- About cookies
- Managing cookies
- First-party cookies
- Third-party cookies
The law on cookies demands that you, as a website user, are given the opportunity to understand how cookies are used on our website and consent to cookies being stored on your computer (laptop/mobile/tablet).
A cookie is a small text file, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded to your computer when you access websites. Typically, they contain the following information: a site name and unique user ID, the duration of the cookie's abilities and effects, and a random number. As a rule, cookies cannot be used to reveal your identity or personally identifying information.
Generally, the role of cookies is beneficial, making your interaction with frequently-visited sites smoother with no extra effort on your part. Without cookies, online shopping would be much harder. Without cookies, some websites will become less interactive with the cookie option turned off.
Common cookies and their use:
Session Cookies: These cookies expire when you close your browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome), or if you stay inactive for a certain time. They’re used on websites so you can continue browsing without losing products or items that you add to your shopping basket.
Permanent or persistent cookies: These cookies are still stored (or persist) on your computer even when the browser is closed. They do have an expiry date and by law, they can't exist for more than 6 months. These cookies are used for a variety of purposes, for example, remembering your preferences on a website.
First and third-party cookies: This makes reference to the website placing the cookie. For example a first-party cookie is a cookie set by the website you are currently visiting. Third-party cookies are set or installed by another website. Third party cookies on the main web browsers allow third party cookies by default. Changing the settings on your browsers can prevent this.
First-party cookies are set when you interact with our site. Your browser will only send these cookies in requests to our site.
These cookies are necessary for our site to work correctly. You can block these cookies through your browser settings, but if you choose to do so some features will no longer work.
- This cookie is used to remember your cookie preferences. It is created when you change your cookie preferences and expires after thirty days.
Google Analytics cookies
- This cookie is used to distinguish each visitor. It expires after two years.
- This cookie is used to distinguish each visitor. It expires after one day.
- This cookie is used to limit the number of requests sent to Google. It expires after one minute.
Facebook pixel cookies
Third-party cookies are created by functionality and content on our site that are supplied by other providers. Your browser will send these cookies in requests to the provider of the functionality or content, which may allow the provider to track you across multiple sites.