1. What are cookies

A cookie is a very small piece of information that a website stores to save and collect basic information. Many cookies are essential to the operation of our website, for example to allow you to make a purchase or create an account with us. Cookies on our site are also used to customise certain areas of content just for you, and to make your browsing experience more efficient and faster.

2. How we use cookies

We use cookies on our website for the following purposes:

  1. To enable you to add items to your shopping basket and purchase them.
  2. To enable you to create an account to have information such as order history, or your details remembered for later.
  3. To improve the website’s usability by saving you time on making a purchase or tracking your order.
  4. To analyse the use of our website through analytics software such as Google Analytics; e.g. obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet;
  5. Carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content products and services and to help us better understand our visitor and customer requirements and interests;
  6. Target our marketing and advertising campaigns more effectively by providing interest-based advertisements that are personalised to your interests.

3. Information collected

Although we may obtain information about your computer or other electronic device such as your IP address, your browser and/or other internet login information this will not be used to identify you personally.

The cookies our website uses do not collect any sensitive information such as your name, address, email address, or any other contact details.

4. How do I disable cookies?

You were given the opportunity to consent to our using cookies as you entered our site (to get this far, you have already either consented or opted out of their use).

If you opted out then we have switched off all of them except our functional cookies which are needed to make the site run correctly. However, if you wish to do so, you can change your browser settings to reject cookies. As the means by which you can do this varies from browser to browser, please visit your web browser’s “Help” menu for further details. Please note that, should you choose to refuse cookies, this might impair some of the functionality of our website.

You may also restrict or block the cookies which are set on our, or indeed any other, website through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies.

Full instructions for all browsers can be found here.

5. Links to other websites

This cookie policy does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Below is a list of the cookies used on our website.

Cookie

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Purpose

Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.