WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small yet simple text file stored by your web browser on your computer, tablet or mobile phone's hard drive. Some cookies are essential for the website to work.They are needed to help navigate automatic logins, password authentication, shopping basket functions, remembering what you put in your basket, personal preference settings and a variety of other functions. Cookies make these functions smooth and hassle-free enhancing your shopping expereince.
• Cookies do not search your computer for information.
• Cookies do not identify personal details
• Cookies do not save your payment details and does not store these once your transaction has been completed.
• Our website is securely encrypted (https) with 128 bit encryption so all information imparted to us is kept safe. Caution - please never impart any personal or financial information over an unencrypted network.
• Information stored by cookies is usually encoded; it is protected from potential computer hackers by security features we have set in place.
COOKIES WE USE
On your first visit to our site you will be presented with a default message that will make you aware that our site is using cookies.
Our cookies remain on your computer for a maximum of 30 days after which all saved information expires and automatically deletes.
WE USE - PERSISTENT COOKIES Persistent cookies remember items you have viewed, preference changes you have made, or whether you logged into or out of your account while browsing Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted. Deleting your cookies will however mean you will need to login and re submit all your passwords again, also anything saved in your basket will be removed.
TURNING OFF AND DELETING COOKIES
If you don’t want cookies placed on your computer, you can change your browser settings to either reject all cookies; to only allow “trusted sites” or only accept cookies from the site(s) you are currently on. You can disable cookies on your computer by changing the preferences or options menus in your browser. Instructions for disallowing cookies can usually be found in the browser's 'Help' menu. However, if you set your browser to disable cookies, you may not be able to access certain parts of our website and other parts of our website may not work properly.
For more detailed information about cookies visit www.allaboutcookies.org which provides guidance on how to control cookies.
THIRD PARTY MARKETING PARTNER COOKIES
We currently do not work with any third party marketing cookies. However if you would like more information about third party cookies visit www.allaboutcookies.org
GOOGLE AND GOOGLE ANALYTICS
Google uses session and persistent cookies across their advertising products and cookies are used by Google partners across their third party advertising network.