Website cookie policy

Use of cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer (or other electronic devices) when you access our website. We use cookies [and other online tracking devices such as [specify, eg web beacons, action tags, Local Shared Objects (‘Flash cookies’), single-pixel gifs]] on this website to:

  • Keep track of the items stored in your shopping basket and take you through the checkout process;
  • Recognise you whenever you visit this website (this speeds up your access to the website as you do not have to log in each time);
  • Obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet;
  • Carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, products and services and to help us better understand our visitor and customer requirements and interests;
  • Target our marketing and advertising campaigns [and those of our partners] more effectively by providing interest-based advertisements that are personalised to your interests; and
  • Make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.

The information we obtain from our use of cookies will not usually contain your personal data. Although we may obtain information about your computer, or other electronic device, such as your IP address, your browser and/or other internet log information, this will not usually identify you personally. In certain circumstances we may collect personal information about you—but only where you voluntarily provide it (eg by completing an online form) or where you purchase goods or services from us.

In most cases we will need your consent in order to use cookies on this website. The exception is where the cookie is essential in order for us to provide you with a service you have requested (eg to enable you to put items in your shopping basket and use our check-out process).

Consent

There is a notice on our website which describes how we use cookies and which also provides a link to our website privacy policy. If you use this website after this notification has been displayed to you, we will assume that you consent to our use of cookies for the purposes described in this website cookie policy and our website privacy policy.

Third-party cookies

We work with third party suppliers who may also set cookies on our website, for example Facebook, Twitter or Vimeo which we use to display video content. These third-party suppliers are responsible for the cookies they set on our site. If you want further information please go to the website for the relevant third party.

You will find additional information in the table below.

Description of cookies

The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why: