What are cookies?
Cookies help improve your visit to our website by helping with the following:
- Remembering settings, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page
- Remembering information you have given so you don't need to keep entering it
- Measuring how you use the website so we can make sure it meets your needs
Please note that cookies can't harm your computer and we do not store personally identifiable information in cookies we use on this website.
We're giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with UK legislation, and to make sure we're honest and clear about your privacy using our website.
The cookies we use on this website:
- Session Cookies. These are temporary cookies, which only exist until you close the browser you are using to access the website.
- Persistent Cookies. These are cookies, which remain in your cookie file after you have visited our website. These cookies help us identify you when you return to our site.
None of the cookies used on our websites collect personally identifiable information about you.
We employ cookies for the following purposes:
- Maintaining user preferences. If our website has a link to allow you to view the site with a larger font size or without images for improved accessibility then a cookie will be set to allow that preference to remain between page visits and on your future return to the website.
- Online shopping. In order to retain the list of products in your shopping basket a cookie is required to identify you on each visit to the store.
- To allow certain functions and to help you navigate the website efficiently
- Session management
Cookies set by this site
|Cookie name||Cookie type||Functionality of cookie|
|PHPSESSID||Session||This cookie is used by the PHP scripting language to allow SESSION variables to be saved on the webserver. This cookie is essential for the operation of this website.
|cartID||Session||This cookie allows us to retain products included in your shopping basket. This cookie is essential for the operation of this website.|
|graphics_mode||Persistent||If you choose not to view this website with images then this choice is saved in the graphics_mode cookie until you opt to switch the display of images back on|
|sm||Persistent||This cookie allows us to check if a visitor has already been offered the opportunity to take a short survey.
|Persistent|| These cookies are set by Google to allow us to track the use of the site. These cookies are not set if you switch off cookies for this site.
Further information about cookies can be found at the Interactive Advertising Bureau's website www.allaboutcookies.org.
Cookies set by Third Party sites
The content of this website is updated regularly, and we may embed content from websites such as:
As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from any of these services you may be presented with cookies from these websites. This website, the website owners and the website and software developers do not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.
How to control and delete cookies
Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer (including those from this visit) as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile device you will need to refer to your handset manual.