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As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others.
The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser.
We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers
Cookies In Use on This Site
Cookies and how they Benefit You
Our cookies help us:
- Make our website work as you’d expect
- Remember your settings during and between visits
- Improve the speed/security of the site
- Personalise our site to you to help you get what you need faster
- 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
More about our Cookies
Website Function Cookies
Our own cookies
- Making our shopping basket and checkout work
- Remembering your search settings
- Remembering if you have accepted our terms and conditions
- Tailoring content to your needs
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.
Third party functions
Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties
Turning Cookies Off
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You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all, or just some cookies. As mentioned above, if you use your browser to block all cookies (including necessary ones), our website is unlikely to perform as you would expect it to. If you would like to find out more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, please visit: https://www.aboutcookies.org/
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device (computer, tablet, or mobile phone) when you visit a website. They are used to remember your preferences and enable certain website functionality, such as keeping you logged in, saving your shopping cart items, and providing personalized content and ads.
Types of cookies
There are two main types of cookies: first-party and third-party cookies.
First-party cookies are set by the website you are visiting, and they are used to provide you with a better user experience. For example, we use first-party cookies to remember your language preferences and to keep you logged in.
Third-party cookies are set by a domain other than the one you are visiting. They are used for various purposes, such as tracking your browsing behavior across different websites and showing you targeted ads. We use third-party cookies from Google, Facebook, and Font Awesome to provide certain website functionalities and to analyze website traffic and user behavior.
Categories of cookies
- Essential cookies: These cookies are necessary for the website to function properly, and they do not collect any personal information. We use essential cookies to keep you logged in, to remember your language preferences, and to provide basic website functionality.
- Analytical cookies: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website, such as which pages they visit most often and whether they encounter any errors. We use analytical cookies from Google Analytics to improve website performance and user experience.
- Marketing cookies: These cookies are used to track your browsing behavior across different websites and to show you targeted ads that are relevant to your interests. We use marketing cookies from Facebook and Font Awesome for conversion tracking and to show you personalized content and ads.
You can manage your cookie settings at any time by clicking on the “Cookie settings” link in the footer of our website. You can also delete cookies from your device using your browser settings. However, please note that disabling certain cookies may affect the functionality of our website.
- Google Tag Manager:
- _gaexp: Used to determine a user’s inclusion in an experiment and the expiry of experiments a user has been included in.
- _gcl_au: Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services.
- _gid: Used to distinguish users.
- Google Analytics:
- _ga: Used to distinguish users and to generate statistical data on website usage.
- _gid: Used to distinguish users.
- _gat: Used to throttle request rate.
- AMP_TOKEN: Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a client ID from the AMP Client ID service.
- gac: Contains campaign-related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.
- Facebook Ads conversion tracking (Facebook pixel):
- fr: Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third-party advertisers.
- _fbp: Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third-party advertisers.
- tr: Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third-party advertisers.