What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer, mobile or other device to use to access our website if you agree. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of the website.
Our website uses three types of cookies.
We use session cookies which expire at the end of a browser session (i.e. the session cookie is installed from when you open the browser window to when you exit the browser).
Session cookies are linked to your actions during a browser session. We use session cookies to remember your browsing preferences during a browsing session, namely to remember the items you place in your basket.
We use persistent cookies which are stored on your device in between browser sessions (i.e. beyond a browser session).
Persistent cookies are used to remember your preferences and choices when accessing our website on your device.
We use persistent cookies to operate the favourite function on our website. The favourite function enables you to store your favourite products on our website for up to 1 year. The persistent cookies enable our website to remember your simple favourites whenever you visit our site within a 12-month period.
We use analytic cookies which are session cookies used for analytical purposes.
Analytical cookies are used for website analytics such as to enable us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they’re using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by making sure users are finding what they need easily.
We use the Google Analytics web analytics service offered by Google. Google Analytics generally helps us track and report website traffic such as the geographical position of website viewers, how long you stay on our website and where website visitors came from.
Where any third parties install cookies on your device via our website they will inform you of this and obtain your consent prior to the installation of cookie files on your device. Third parties may install cookies on website users’ devices in circumstances where a third-party application is featured on the website such as YouTube.
Manage your cookies preferences
You can manage your cookies preference by adjusting your browser settings to match your preference. This would result in the installation of cookies only if your browser setting allows it.