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What is a Cookie?

A Cookie is simply a small text file which is downloaded onto your computer when you're browsing the web. It's designed to store information about how you use our site and help provide you with a better experience.

So how do we use Cookies?

We use them to make your experience while using our website as pleasurable as possible. From simple things such as remembering your login status, to helping us understand which pages are used and how, cookies are an important part of our website and help us to improve it continually.

What Cookies do we use?

Below is a list of each Cookie we use across our site as well as a brief description of what its used for:

Name of Cookie  /  What is the Cookie used for

    • CFID
    • Manages a visitors log in and shopping basket process
    • Manages a visitors log in and shopping basket process
    • Remembers visitor session details such as logins
    • _utmz
    • Set by Google and monitors whether a search engine was used, what link a visitor clicked on and where they accessed the website
    • _utmb
    • Set by Google and holds records of when someone first visits the site
    • _utma
    • Set by Google and keeps track of the number of visits to the site
    • _utmc
    • Set by Google and holds time when a visitor leaves site
    • Record User Session management
    • ACCEPT
    • Manages acknowledgement of cookie bar

How do I delete or block Cookies?

If you want to block or delete any Cookies, click on the Help function within your browser settings or for more information about Cookies, visit Please note that by disabling our cookies you may not be able to use certain areas of our site correctly.