Cookie Policy

By using this website you are accepting our cookie policy. To give you the best user experience on this website place small data files on your computer. These are known as cookies. Most websites do this too. They improve things by:

  • remembering settings, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
  • remembering information you’ve given (eg your postcode) so you don’t need to keep entering it
  • measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs
  • continually improve the experience for you
  • remember your shopping basket content if applicable

Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They’re just here to make the site work better for you. Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these small files as you wish. To learn more about cookies and how to manage or delete them, visit AboutCookies.org. Or please read on to find out more about how and where we use cookies.

How we use cookies

This website uses cookies in several places – we’ve listed each of them below with more details about why we use them and how long they will last.

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. We do this to make sure it’s meeting its users’ needs and to understand how we could do it better.

Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

The following cookies are set by Google Analytics:

Name Typical Content Expires
_utma randomly generated number 730 days
_utmb randomly generated number Less than one day
_utmc randomly generated number Date not set
_utmz randomly generated number 182 days

 

Find out how to reject or delete these cookies by going to http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html

Browser session information

When you interact with this website the server hosting the website needs to know who you are so it can keep track of your interaction .ie the pages you have visited/viewed/interacted/items added to your basket. The way the server does this is through a Session Cookie. This is a memory based unique ID that is sent to your browser to identify your unique connection to the website. Nothing is stored on your hard drive and as soon as you close the browser the Session Cookie is removed.

This is a typical Session Cookie

Name Typical Content Expires
ASPSESSIONIDQCTSTARV Session information to identify your web browser to the website When the browser is closed
ASP.NET_SessionId Session information to identify your web browser to the website When the browser is closed

 


 


  

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