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About this cookie policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: www.isaacthorne.com

What are cookies ?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies ?

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use ?

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Marketing: Our website displays advertisements. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.

The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

CookieDescription
__cfduidThe cookie is set by CloudFare. The cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address d apply security settings on a per-client basis. It doesnot correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.
__stripe_midThis cookie is set by the Woocommerce Stripe payment gateway plugin. It is used during the checkout process.
__stripe_sidThis cookie is set by the Woocommerce Stripe payment gateway plugin. It is used during the checkout process.
__utmaThis cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there are no existing __utma cookies. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmbThis cookie is set by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there are no existing __utma cookies. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
__utmcThe cookie is set by Google Analytics and is deleted when the user closes the browser. The cookie is not used by ga.js. The cookie is used to enable interoperability with urchin.js which is an older version of Google analytics and used in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine new sessions/visits.
__utmtThis cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to throttle the request rate.
__utmzThis cookie is set by Google analytics and is used to store the traffic source or campaign through which the visitor reached your site.
_AVESTA_ENVIRONMENTThis cookie is set by email marketing service Mailchimp when you subscribe to our newsletter.
_fbpThis cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisement when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website.
_gaThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, camapign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assigns a randoly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gidThis cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form.
_session_id2Used by Goodreads.com. Goodreads reviews appear on some pages of this site. Disabling this cookie might prevent those reviews from being displayed.
ad-idProvided by amazon-adsystem.com for tracking user actions on other websites to provide targeted content
amazon-pay-abtesting-apa-migrationThis cookie is set by Amazon Pay to enable checkout when you purchase products from our store.
amazon-pay-abtesting-new-widgetsThis cookie is set by Amazon Pay to enable checkout when you purchase products from our store.
apay-session-setThis cookie is set by Amazon Pay. Session Cookies are used by the server to store information about user page activities so users can easily pick up where they left off on the server's pages.
apay-status-v2This cookie is set by Amazon Pay to enable checkout when you purchase products from our store.
AWSALBThis cookie is set by Smartsupp. Registers which server-cluster is serving the visitor. This is used in context with load balancing, in order to optimize user experience.
csidUsed by Goodreads.com. Goodreads reviews appear on some pages of this site. Disabling this cookie might prevent those reviews from being displayed.
csm-hitThis cookie is set by Amazon in order to display book previews on our site.
frThe cookie is set by Facebook to show relevant advertisments to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behavior of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.
GPSThis cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location
IDEUsed by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.
JSESSIONIDUsed by sites written in JSP. General purpose platform session cookies that are used to maintain users' state across page requests.
lobpcUsed by Goodreads.com. Goodreads reviews appear on some pages of this site. Disabling this cookie might prevent those reviews from being displayed.
localeUsed by Goodreads.com. The 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.
mThis cookie is set by Stripe.com and used as part of the checkout/payment process for this site.
mailchimp_landing_siteThe cookie is set by the email marketing service MailChimp.
session-idThis cookie is set by Amazon Pay. Session Cookies are used by the server to store information about user page activities so users can easily pick up where they left off on the server's pages.
session-id-timeThis cookie is set by Amazon Pay. Session Cookies are used by the server to store information about user page activities so users can easily pick up where they left off on the server's pages.
session-tokenThis cookie is set by Amazon Pay. Session Cookies are used by the server to store information about user page activities so users can easily pick up where they left off on the server's pages.
ssupp.chatidThis cookie is set by Smartsupp to identify unique chat sessions with site support. No personal information is stored.
ssupp.vidThis cookie is set by Smartsupp to identify unique users and is required to provide chat support. No personal information is stored.
ssupp.visitsThis cookie is set by Smartsupp to track a unique user's number of visits and is required to provide chat support. No personal information is stored.
tk_aiThis cookie is set by Woocommerce to store a randomly generated anonymous ID.
tk_lrThis cookie is set by JetPack plugin on sites using WooCommerce. This is a referral cookie used for analyzing referrer behavior for Jetpack
tk_orThis cookie is set by JetPack plugin on sites using WooCommerce. This is a referral cookie used for analyzing referrer behavior for Jetpack
tk_qsThis cookie is set by Automattic to gather information for Wordpress internal analytics.
tk_r3dThe cookie is installed by JetPack. Used for the internal metrics fo user activities to improve user experience
ubid-mainThis cookie is set by Amazon.com and is used to identify the visitor across sites and devices for advertisement purposes.
viewed_cookie_policyThe cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEThis cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.
wp_woocommerce_session_#This cookie is set by Woocommerce payment gateways in order to enable you to checkout when purchasing items from our store.
YSCThis cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.

How can I control the cookie preferences ?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.