ids

Used to dedupe the transaction event so that GA and Google Ads to not count the same transaction twice

2 years

Functional

LPSessionID

This domain is owned by LivePerson. The main business activity is: Online Chat/Customer Data

Session

Functional

LPSID-nnnnnnnn

This is a pattern type cookie associated with software from LivePerson which enables online chat functionality with site visitors. This cookie appears to be a unique session identifier.

Session

Functional

lpTestCookiennnnnnnn

This cookie name is associated with the LivePerson chat sofware used to enable live chat on a website. It is a pattern type cookie which uses a unique identifier for each page. It appears to test whether or not the browser is set to accept first party cookies.

Session

Functional

LPVID

This cookie name is associated with software from LIvePerson, which enables website owners to add online chat funcitonality to communicate directly with visitors. This cookie is believed to be a unique visitor identifier.

2 years

Functional

LPVisitorID

This domain is owned by LivePerson. The main business activity is: Online Chat/Customer Data

2 years

Functional

mobile_V6

Used to help with transitioning between mobile and desktop sessions

Session

Functional

RememberMe_{{sitename}}_V6

Once the user logs out, when they return to the login page the username field will remain populated

5 years

Functional

obfuscatedToken_V6

This is for dynamic opt in, for rate limiting

1 day

Strictly Necessary

dtCookie

This cookie name is associated with, software from Dynatrace, an application performance management (APM) software company. Their software manages the availability and performance of software applications and the impact on user experience in the form of deep transaction tracing, synthetic monitoring, real user monitoring, and network monitoring. Dynatrace is a performance monitoring tool

Session

Marketing

IDE

Used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.

1 year 24 days

Marketing

uuid2

This cookies is set by AppNexus. The cookies stores information that helps in distinguishing between devices and browsers. This information us used to select advertisements served by the platform and assess the performance of the advertisement and attribute payment for those advertisements.

3 months

Marketing

MUID

Used by Microsoft as a unique identifier. The cookie is set by embedded Microsoft scripts. The purpose of this cookie is to synchronize the ID across many different Microsoft domains to enable user tracking.

1 year 24 days

Marketing

anj

No description available.

3 months

Marketing

_fbp

This cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisement when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website.

3 months

Marketing

fr

The cookie is set by Facebook to show relevant advertisments to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behavior of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.

3 months

Marketing

test_cookie

This cookie is set by doubleclick.net. The purpose of the cookie is to determine if the user's browser supports cookies.

15 minutes