What’s in the Cookie jar?

Cookies are text files that are stored by your browser when you visit a website.

Visiting our website can activate cookies that are stored on the device you are using. We use several different types of cookies. These are on our site to help us see how visitors are using our site, and to help improve your experience. All the data collected by the cookies we use is anonymous, so we don’t know anything about the people using our site, and we cannot and will not pass any of the information collected on to others.

Here are the different cookie flavours on our site:

Drupal.visitor.commerce_currency:  This cookie collects data about your currently selected currency

SESS* (where * is a hash): Your session cookie – this helps us to remember you while your browser is open

has_js: This cookie tells us whether the site detects you have JavaScript enabled or not

cb-enabled: Our cookie notice pops up when you come onto our site. We ask you to acknowledge that you accept our use of cookies on the site. This special cookie tells us whether you have acknowledged the cookie usage notice.

mb_1: Where we use a site-wide message, this cookie tells us whether the current site-wide message has been acknowledged

Sharethis: We’d love you to share the products you love with friends and family. This cookie helps us to make social sharing easier:


Google Analytics: In order to learn all we can about how visitors find us, where they go on the site and what they do, we use Google Analytics. This is an industry-leading analytics package, used by millions of websites around the world. All the information collected is anonymous and we use it to improve our site so that your experience is always the best we can make it:


Can I turn off cookies?

Yes – all current browsers offer the option to change your cookie settings. Managing this varies between browsers, but we’ve put some links to information for:

How to find out more

Most sites you visit will use cookies. If you are concerned about cookie usage, or your privacy whilst using the internet, you can find out more by visiting the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Information Commissioner’s Office.

If you want to know anything else about our individual cookie policy, please just contact our customer services team.