What Are Cookies?
Cookies are small data files placed on your computer, mobile or other device when you browse online. They are standard across almost all websites and they do not affect your device. They are used to remember when your computer or device accesses this website.
We use them to collect information that’s used to enhance your experience in our online store. Some of the cookies are essential to the effective operation of our website and to enable to you shop with us online. Cookies are also used to tailor the products and services offered and advertised to our customers, both on this website and elsewhere.
What Do Cookies Do?
Cookies store information that help you shop online. For example, cookies remember items you placed in your shopping basket – without them, you wouldn’t be able to place your order with us. Some cookies collect information about browsing and purchasing behaviour when you access this website via the same computer or device. This includes information about pages viewed, products purchased and the customer journey around a website. In addition, cookies let us improve and personalise content displayed to you.
Some cookies (known as session cookies) are removed when you close your browser. Other cookies remain on your computer longer. These cookies (known as persistent cookies) allow us to remember you when you return to shop with us again. Persistent cookies store information in between visits, such as your preferred settings. They help us display relevant information to you based on previous visits.
How to Disable Cookies
You can choose not to allow cookies by changing your browser settings. However by doing so you will stop the online store checkout from working.
Therefore, we have added a facility for you to manage your cookies for this website without having to use your browser settings – so you can disable optional cookies and still use this website.
To manage your cookie settings, you will see a bar across the top of this website that you can click on to manage your cookies. When you click on this, it will give you the option to ACCEPT ALL cookies or only the operational cookies. By selecting to only use the operational cookies, the website will still continue to work perfectly as we will only turn off the cookies that are not required to allow you browse products and make purchases.
The Cookies We Use
When you click on MANAGE COOKIES or CHANGE YOUR COOKIE PREFERENCES in the top banner of this website, it will explain the different types of cookies.
Like most online websites, we may integrate with 3rd parties like Google and Facebook. If you are not sure or are uncomfortable with these systems being used by this website, you can turn them off so that the website does not incldue any cookies from these websites. By turning these cookies off, the website will still work perfectly – you will be able to browse products, add them to your basket and pay for them.
Want to Find Out More?
We hope that you found our information useful. For additional information on cookies and what your choices are please visit either Your Online Choices: A Guide to Behavioural Advertising Online or All About Cookies.