Train of Thought Productions

How we use cookies

Trainofthoughtproductions.co.uk tries to give visitors to our website the best experience possible. One of the ways we achieve this is by storing small amounts of data about your visit in small files on your computer called cookies. Cookies don't identify you personally but help our website remember details about your visit enabling us to provide better services for you.

Cookies cannot transfer viruses or install malware onto your computer.

You can control and delete these files as you wish. If you choose to delete cookies please be aware that some parts of our website, such as our shopping cart will not work properly.

You can find out more about cookies and how to remove them at: www.aboutcookies.org.

How we use Cookies

We use cookies in several places throughout our website. We'll run through each cookie we set, together with the reason we use them and how long they will be stored on your computer.

Measuring Website Usage (via Google Analytics)

We measure how people visit the site to improve the experience for our visitors as part of an ongoing process. We use Google Analytics to do this.

Analytics keeps track of which pages you visit, how long you stay on each section of the site and which links you click on. Google Analytics does not store any personal details about you.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies in order to measure your usage.

Cookie NameContentDescriptionExpires in
_utmaa random numberMinimally Intrusive. Used for Google web metrics2 years
_utmb a random number Minimally Intrusive. Used for Google web metrics 30 minutes
_utmc a random number Minimally Intrusive. Used for Google web metrics when you close your browser
_utmz a random string Minimally Intrusive. Used for Google web metrics 6 months
_ga a random number Minimally Intrusive. Used for Google web metrics 2 years

Remembering Your Shopping basket contents

To remember your details when you add products to the shopping basket we save details of your visit as a session on our server.

To keep track of your unique session we set the identifying number in a cookie. Without this cookie this shopping cart would not work.

Cookie NameContentDescriptionExpires in
totp_s a random number Required by this site's shopping cart to remember your transaction 2 hours