Quality Bearings Online Limited (referred to as “we”, “us” or “our” in this Cookies Policy) use cookies to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website at www.qualitybearingsonline.com.

Our Privacy Policy at www.qualitybearingsonline.com/privacy-policy/ provides further information about how we protect and use your personal data when using our website. You should read the Privacy Policy alongside this Cookie Policy.

What Are Cookies?

A cookie is a small file which is downloaded on to the devices you use to access our website, such as your computer, tablet or smartphone. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier, the website name and some numbers. Cookies are sent back to the website from your browser each time you re-visit it, enabling the website to retrieve and read the information held to “remember” you and /or your devices. A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive or read cookie files created by other websites. Information stored in cookies may be encrypted.

More information on cookies and their use can be found at www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

What Cookies Do We Set?

Cookies are used on our website by us to assess and improve the performance of our website, our services, our marketing activities and the information we provide. Additionally, they are used on our website to provide you a personalised and tailored experience. The table below sets out which cookies are used by us. Within the table below, of the cookies except for Necessary Cookies are not set on your device without your consent.

The cookies in the table below are Necessary Cookies. These cookies help make the website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function without these cookies.

Name of CookieExpiresPurpose
cookies.js Session

Determines whether the visitor has accepted the cookie consent box. This ensures that the cookie consent box will not be present again upon re-entry.

rc::a

Persistent

(These are Local Stored cookies on your device, expiry date issued by the webserver)

This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of the website.

rc::c

Session

This cookie is used to distinguish between human and bots.

SHOP_SESSION_TOKEN 6 Days

Necessary for the shopping cart functionality on the website.

Test_cookie

1 Day

Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.

XSRF-TOKEN Sessions

Ensures visitor browsing-security by preventing cross-site request forgery. This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor.

Shopper-Pref 6 Days

This is used to store Shopper Preferences such as Currency. This is considered an “essential cookie”, meaning it is necessary to provide a seamless service in the electronic communication while browsing the website. This type of cookie cannot be blocked.

The cookies in this section below are Preference Cookies. These cookies enable the website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, for example – like your preferred language or region that you are in.

Name of CookieExpiresPurpose
feefo.translations

Persistent

(These are Local Stored cookies on your device, expiry date issued by the webserver)

Used in context with the language setting on the website. Facilitates the translation into the preferred language of the visitor.

feefo.translationsUpdateAt

Persistent

(These are Local Stored cookies on your device, expiry date issued by the webserver)

Cookie determines the preferred language and country-setting of the visitor – This allows the website to show content most relevant to that region and language.

The cookies in this section below are Statistic Cookies. These are used to help us understand how visitors interact with the website by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Name of CookieExpiresPurpose
_ga 2 Years

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

_gat 1 Day

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.

_gid 1 Day

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress 1 Day

This cookie is used to count how many times a website has been visited by different visitors. This is done by assigning the visitor an ID, so the visitor does not get registered twice.

_hjFirstSeen 1 Day

This cookie is used to determine if the visitor has visited the website before, or if it is a new visitor on the website.

_hjid 1 Year

Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.

_hjid

Persistent

(These are Local Stored cookies on your device, expiry date issued by the webserver)

Sets a unique ID for the session. This allows the website to obtain data on visitor behaviour for statistical purposes.

_hjIncludedInPageviewSample 1 Day

Used to detect whether the user navigation and interactions are included in the website’s data analytics.

_hjTLDTest Session

Registers statistical data on users’ behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics.

Fornax_anonymousId 2 Years

Registers statistical data on users’ behaviour on the website. Used for internal analytics.

History.store Session

Contains an visitors ID – This is used to track visitors’ navigation and interaction on the website for internal website-optimization.

STORE_VISITOR 1 Day

Sets an ID for the visitor. This serves to count the number of specific visitors on the website.

The cookies in this section below are Marketing Cookies. These are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers.

Name of CookieExpiresPurpose
_gcl_au 3 Months

Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.

Ads/ga-audiences Session

Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites.

feefoUserId

Persistent

(These are Local Stored cookies on your device, expiry date issued by the webserver)

Used in context with SEO and conversion optimization. Gathers any user reports or behavioural data into reports. This service is provided by a third-party analysis service.

IDE 1 Year

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

NID 6 Months

Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.

pagead/1p-user-list/#

Session

Tracks if the user has shown interest in specific products or events across multiple websites and detects how the user navigates between sites. This used for measurement of advertisement efforts and facilitates payment of referral-fees between websites.

tms_VisitorID

Persistent

(These are Local Stored cookies on your device, expiry date issued by the webserver)

This cookie is used to identify each shopper and attributes site interactions to them. The cookie is set to expire after Weeks, which is extended each time the shopper visits the site. If they don't return to the site within that period, the cookie will be automatically deleted.

tms_VisitorID 559 Days

This cookie is used to identify each shopper and attributes site interactions to them. The cookie is set to expire after 80 Weeks, which is extended each time the shopper visits the site. If they don't return to the site within that period, the cookie will be automatically deleted.

tms_wsip

Persistent

(These are Local Stored cookies on your device, expiry date issued by the webserver)

This is a housekeeping cookie set to expire after 30 minutes and works in conjunction with the tms_VisitorID cookie to capture shopper activity.

tms_wsip 1 Day

This is a housekeeping cookie set to expire after 30 minutes and works in conjunction with the tms_VisitorID cookie to capture shopper activity.

How Can I Manage Cookies?

We will not set any cookies on your device, except Necessary Cookies, without your consent. You can consent to or reject our use of cookies through our cookies banner.

You may also refuse to accept cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. This allows you to block the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you select this setting to block all cookies (including Necessary Cookies), you may be unable to access certain parts or functions of our website.

If you wish to restrict or block the use of cookies from our website or others, the Help function within your browser will guide you through the process. The website www.aboutcookies.org also contains additional detailed guidance on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers.

Changes To This Cookies Policy

This Cookies Policy was last updated in September 2021.

We reserve the right to update and change this Cookies Policy from time to time in order to reflect any new legal requirements or any changes to the way in which we use cookies, by publishing the updated Cookies Policy either on our website or in some other way. The changes will take effect as soon as they are published.