What are cookies?
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Remembering a shopping cart's contents
Language or location preference
The 'remember me' option when logging in
Cookies are not viruses and will not harm your computer. Cookies use a plain text format and are not compiled pieces of code so they cannot be executed nor are they self-executing.
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We respect your privacy and we want to ensure that we're clear about your privacy when using our website.
We utilise cookies to analyse how our visitors use our websites and to monitor website performance. This allows us to provide a high quality experience by customising our offering and quickly identifying and fixing any issues that arise. For example, we might use performance cookies to keep track of which pages are most popular, or why visitors leave a certain page quickly.
To take full advantage of our website your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to accept cookies, as we can only provide you with certain features of this website by using them. We believe it is important to be clear about any cookies that are being set, and why, so we have provided the tables below to explain this to you.
First-party cookies set by us
This lets us know if you want to accept cookies.
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