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Cookies on your site

Here is an explanation of the cookies your store sets and uses.

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Written by Niall Diamond
Updated over a week ago

Cookies are added to the browser whenever someone visits your site. When they load a page the store adds these cookies to provide the basic functionality of the store. For example, logging in, keeping a session, remembering your cart, etc.

Without cookies the store functionality would be much more limited. It's helpful to know what cookies your site adds to the browser, as it is helpful to add these to your cookie policies.

πŸ‘ Remember you have GDPR obligations not to store cookies without users consent. This can be achieved by a simple cookie notification. However, if you are running Google Ads or other tracking software like Facebook, or Twitter, then you should be allowing users to opt-out of setting those cookies.

Checkout your obligations with the analytics tracking company that you are using (Facebook, Google Ads, Twitter, etc).

List of Cookies used by EvolutionX

Cookie Name


Cookie Purpose



Ensures visitor browsing-security by preventing cross-site request forgery. This cookie is essential for the security of the website and visitor.

Strictly necessary

3 days


Session storage for the user which is essential for retrieving details about the cart, login and other features.

Strictly necessary

3 days


Remember the cart. (deprecated)

Strictly necessary

30 days


Remember login if requested by the user. (deprecated)

Strictly necessary

12 months


Used for store display choices like grid and list view on user click.

Strictly necessary

6 hours


Used for our compare features to store the list of items you wanted to compare.

Strictly necessary



Used for our quoting features to store the list of items you requested for quote.

Strictly necessary



Used for storing the unique ID of user cookie preference setting

Strictly necessary


Used for remembering the choice to skip punchout email and/or card alert

Strictly necessary


Session storage for the user which is essential for retrieving SSO details used by auth0.

Strictly necessary



Session storage for the user which is essential for retrieving SSO details used by auth0.

Strictly necessary



Remember options selected by the user when using a calculator.

Strictly necessary

Mandatory Thirdparty Cookies

  • Google reCAPTCHA is a SPAM protection service provided by Google that helps protect websites from spam and abuse. We use Google reCAPTCHA on User submitted forms and within the checkout.

  • Be sure to add this to your privacy policy along with our functional cookies.

What about other cookies?

If you add other software to your site via the EvolutionX AppStore or through scripts added to your Header of Footer (Google Analytics, Google Adwords, etc), then you might be seeing other cookies.

These cookies are First or Third Party cookies being added by those software providers. You can add them to your list of cookies and explain them within your cookies policies.

For example below you will notice 2 first party cookies being added by Stripe for payment processing and security.

Third party cookies are set by a domain other than your store domain. Thus, in the below gif (under "Find my Cookies") example you will see under the Domain column. These are third party cookies because they are not set by your store domain.

Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Google Ads

Google provides a handy way to find and filter for all of their products.

Find my Cookies

Go to a page on your website and do the following.

  • Right click and go to "Inspect"

  • Applications

  • Cookies

  • Select your domain

Product Youtube Videos Without Cookies

Product youtube videos shared on EvolutionX are embed with cookies by default from youtube and this is out of the control of the distributor or EvolutionX.

When users watch those videos and are unable to consent to the default cookies placed by youtube, that could be in breach of e-privacy directives.

To solve this, youtube has provided a video link that would embed videos without storing cookies. To embed product youtube video without cookies, just replace "" with "".

A previous embed youtube link will look like this:

With no-cookies, the same youtube link should look like this

πŸ‘ That's it, do some more research on cookies if you want to learn more.

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