In compliance with applicable EU legislation, Creative will require your consent to enable internet cookies within our Creative Store (UK). This website is set to “allow all cookies” by default to ensure you have the best user experience. If you choose to continue browsing our website, your consent to this setting is assumed. If you would like to change this setting, you can do so by clicking the “Change Settings” button within the message box.

If you would like to know more about the EU legislation, you may visit the official ICO site here.

But first - what are cookies?

A cookie is a piece of information in the form of text strings stored in your computer. When you visit a website, the website server sends you a cookie and your browser stores it. Many websites, including Creative Store (UK), use cookies to perform various functions.

We use cookies to perform technical functions such as updating your shopping carts and remembering your log-in ID. Cookies also allow you to store preferences, register products and personalize pages.

Why should I consent to cookies in the Creative Store (UK)?

Improving our site - We are continuously looking into how we can improve our site, to ensure the best online experience for you.

With your consent, cookies give us valuable insight on how we can improve your shopping experience. These cookies do not collect information that can personally identify you – all information collected is anonymous.

Our Affiliate Marketing partners – As a part of the Creative marketing and promotion effort, we engage large network of publishers via Affiliate Marketing programs.

The program requires cookies to deliver the best experience. The purpose of the cookie is to improve your reading of and your search possibilities in the network. Cookies will also assist our affiliate agencies to track user's activity on their network, recording performance based details such as clicks and sales conversions and attribution to the correct account.

You don't have to worry:

The following are the types of cookies used and its purposes:

Cookie Name Purpose
Online Store ESTORE.CUSTOMER Stores an encrypted customer ID that identifies you when you are logged in.
ESTORE.SDOM Stores the domain name of our online store.
ESTORE.CART Stores a unique ID of your shopping cart so your items won't go missing when you close your browser.
ESTORE.GUEST Stores a flag which lets us know if you are a guest user or a registered user.
Microsoft ASP.NET Session ID ASP.NET_SessionId Generated by the Microsoft ASP.NET framework that powers our site. This cookie will be deleted when you close your browser.
Cookie Acceptance acceptCookies Informs us of your preference when you have accepted the use of cookies.
Google Analytics __utma
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Google Analytics collects information that reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. These cookies tracks information such as time of visit, whether the visitor has been to the site before, and what site referred the visitor to the web page.

Source: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ads/#toc-analytics

Google Adwords

The conversion tracking cookie is set on your browser only when you click an ad delivered by Google where the advertiser has opted in to conversion tracking. These cookies expire within 30 days and do not contain information that can identify you personally. If this cookie has not yet expired when you visit certain pages of the advertiser’s website, Google and the advertiser will be able to tell that you clicked the ad and proceeded to that page.

(Advertiser refers to creative.com)
Source:http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ads/#toc-conversion

TradeDoubler TD_EH
TradeDoublerGUID

Tracks user's activity on the TradeDoubler (TD) affiliate network, recording the details of any click through a TD banner or link, and enabling the attribution of conversions to the correct affiliate account.