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Cookie Policy


1. About cookies

1.1   A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

1.2   Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

1.3   Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.


2. Cookies that we use

2.1   We use cookies for the following purposes:

USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE
Indicates if a customer is allowed to use cookies.

external_no_cache
A flag that indicates if caching is disabled.

persistent_shopping_cart
The session key.

Stf
If product links were sent to friends, stores the timestamps in the format: $timeStamp1, $timestamp2, ..., $timestampN.

pollN
A poll ID that indicates if a vote has occurred.

frontend
Session ID

guest-view
Allows guests to edit their orders.

 

3. Cookies used by our service providers

3.1   Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

3.2   We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google's privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. The relevant cookies are:

_utma
Distinguishes users and sessions.

_utmb
Determines new sessions/visits.

_utmc
Determines if the user was in a new session/visit.

_utmz
Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site.

 

4. Managing cookies

4.1   Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);

(b) https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);

(c )http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);

(d) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);

(e) https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and

(f) https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).

 

4.2   Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.