SECTION 1. INTRODUCTION
SECTION 2. WHAT ARE COOKIES
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer’s hard drive, mobile or any other device when you are visiting a website. They are created when your browser loads a website with cookies, and then stored in your web browser. Cookies allow us and our third-party partners to remember you and to make the service we provide more tailored to your needs as well as make relevant product suggestions. Cookies are not harmful to your device.
Cookies don’t give us access to your device or any information about you other than the data you consented to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. However, some cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of our website.
SECTION 3. WHAT KIND OF COOKIES WE USE ( First-Party Cookies )
We use two kinds of cookies on our website:
- Session cookies (temporary cookies) – they are used to store information about your current session. When you close your browser or leave a website they are automatically deleted.
- Permanent cookies (persistent cookies) – they are stored on your device’s hard drive and stay there until they are manually deleted.
Cookies used on our website fall under these categories:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of our website. They are essential for technical reasons and allow us to provide you with the service required ( for example, they allow you to login securely, keep the items in your shopping basket or make a purchase ). If you do not consent to these cookies being used then some of the website’s functions will not work and you will not be able to use our online services.
- Functionality Cookies
These cookies recognize you when you return to our website. They identify you and help us remember your preferences for a better user experience. These cookies remember your choice of language or a region and the previous information you have entered onto our website. All the information collected helps us to offer you more tailored products and services on your next visit.
- Performance/Statistic Cookies
These cookies allow us to obtain statistics about the number of visitors and how visitors navigate around our websites and which pages are visited most often. This information collected allows us to improve our website to provide you with a better online experience.
- Advertising/targeting Cookies
These cookies are used to recognise you online and to collect information about your online activity and preferences. They are used to personalize website for you, including targeted advertising or to show you adverts relevant to something you searched for in the past.
We use them for the following main purposes:
- For efficient operation and easy navigation on our website
- To identify you
- To recognize your device when you visit our website
- To remember your preferences
- To allow you to complete tasks without re-entering information
- To improve our website functionality
- To analyse the effectiveness of our targeted offers and advertisement
SECTION 5. THIRD-PARTY COOKIES
Third-party cookies may be used by our partners and service providers and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.
SECTION 6. HOW TO CONTROL COOKIES ON YOUR DEVICE
You can block some or all of the cookies on our website. You can do this by manually adjusting the cookie settings on your internet browser. You can also use ‘Private Browsing’ to prevent cookies from being set when you visit our website.
However, some cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of our website and if you do not consent to these cookies being used then some of the website’s functions will not work and you will not be able to use our online services.
To learn how to manage the cookie preferences on your internet browser click on the ‘Help’ button on the internet browser.
SECTION 7. CHANGES TO THIS POLICY