What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files containing little amounts of information which are downloaded onto your computer, mobile phone, tablet or other device when you access our website. These text files allow us to store your preferences, provide relevant advertising and analyse how our website and online services are performing.

In a nutshell, our website uses these cookies and other similar technology to improve your user experience. There are different types of cookies. Here is how and why we use them –

  • Site functionality cookies allow you to navigate our website, access secure areas and use features such as “Add to Basket”
  • Performance or site analytical cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and help us to understand how these visitors interact with our website by collecting and reporting anonymous information. This ultimately helps us to improve our website and your shopping experience
  • Customer preference cookies are used when you are browsing or shopping on our site and help us maintain your preferences (like your location) so you will still see relevant information when you return to our site in future
  • Targeting or advertising cookies collect information about your browsing habits and are used to deliver ads that are relevant and engaging for you

None of these cookies gather any personally identifying information such as your name or e-mail address. Any information gathered by the use of cookies is compiled on an aggregate or anonymous basis.

By using our website you agree to us placing these cookies on your device and accessing them on any future visits to our website.

You can refuse the use of cookies at any time and delete any cookies already on your computer by changing your browser settings.

However, please be aware that if these cookies are disabled this may affect some functionality on our website and your user experience. The cookies which we use on our website are considered to be necessary for the operation of certain aspects of the website and allow you to take advantage of some of the website’s essential features. For example, if you block or otherwise reject cookies you will not be able to add items to your Shopping Basket, proceed to Checkout, or use any of our services that require you to Sign In.  Therefore, we do recommend you leave them turned on.

If you leave cookies turned on, remember to sign off when you finish using a shared computer.

You can find more information about cookies at:

www.allaboutcookies.org and  www.youronlinechoices.eu