What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that websites place on your computer, mobile phone, tablet or other internet-enabled device. They remember that you have visited the website before. They make it easier for you to maintain your preferences, and they enable certain features of the website to work, such as the shopping basket. They may also tailor the information you see.
This is important to us because we want to make sure our website is as user-friendly as possible, ensuring you have a great experience when browsing or purchasing here.
Types of cookies
- Session cookies: These are stored while you're browsing. They are deleted from your device automatically when you close your web browser.
- Persistent cookies: These are saved on your device for a certain length of time, so they don't get automatically deleted when you close your browser. They are instead removed when they expire or if you manually delete them first.
We prefer to set session cookies when you visit this website, and these are therefore automatically cleared when you close your browser. However, our service providers may choose to set either session cookies or persistent cookies at their discretion.
How can I prevent or remove cookies?
If you want to, you can block or disable the cookies in your browser and you can delete all cookies that are stored on your computer. You can do this as often as you like.
To find out how to do this for your particular browser, you can go to the "Help" section on your browser's menu or you can visit AllAboutCookies.org.
What happens if I disable cookies?
You need to be aware that should you choose to disable cookies from your browser, it may prevent you from taking full advantage of this website, and some or all of the areas of the website may fail to work for you (including the shopping basket).
Details of the cookies we use
Below are more details of the cookies used on this website. The least-intrusive cookies are mentioned first:
- Analytics cookies: We use Google Analytics and Hotjar to assess how visitors use the website, to understand how visitors arrived at the website (e.g. using keyword searches), to monitor how long visitors remain on the website and when they return, and to control website traffic at busy times. These cookies use anonymous information only.
- Security cookies: These cookies help prevent attacks on the website, including attempts to steal the information a visitor enters on website forms. They also help identify fraudulent activity.
Contacting us about our cookies