Cookie Policy

Cookie policy.

Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

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:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, 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. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to 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 you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by 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.

Below you can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them:

SS_deltaBuffer:

  • Purpose: this is a functional cookie used to provide a smoother scrolling experience when you are using the website.
  • Expiry: End of session (max 2 days)

wc_cart_hash:

  • Purpose: This is a Woocommerce cookie and is used to enable us to store items in your shopping cart and to distinguish one cart from another.
  • Expiry: End of session (max 2 days)

wc_cart_created:

  • Purpose: This is a Woocommerce cookie used to store time and date when the shopping cart is created.
  • Expiry: End of session (max 2 days)

wc_fragments:

  • Purpose: This is a Woocommerce cookie used for displaying and updating the number of items in your shopping cart.
  • Expiry: End of session (max 2 days)

woocommerce_items_in_cart:

  • Purpose: This is a Woocommerce cookie used to display items in your shopping cart.
  • Expiry: End of session (max 2 days)

_ga:

  • Purpose: This cookie is used by Google Analytics  to distinguish users.
  • Expiry: Two years

_gid:

  • Purpose: This cookie is used by Google Analytics  to distinguish users.
  • Expiry: 24 hours

_gat:

  • Purpose: This cookie is used by Google Analytics  to throttle request rate.
  • Expiry: 1 minute

__stripe_mid:

  • Purpose:  This cookie is used within our payment processing platform (provided by Stripe) and is a payment gateway cookie used to provide fraud prevention.
  • Expiry: Essential/permanent

__cfduid: 

  • Purpose: This cookie is a Cloudflare cookie and is used by Cloudfare to maximize network resources, manage traffic, and protect our website from malicious traffic.
  • Expiry: 30 days

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies 

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site. 

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire as set out in the table above.