What are cookies? -
Cookies are small text files used by websites to log information and enable certain functionality. Cookies are completely harmless and anonymous, so will never hold any personal or confidential information about you.
Some of the cookies we use are essential to make the website work properly and enable you to shop online. Without these your experience of our website would be very restricted.
Where do cookies come from? +
There are two sources of cookies:
- First-party cookies are sent by us to your device. They can be used to remember your preferences when you visit our website or to maintain your browser connection.
- Third-party cookies are sent by a third party that provides functionality through our website, such as embedded YouTube videos. This helps the third party to remember your preferences when you visit our website and others.
How long do cookies stay on your device? +
Cookies stay on your device for different periods of time and are either:
- Session cookies generally only last while you have your internet browser open. Once you close your browser they’re automatically deleted from your device.
- Persistent cookies generally stay on your device after you close your internet browser unless your browser is set up to automatically delete them. They can be used by websites to remember your preferences when you open up your browser.
Which cookies do we use? +
The cookies we use will either be Strictly Necessary (essential to the functioning of elements of the site like session management), Functional (required for site functions like Recently Viewed items), Marketing (allowing us to tailor ads to you based on your preferences), or Performance (to track and measure performance).
Your Options +
We want to be open about which cookies we use and why. If you want to prevent us placing any of these cookies, you can change the settings in your browser to block them. However, you will find that your experience of our website will be affected and you will be unable to use some areas.
For more information on cookies and how to manage their settings, we recommend that you visit www.allaboutcookies.org.