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Cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your computer (or other electronic device) when you access our website.

Use of cookies

 We use cookies on this website to:

  • keep track of the items stored in your shopping basket and take you through the checkout process
  • recognise you whenever you visit this website (this speeds up your access to the website as you do not have to log on each time)
  • obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet
  • carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, products and services and to help us better understand our visitor AND/OR customer requirements and interests
  • target our marketing and advertising campaigns and those of our partners more effectively by providing interest-based advertisements that are personalised to your interests, and
  • make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.

The information we obtain from our use of cookies will not usually contain your personal data. Although we may obtain information about your computer [or other electronic device such as your IP address, your browser and/or other internet log information, this will not usually identify you personally. In certain circumstances we may collect personal information about you—but only where you voluntarily provide it (eg by completing an online form) [or where you purchase goods or services from us.

In most cases we will need your consent in order to use cookies on this website. The exception is where the cookie is essential in order for us to provide you with a service you have requested (e.g. to enable you to put items in your shopping basket and use our check-out process).

Consent—option 2 (notification on home page)

There is a notice on our home page which describes how we use cookies and which also provides a link to our Website privacy policy. If you use this website after this notification has been displayed to you, we will assume that you consent to our use of cookies for the purposes described in our Website cookie policy and Website privacy policy.

Third-party cookies

We work with third-party suppliers who may also set cookies on our website, for example Google Analytics. These third-party suppliers are responsible for the cookies they set on our site. If you want further information please go to the website for the relevant third party. You will find additional information in the table below.

Description of cookies

The table below is designed to provide more information about the cookies we use and why:

Name of cookie

Owner

Purpose for the cookie

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These cookies enable the function of Google Analytics Software. This helps us take and analyse visitor information such as browser usage, new visitor numbers and responses to new initiatives. That information helps us to improve the website and your experience, and to make our work for members more relevant.

The data stored by these cookies can be seen only by the relevant teams at B&ES and Google and never shows any personal or confidential information

 

ARRAffinity

 

This cookie is set by websites run on the Windows Azure cloud platform. It is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session. It does not give us access to your personal or confidential information.

 

How to turn off cookies

If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of this website. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to: www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

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