What are cookies?

Cookies are small computer files that remember what you enter when you visit a website. At Gekode we use cookies to keep track of what you have in your basket, and to remember you so that we can show relevant information when you return to our site. Please note that cookies can’t harm your computer and we don’t store personal information such as credit card details in cookies we create. However, we do use encrypted information gathered from cookies to help improve your experience of three.co.uk. For example, they help us to identify and customise the experience for you, or to determine the most relevant related products to show you when you’re browsing.

To order products on Gekode you need to have cookies enabled on your web browser. Most web browsers have cookies enabled – please go to our managing cookies section if you need help turning them on. If you don’t want to enable cookies, you’ll still be able to browse the site and look at our products and services.

To disable cookies on your browser, please go to aboutcookies.org. Please note that by disabling cookies you won’t be able to enjoy all the features of Gekode.

Managing cookies.

If cookies aren’t enabled on your computer you’ll only be able to browse our products and services and you won’t be able to add products to your basket or buy them.

To enable cookies:
First you’ll need to know the type and version of the web browser you use to access the Internet. Here’s how to find out:

PCs – click on ‘Help’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘About’ option
Macs – with the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select the ‘About’ option

Once you know the type of browser you’ve got you can check whether cookies are enabled by selecting your browser below and following the instructions:

How to check cookies are enabled (PC users).
Google Chrome.
Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Options’.
Click the ‘Under the Hood’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button.
Now select ‘Allow local data to be set’.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0.
Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet options’, then click on the ‘Privacy’ tab.
Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser.
Settings above Medium will disable cookies.

Mozilla Firefox.
Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Options’.
Then select the Privacy icon.
Click on ‘Cookies’, then select ‘allow sites to set cookies’.

Safari.
Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option.
Click on ‘Security’, check the option that says ‘Block third-party and advertising cookies’.
Click ‘Save’.

How to check cookies are enabled (Mac users).
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX.
Click on ‘Explorer’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Preferences’ options.
Scroll down until you see ‘Cookies’ under Receiving Files.
Select the ‘Never Ask’ option.

Safari on OSX.
Click on ‘Safari’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option.
Click on ‘Security’ then ‘Accept cookies’.
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.
Scroll down until you see cookies under ‘Privacy & Security’.
Select ‘Enable cookies for the originating web site only’.

Opera.
Click on ‘Menu’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Settings’.
Then select ‘Preferences’, select the ‘Advanced’ tab.
Then select ‘Accept cookies’ option.

All other browsers.
Please check your online help files.

To disable cookies on your browser, please go to aboutcookies.org (please note that we can’t be responsible for the content of external websites and by disabling cookies you won’t be able to enjoy all the features of Gekode).

CookieTypeDurationDescription
__utma, __utmz, _ga--Thirty parts, Google Analytics
device_token, guest_id, metrics_token--Thirty parts, Twitter
wordpress_test_cookie--Used on sites built with Wordpress. Tests whether or not the browser has cookies enabled The main purpose of this cookie is: Strictly Necessary
wp-settings--1 yearWordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.
wp-settings-time--1 yearWordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.