What is a Cookie?
A cookie is a small data file stored by your web browser on your computer or your handheld device. Some cookies are essential for the website to work. They are useful because they help us to provide you with relevant information, such as remembering what you have in your basket. They also allow us to recognise your computer (but not specifically who is using it) when you access our website and to improve the usability and performance of our website.
- To enable you to add items to your shopping basket and purchase them.
- To deliver relevant online advertising to you both on our websites and elsewhere. This is sometimes done by combining data that we already have about you with the data collected through Cookies. These Cookies are placed by us and selected third parties and enable adverts to be presented to you on our and third party websites.
- To analyse the use of our website through Analytics software such as Google Analytics.
You can stop Cookies being used on your device by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to block the deployment of all or some Cookies. Please visit www.allaboutcookies.org to find out how. Please note, if you use your browser settings to block Cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.