Cookie Policy

Cookies In Use on This Site
Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

- Make our website work as you'd expect

- Save you having to login every time you visit the site

- Remember your settings during and between visits

- Improve the speed/security of the site

- Continuously improve our website for you

- Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

 We do not do 

- Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)

- Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)

- Pass data to advertising networks

- Pass personally identifiable data to third parties

- Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

 

More about our Cookies

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

 
- Making our shopping basket and checkout work
- Determining if you are logged in or not
- Remembering if you have accepted our terms and conditions

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

 

Name: - SESSxxxID
Purpose: - Authentication session to prevent having to login multiple times in one browser session.
Typical content: - A unique id that ties the current session to a database settings table.
Expires: - One week

Name: - has_js
Purpose: - This helps the website understand browser Javascript functionality
Typical content: - An on/off flag that denotes whether or not the browser supports Javascript
Expires: - On site exit

 

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use cookies:

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use:

Provider: - Google Analytics
Name: _utma, _utm, _utmc, _utmz
Typical content: - 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.

More info: - Google Privacy policy

 

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites
It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.