COOKIE POLICY

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR USE OF COOKIES

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website or use a shopping cart.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
  • CHANGING YOUR COOKIE PREFERENCES AND BLOCKING COOKIES

    To enable or view cookies settings on a PC, select the 'help' tab at the top of your browser, and then select the 'about' option.

    To enable or view on a Mac, the apple menu needs to be opened whilst the browser window is open; then select the 'about' option.

    Most web browsers have options that allow you to choose what cookies can be placed on your device and to delete or disable cookies, but setting a browser to reject or block cookies may affect and limit your experience when using our site or may prevent you from using our site completely.

    FIRST AND THIRD PARTY COOKIES

    Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

    Below is a list of the principal 1st and 3rd party cookies used on our sites. A 1st party cookie is one which is set by our site; a 3rd party cookie is set by a domain which is not our site.

    First Party Cookies

    Cookie NameCookie Purpose
    _ETRCRemembers the current Session ID and Basket contents
    affiliate_sourceused for the tagging of affiliates.
    callInterfaceUsed to determine which version of our secure checkout to use.
    cookie_confirmationUsed to indicate users have accepted our cookie policy.
    et_convertUsed to track an Exact Target mailer hit and user subscription to our mailing list.
    linkshare_dtUsed for the tagging of affiliates.
    linkshare_site_idUsed for the tagging of affiliates.
    locationUsed to determine the relevant region version of the site to display.
    logged_inUsed to track a user's logged in status.
    mobile_configUsed to remember the fact that the device viewing the site was detected as mobile
    prev_session_idUsed to remember the previous session_id for continuity of experience
    session_idUsed to register the Current session ID
    site_selectorUsed to determine whether the site selector has been shown to the user
    sourceStoresAffiliate ID for conversion / promotions in the checkout
    test_groupUsed to determine whether a test will be shown to the customer and remembering if the customer is on the test or control group.
    wt_related_toUsed for our Website Analytics

    Third PARTY COOKIES

    If you visit a web page that contains embedded content you may be sent cookies from these websites.

    Below is a list of some of the external companies we use:

  • AddThis
  • Criteo
  • Facebook
  • Firefox
  • Google
  • Paypal
  • Ignition One
  • Twitter
  • Webtrends
  • Vimeo
  • MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES

    For more information about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org