Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small text file that is sent by the web server of the website you visit to your web browser and is stored on your computer. Cookies provide a number of functions in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of websites (e.g. cookies can identify if you have previously visited or registered with a website).

The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 has introduced requirements to provide website users with access to information relating to the use of cookies.

We collect information about users visiting our Websites by analysing site traffic which includes the use of cookies.

The information collected by cookies and other tracking methods on our Websites is anonymous and does not contain any sensitive information such as your name, address or any payment details nor does it contain any information that can personally identify you.

You may delete and block all cookies from our Websites but some parts subsequently will not work.

You can find out more about the cookies we use on our Websites, as well as detailed information on how to turn off cookies, or change the cookie settings on your browser, in the following pages.

 

1 - STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features.  These cookies ensure that our Website functions correctly and also facilitate a product selection or track a sale order you have made.

 

Our Cookies

 

Cookie Name

Cookie Description

postcode

This cookie remembers your postcode throughout the site

display

This cookie determines whether to show you the mobile or desktop site

 

Third Party Cookies

 

Third Party

Cookie Name

Cookie Description

More Information

TradeDoubler

EH_0

GUID

These cookies remember the goods and services you have selected.

TradeDoubler Privacy Policy

Pingdom

PRUM_EPISODES

This cookie measures the page load speed to identify pages that don't perform as fast as we would like, and fix the speed to ensure that you have pleasant site experience.

Pingdom Privacy Policy

Response tap

__adiCookieCheck

This cookie is used by ResponseTap to help track a visitor's path while they are on the website.

Response tab Cookie Policy

 


2 - PERFORMANCE COOKIES

These cookies collect anonymous information about how visitors use our Website to help us improve the way the website works. These cookies provide statistics on how our Website has been used and measure any errors on our Website and support improvements and test new designs.

 

Third Party Cookies

 

Third Party

Cookie Name

Cookie Description

More Information

DC Storm

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_#env

_#sess

_#slid

_#srchist

_#uid

_#vdf

These cookies generate anonymous data about how you move around and interact with the Website, such as which pages you visit on our Website and how you arrived at our Website. These cookies also remember the goods and services you have selected.

DC Storm Cookie Information

Google Analytics

_ga

__utma

__utmb

__utmc

__utmli

__utmv

__utmz

These cookies generate anonymous data that tells us how many people have previously visited the Website, what time people visited and what pages were visited.

 

Google Privacy Policy

Google Analytics Help pages

Maxymiser

mmcore.srv

mmcore.pd

mmid

mmcore.tst

mm-last-page-info

These cookies store anonymous identifiers. They enable the optimisation platform to remember a visitor and to serve them with the appropriate content while ensuring a fast load of the web page.

Maxmiser Cookie Policy

New Relic

JSESSIONID

This cookie is used by New Relic to monitor session counts for an application.

New Relic Cookies

Olark

analytics_user_id

_ok

_okbk

_oklv

_ok_web_test

hblid

olfsk

WCSID

These cookies track what page you are currently viewing and manage page loading resources.

http://www.olark.com/help

Qualaroo

ki_r

ki_t

ki_s

ki_u

These cookies are set by Qualaroo and used on pages where we have surveys

 

Qualaroo Privacy Policy

ResponseTap

adiLP

adiS

adiV

adiVi

These cookies generate anonymous data about how you move around and interact with the Website, such as which pages you visit on our Website and how you arrived at our Website.

ResponseTap Cookie Policy

Webgains

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wgs8497

wgdctext-8497

The Webgains Affiliate network uses these cookies to track clicks on affiliate product links, and banners.

Webgains Privacy Policy

 

3 - FUNCTIONALITY COOKIES

These cookies allow websites to remember certain choices you have made so that when you subsequently return, you can be provided with personalised settings.

At the current time our Website does not utilise any cookies of this type.

 

4 - TARGETING COOKIES

Targeting cookies collect information about your how you have used our Website in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests elsewhere on the Internet.  These cookies remember that you have visited our Website and will allow third party networks to use the information to display relevant advertising or other content to you on other websites.

Third Party Cookies

 

Third Party

Cookie Name

Cookie Description

More Information

addthis

loc

bt2

__atuvc

uid

xtc

di2

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PHPSESSID

ssh

sshs

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These cookies are used in recording user sharing and social activity

AddThis Privacy & data Practices

facebook.com

datr

locale

reg_fb_ref

reg_ext_ref

wd

These cookies allow us to display social network sharing buttons on our site.

Facebook Data Use Policy

Google

 NID

This cookie are used by Google order to store preferences and information of a user on a certain page.

Google Privacy Policy

 

Google+

GAPS

GALX

These cookies allow us to display social network sharing buttons on our site.

Google Privacy Policy

LinkedIn

Bcookie

lang

L1e

L1l

leo_auth_token

lidc

location

These cookies allow us to display social network sharing buttons on our site.

LinkedIn Cookies

Twitter

_twitter_sess

pid

guest_id

These cookies allow us to display social network sharing buttons on our site.

Twitter Rules & Policies

youtube.com

GEUP

PREF

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

YSC

This cookie are used for playing and loading youtube videos. Also when users click the 'Share' button on an embedded YouTube video. These cookies may be used by YouTube to store session preferences that relate to activity when watching the embedded videos.

Google Privacy Policy

 

OTHER COOKIES ON OUR WEBSITE

When you use our Website you may notice some cookies that are not related to us. For example, when you visit a page on our Website with content embedded from Twitter; Facebook; YouTube; or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from those websites. Our Website does not control the use of those cookies. We recommend that you visit those sites for more information on the cookies they use and how they use them.  You can find more information here:

-          Twitter Privacy Policy

-          Facebook Privacy Policy

-          YouTube (Google) Privacy Policy

-          Flickr Privacy Policy

 

ADJUSTING YOUR BROWSER'S COOKIE SETTINGS

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can alter your browser settings to prevent automatic acceptance or you can manually delete your cookie history whenever you wish.

Below is a list of popular web browsers and how you can adjust the cookie settings together with links for additional information:

Internet Explorer

-       Select: Tools

-       Select: Internet Options

-       Select: Privacy

-       Select: Advanced

-       Select: Override automatic cookie handing

-       Then set your preferences as required

 

Mozilla Firefox

-       Select: Tools

-       Select: Options

-       Select: Privacy

-       Then set your preferences as required

 

Google Chrome

-       Select: the wrench icon on the browser toolbar

-       Select: Settings

-       Select: Show advanced settings

-       Select: Privacy/Content settings

-       Select: Cookies

-       Then set your preferences as required

 

Safari 5.0

-       Select: Safari

-       Select: Preferences

-       Select: Security

-       Then set your preferences as required

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON COOKIES

 

More information on cookies can be found here: http://www.aboutcookies.org/


GOOGLE ANALYTICS - FURTHER INFORMATION

Our Website uses Google Analytics, a Web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse how users use the Website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Website, to produce reports for us on Website activities, and to provide additional services associated with the use of the Internet and our Website.  Google may also pass on this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where third parties process this data on Google's behalf. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

In addition this website utilises Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting which allows us to use aggregated user data (such as age, gender and interests) to better understand our audience and provide more relevant and targeted communications and content.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser as more fully explained below.  Furthermore, you can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise Google Display Network ads at https://www.google.com/settings/ads and you can prevent Google Analytics collecting IP addresses and using other cookies by downloading and installing the following Google browser plug-in: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB