A cookie is a small text file containing small amounts of information which are automatically downloaded into your computer (or other electronic device) when you access our website.
We can access only the cookies that we have stored on your computer. Cookies send data back to our website on each subsequent visit, or share data with another website that recognises that cookies. Cookies are useful because they allow our website to recognise a user’s device and helps ensure that the advertisements you see online are most relevant to you and your interests.
Apart from cookies, we use technologies that are essentially small data files placed on your computer (or other electronic device) that allow us to record certain pieces of information whenever you visit or interact with our sites.
- keep track of the items stored in your shopping basket/shopping cart and take you through the checkout process
- recognise your browser as a previous visitor and save any preferences that may have been set during your last visit to our website
- obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet
- track website analytics and carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, products and services and to help us better understand our visitors’ AND/OR customers’ requirements and interests
- customise and target our marketing and advertising campaigns and those of our partners more effectively by providing personalised interest-based advertisements
- measure and research the effectiveness of our interactive online content, features, advertisements, and other communications and
- make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable
If you have recently disabled one or more cookies, we will stop using the disabled cookies to collect any further information. However, we may still use information collected from such cookies prior to your selecting the ‘disable’ preference setting.
Third-party cookies are set by a third-party site separate from our website. We work with third-party service providers who are authorised to place third-party cookies and may also set cookies on our website. These third-party service providers are responsible for the cookies they set on our website. If you want further information, please go to the website of the relevant third party. You will find additional information in the table below.
How to turn off cookies
We offer you the ability to opt-out of our use of third-party advertising related cookies. If you would like to opt-out of all other types of technologies we employ on our sites, services, applications, or tools, you may do so by changing your browser settings to block, delete or disable these technologies as your browser or device permits.
If you do not wish to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of our website. Follow the instructions as provided by your browser (usually located within the ‘Help’, ‘Tools’ or ‘Edit’ facilities) to modify your cookies settings.