What is a Cookie?

Cookies are small text files, created by the website visited, that contain data. They are stored on the visitor’s computer to give the user access to various functions. Both session cookies and non-session cookies are used on this website (the “Site”). A session cookie is temporarily stored in the computer memory while the visitor is browsing the website. This cookie is erased when the user closes their web browser or after a certain time has passed (meaning that the session expires). A non-session cookie remains on the visitor’s computer until it is deleted.

Why do we use Cookies?

We use cookies to learn more about the way visitors interact with our content and help us to improve the experience when visiting our Site.

Site Functionality

The share function is used by visitors to recommend our Site and content on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. Cookies store information on how visitors use the share function – although not at an individual level – so that the Site can be improved. If you do not accept cookies, no information is stored.

For some of the functions within our Site we use third party suppliers, for example, when you visit a page with videos embedded from or links to YouTube. These videos or links (and any other content from third party suppliers) may contain third party cookies and you may wish to consult the policies of these third party websites for information regarding their use of cookies.

Cookies we Use:

This Site uses Google Analytics which use cookies. At the aggregate level, cookies store information on how visitors use the Site, including the number of pages displayed, where the visitor comes from, and the number of visits, to improve the website and ensure a good user experience. If you do not accept cookies, no information is stored.

Cookie type Purpose
Google Tag Manager These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the Sites. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the Sites, where visitors have come to the Sites from and the pages they visited.For further information: http://www.google.co.uk/tagmanager
Oldskull: We use session cookies to remember your log-in details, your preferences (e.g. currency choices) and what you’ve added into the shopping basket. If these are disabled then some of the website functionality will be lost.
FRONTEND This cookie holds your session ID on the server.
CUSTOMER This cookie is an encrypted version of the customer ID within the store.
CUSTOMER_INFO This cookie is an encrypted version of the customer group the customer belongs to.
CUSTOMER_AUTH This cookie tells us if you are currently logged on to the store.
NO_CACHE This cookie indicates if whether the site is allowed to use cache.
WISHLIST This is an encrypted list of products you have added to your wish list.
LAST_CATEGORY This cookie tells us when when you last visited a category.
CATEGORY ID This cookie stores the category ID.
VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS This cookie tells us the products you have recently viewed.
CATEGORY_INFO This cookie stores the category info on the page, this allows us to display pages more quickly.

How to reject Cookies?

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about a visitor.

However you can choose to reject or block the cookies set by {yourwebsite} by changing your browser settings – see the “Help function” within your browser for further details. Please note that most browsers automatically accept cookies so if you do not wish cookies to be used, you may need to actively delete or block the cookies.

For information on the use of cookies in mobile phone browsers and for details on how to reject or delete such cookies, please refer to your mobile phone manual.