WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are software applications which are placed onto the hard drive of your computer by websites. The aim of a cookie is to track a user's navigation on this website and store the information on the user's hard drive. They do not identify users personally but they do identify each user's computer. Our cookies don't store sensitive information such as your name, address or payment details: they simply hold the 'key' that, once you are signed in, is associated with this information.
We use the following cookies:
- STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES These are cookies that are required for the operation of this website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of this website or use a shopping basket.
- ANALYTICAL/PERFORMANCE COOKIES They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around this website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way this 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 this website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, Items in your shopping basket).
- 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
We're giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation, and to make sure we're honest and clear about your privacy when using this website.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the tables below.
|Magento Session Cookies||
_atuvc (session cookie) Expires after 2 years
_Frontend (page tracking cookie) Expires after 3 hours
|These are session cookies which we use to remember your log-in for you and what you've put in your shopping basket. These are necessary for the working of the website. If these are disabled then various functionality of the website will be broken.|
THIRD PARTY COOKIES
We do have relationships with carefully-selected and monitored suppliers who may also set the following analytical cookies during your visit to this website.
|Cookie||Name||Purpose||More Information / How to Opt-out|
|Google Analytics||_utma, __utmb,__utmc,__utmz||
We use these to understand how the website is being used in order to improve the user experience. They provide analytical data to track your use of the website.
User data is anonymous.
These cookies will expire as follows:
|You can find out more about Googles position on privacy and its polices and principles as regards advertising www.google.com/policies/privacy/ads|
These cookies are used for analytical and services based on what you appear to be interested in. Please note although we allow these cookies to access this website we do not control what these cookies do while operating on this website.
When you visit this website you may notice some cookies that are not related to this website. If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content, for example from YouTube, you may be sent cookies from the website providing the embedded content. We do not control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
You can block cookies on this website 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 strictly necessary cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of this website and your shopping experience on this website will be limited to browsing and researching; you will not, for example, be able to add products to your shopping basket and buy them.
Each browser is different so click the 'Help' menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone's handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences.
If you're not sure of the type and version of web browser you use to access the Internet:
- FOR PC
Click on 'Help' at the top of your browser window and select the 'About’ option
- FOR MAC
With the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select the 'About’ option
- FURTHER INFORMATION
If you would like to know more about how cookies work and how to manage or delete them, visit the World Wide Web Consortium's website (or, for third party cookies, visit www.youronlinechoices.com)