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Cookies are used to:

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How cookies are used on pikcells.com

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software (Universal Analytics) to collect information about how you use pikcells.com. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on pikcells.com
  • how long you spend on each pikcells.com page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We do not collect or store your personal information (for example your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies.

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_gid This helps us count how many people visit pikcells.com by tracking if you’ve visited before 24 hours
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