What Are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or device by websites that you visit. They save and retrieve pieces of information about your visit to the website – for example, how you entered the site, how you navigated through the site and what information and documentation was of interest to you. This means that when you go back to a website, it can give you tailored options based on the information it has stored about you on your last visit.
Cookies can be active on your computer or device for different lengths of time. Some cookies only last until you close your browser, while others can last longer.
We also use tracking pixels in our marketing and communication emails. These pixels tell us if you chose to open an email from us (if at all) and when you chose to do so. We use this information to help us understand how our customers engage with our communications and marketing activities, as well as identifying how effective our marketing campaigns are.
Tracking pixels can be disabled by modifying your email settings to block external images from loading or being displayed.
Please be aware that if you do delete and block all cookies from our website, parts of the site will not then work. This is because some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of our website to operate. Likewise, you may not be able to use some products and services on other websites without cookies.
To find out more about cookies, including seeing what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
If you do not wish to accept cookies from our website, please leave this site immediately and then delete and block all cookies from this site.
What Do Our Cookies Do?
Some of our cookies are used to simply collect information about how visitors use our website and these types of cookies collect the information in an anonymous form.
We collaborate with partner sites and third parties that use information gathered by using cookies on our website. This includes advertisers such as Google and Microsoft. This enables them to deliver ad content (including ads that are relevant to your interest), measure the effectiveness of their adverts and to perform services on our behalf. Cookies also enable our affiliate sites to track performance.
How Google Will Use Your Personal Data
Google will use your data in line with its Privacy and Terms page. The link to this page is provided below for convenience:
How Microsoft Will Use Your Personal Data
Microsoft will use your data in line with its Privacy Statement page. The link to this page is provided below for convenience:
Cookies on Our Website
Please find details of the cookies that we use below:
Cookie used : PHPSESSID (Contains a PHP "session ID", expires when the browser is closed). This enables items to be added to your shopping basket and remembered.
Cookie used : session (Contains a PHP "session ID", can also contain an email address and encrypted password, expires after one year). This cookie is for convenience and remembers shopping basket items from your previous shopping visit, along with user email and account details. By signing out from the site, your login details are removed from the cookie.