WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are data files containing small amounts of information which are placed on your computer or other devices through your web browser when you visit our websites. This is then sent back to our websites by your browser and is used to “remember” your computer or device.
Cookies are used on all versions of our websites and in our website applications.
Cookies are designed to enable your computer or device to remember something you have done within that website (such as remembering that you have logged in, or which buttons you have clicked) and are essential for the effective operation of our websites and to help you shop online. They are also used to tailor the products and services offered and advertised to you, both on our websites and elsewhere.
To make full use of our websites and shop online, cookies need to be enabled on your web browser. If you do not accept, or disable, cookies then certain features on our websites will not work. You will still be able to browse our websites but will not be able to shop online.
The cookies stored on your computer or other device when you visit our websites are either designed by us, or on our behalf, and are necessary to enable you to a make purchases on our websites or by third parties who participate with us in marketing programmes or who provide web banner advertisements or other services to you on our behalf.
WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED?
Some cookies collect information about browsing and purchasing behaviour when you visit our websites. This includes information about pages viewed, products purchased and your journey around a website.
HOW LONG IS THIS INFORMATION KEPT?
Generally, we only keep cookies for the duration of your visit to websites.
HOW ARE COOKIES MANAGED?
You have different options to manage the cookies on your computer or device.
You can change your browser settings to prevent cookies from being accepted, or, depending on which browser you are using, you might be able to receive an alert when a website is trying to place one on your browser.
WHAT ARE COOKIES USED FOR?
• to recognise customers and understand and facilitate their browsing and shopping behaviour
• to complete orders and fulfil online transactions
• for technical purposes relating to the operation of our websites and navigation
• to improve our websites and you online shopping experience
• to provide you with personalised content, web banner advertisements and targeted updates
• to monitor the success of our online campaigns, sales, promotions and competitions
• to meet our contractual obligations to third parties and manage the relationship with our partners
HOW DO I DISABLE OR DELETE COOKIES?
If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings.
This will depend on the browser you use and your browser’s 'help' menu should tell you how to disable cookies or change your cookie settings.
You can also delete cookies stored in your browser by using the functions in your browser. This will not disable cookies or prevent your browser from collecting them in the future. Deleting cookies on one browser or one device does not automatically clear them on another.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I DISABLE COOKIES?
This depends on which cookies you disable, but in general the website may not operate properly if cookies are not accepted. However, you will still be able to browse around our websites, although some functions will not be available, for example you will not be to purchase products, set up a new account or access an existing one.
LAST UPDATED: 26.6.2018