What are Cookies?
A cookie is a very small piece of information that a website stores to save and collect basic information. Many cookies are essential to the operation of our website, for example to allow you to make a purchase or create an account with us. Cookies on our site are also used to customise certain areas of content just for you, and to make your browsing experience more efficient and faster.
Cookies on our website are used for the following purposes:
- To enable you to add items to your shopping basket and purchase them.
- To enable you to create an account to have information such as order history, or your details remembered for later.
- To improve the website’s usability by saving you time on making a purchase or tracking your order.
- To analyse the use of our website through Analytics software such as Google Analytics.
The cookies our website uses do not collect any sensitive information such as your name, address, email address, or any other contact details. The cookies this website uses are:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies perform important functions on our web site. Without them we cannot provide you with basic features and normal web site behaviour which you will expect from us. For this reason, you cannot disable these cookies.
- Functional Cookies
These cookies allow our web site to remember choices you make and provide enhanced, more personal features. They may also be used to provide services or functionality you indicate you are interested in through interactions with our web site. These cookies are only used to provide an improved browsing experience and we do not pass information about the choices you make to any third party or other organisation.
- Performance Cookies
These cookies collect general information about how visitors use our web site to help us improve our web site for everyone. For instance, we track which pages visitors go to most often and if they get error messages or broken links. These cookies do not collect personal information that identifies a visitor. Google analytics Google Analytics is a third-party traffic analysis service that helps us understand how visitors use our web site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can opt-out of all Google Analytics cookies by installing a browser add-on provided by Google: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
How do I Disable Cookies?
If you wish to disable any cookie, you can use your browser settings to disable cookies. Please note: By disabling cookies in your browser, you may render some of the functionality on our web site (and other web sites you visit) unusable and we make no guarantees as to the performance of our web site when cookies are disabled. To fully disable cookies on our website, you will need to change the settings in your website browser.
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