What are Cookies?
Cookies are small files which are stored on a user's computer. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer. This allows the server to deliver a page tailored to a particular user’s preferences, or the page itself can contain scripts which can access the data in the cookie to remember details such as basket items or postcode, they are also able to carry information from one website to another.
How are they used?
Cookies are used for a variety of reasons; these include remembering logins and baskets to improve customer journeys, tracking of users for statistical purposes, contextual advertisement and social sharing.
We have taken steps to categorise these cookies to best allow you to make a decision to suit your preferences.
'Strictly Necessary' cookies let you move around the website and use essential features like secure areas, shopping baskets and online billing. These cookies don't gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or tracking where you've been on the internet.
'Functionality' cookies are used to provide important services or for remembering settings to improve your on-site experience.
Targeting & Social
'Targeting & Social' cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as Facebook 'Like' buttons and other social 'Share' buttons. Some third parties provide these services in return for recognising that you have visited our website, others use the data collected to select relevant adverts to show you on other parts of the internet.
At the bottom of each page you will see a hyperlink called Change Cookie Settings, from here you can set your cookies based on the preference you decide.