What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie helps us recognise your device the next time you visit or as you move around the site. They are used to remember your unqiue data such as your username and the contents of your shopping basket. A cookie can only be read by the website that sets it.
Most cookies just store general anonymous statistics but some may store sensitive user information such as your password when you login to the site. Any sensitive data is first encrypted before being stored and can only be decrypted by our servers.
What sort of cookies do we use?
1. Essential cookies
These cookies are essential to the operation of our website. Without these, the site cannot remember what products are added to your shopping basket or whether you have successfully logged into your account.
2. Performance cookies
These cookies are used to collect anonymous usage statistics by Google Analytics. They allow us to see how people use our website which helps us to improve the user experience. Data collected includes your IP address, the page you are viewing, the web browser being used and how users were referred to our site.
Can I control what cookies are set?
As explained above, cookies are essential to the operation of our website and without them, the site will be severely limited and will not function in the expected way. Essential cookies for site operation are enabled by default. If you wish to block them please adjust your browser settings accordingly.
Performance and functionality cookies are optional and are not set by default. For the best website experience we recommend that they are enabled. You can remove your consent for these cookies at any time. Your current optional cookie settings are shown below.