Cookies

Use of cookies by Halo Recognition

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Name

Purpose

.ASPXAUTH

Will be added after user successfully logged in. Used to store the logged in user info, authentication info, … used to validate the login session.

cookieconsent_dismissed

Will be added only after the user clicked "Got it!" button on the cookie consent message showing at top of initial page load. Used to keep the state of whether cookie consent accepted or not.

ASP.NET_SessionId

Used to identify the users session on the server. The session being an area on the server which can be used to store data in between http requests.

Managing Cookies

If cookies aren't enabled on your computer, it will mean that your shopping experience on our website will be limited to browsing and researching; you won't be able to add products to your basket and buy them.

To enable cookies

If you're not sure of the type and version of web browser you use to access the Internet:

For PCs: click on ‘Help’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘About’ option.

For Macs: with the browser window open, click on the menu with the same name as your browser, located next to the Apple menu, and select the ‘About’ option.

How to check cookies are enabled for PCs

Google Chrome

1. Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options

2. Click the ‘Under the Hood’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button

3. Now select ‘Allow local data to be set’

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0

Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet options’, then click on the ‘Privacy’ tab

1. Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser

2. Settings above Medium will disable cookies

Mozilla Firefox

1. Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options

2. Then select the Privacy icon

3. Click on Cookies, then select ‘allow sites to set cookies’

Safari

1. Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option

2. Click on ‘Security’, check the option that says ‘Block third‐party and advertising cookies’

3. Click ‘Save’

How to check cookies are enabled for Macs

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX

1. Click on ‘Explorer’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Preferences’ options

2. Scroll down until you see ‘Cookies’ under Receiving Files

3. Select the ‘Never Ask’ option

Safari on OSX

1. Click on ‘Safari’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option

2. Click on ‘Privacy’ then select any setting other than ‘Always Block’

3. Select the ‘Only from site you navigate to’

Mozilla and Netscape on OSX

Click on ‘Mozilla’ or ‘Netscape’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option

1. Scroll down until you see cookies under ‘Privacy & Security’

2. Select ‘Enable cookies for the originating web site only’

Opera

1. Click on ‘Menu’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Settings’

2. Then select ‘Preferences’, select the ‘Advanced’ tab

3. Then select ‘Accept cookies’ option

All other browsers

Please consult your documentation or online help files.

For More information about Cookies

If you'd like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org (opens in a new window).

Please note that we're not responsible for the content of external websites.