Cookie Policy

We take your privacy seriously and only use cookies to ensure you get the best possible experience from our websites.

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to a device when you visit one of our websites or click one of our adverts on the internet.

Why do we use cookies?

Cookies are useful for many reasons. For example, they help us build the content and layout of our websites by recognising how visitors use them.

They can recognise devices that have been used to visit previously and can remember your preference settings. For example, they enable personalised experiences such remembering log-in details.

Some cookies are essential and enable you to move around our websites and use their features. Other cookies are used to show visits from our registered business partners and customers and help us better provide the information they are looking for.

We firmly believe the information cookies provide help us improve your experience when visiting our websites. We also think you should know what cookies we use and how we use them:

You can opt out of non-essential cookies at any time but please remember this may affect your preferences and personal settings.

How to manage cookies

It’s important you know how we use cookies and that you have control to manage them to your own personal preference.

There are a number of ways to manage cookies on your browser. Click the link to the browser you use to find out more:

For further information on cookies and how to manage them, follow the links below:

 

Cookies list and usage

 

Here’s a list of the cookies we use and what we use them for.

Name: PHPSESSID
Typical content: randomly generated number
Expires: when user exits browser

Name: style
Typical content: stores the user's preference to whether they wish to view products in a list or a grid
Expires: 1 year

Name: key
Typical content: randomly generated number to remember the user for their next visit
Expires: 4 weeks

Name: bkey
Typical content: randomly generated number to remember the basket contents for the customers next visit
Expires: 4 weeks

Name: recent
Typical content: stores recently viewed products for display on the customers next visist
Expires: 4 weeks

Name: facebookLike
Typical content: used for promotional offers, stores whether the customer has "liked" the website on Facebook
Expires: 4 weeks

Name: allowAllCookies
Typical content: stores the user's preference to whether they wish to allow all Cookies on this Website or not
Expires: 1 year

Google Analytics Cookies

Name: _utma
Typical content: randomly generated number
Expires: 2 years

Name: _utmb
Typical content: randomly generated number
Expires: 30 minutes

Name: _utmc
Typical content: randomly generated number
Expires: when user exits browser

Name: _utmv
Typical content: randomly generated number
Expires: 2 years

Name: _utmz
Typical content: randomly generated number and information about how the page was reached (eg directly or via a link, organic search or paid search)
Expires: 6 months

For further details on the cookies set by Google Analytics, see the link below.

Add-This Cookie

Name: _atuvc
Typical content: numeric content (e.g. 8|21) that helps you share content through social networks
Expires: 2 years

Social networking websites

Social networking websites may place cookies on your computer. Social bookmarks are a way of saving links to web pages that interest you, and sharing those links with other people. You should read their respective privacy policies carefully to find out what happens to any data that these services collect when you use them.

More about Cookies

For more information about how to manage your cookies, visit aboutcookies.org.