What are cookies?

This website uses cookies to collect information which are essential to ensure our website works for you in the best possible way. Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other mobile or handheld device (such as smart ‘phones or ‘tablets’) as you browse this website. Cookies are not computer programs and they cannot spread viruses.  They cannot access other information stored on the user’s computer.  They are used to ‘remember’ when your computer or device accesses this website. The cookies are essential to the effective operation of our website and to enable to you shop with us online. Cookies are also used to tailor the products and services offered and advertised to our customers, both on this website and elsewhere. 

Cookie Policy

By using and browsing this website, you consent to cookies being used in accordance with our policy. If you do not consent, you must disable cookies (please see below).

Information collected

Some cookies collect information about browsing and purchasing behaviour by people who access this website via the same computer or device. This includes information about pages viewed, products purchased and the customer journey around a website. We do not, however, use cookies to collect or record information on users’ name, address or other contact details. We are able to use cookies to monitor individual customer browsing and purchasing behaviour but third parties are not able to identify customers using cookies.

Who sets the cookies?

The cookies stored on your computer or other device when you access this website are set by us to help deliver a high quality website and on-line shopping experience, and other third parties.

Some cookies are set by or on behalf of ourselves and are necessary to enable customers to a make purchases on our website.

What are cookies used for?

The main purposes for which cookies are used are:-

1. For technical purposes essential to effective operation of website, particularly in relation to on-line transactions.

2. To drive marketing, particularly banner advertisements and targeted updates which are explained in more detail elsewhere in the Privacy Policy.

3. To enable us to collect information about the browsing and shopping habits and activities of customers, including to monitor the success of campaigns, competitions etc.

4. To enable us to meet our contractual obligations to make payments to third parties when a product is purchased by someone who has visited our website from a site operated by those
parties.

How do I disable cookies?

If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies.  How to do this will depend on the browser you use and we provide further detail below on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers:-

For Microsoft Internet Explorer:

1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”

2 Click on the “privacy” tab

3 Select the setting the appropriate setting

For Mozilla Firefox:

1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”

2 Click on the icon “privacy”

3 Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options

For Opera 6.0 and further:

1. Choose the menu Files”> “Preferences”

2 Privacy

What happens if I disable cookies?

This depends on which cookies you disable, but in general the site may not operate properly if cookies are switched off. If you only disable 3rd party cookies you will not be prevented from making purchases on this site. If you disable all cookies you will be unable to complete a purchase on this site.

What Cookies are used on this site?

Customer Cookie

The following table contains the public variables in customer cookie, which are
related to the current visitor on this website:

Variable

Description

date_add

The date and time the cookie was created (in YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS format).

id_lang

The ID of the selected language.

id_currency

The ID of the selected currency.

last_visited_category

The ID of the last visited category of product listings.

ajax_blockcart_display

Whether the cart block is "expanded" or
  "collapsed".

viewed

The IDs of recently viewed products as a comma-separated list.

id_wishlist

The ID of the current wishlist displayed in the wishlist block.

checkedTOS

Whether the "Terms of service" checkbox has been ticked (1
  if it has and 0 if it hasn't)

id_guest

The guest ID of the visitor when not logged in.

id_connections

The connection ID of the visitor's current session.

id_customer

The customer ID of the visitor when logged in.

customer_lastname

The last name of the customer.

customer_firstname

The first name of the customer.

logged

Whether the customer is logged in.

passwd

The MD5 hash of the _COOKIE_KEY_ in config/settings.inc.php and the password the customer used to log in.

email

The email address that the customer used to log in.

id_cart

The ID of the current cart displayed in the cart block.

checksum

The Blowfish checksum used to determine whether the cookie has been modified by a third party.The customer will be logged out and the cookie deleted if the checksum  doesn't match.

Private Variables

These private cookie variables cannot be accessed directly like the public variables above.

Variable

Description

_name

The unique name of the cookie (the MD5 hash of "ps" for
  customer cookie or "psAdmin" for employee cookie and _COOKIE_KEY_ in config/settings.inc.php).

_expire

The expiry date of the cookie. It can be changed using the setExpire function in classes/Cookie.php. By default,
  PrestaShop cookies expire after 1728000 seconds (or 20 days). This can be
  changed on line 65 (in PrestaShop v1.4.2) of classes/Cookie.php.

_domain

The domain name of the website where the cookie was created. For
  example, yoursite.com.

_path

The path of the website where the cookie was created. For example, /prestashop/.

_bf

The Blowfish instance used to encrypt and decrypt the cookie.

_key

The encrypted cookie key that is used by Blowfish to decrypt the
  cookie.

_iv

The encrypted cookie iv that is used by Blowfish to decrypt the
  cookie.

 

 

 

 

The cookies we use are "analytical" cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site 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. You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

 

Cookie Name

Cookie Category

Description

wordpress_

2

WordPress cookie for a logged in user.

wordpress_logged_in_

2

WordPress cookie for a logged in user

wordpress_test_

2

WordPress cookie for a logged in user

wordpress_test_cookie

2

WordPress test cookie

wp-settings-

1

WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies.
The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table.
This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.

wp-settings-time-

2

WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.

_utma

2

This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to our site and it is updated with each page view.

_utmb

2

This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with our website.

_utmc

2

Google analytics. Randomly generated number.

_utmz

2

This cookie is used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within our website.

Please click on the following link for further information on Cookies generated by Google Analytics.

http://code.google.com/apis/analytics/docs/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.html#cookiesSet

For more information on cookies and how to disable them:

 


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