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We use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below. The Company considers that the collection and use of these cookies is necessary for our legitimate interests, namely to study how customers use our products, to develop them, to grow our business and to inform our marketing strategy.
|Cookie||Purpose||When it expires|
|_utma||This Google Analytics cookie which keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was and when their last visit occurred||2 years|
|_utmb||This Google Analytics cookie helps calculate how long a visit takes by collecting a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor enters the site.||30 minutes|
|_utmc||This Google Analytics cookie helps calculate how long a visit takes by collecting a timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves the site. It stays for 30 minutes for another pageview to happen, and if it doesn’t, it expires.||End of session|
|_utmt||This Google Analytics cookie is used to throttle the request rate for the service, limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.||10 minutes|
|_utmv||This Google Analytics cookies classifies each visitor to the site. This assists with segmentation and data experimentation||Lifetime|
|_utmz||This Google Analytics cookie keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked on, what keywords used, and where in the world the site was accessed from.||End of session|
|Nop.customer||This stores customer authentication information, a list for our ‘compare products’ page and a list for recently viewed products.||End of session|
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