Our website may use “cookies”. Cookies enable you to save your shopping bag and for us to better personalise your shopping experience, as well as provide us with information on which parts of the websites people have visited to help us measure the effectiveness of adverts and web searches – giving us insights into user behaviour so we can improve our visitors’ online shopping experience.
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
We use the following cookies:
– Necessary cookies. These are cookies which are required for the operation of our website. They include cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
– Analytical/performance cookies. These allow us to count the number of visitors we host and see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
– Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise a specific visitor upon return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by your name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
– Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
TYPES OF COOKIES
Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable the site to provide services you have asked for such as remembering your shopping bag items.
Category 2: Performance Cookies
This type collect anonymous information on how people use the site and the data is merged with other users to enable us to improve how the site operates. For example, we utilise Google analytics cookies to help us understand how customers arrive on our site, browse our site and highlights areas where we can improve areas such as navigation, shopping experience and marketing campaigns. The data stored by these cookies never shows personal details from which your individual identity can be established.
Category 3: Functionality Cookies
These remember your choices you make such as language, search parameters such as size, colour or product line. These can then be used to provide you with an experience more appropriate with your selections and make the visits more tailored and pleasant. This information is also merged with other users on an anonymous basis to enable us to improve how the site operates. For example, our Saved Items feature utilises a cookie to remember the products which you have expressed a wish to save whilst browsing our site.
Category 4: Targeting Cookies or Advertising Cookies
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. They remember the websites you have visited and that information is shared with other parties such as advertisers. For example, we use 3rd party companies such as Criteo to provide you with more personalised adverts when visiting other websites.
You can change the settings on your browser to prevent cookies being stored on your compute or mobile device without your explicit consent. Your browser “help” section will normally provide details on how to manage the cookie settings.
WHAT ABOUT 3RD PARTY COOKIES?