Cookie Policy

Cookies and tracking

Use of cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device when you access our website. We use cookies on this website to:

  • recognise you whenever you visit this website (this speeds up your access to the website as you do not have to log in each time);
  • obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet;
  • carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, products and services and to help us better understand our customer requirements and interests; and
  • make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.

In most cases we will need your consent in order to use cookies on this website. The exception is where the cookie is essential in order for us to provide you with a product or service you have requested.

Consent to cookies

If you visit our website when your browser is set to accept cookies, we will interpret this as an indication that you consent to our use of cookies and other similar technologies as described in this Privacy Notice. If you change your mind in the future about letting us use cookies, you can modify the settings of your browser to reject cookies or disable cookies completely.

Description of cookies

The table below provides some information on the cookies which we use on our website:

Type of CookieWhat it doesWhy is it usedHow long it lasts
Strictly necessary cookiesRemembers that a user is logged in while navigating during the logged in session.

 

No personal data is stored within this cookie – it is a simple flag to say that they have logged in.

So that a user does not need to log in every time they link from one page to another within the site.2 weeks
Analytical / performance cookiesThese cookies are used to understand visitor interactions with our website.

 

No personal data is stored within this cookie – any information used for analysis is anonymised.

So that we can understand volumes of visitors to our website and their behaviour through the site.

 

The timeframes for these will vary but at the most, these cookies will last for 2 years.  For more information, please contact us on the contact details provided later in this Privacy Notice.
Functionality cookiesThese cookies contain information about the shopping cart and allows our third party shopping cart provider to know when the shopping cart changes.

 

No personal data is stored within this cookie – the cookie simply recognises changes to the shopping cart.

So that when you add or remove items from the shopping cart, it automatically updates for you.2 weeks

Turning off cookies

If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of this website. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies: https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/.