Privacy and Cookie Policy

Cookies In Use on This Site

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you'd expect
  • Save you having to login every time you visit the site
  • 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
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • 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

Cookies we use:

Cookie Cookie Name Description Session Cookie frontend A cookie set by our website to uniquely identify you as a visitor.
Google analytics cookies __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz Cookies used to collect information about how our visitors use our site. We use this information improve your experience.

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

More about our Cookies

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Making our shopping basket and checkout work
  • Determining if you are logged in or not
  • Remembering your search settings
  • Showing you which pages you have recently visited
  • Tailoring content to your needs

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

Turning Cookies Off

Checking that cookies are enabled

You can turn cookies on and off by using your web browser. To check you have cookies enabled popular web browsers are listed below (please note these may change depending on the version of the browser or operating system that you use).

Google Chrome

Click the spanner icon at the top of your browser and click ‘Tools’. Click on ‘Settings’ and then expand the section ‘Show advanced settings’. Under the ‘Privacy’ heading check that ‘Allow local data to be set’ is selected. In this menu you will also find controls for turning cookies off.

Internet Explorer

From the menu click Tools and Internet Options. The default ‘Medium’ setting should enable cookies, but you can click into the ‘Advanced’ tab and scroll until you can see Enable next to the Cookie button.


From the menu click ‘Tools’ and then ‘Options’. Select ‘Privacy’, then click on cookies and select ‘Allow sites to set cookies’.


At the top of your browser click ‘Menu’ then ‘Settings’. Select ‘Preferences’, select ‘Advanced’ and click ‘Accept Cookies’.