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When you visit the Site we may store some information (commonly known as a "cookie") on your computer. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your hard drive to store and sometimes track information about you. Cookies are specific to the server that created them and cannot be accessed by other servers, which means that they cannot be used to track your movements around the web. They also cannot be used to identify you personally.

Cookies can be categorised in accordance with the categories found in the ICO UK Cookie guide as set out below:

  • (a) strictly necessary cookies - these cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around a website and use its features and enable services you have specifically asked for. Consent is not generally required for these cookies;
  • (b) performance cookies - these collect information about how visitors use a website, for example, by recording which pages users go to most often (usually on an anonymous basis);
  • (c) functionality cookies - these cookies allow a website to remember the choices a user makes, such as a user name or language preference; and
  • (d) targeting or advertising cookies - these collect information about a user's browsing habits and are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator's permission.

Cookies can also be categorised in accordance with how long they are saved on your device. "Session cookies" are short-term cookies that are only saved on the computer's memory for the duration of a user's visit to the website, whereas "persistent cookies" remain saved in the computer's memory for a set period of time, even after the browser session has ended.

The following Cookies are set on the Site:

Strictly necessary cookies

Domain Cookie Name Typical Content Expires PHPSESSID Randomly generated number When user exits browser ckalert 1 1 day SimpleCart Currently saved products 1 Month SimpleCart_Recent Recently viewed products 2 Days
  • Stripe
    We currently use Stripe for payment processing service. Stripe creates at least four cookies which are strictly necessary to function of this website. We use it on the basis that Stripe adheres to its privacy policy - see for more information.

Performance cookies

  • Google Analytics
    We use Google Analytics to measure performance and usage of our site. When you view a web page on our site Google creates at least three cookies all prefixed: _g. All usage stats are anonymous and cannot be used to identify you or your personal data. We do not use Google Analytics advertising features or send personally identifiable information to the service and we use it on the basis that Google adheres to its privacy policy - see for more information.

Removing and disabling cookies

You can block or erase cookies from your computer if you want to (your browser's help screen or manual should tell you how to do this), but certain parts of the Site are reliant on the use of cookies to operate correctly and may not work correctly if you set your browser not to accept cookies.

Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will set cookies when you navigate around the Site. By using our Site you consent to our use of cookies.