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Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer, tablet or mobile phone when you visit certain pages of a website using those devices.

Changing your cookie preferences

Most browsers (Google, Safari, Chrome etc.) allow cookies to be placed on your devices when you visit websites. If you wish to change the way your browser accepts or rejects cookies, or delete cookies that have been placed on your device, visit

If you remove the cookies listed below from your device, then you will only be able to browse our website. You will not be able to purchase anything.

Visiting our website

When you visit the In the Book website, we place the following cookies for the following purposes only:


These cookies are placed so that our website works well when you visit it e.g. it keeps your products in your basket including any personalisation you request while you continue to browse our website.

We use these cookies so that you can make your purchase.

CookieNamePurposeCookie Lifespan
On login, WordPress uses the wordpress_hash cookie to store your authentication details. Its use is limited to the admin console area. After login, WordPress sets the wp_logged_in_hash cookie, which indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.
Browser session
Browser session
The first two cookies contain information about the cart as a whole and helps WooCommerce know when the cart data changes. The final cookie (wp_woocommerce_session_) contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer. No personal information is stored within these cookies.
Browser session
Browser session
Browser session


These cookies are placed so that we can understand how frequently our website is visited, which pages are most visited and how visitors move between pages. They also help understand which products are most interesting so that we can ensure these are displayed prominently in response to a category or search type.

We use these cookies to continuously improve our website making your visit more user-friendly.

CookieNamePurposeCookie Lifespan
This is a website recording service which can record mouse clicks, mouse movements, page scrolling and any text keyed into website forms. We use it to improve our product display functionality.
1 year
Browser Session
Browser Session
Deleted immediately after being set
Google Analytics
This cookie allows us to understand how a website visitor interacts with our website including how they found our website. This information helps us to improve our website.
2 years
30 minutes
Browser session
6 months
Used to provide the essential service of keeping your session data consistent

Used to enrich your session data with the context of your website visit context to optimise our communication with you later on

Used to enrich your session data with the context of your website visit context to optimise our communication with you later on

1 year
3 months

2 months