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Cookie Policy

How we use cookies

When you visit or use our websites, we collect information from you by automatic means, including cookies, pixel tags, or similar files. These are small text or electronic files (some of which may be placed on the website user’s device or browser) that allow us to recognize and remember things about users, count users who have visited our website, determine how they got here, track their activity in the website and gauge interests, gather technical information about their devices, browsers, IP addresses, etc., assess our website’s performance, and help protect our sites against certain attacks.  

The cookies used on our websites also may identify other devices you use to visit our website, which helps us to ensure that our site functions correctly for any device you may be using.  Cookies do not give us access to your computer.

Specifically, the American Meadows and High Country Gardens websites use cookies collected in-house and also provided by the following:

  • Amazon Web Services
  • Bing Ads
  • BlueCore
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Tag Manager
  • HotJar
  • Magento
  • Meta (Facebook / Instagram)
  • New Relic
  • Noibu
  • PHP Applications
  • RichPanel
  • WeltPixel

You can review a list of all cookies we use, as well as what they are used for, by clicking here

We use information from cookies for analytics, user experience improvements, and marketing purposes.  We may also offer benefits such as providing curated product offerings based on information collected from cookies. Cookies can be managed, deleted, or modified through your internet/browser settings.  Please note that if you choose to reject cookies, you may be unable to fully utilize all of our websites' features and information.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

List of cookies we collect

The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.

COOKIE name COOKIE description COOKIE type
PHPSESSID To store the logged in user's username and a 128bit encrypted key.This information is required to allow a user to stay logged in to a web sitewithout needing to submit their username and password for each page visited. Without this cookie, a user is unabled to proceed to areas of the web site that require authenticated access. 1st Party
private_content_version Appends a random, unique number and time to pages with customer content to prevent them from being cached on the server. 1st Party
persistent_shopping_cart Stores the key (ID) of persistent cart to make it possible to restore the cart for an anonymous shopper. 1st Party
form_key A security measure that appends a random string to all form submissions to protect the data from Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF). 1st Party
store Tracks the specific store view / locale selected by the shopper. 1st Party
login_redirect Preserves the destination page the customer was navigating to before being directed to log in. 1st Party
mage-messages Tracks error messages and other notifications that are shown to the user, such as the cookie consent message, and various error messages, The message is deleted from the cookie after it is shown to the shopper. 1st Party
mage-cache-storage Local storage of visitor-specific content that enables e-commerce functions. 1st Party
mage-cache-storage-section-invalidation Forces local storage of specific content sections that should be invalidated. 1st Party
mage-cache-sessid The value of this cookie triggers the cleanup of local cache storage. 1st Party
product_data_storage Stores configuration for product data related to Recently Viewed / Compared Products. 1st Party
user_allowed_save_cookie Indicates if the shopper allows cookies to be saved. 1st Party
mage-translation-storage Stores translated content when requested by the shopper. 1st Party
mage-translation-file-version Stores the file version of translated content. 1st Party
section_data_ids Stores customer-specific information related to shopper-initiated actions such as display wish list, checkout information, etc. 1st Party
recently_viewed_product Stores product IDs of recently viewed products for easy navigation. 1st Party
recently_viewed_product_previous Stores product IDs of recently previously viewed products for easy navigation. 1st Party
recently_compared_product Stores product IDs of recently compared products. 1st Party
recently_compared_product_previous Stores product IDs of previously compared products for easy navigation. 1st Party
_ga Used to distinguish users. 3rd Party
_gid Used to distinguish users. 3rd Party
_gat Used to throttle request rate. 3rd Party