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Cookie Policy

This policy describes what information cookies gather, how we use that information and why we sometimes need to store cookies. We will also explain how you can prevent cookies from being stored, noting this may downgrade or affect certain elements of the site's functionality.

By continuing to browse this site, you agree to our use of essential cookies. We will ask for your permission to use tracking cookies unless you have already consented to do so with our cookie provider, Google.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other device by this site and contain information that is transferred to your device's hard drive. This site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our site and to "remember" your actions or preferences over time. This helps us to improve our site and therefore enhance your experience when you browse our site.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons, as detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

Please note that most browsers automatically accept cookies. Therefore, if you do not wish for cookies to be used you may need to actively disable cookies. You can disable cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help button for instructions). If you disable the use of cookies you will still be able to visit our site however it may affect the functionality of this site and many other websites that you visit. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

If you create an account with us, we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain to remember your site preferences when you are logged out.

We use cookies when you are logged in to prevent you from being required to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.

When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

In order to enhance your experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we set cookies so that this information can be called upon whenever you interact with a page.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through the use of this site.

Google Analytics

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track factors such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page. From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way the site is delivered. When we are testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site. As we sell products it is important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.

The Google AdSense service we use to serve advertising uses a DoubleClick cookie to serve more relevant ads across the web and limit the number of times that an ad is shown to you. For more information on Google AdSense see the official Google AdSense privacy FAQ.

In some cases we may provide you with custom content whereby you tell us about yourself either directly or indirectly by linking a social media account. These types of cookies allow us to provide you with content that we feel may be of interest to you.

Payment Provider Cookies

Our payment provider uses cookies in order to process your order and payment and for anti-fraud purposes.

Social Media Cookies

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social media network in various ways. For these cookies to work, social media sites including Twitter and Facebook, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes, as outlined in their respective privacy policies. Social media providers will ask you for your consent if you choose to connect to social media from our site. Cookies will be kept in accordance with our cookie providers' retention policies.

More Information

If you require further information in relation to our use of cookies on this site, please contact us at [email protected]. Alternatively, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.