WHAT ARE COOKIES?
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Most web browsers have options that allow you to choose what cookies can be placed on your device and to delete or disable cookies, but setting a browser to reject or block cookies may affect and limit your experience when using our site or may prevent you from using our site completely.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website or use a shopping cart.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
FIRST AND THIRD PARTY COOKIES
Below is a list of the principal 1st and 3rd party cookies used on our sites. A 1st party cookie is one which is set by our site; a 3rd party cookie is set by a domain which is not our site.
First Party Cookies
|Cookie Name||Cookie Purpose|
|_ETRC||Remembers the current Session ID and Basket contents|
|affiliate_source||used for the tagging of affiliates.|
|callInterface||Used to determine which version of our secure checkout to use.|
|et_convert||Used to track an Exact Target mailer hit and user subscription to our mailing list.|
|linkshare_dt||Used for the tagging of affiliates.|
|linkshare_site_id||Used for the tagging of affiliates.|
|location||Used to determine the relevant region version of the site to display.|
|logged_in||Used to track a user’s logged in status.|
|mobile_config||Used to remember the fact that the device viewing the site was detected as mobile|
|prev_session_id||Used to remember the previous session_id for continuity of experience|
|session_id||Used to register the Current session ID|
|site_selector||Used to determine whether the site selector has been shown to the user|
|sourceStores||Affiliate ID for conversion / promotions in the checkout|
|test_group||Used to determine whether a test will be shown to the customer and remembering if the customer is on the test or control group.|
|wt_related_to||Used for our Website Analytics|
Third PARTY COOKIES
If you visit a web page that contains embedded content you may be sent cookies from these websites.
Below is a list of some of the external companies we use:
- Ignition One
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
For more information about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.