Last updated 18th February 2019
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of text a website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. They are mostly used to help websites work more efficiently and also to give a website owner information about the use of their website and the visitors to it.
A session cookie lasts only while you are browsing a website and is removed when you close the website. We use session cookies for our online shop to keep a note of what you add to your shopping cart so it is there when you check out.
A persistent cookie remains in your browser for a predefined amount of time after you have closed the website. We use persistent cookies to gather anonymous information about you and the pages you visit on this website. Knowing which products and pages our visitors look at helps us to continually improve our product range and to promote our online shop. Most of the persistent cookies we use will stay in your browser from between 30 minutes to up to 2 years, unless you clear your browser cookies before then.
Both Session and Persistent cookies can be either set by a 'First Person' or a 'Third Person'. We'll explain that now.
First Person Cookies
First Person Cookies are set by us and the shopping platform we use, Shopify. They are essential for our online shop to work. We also set cookies to analyse our website use. You cannot disable these cookies from within our website but you can block or be alerted of all cookies by your browser. However, disabling some of these types of cookies will stop our online shop from working. We will tell you how to block cookies in your browser at the bottom of this page.
Third Party Cookies
Third Party cookies are set by someone else, often on websites where the website owner has sold space for third parties to advertise on their site. We don't use third party cookies.
Cookies that we use.
Below is a list of the cookies we use on our website and the reasons we use them.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These are essential for our website to work correctly.
_secure_session_id - used for navigation through our shop.
Cart - used for the shopping cart.
cart_sig - used for checkout.
cart_ts - used for checkout.
checkout_token - used for checkout.
Secret - used for checkout.
Secure_customer_sig - used for customer login.
storefront_digest - used for customer login.
Reporting and AnalyticsThese are used by us to monitor the use and performance of our website.
_landing_page -used to identify the landing page of visitors to our website.
_orig_referrer - used to identify the source (link or browser) our visitors used to get to our website.
The following cookies give us information about our page visits, products viewed and general website use.
_s, _shopify_fs, _shopify_s, _shopify_sa_p, _shopify_sa_t, _shopify_uniq, _shopify_visit, _shopify_y, _y, tracked_start_checkout
The following are Google Analytics cookies which we use to get statistics on our website use, including anonymous statistics about our visitors.
_ga _git _gad
These are Google Advertising cookies that provide us with information on any Google Ad campaigns we are running.
1P_JA, IDE, DSID
_fbp is a Facebook cookie which enables us to display our products in the Shop section of our Facebook page.
Change your cookie preferences
If you want to disable Google Analytics for this and any other website, you can use Google’s Analytics Opt-Out browser plug-in.
If you change your mind after disabling Google Analytics cookies on our website, you can enable them again by clicking 'Accept' in our pop-up cookies window.
Change Cookie Settings in your Browser.
You can also modify your Cookie preferences directly from your browser. Almost all browsers allow you to detect Cookies and block them or warn you about them automatically. We don’t recommend blocking cookies because it can seriously affect the way some websites operate, particularly e-commerce shopping sites.
Browser-specific help with cookies can be found in the links below.
Changes to the Cookies Policy
We reserve the right to modify this Cookies Policy at any time. If we decide to change our Cookies Policy, we will post the updates here. We reserve the right to amend, update or adapt this Cookies Policy to reflect any changes in the functionality of our Site, legislation or in the interpretation by the relevant data protection laws.