What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are downloaded on to your computer or mobile device when you visit our website. They enable the website to remember your actions and preferences, such as login, shopping cart items, font size and other preferences so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. We use both to enable our website to function as expected.

Cookies also allow us to monitor traffic, such as which of our web pages are the most popular, which we can then use use to improve our products and services.

Disabling Cookies

If you would like to restrict the use of cookies you can control this via your Internet browser.

(Please note that if you disable cookies our website will not function as expected).

An example of how to allow or block cookies by default on the Google Chrome browser is shown below.

      • On your computer, open Chrome.
      • At the top right, click More Settings.
      • At the bottom, click Advanced.
      • Under “Privacy and security,” click Content settings.
      • Click Cookies.
      • Turn Allow sites to save and read cookie data on or off.

For other browsers, please access their help function. (usually by pressing F1)

Cookies we collect

The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.

CART The association with your shopping cart.
CATEGORY_INFO Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.
COMPARE The items that you have in the Compare Products list.
CURRENCY Your preferred currency
CUSTOMER An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.
CUSTOMER_AUTH An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.
CUSTOMER_INFO An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.
CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS Stores the Customer Segment ID
EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.
FRONTEND You sesssion ID on the server.
GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to edit their orders.
LAST_CATEGORY The last category you visited.
LAST_PRODUCT The most recent product you have viewed.
NEWMESSAGE Indicates whether a new message has been received.
NO_CACHE Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.
POLL The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.
POLLN Information on what polls you have voted on.
RECENTLYCOMPARED The items that you have recently compared.
STF Information on products you have emailed to friends.
STORE The store view or language you have selected.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS The products that you have recently viewed.
WISHLIST An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.
WISHLIST_CNT The number of items in your Wishlist.