We want to make our website as useful and reliable as possible. In order to make our website a better experience and to provide some of the services we provide we use small files, called cookies, to store small amounts of information on your device (e.g. PC, tablet or smart phone). They cannot be used to identify you personally. This information is used to improve services for you through, for example:

  • Recognising that you may have set preferences on a previous visit so we can display content appropriate to you
  • Measuring how people are using the website so we can improve how we present our content to you

If you do not wish these cookies to be tracked you can disable them in your browser, but this may negatively affect your experience on the site. There are two types of cookie you may encounter when using our website:

First party cookies: These are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.

Third party cookies: These are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Facebook or Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.

First Party Cookies

Name Purpose
gws_unid This cookie is used by our website instant search function. Without this instant search will no longer be available.

Third Party Cookies

Name Purpose
Cookies with names prefixed by ‘__utm’ Stores information used by Google Analytics to track user activity on the site.
pid Used by twitter for their share widget.
woocommerce_cart_hash Stores information about the shopping bag as a whole and helps eccommerce software know when the shopping bag data changes.
woocommerce_items_in_cart Stores information about the shopping bag as a whole and helps eccommerce software know when the shopping bag data changes.
wp_woocommerce_session_ Stores a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the shopping bag data in the database for each customer. No personal information is stored within any woocommerce cookies.

Privacy

For more information about privacy, please see our privacy policy