There lies a cookie monster in each of us.
Known as a sweet treat, the term ‘cookies’ also refers to the small text files stored on your device when you are visiting certain web pages. Like every other website, we use these pieces of information to remember who you are, when you come back and keep track of what you have got in your shopping bag. Cookies help us to tailor our website exactly to your needs and wishes.
Cookies and how they affect you
Cookies don't store personal information such as your name, address or payment details, and are completely harmless to your device. They provide us with encrypted information to help improve your use and experience of our website; e.g. to help us identify errors and allow you to connect with social media sites. Cookies can also be used for retargeting purposes. You always have the choice to disable cookies, but in that case your browsing experience will be compromised.
There are four types of cookies:
1. Strictly necessary cookies
To move around the website and use its features, you need strictly necessary cookies. They enable you to access secure areas, add products to your shopping bag, stay logged in and checkout. Without them you wouldn’t be able to shop online.
2. Performance cookies
This type of cookies collect data about how you browse: which pages you often visit, which error messages there are, etc. The information gained is to improve the website and its performance. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies you.
3. Functionality cookies
Functionality cookies remember the actions you take and the choices you make to improve your experience on our website. They may also be used to provide functionality such as social media interaction and user reviews.
4. Targeting or advertising cookies
This last type of cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to personalize advertising. This information is shared with other websites who are able to offer you relevant products that relate to your interests and curiousities.
You can manage your cookies in the settings of your browser.