What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are saved in your browser. These are downloaded in your browser the first time you access our website. At your next visit, the information contained in them are sent back to the initial website (first party cookie) or to another website. This way it is recognized that the website was opened whit the certain browser, and the status is modified, for example displaying different contents. Therefore, cookies memorize for example adding products in the cart, preferences or the way you navigate on a website.
What are cookies used for?
These files make possible the recognition of the user’s terminal and presenting the content in a relevant manner, adapted to the user’s preferences. Cookies ensure the user a pleasant navigation experience and sustain Mesmereyes Beauty’s efforts to offer comfortable services for the user (eg: preferences regarding online confidentiality or shopping cart). Moreover, they are used to prepare anonymous statistics that help us understand how a user is accessing our website pages, allowing us to improve structure and content, eliminating the personal identification of the user.
What cookies to we use?
We use two types of cookies: per session and fixed. The first ones are temporary files that remain in the user’s terminal until the end of the session or until closing the app (web browser). Fixed files stay on the user’s terminal on a defined period of time that is set in the cookie’s parameters or until they are deleted manually by the user. At this time the keeping period of fixed cookies generated by out online store is a maximum of 30 days (shopping cart persistent, persistent authentication)
How are cookies used by this website?
A visit on this website can place cookies for the following purposes:
Storing added products to the shopping cart
Third-parties (FB, IG, Google)
Do cookies contain personal information?
Cookies themselves do not ask personal information to be used and, in most cases, do not identify internet users personally. Personal data collected through cookies can only be collected for facilitating functionalities for the user. The data are encrypted in a way that makes it impossible for unauthorized persons to access them.
In general, an app used to access web pages allows for cookies to be saved implicitly on the terminal. These settings can be changes in order to block automate administration of cookies on the web browser or the user to be informed any time cookies are send to his computer.
Cookies are not viruses! They use text formats. They are not made of code pieces so they can’t be executed or auto-loaded. Consequently, they cannot be duplicated or replicated on other networks to load again.