Legal Statements :: Cookies Usage

Legal Statements :: Cookies Usage

Cookies

For visitors to our site, the use of cookies is limited to storing a small amount of non-identifiable information used only to maintain information about the user's session. This is known as session cookies. The session cookies simply stores your browsing activity until you close your browser. They are widely used by other commercial web sites (to keep track of items that a user has added to a shopping cart).

Session cookies are never written on the hard drive and they do not collect any information from the user's computer. If cookies aren't enabled on your computer, it will mean that your shopping experience on our website will be limited to browsing and researching; you won't be able to add products to your basket and buy them. The session cookies expire at the end of the user's browser session.

Cookie Regulations

On 26 May 2011 UK Legislation came into force, requiring website owners to gain permission from visitors before setting Cookies on their computers. The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has defined 4 categories of cookies as a guide to compliance with the EU Cookie regulations. The guide lays out 4 categories of cookies.

  1. Strictly necessary Cookies - These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as adding items to the shopping cart. Without these cookies the shopping baskets cannot be provided.
  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. These cookies do not 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.
  3. Functionality Cookies - NOT USED ON THIS SITE. These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. 
  4. Targeting Cookies or Tracking Cookies - NOT USED ON THIS SITE. These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you. They are also used to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. 
The cookies on this site fall into level 1 and level 2 categories. Importantly we do not use Google Analytics, which have been at the centre of the privacy issue controversy.

Social Network Sharing

We encourage users to share our content and/or like our on profile on the popular Social Media websites Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+ and LinkedIn. In order to make ‘Social Sharing’ accessible, our website utilises widgets either provided directly from the Social Networks and/or via amalgamative widgets from third parties such as AddThis. Cookies and privacy implications from the social networks vary and will be dependent on your nominated privacy settings with each Social Network. Social Sharing buttons will only use cookies if you are signed to that respective Social Network at the time of being on our website.

Legal Statements :: Cookies Usage

How to disable cookies

Most modern browsers allow you to control your cookie settings for all websites that you browse. You can disable cookies completely by editing your browser settings, however in doing this you may be limiting the functionality of the shopping cart that is displayed on our website.

Cookies Usage

Cookies Policy

If you require further information on our cookies usage or cookies policy please contact us.

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