Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies to collect information. Cookies are small data files which are placed on your browser and the hard drive of your computer, mobile or other handheld device as you browse the website. The cookies we use store information about your visit to this website and distinguish you from other users. The cookies are essential to the effective operation of our website and to enable to you shop with us online. They help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

1. USE OF COOKIES

We use cookies for the following reasons:

  1. for the operation of our website.
  2. to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. 
  3. to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  4. to record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

2. TYPES OF COOKIE

The following table sets out the types of cookie used on our website and provides detail about what they are used for. When you use the website for the first time, one cookie which is essential to make our website operate (see "essential cookie" below) will have been set but the other cookies will not have been set unless you agreed to those cookies being set at the time.  If you have agreed to accept cookies then our website will remember this and continue to set cookies each time you visit.  If you do not want a cookie to be stored, then you may turn off certain cookies listed below individually or you can select the appropriate options on your web browser to delete some or all cookies.  Please note, however, that if you block some or all cookies (including the “essential cookie”) you may not be able to use or access all or parts of our website. 

Cookie type

Cookie name

Purpose

Essential cookie - PHP Session Cookie

PHPSESSID

This cookie is being used by us to store session values.

The PHPSESSID cookie is native to PHP and enables websites to store serialised state data.

Tracking cookie -  _ga

Google Analytics

This cookie is used to provide information to us about how visitors to our website are using it and to distinguish users. 

Tracking cookie -  _gid

Google Analytics

This cookie is used to provide information to us about how visitors to our website are using it and to distinguish users. 

Tracking cookie -  _gat

Google Analytics

This cookie is used to provide information to us about how visitors to our website are using it and to distinguish users.  

3. DISABLING COOKIES

  1. For Microsoft Internet Explorer:
    1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”;
    2. Click on the “privacy” tab; and
    3. Select the setting the appropriate setting.
  2. For Mozilla Firefox:
    1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”;
    2. Click on the icon “privacy”; and
    3. Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options.

4. THIRD PARTY COOKIES

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. We allow third parties to serve cookies that fall into the four categories in section 1 above.