Cookies are small text files stored on your computer that are used by us each time you visit our website. Cookies are used by the vast majority of websites to provide convenience features that save you time.
- Make our shopping basket and checkout pages work
- Determine if you are logged in or not
- Recognise you when you revisit our website if you haven't previously logged out (by storing your password and username in an encrypted format) and thus to continue shopping without logging in again while keeping the contents from your previous visit in your shopping basket
- Allow you to 'Like' or share pages with social networks like Facebook
- Count the number of unique and return visitors who use out website
- Allow Google Analytics to track, on an anonymous basis, how people have reached our website (e.g. from a search engine), which allows us to make our marketing more efficient and put more money into developing our services
- Collect any personally identifiable or sensitive information (unless you have expressly provided us that information, e.g. as part of creating an account, placing an order or submitting a contact form)
- Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
- Retrieve any personal information about you from your computer
- Track your use of the Internet on websites that are not our own
All web browsers allow you to switch cookies off by adjusting browser settings to stop them from accepting cookies. Learn how to do this here.
Last updated: November 2013