Website Cookie Policy

Use of cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer (or other electronic device) when you access our website. We use cookies and other online tracking devices such as action tags and pixels on this website to: 


  1. Keep track of the items stored in your shopping basket, to make life easier for you as the customer when purchasing and to take you through the checkout process on our site.
  2. Recognise you whenever you visit this website (this speeds up your access to the website as you do not have to log in each time).
  3. Obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet.
  4. Carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, our products and services and to help us better understand our visitor and/or customer requirements and interests.
  5. Target our marketing and advertising campaigns and those of the companies within the group, more effectively by providing interest-based advertisements that are personalised to your interests; and
  6. Make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.


The information we obtain from our use of cookies will not usually contain your personal data. Although we may obtain information about your computer (or other electronic device) such as your IP Address, your browser and/or other internet log information, this will not usually identify you personally. 


In certain circumstances, we may collect personal information about you – but only where you voluntarily provide it. (By completing an online form or where you purchase goods from us)


In most cases, we will need your consent in order to use cookies on this website. The exception is where the cookie is essential for us to provide you with a service you have requested (To enable you to put items in your shopping basket and use our check-out process).


Consent – Option 1 (browser settings)

If you visit our website when your browser is set to accept cookies, we will interpret this as an indication that you consent to our use of cookies and other similar technologies as described in this website cookie policy. If you change your mind in the future about letting us use cookies, you can modify the settings of your browser to reject cookies or disable cookies completely.



Consent – Option 2 (home page)

There is a notice on our home page which describes how we use cookies and which also provides a link to our website privacy policy. If you use this website after this notification has been displayed to you, we will assume that you consent to our use of cookies for the purposes described in this website cookie policy and our website privacy policy.


Third-party cookies

We work with third party suppliers who may also set cookies on our website, for example, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Adobe, Google and Payment Gateways. These third-party suppliers are responsible for the cookies they set on our site. 


If you want further information please go to the website for the relevant third party. You will find additional information in the table below.


Description of cookies

Below provides more information about the cookies we use and why:





Cookies Directive

Remembers your preference to accept our cookie policy

WordPress Test Cookie

A test performed by our website to check if you are using cookies.

WooCommerce recently viewed

Keeps a temporary log of products you have viewed on the site.

WooCommerce cart hash

This is used to maintain your current shopping cart

WooCommerce

How many items are there in your cart

WordPress WooCommerce session

Tracking your current shop with us

WordPress session

Used by wordpress to maintain logins

WordPress logged in

Used by wordpress to maintain logins

Google Universal Analytics 

Used by google to distinguish users.

Google Tag ManagerUsed by us to add in other tags for tracking forms, etc
Google MapsUsed when searching for us
Facebook PixelUsed for re-targeting
Google GDNUsed for re-targeting
Instagram LoginsUsed for user uploaded images


How to turn off your cookies

If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of this website. 


For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies: