Cookie Policy

This policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. It also explains the different types of cookies we use, and how you can change or delete them. We collect analytics information to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the website and how our website is performing for our customers. This cookies policy tells you more about our use of cookies and the choices you have.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that websites place on your computer, mobile phone, tablet or other device when you access the internet. They remember that you have visited the website before. They make it easier for you to maintain your preferences and they enable certain features of the website to work, such as the shopping basket.

In addition to the cookies managed by us and our service providers, some cookies are set by other companies which are part of wider advertising networks. Our website uses cookies from Google to provide you with advertising tailored to your preferences (both on this and other websites).

Types of Cookie

Session cookies: these are stored while you’re browsing. We use this type of cookie to link your actions on our website and each session cookie will only last for a browser session, at the end of which it will expire. Each browser session will start when you open your browser window and finish when you close your browser window. They are deleted automatically from your device when you close your browser.

Persistent cookies: these allow your preferences or actions across our website to be remembered. It has a longer lifetime than a session cookie and lasts for the period of time specified in the cookie (this will vary from cookie to cookie). This type of cookie will not be deleted when you close your browser window and will be stored on your device. It will be activated every time you visit a website which created that particular persistent cookie.

How can you prevent or remove Cookies?

If you want to, you can block or disable the cookies in your browser at any time and you can delete all cookies that are stored on your computer. You can do this as often you want to. To find out how to do this for your particular browser you can go to "help" on your browser's menu or you can visit www.allaboutcookies.org

What happens if I disable or delete Cookies?

Please note that by deleting cookies or disabling future cookies you may be unable to access certain areas or features of our website.

Details of the cookies we use

Below are more details of the cookies used on this website:

Strictly necessary cookies: these perform a variety of functions, such as keeping a visitor logged in to their account, retaining items in the basket, ensuring information is displayed correctly on the website and recording whether visitors have accepted the use of cookies.

Analytical and Performance cookies: we use Google Analytics to assess how visitors use the website, to understand how visitors arrived at the site (e.g. using keyword searches), to monitor how long visitors remain on the website and when they return, and to control website traffic at busy times. These cookies use anonymous information only.

These collect information about how you use our website such as which pages you visit and if you experience any errors. These cookies use anonymous information only and do not collect any information that could identify you.

We use Google Analytics and Double Click advertising tracking cookie to record visits to specific pages on our site.

Functionality cookies: these are cookies that can remember your preferences that you have chosen, for example, currency. If the website offers product reviews, surveys, live chat facilities or videos, cookies will be used to manage this functionality.

This site uses cookies. Some of the cookies are essential to make the site work and others help improve our services by giving us insight into how the site is used.