Certain cookies are necessary in order for you to use our websites, such as a 'My Account' section. These are called 'Session Cookies' they are used each time you visit our site and expire when you leave.
Other cookies we use remain on your computer and are sent to keep track of your browsing patterns and build up profile. These are called 'Tracking Cookies' and enable us to recognise repeat visitors to our site, the pages that were viewed and the paths taken through our site. By monitoring this information we are able to make improvements to our site.
We do have relationships with carefully selected and monitored suppliers who may also set cookies during your visits. These are for general analytical or tracking purposes.
To make full use of our online services, your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to accept cookies, as we can only provide you with certain personalised features of our websites by using them.
Our cookies don't store sensitive information such as your name, address or payment details: they simply hold the 'key' that, once you're signed in, is associated with this information.
Here's a list of the main cookies we use, and what we use them for.
|Cookie Name||Cookie Purpose|
|Catrequest08||Aids returning catalogue request customers.|
|JSESSIONID||This cookie allows our web servers to respond to your actions on the website such as"Add to basket" or browsing the website. The website wouldn't work without it.|
|_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz||These cookies enable the function of Google Analytics. This software helps us take and analyse visitor information such as browser usage, new visitor numbers, response to marketing activity and shopping times. The information helps us to continually improve the usability of the website and enhance the customer experience.|
|sdmenu_faq_menu||This cookie is used to make our "Frequently Asked Questions" service work. This helps us answer common customer questions, and provide you with a better level of service.|
By using our site you will be deemed to have given consent to the acceptance of our Cookies.
Cookies are stored on your computer's hard drive, they cannot access the hard drive, so the cookie cannot read other information stored on a drive.
For further information on cookies please visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.cookiecentral.com
Users have the opportunity to set their browser preferences on their computers to:
If you wish to turn off our cookies, please type"Cookie" in the index of the"help" facility in your browser, but please note that turning off cookies may limit your use of our website. If you have set your computer to reject cookies you can still browse our site anonymously until such time as you wish to register for our services.
If cookies aren't enabled on your computer, you won't experience the full extent of our online services.
If you're not sure of the type and version of web browser you use to access the Internet:
For PCs: click on 'Help' at the top of your browser window and select the 'About' option
For Macs: with the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select the 'About' options