Cookies. What & why?
Cookies... put simply on this site, are used to ensure that when a customer of this site has chosen the goods they wish to buy and goes to pay, the site ‘remembers’ what they chose.
What exactly are cookies?
No not the biscuits, we are talking about just a small text file that is placed on your
held can then be read and used by the web site to enable additional features to your browsing
experience which remembers your preferences, page selection changes, items or data
selections you make. This is how all websites remember what its visitors do online. Cookies can not harm your computer. They are
certainly not active & are not viruses therefore cannot infect or damage your computer, neither able to extract or manipulate data from your hard drive. They do not store or collect
your personal or sensitive data only provide information to the
web server about the way in which you are using or have used the particular website
recently. Some hold data for only a short period, others longer so storing your provisional orders in the shopping cart.
recognise when you come back to us and identify what topic you are interested in.
Some stores also use Google Analytics, while we currently have no interest in this or outside commercial trackers but for statcounter alongside our own which just counts how many visitor the store and where. What Cookies are not used for:
- Storing sensitive detailed information about you. You give us the very basic details in your login.
- Cookies do not make records of anything that could be used to identify you personally.
- We never know the details of your credit or debit card details. Thats either at Paypal or Nochex.
- Other than for fraud, we never use or pass on your details to third parties.
The UK Regulations 2011
The U.K.'s Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulations
(PECR) Act 2011 was brought into force on May 26, 2011. It requires
are, if and how the site uses them and provide guidance on how to block
them if preferred.
All web browsers have built-in options to manage the way they
deal with cookies, where most browsers set to accept cookies by default.
This is to ensure all web sites function properly and provide the optimum
online experience to you, the visitor. If you wish to change the way your
own browsers manages cookies, you adjust this within your browsers
settings as nothing at the web page can be adjusted. Please
note that changing or disabling your cookie settings will affect your
browsing experience and possibly deny your online shopping.