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We use cookies to enhance your browsing experience by keeping track of how you are interacting with our services.

Our cookies don't hold personal information such as your name or bank details. They simply let us find information about your browsing experience that we can associate to you if you are logged in.

To do this we sometimes use persistent cookies. We take looking after your personal information seriously – we're always monitoring and improving how we protect it.

We've put our cookies into the following categories, to make it easier for you to understand why we need them:


  1. Strictly necessary – these are used to help make our website work efficiently
  2. Performance – these are used to analyse the way our website works and how we can improve it
  3. Functionality – these help to enhance your experience by doing things like remembering products you've added to your basket
  4. Targeting/advertising – these are used to share some information with third parties who we advertise with, so we know how you've reached our website. We can also use cookies to identify the parts of the website you’re interested in. We then use this information to show you adverts and pages we think may also be of interest to you, to tailor how we communicate with you, or to tailor the contents of the communications we send to you. If you prefer, you can opt out of these. Tailoring of content means it includes information reflecting the interest you’ve shown in the content of our web pages, or offers or promotions that we think may interest you, and to improve how we respond to your needs.

What’s its called

What it is used for

Type

Duration

First party cookies

utag_main

This cookie name is associated with the Tealium data platform and is used for web analytics.

2

Session based

_pk_id*

_pk_ses*

This cookie name is associated with the Piwik open source web analytics platform. It is used to help website owners track visitor behaviour and measure site performance.

2

One month

ai_user

This cookie name is associated with the Microsoft Application Insights software, which collects statistical usage and telemetry information for apps built on the Azure cloud platform. This is a unique user identifier cookie enabling counting of the number of users accessing the application over time.

2

Session based

__utmz

This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour measure of site performance. This cookie identifies the source of traffic to the site - so Google Analytics can tell site owners where visitors came from when arriving on the site.

2

6 months

__utmv

This is a cookie set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. This cookie is used when site owners create custom visitor-level variables for customising what can be measured. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

2

2 years

__utmb

This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. This cookie determines new sessions and visits and expires after 30 minutes. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. Any activity by a user within the 30 minute life span will count as a single visit, even if the user leaves and then returns to the site. A return after 30 minutes will count as a new visit, but a returning visitor.

2

30 minutes

_gat

This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.

2

10 minutes

_gid

Analytics cookie provided by Google in order to track the interactions with our website

2

Session based

__utma

This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. It it used to calculate new and returning visitor statistics. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

2

2 years

ai_session

This cookie name is associated with the Microsoft Application Insights software, which collects statistical usage and telemetry information for apps built on the Azure cloud platform. This is a unique anonymous session identifier cookie.

2

Persistent

_hjIncludedInSample

This cookie is associated with web analytics functionality and services from Hot Jar, a Malta based company. It uniquely identifies a visitor during a single browser session and indicates they are included in an audience sample.

2

Persistent

__utmc

This is one of the four main cookies set by the Google Analytics service which enables website owners to track visitor behaviour and measure site performance. It is not used in most sites but is set to enable interoperability with the older version of Google Analytics code known as Urchin. In this older versions this was used in combination with the __utmb cookie to identify new sessions/visits for returning visitors.

2

Session only

_ga

This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. 

2

2 years

__utmt

This cookie is set by Google Analytics. Used to throttle the request rate for the service - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.

2

10 minutes

sc.ASP.NET_SESSIONID

This cookie name is associated with the SessionCam web analytics application from ServiceTick.

2

Persistent

sc.Status

This cookie is set by SessionCam to store information regarding mouse behaviour while on the site, as well as interactions with any forms that may be available. This information is then used for statistical reporting to improve the website.

2

Persistent

s_cc

Adobe Site Catalyst cookie, determines whether cookies are enabled in the browser

2

Persistent

vuid

This domain is owned by Vimeo. The main business activity is: Video Hosting/Sharing

3

2 years

AMCV_B575FA8056E976CC7F000101%40AdobeOrg

These are pattern type cookies associated with Adobe Marketing Cloud. It stores a unique visitor identifier, and uses an organisation identifier to allow a company to track users across their domains and services.

4

2 years

AMCVS_xxxxxAdobeOrg

Third party cookies

Youtube

SID

HSID

Demographics

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

PREF

APISID

LOGIN_INFO

GPS

SSID

YSC

SAPISID

YouTube is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. YouTube collects user data through videos embedded in websites, which is aggregated with profile data from other Google services in order to display targeted advertising to web visitors across a broad range of their own and other websites. This cookie is used by Google in combination with HSID to verify a Google user account and most recent login time. For more information on how YouTube uses cookies please see their privacy policy.

4

6 months

Google

APISID

SSID

NID

IDE

SAPISID

SID

id

LOGIN_INFO

HSID

Google collects the data gathered to profile the interests of web users and sell advertising space to organisations based on such interest profiles as well as aligning adverts to the content on the pages where its customer's adverts appear. For more information on how Google uses cookies please see their privacy policy.

4

6 months

Adobe

demdex

This cookie is owned by Adobe and used to collect data to serve targeted advertisements when online. For more information on how Adobe uses cookies please see their privacy policy.

4

6 Months



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