What are cookies?
Cookies are files that are saved on your computer (or other web enabled devices) when visiting our website. They are in no way harmful and do not store any confidential data such as your address, credit card details, DOB, so individuals cannot be identified based on the information that is captured.
Nowadays, cookies are an essential to the working of most websites and we use them to ensure that you get the best experience while visiting our site. We require some cookies to allow you to make a purchase and others to enable us to provide an enhanced and personalised experience.
By using our site, you consent to the use of these cookies.
To allow customers to log into their accounts securely, giving them the ability to view order information using the 'My Orders' section, make payments etc.
To store details of products that you recently viewed while on our website while recording any products added to your online shopping basket.
Are cookies safe?
Yes. The information that is stored in cookies is anonymous & safe. They don't contain personal data so they cannot identify you as an individual. If you would like to find out more about cookies and how they work, check out the BBC's WebWise page http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/guides/about-cookies.
Can cookies be switched off?
If you wish to withdraw your consent, or if you would like to be notified before a cookie is used, you can amend the settings in your web browser, or even prevent us from storing cookies on your computer. To find out more about how to do this, simply hit the "Help" tab in the menu bar of your browser.
Please note, if you do decide prevent us from using cookies, your experience while using our website will be very restricted and many integral parts of the site will no longer function properly, such as being unable to add products to your shopping basket or logging into your account.
Using cookies for advertisements
Some cookies are used to display adverts that target people based on their previous online behaviour. For example, if you were searching for a garden shed but didn't complete the purchase, you may notice our ads appearing on other websites within the Google Display network.
These cookies are also safe, with no personal data collected. We are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of third party websites. For more details, see the 'Cookies and anonymous identifiers' section in Google's privacy policies - http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/