Cookie Policy

Privacy & Our Use Of Cookies

We want to try and be as honest, open and as transparent as possible about the information that we collect when you visit our website, this includes our use of "cookies". After some recent EU legislation you are probably seeing lot’s of websites with these “new” cookie pages so this policy aims to explain as simply as we can, what cookies are and how we use them whilst also explaining the different types of cookies that we use and how you can control or delete them.

We don’t use many cookies at all and the main cookies that we do use are for the essential operation of the site so are exempt from this legislation. However, we sincerely hope that this policy helps you to understand and feel much more confident about our use of cookies and why we use them. You can contact us directly on 0800 849 8119 (UK) or 020 8676 5148 (EU/ROW) if you have any further enquiries

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you'd expect
  • Save you having to login every time you visit the site
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, G+ and You Tube
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on the software that you use to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies then we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you consent to and accept the use of our cookies. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site then you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect it to.

More about our Cookies

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Making our shopping basket and checkout work
  • Determining if you are logged in or not
  • Remembering your search settings
  • Showing you which pages you have recently visited

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site may include functionality from all or some of the following providers who may also use cookies:

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily 'Like' or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile anonymous visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called 'analytics' programs also tell us if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

We use: Google analytics

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.

The cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing http://www.attacat.co.uk/ a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool.