Cookies are small files containing a string of characters which we store on your computer or mobile device when you visit the Sites. When you visit the Sites again, the cookies allow us to recognise your browser. Cookies may store your preferences and other information but cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.
Cookies set by a website owner are called "first party cookies". Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called "third party cookies". Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the Sites (i.e. advertising, social media functions and analytics). Third parties that place cookies on the Site control the personal data they collect about you and are likely to be considered "data controllers" under European law. You are encouraged to read their privacy policies to understand their data processing activities, policies and procedures.
There are 4 varieties of cookies which operate on our website:
1. The essentials
Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your member account and add products to your basket and checkout securely. Without these cookies, some parts of our site just won’t work as they should.
2. The customisers
These cookies (also called functional cookies) allow our site to remember your preferences, helping you to customise your experience on our site. That way we can remember you when you return to our site and provide you with support while you are browsing for life improvement inspiration.
3. The performance improvers
These cookies tell us about how you use the site and they help us to make it better. For example, these cookies count the number of visitors to our website and see how visitors move around when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily.
4. The targeters
These cookies (also called advertising cookies) are used to deliver advertised content which is relevant to you and they can be used to track the effectiveness of our ad campaigns on third party websites. These cookies are placed on our site by our third party service providers and they may remember your web browsing activity and may be used to understand about your demographics, such as age and gender. Only anonymized information is captured and used and the purpose is to provide you with content which is relevant to you.
Within your browser, you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies or not. Different browsers make different controls available to you. Generally, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times, or those from providers that website owners use i.e. third party cookies, or those from specific websites. Each browser’s website should contain instructions on how you can do this.
If you block cookies on our website, you may be unable to access certain areas of our website and certain functions and pages will not work in the usual way.
We may update this policy from time to time. If we make significant changes we will let you know but please regularly check this policy to ensure you are aware of the most updated version.