Privacy & Cookies

Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. If you don’t wish to enable cookies, you’ll still be able to browse the site and use it for research purposes but may not work as designed. Please note that cookies can’t harm your computer.

When you visit our website you may notice some cookies that aren’t related to us. If you take the opportunity to ‘share’ content with friends through social networks – such as Facebook and Twitter – you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don’t control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them. If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.

We’re giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation, and to make sure we’re honest and clear about your privacy when using our website. We know you’d expect nothing less from us, and please be assured that we’re working on a number of other privacy and cookie-related improvements to the website.

 

Google Cookies

This website also uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse how users use our site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your Internet Protocol (IP) address) is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of our website, to compile reports on website activity for us and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. All of this helps us to continually improve our website to make your experience when using it the best it can possibly be. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Your personal information is never given to Google, and is never used as part of the analysis – only the web pages you have visited. By using our website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. Google Privacy Policy – http://www.google.com/policies/privacy

 

Managing Cookies

Most web browsers have cookies enabled. If cookies aren’t enabled on your computer, it will mean that your shopping experience on our website will be limited to browsing and researching; you won’t be able to add products to your basket and buy them.

 

PC – Google Chrome

1. Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options

2. Click the ‘Under the Hood’ tab, locate the ‘Privacy’ section, and select the ‘Content settings’ button

3. Now select ‘Allow local data to be set’

 

PC – Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0 & 9

1. Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Internet options’ , then click on the ‘Privacy’ tab

2. Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser

3. Settings above Medium will disable cookies

4. If you are using IE9, click ALT-X, then Internet Options and find the ‘Privacy’ tab from there.

 

PC – Mozilla Firefox

1. Click on ‘Tools’ at the top of your browser window and select Options

2. Then select the Privacy icon

3. Click on Cookies, then select ‘allow sites to set cookies’

 

PC – Safari

1. Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option

2. Click on ‘Security’, check the option that says ‘Block third-party and advertising cookies’

3. Click ‘Save’

 

MAC – Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX

1. Click on ‘Explorer’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Preferences’ options

2. Scroll down until you see ‘Cookies’ under Receiving Files

3. Select the ‘Never Ask’ option

 

MAC – Safari on OSX

1. Click on ‘Safari’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option

2. Click on ‘Security’ then ‘Accept cookies’

3. Select the ‘Only from site you navigate to’

 

MAC – Mozilla and Netscape on OSX

1. Click on ‘Mozilla’ or ‘Netscape’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘Preferences’ option

2. Scroll down until you see cookies under ‘Privacy & Security’

3. Select ‘Enable cookies for the originating web site only’

 

MAC – Opera

1. Click on ‘Menu’ at the top of your browser window and select ‘Settings’

2. Then select ‘Preferences’, select the ‘Advanced’ tab

3. Then select ‘Accept cookies’ option

 

All Other Browsers

If you’re not sure of the type & version of web browser you’re using to access the Internet, please consult your documentation or online help files.

How to disable cookies in each browser – http://civicuk.com/cookie-law/browser-settings

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