Cookies

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

How they Benefit You

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  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Save you having to login every time you visit
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook

We DO NOT use them to:

  • 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 below…

Granting us permission

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.

Types and description

The following table lists the cookies used on our sites and describes their purpose:

Technical Group

Necessary for proper functionality in certain areas of our sites, such as enabling the e-commerce part of our sites, offering you product and pricing combinations relevant for your region, allowing us to balance the load on our servers, recording user preference for cookies usage, etc.

This category comprise both session as well as persistent cookies. Our sites may not work well or at all without them; and are always used, regardless of user preferences. Cookies in this category are always set by our sites and not third-party domains.

Analytics Group

These are used to collect information about how you use our sites. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our sites, make it more user-friendly and monitor that it is performing correctly.

The collected information in an anonymous form about your activity on our sites including the pages you visit and the webpage that referred you to our sites.

These may be set by our sites or third-party domains. More information about certain of these cookies is available below in the anonymous identifier section.

3rd-party tracking Group

Used to collect information about how you use our sites and what keywords you used to arrive at our sites, which websites you have visited, as well as the way you reached our sites.

The information is used to compile reports, to help us improve our sites, and generally to tailor product and service offerings to you.

These may be set either by our sites or third-party domains.

3rd-party integration Group

used to integrate third-party functionality in our sites, such as YouTube videos, feedback forms or social media icons that allow you to share our content. Third parties also include Twitter, Linkedin, and Google etc.

More about our Cookies and Crumbs

Website Function

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Making our shopping basket and checkout work
  • To determine if you are logged in or not
  • Remembering your search settings
  • Allowing you to add comments to our site
  • To track if we have already asked you certain questions (e.g. you declined to use our app or take our survey)

The only way to prevent these is to not use our site.

Social Websites

To allow you to easily “Like” or “share” our content on the likes of Twitter, Linkedin, Google etc.

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network and will depend on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Turning Cookies Off

You can switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting them. (Learn how here).

This will likely limit the functionality of our and a large proportion of the world’s websites as they are a standard part of most modern websites.

Recently, concerns surrounding cookies relate to so-called “spyware”. Instead of switching off browser cookies, you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.

You can learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

Additionally, the information on this page was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing http://www.attacat.co.uk.

Finally, if you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool.

Do contact us if you need any further information or clarification.