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We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies
These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
- Analytical/performance cookies
They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies
These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Targeting cookies
These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|rc::c||This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.||Session||https://policies.google.com/privacy|
|__utma||Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics.||2 years||https://policies.google.com/privacy|
|__utmb||Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.||1 day||https://policies.google.com/privacy|
|__utmc||Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.||session||https://policies.google.com/privacy|
|__utmt||Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server.||1 day||https://policies.google.com/privacy|
|__utmz||Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics.||6 months||https://policies.google.com/privacy|
|t.gif||Automattic||Ensures that product pictures are presented correctly on website.||Session||https://automattic.com/privacy/|
|elementor||Elementor||Allows for real-time changes to web page layouts and styling.||Persistent|
|wc_cart_hash_#||WooCommerce||This is used to store products which are added to your cart/basket whilst browsing the website.||Persistent|
|yith_wcwl_session_#||WooCommerce||Purpose: This is used to store products which are added to your Wishlist whilst browsing the website.||29 days|
|_cc_aud||Lotame||Lotame is a Data Management Platform. It helps us collect and organise information from a variety of sources, including websites, mobile applications and online advertising campaigns. We use this to better engage consumers based on their interests. Interest based advertising is the practice of delivering relevant content and advertising to people based on their interests, activities, and behaviours. Lotame cookies contain non-personally identifiable information. This helps serve targeted content to users across devices and improve the effectiveness of online advertising.||9 months|
Cookies themselves contain no personally identifiable information. Depending on the publisher’s and user’s settings, information associated with cookies used in advertising may be added to the user’s Google Account.
|fr||Facebook’s primary advertising cookie, used to deliver, measure, and improve the relevancy of ads.||90 days|
|oo||Used to record advertising opt outs||5 years|
|ddid||Used to open a specific location in an advertiser’s app upon installation||28 days|
|campaign_click_url||Records the Facebook URL that an individual landed on after clicking on an ad promoting Facebook||30 days|
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Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 540 days.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
The Act and the GDPR gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act and or the GDPR. Any access request will be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.