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 you to shop online with us. Cookies are also used to tailor the products and services offered specifically to you based on your use of our site.
What do cookies do?
Cookies store information that helps you to shop online, i.e. they remember items you placed in your shopping basket, and so without them you could not shop with us. Some cookies also collect information about browsing and purchasing behaviour when you access this website via the same computer of device. This includes information about pages viewed, products bought and how the site is navigated.
Some cookies are removed when you close your browser. Others remain longer on your computer, which allow us to remember your when your return to shop with us again.
The Cookies We Use
In order to comply with EU legislation, we have listed each of the main categories of cookies below. The cookies in use are:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary to enable the site’s basic operation. No prior consent is required for these. These cookies are essential to the operation of our online store. If you disable these cookies, you will not be able to buy items online.
These cookies collect visitor information such as browser usage, pages visited and error messages received. The data collected by these cookies is anonymous and aggregated. This information is used to help us to diagnose problems and to fix any issues we find. It helps us improve our website for you.
Functionality cookies remember choices that you make. These choices could include changing the text size or the language in use on the website. Collecting this data means you won’t need to select this information again. We will remember your preferences.
Targeting or Advertising Cookies
Third party cookies
Some of our business partners may set cookies on our website, these include Google.
If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How to do this will depend on the browser you use and we provide further detail below on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers:
For Google Chrome
Go to “Tools” menu and click “Options”
Click on “Under the Hood”
Select “Cookie Setting” and select “Block all Cookies”
For Microsoft Internet Explorer
Choose the menu “Tools” then “Internet Options”
Click on the “Privacy” tab
Select the appropriate setting
For Mozilla Firefox
Choose the menu “Tools” then “Options”
Click on the icon “Privacy”
Find the menu “Cookie” and select the relevant options
Choose the menu “Files” then “Preferences”
In “Privacy” select the relevant options
What happens if I disable cookies?
This depends on which cookies you disable, but in general the site may not operate properly if cookies are switched off. If you only disable 3rd party cookies you will not be prevented from making purchases on this site. If you disable all cookies you will be unable to complete a purchase on this site.