Our cookies policy

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. We use cookies to keep track of what you have in your basket and to remember you when you return to our site. 

Cookies do not in any way harm your computer. However, by allowing cookies you will be able to use all of the features on our website, plus your anonymous data helps us to develop and improve our website and your experience.

  • Session cookies - Essential for browsing and using our online shopping functions. Expire after a browser session so would not be stored long term.
  • Persistent cookies - Help us show you relevant product using information about your preferences and choices stored in current or previous sessions
  • First party cookies - A first-party cookie is placed on your computer by the website you have visited, the information collected by this cookie can only be read by this website and cannot be accessed or read by any other parties.
  • Third party cookies - A third party cookie is placed on your computer by a website other than the one you are visiting. These cookies are generally issued by affiliate companies and are in a standard format that makes the information collected readable by other websites.

EXEMPT COOKIES

These cookies are essential for our site's operation:

Cookie

Name

Purpose

 Country cookie 

 cookie.country 

 Discovers and stores the user's country 

 Session cookie 

 cookie.cfid

 Stores information about the user's session 

 Session cookie

 cookie.cftoken 

 Stores information about the user's session 

 User information 

 cookie.user

 Stores information about the user's session 

 

OUR COOKIES

The cookies listed below are essential to help us improve your shopping experience.

Cookie

Name

Purpose

Google Analytics

_utma

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Google Analytics

_utmb

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Google Analytics

_utmc

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Google Analytics

_utmz 

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Core Metrics

cmTPSet 

Coremetrics uses cookies to collect data regarding the performance of our websites and to continuously improve the user experience for our visitors.

Core Metrics

CoreID6 

Coremetrics uses cookies to collect data regarding the performance of our websites and to continuously improve the user experience for our visitors.

Session Cookie

_#sess

Stores information about the user’s session

Traffic sources

_#srchist 

Stores the history of traffic sources the user has arrived at the site by

User identifier

_#uid

Stores a user identifier (only within a site), this allows us to recognise you when you visit the site

Visit definition

_#vdf

Stores visit definition, stores information about the number of visits etc.

 

cookie.network

 

 

cookie.TT2_

 

 

cookie.adforce

 

 

cookie.scs_

 

Extended product

cookie.extended_range_popup

Serves users with information on how our extended product range services work

Affiliate tracking

cookie.buyatsettings

This allows us to track visitors who have arrived at our site via the BuyAt/Affiliate Window service.

 

REMOVING COOKIES

Please use the instructions below to remove cookies from your browser:

Internet Explorer 7.0+

 1. Click on 'Tools' in the menu bar

 2. Click on 'Options'

 3. Click on 'Privacy' tab on the top section

 4. Click on the 'Advanced' button

 5. Select 'Prompt' for both 'First party cookies' and 'Third Party Cookies'

 6. Click OK and close the screen

Safari

 1. Go to the Safari menu

 2. Click on Preferences

 3. Click the 'Security' tab

 4. Under 'Accept Cookies', set it to accept, reject, or selectively accept cookies

Google Chrome 8.0+

 1. Click on 'Tools Menu'

 2. Click on 'Options'

 3. Click on 'Under the Bonnet'

 4. Click on 'Cookie Setting' button and tick 'Block all third-party cookies without exception'

 5. Close the screen

Firefox 3.0+

 1. Click on 'Tools' in the menu bar

 2. Click on 'Options...'

 3. Click on 'Privacy’ Tab in the top section

 4. From the drop-down box select ‘Use custom setting for history’

 5. Untick the box that says 'Accept Cookies From sites'

 6. Click OK and Close the screen.

 

USING SHARE TOOLS

When you choose to 'share' content with your friends through social media networks like Facebook and Twitter, you may be sent cookies from these websites. 

We don't control the setting of these cookies, so please check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them. 

Social media tools on our website: 

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Plus
  • YouTube
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