Cookie usageCookie usage

This page discusses how cookies are used by this site. If you continue to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.






1. What are cookies? 

Cookies are text files stored on the device you use to visit our Website.  Some cookies are essential for our website to work, others collect anonymous or personal information to allow us to improve our website and to show you relevant content. At ETHAIR we use different types of cookies which are described below. By continuing to use our website you agree to our use of cookies. You do have the choice to limit the usage of some of these cookies.

2. How long are cookies stored on my device?

Two types of cookies can be stored:

  • Session cookies which are automatically deleted when you close your browser
  • Persistent cookies which remain on your computer until they are deleted or expire. Persistent cookies can keep your user preferences to help make future browsing easier and more relevant.

3. How do I manage my cookie preferences?

You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings. Some browsers allow you to whitelist sites from which you accept cookies.

For more details on managing cookie preferences, see below:

Here is a list of guides on how to do this for popular browser software:



1. Essential and Functional Cookies

Without these cookies, our website may not work properly. Some of these cookies are strictly necessary for ETHAIR to ensure security, ease of use, and functionality. Others provide you with services available across our websites and are needed to use some of its features. We also use functional cookies to ensure the speed of our web pages, to understand your location, enable video content and faster browsing.

Functional cookies are used to ensure the ease of registration and maintain your preferences including the capabilities of staying logged in, keeping the site language and appearance that you requested.

2. Advertising and Marketing Cookies

Advertising and marketing cookies are used to show you adverts relevant to you, your interests, and your interaction with our website. We use this data to improve our communications with you. They are used to show you relevant advertisements, to limit the number of times you see an advert, and to help measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns.

These cookies can also remember that you have visited a website and collect information about your browsing habits in order to manage your preferences accordingly.

Some of these cookies can identify you as an individual based on your IP address and a connected email address. These cookies are third-party cookies used by third-party companies with ETHAIR permission.

3. Performance and analytics

We use performance and analytics cookies to further improve our website in order to always provide you with the best possible online experience. We do not store any personal data which might identify you personally. These technologies are not always essential but without these cookies, certain website functionality may become unavailable.

4. Third-Party Cookies

These cookies are for Social Media like Facebook/Twitter/YouTube sharing andwill generally be set by the third party independently, so this site will have no ability to access them.

Standard cookies we set

These are the main cookies we set during the normal operation of the software.

  • xxx_token - Holds a valid encrypted token key which can be used by the user during their session to make calls to the AJAX service for additional API calls.
  • xxx_inviteid - Holds invited item ID when users click a special link within an email when being invited.
  • xxx_userid - Holds an encrypted user ID when a user logs in and is valid/successful.
  • xxx_password - Holds an encrypted password (without salt) for the successfully logged in user.
  • xxx_username - Holds an encrypted username for the successfully logged in user.
  • xxx_lastvisit - Holds the date & time the user last logged into the marketplace application.
  • xxx_lastactivity - Holds the date & time the user last clicked around any valid marketplace application page.
  • xxx_country - Holds the country name of the successfully logged in user
  • xxx_city - Holds the city name of the successfully logged in user
  • xxx_state - Holds the state/province name of the successfully logged in user
  • xxx_radiuszip - Holds the zip code of the user selection when searching by radius within the search results page.
  • xxx_inlineproduct - Holds the list of selected checkbox selections any user makes within the front end application pages (so they are remembered and checked off) if the user decides to refresh the page (so they do not lose their selections). This cookie holds a list of item ids which are eventually removed one by one as each action removes IDs from the list (delete, moved, changed, etc).
  • xxx_ma - Holds a 1 (for true) or 0 (for false) if the user placing a new order is shipping to multiple shipping addresses (in the event an order is being placed by many sellers with many items). This cookie is used to remember the state in which the user wants to ship to multiple shipping addresses or not.
  • xxx_rid - Holds a unique 5 to 6 character referral ID code that can be used to send new users to the site under a specific and valid RID code for user-to-user marketplace promotion.


Additional cookies and those set by third parties

Additional cookies may be set during the use of the site to remember information as certain actions are being performed, or remembering certain preferences. Other cookies may be set by third-party service providers which may provide information such as tracking anonymously which users are visiting the site, or set by content embedded into some pages, such as YouTube or other media service providers.