COOKIE POLICY

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with the best possible experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

The information below explains what cookies are and how our website uses them.

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your device if you agree. Cookies contain small amounts of information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user's device. 

Cookies do lots of different jobs, for example, they allow you to navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve your user experience. The cookies used on our website have been categorised based on the categories found in the International Chamber of Commerce UK Cookie guide

We use the following cookies:

Category 1: strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Category 2: performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works. 

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:


 
 Cookie Name Purpose
 
STRICTLY
NECESSARY
 allow_cookies This cookie enables us to know that you have consented to allow our website to use cookies.


 csrftoken This cookie enables us to help to protect you against cross site request forgery.
 
FUNCTIONALITY  region This cookie enables us to allow you to use our site in a way that makes your browsing experience more convenient, for example, by providing us with your location in order for us to provide the products to you that are available at your location.
 
 sessionid This cookie enables us to recognise you when you return to our site so that our website remembers who you are when you register or login.
 
PERFORMANCE  __utma, __utmb, __utmc__utmz, __utmv, __utmx These cookies are used by a third-party service called Google Analytics which enables us to understand how people find and use our website.,Google has some comprehensive information on how they use cookies, from where you can also view their privacy policy.

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. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. 

You can find more information about cookies at www.aboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu. Google has some comprehensive information on how they use cookies, from where you can also view their privacy policy.

CAN I USE THIS WEBSITE WITHOUT COOKIES?

By using our website, you consent to cookies being stored by us and our providers.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site and this may prevent some parts of our website working correctly for you. 

The aboutcookies.org website provides more information about how to block cookies and/or remove existing cookies.