What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto ‘terminal equipment’ (eg a computer or smartphone) when the user accesses a website. It allows the website to recognise that user’s device and store some information about the user’s preferences or past actions like remember your language and country preferences on the site, Remember what items you put in your basket on your last visit, so that we can keep your basket contents for you if you did not buy them. To track customer behaviour such as the pages visited on your way through the site, and the rate of basket abandonment. This helps us to improve the site and your browsing experience. This tracking information isn't linked to any of your personal details and does not let us identify you as an individual. Our site also uses some third-party tools such as Google Analytics and Facebook these third-parties may also place cookies on the site. You can block all cookies, including the essential ones, using your browser settings, but this will prevent the checkout process from working. You will not be able to add things to your basket or check out. To block all cookies you can typically use the Privacy Settings on your browser's Options Menu.