Cookies Policy

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

COOKIE NAME

COOKIE EXPIRATION

COOKIE DESCRIPTION AND BUSINESS PURPOSE

_uetsid

30 Minutes

Microsoft Bing Ads Universal Event Tracking (UET) tracking cookie.

section_data_ids

Session

Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.

private_content_version

10 Years

Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.

stc115287

1 Year

This is the third party cookie used to store all the other cookie data in a shortened form. The Cookie’s name has the site ID in it.

_gat

30 Seconds

This first party Google Analytics cookie is used by Google Analytics to monitor requests rate toward their servers. This cookie helps Monsanto to identify website areas to be improved and the _gat cookie does not allow Monsanto to identify user personally as no personal information or data is tracked.

_gid

1 Day

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. It stores and updates a unique value for each page visited.

_ga

2 Years

This first party Google Analytics cookie is used to distinguish users when collecting information about page visits. This cookie helps us to identify website areas to be improved and the _ga cookie does not allow Monsanto to identify user personally as no personal information or data is tracked.

__cfduid

1 Year

Cookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. 

form_key

1 Hour

Stores randomly generated key used to prevent forged requests.

mage-messages

Session

Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.

mage-translation-file-version

Session

Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.

mage-translation-storage

Session

Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.

mage-banners-cache-storage

Session

Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.

mage-cache-sessid

Session

Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.

mage-cache-storage-section-invalidation

Session

Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.

mage-cache-storage

Session

Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.

PHPSESSID

End of session

This cookie is a reference to a unique session ID set by our website code for a current browsing session. No personal data is stored in it. The session is ended when a user’s browser is closed.

store_default

1 Hour

User has selected default sore

X-Magento-Vary

Session

Used by Magento 2 system to highlight that version of a page requested by a user has been changed. It allows to have different versions of a same page stored in cache.

1P_JAR

1 Month

These cookies are used to gather website statistics, and track conversion rates.

IDE

13 Months

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

NID

6 Months

The NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.

DV

1 Hour

Google site tracking cookie.

CONSENT

 

Google site tracking cookie.

MUID

13 Months

This cookie is used my Microsoft as a unique user identifier. It can be set by embedded Microsoft scripts. Widely believed to sync across many different Microsoft domains, allowing user tracking.

MUIDB

13 Months

These cookies are used by Microsoft advertising to anonymously identify user sessions to help us measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.

fr

3 Months

Cookies needed for the Facebook social plugin.

pl

3 Months

Cookies needed for the Facebook social plugin.

sb

3 Months

Cookies needed for the Facebook social plugin.

wd

1 Month

Facebook Like Button Cookies

datr

2 Years

Facebook Like Button Cookies

c_user

2 Months

Facebook user tracking cookie.

01AI

1 Year

Akamai Technologies. It is associated with the provision of streaming data services to website owners

PYPF

1 Month

PayPal uses Cookies to recognise its customers and to shorten the time the user needs to log in to his PayPal account by checking his email on PayPal database.

datr

2 Years

Facebook Like Button Cookies.

Presence

Session

Cookies needed for the Facebook social plugin.

__adm_uiex

12 Months

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

__adm_uibsw

tuuid_lu

tuuid

id

c

IDE

13 Months

private_content_version

10 Years

Private content is present on the page

rmuid

1 Year

This class consists entirely of inline methods to create and manipulate UUID's (universally unique identifier) via UUID library functions.

External_referer

 

These cookies, provided by Twitter, are used in conjunction with the Twitter social plugins in order to allow following our Twitter accounts easily, share content via Twitter, and to display the latest tweet. Twitter makes use of cookies to improve its own service.

guest_id

 

personalization_id

 

_twitter_sess

 

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies

We make use of automated email functionality provided by MailChimp. For a full list of cookies served by MailChimp and to understand your information is used, please read the MailChimp Cookie Statement here.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 30 minutes.