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What cookies do we use and why?
The cookies we may use on our Site are categorized as follows:
- • Strictly necessary
- • Performance
- • Functionality
- • Targeting
'Strictly Necessary' cookies let you move around the Site and use essential features like secure areas and shopping baskets. Without these cookies, we cannot provide the requested services.
We use these Strictly Necessary cookies to:
- • Identify you as being logged in to our Site and to authenticate you
- • Make sure you connect to the right service on our Site when we make any changes to the way the Site works
- • For security purposes
Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the Site, so if you prevent these cookies we can't guarantee how Site or the security on our Site will perform during your visit.
'Performance' cookies collect information about how you use our Site e.g. which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you and are only used to help us improve how our Site works, understand what interests our users and measure the effectiveness of our advertising.
We use performance cookies to:
- • Carry out web analytics: Provide statistics on how our Site is used
- • Perform affiliate tracking: Provide feedback to affiliated entities that one of our visitors also visited their Site
- • Obtain data on the number of users of the Site that have viewed a product
- • Help us improve the Site by measuring any errors that occur
- • Test different designs for the Site
Some of our performance cookies are managed for us by third parties. We do not allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above.
By using our Site, or expressing your consent as otherwise required by applicable law, you accept the use of 'Performance' cookies. Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the Site, so if you prevent them we cannot guarantee how our Site will perform for you.
'Functionality' cookies are used to provide services or to remember settings to improve your visit.
We use 'Functionality' cookies for such purposes as:
- • Remember settings you've applied such as layout, text size, preferences and colors
- • Remember if we've already asked you if you want to fill in a survey
- • Remember if you have engaged with a particular component or product list on the Site so that don’t show it again
- • Show you when you're logged in to the Site
- • To provide and show embedded video content
Some of these cookies are managed for us by third parties. We do not allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above.
'Targeting' cookies are used to track your visit to our Site and other websites, including the pages you have visited and the links you have followed, which allows third parties to display targeted ads to you on the websites you visit.
We and our third party service providers may use Targeting cookies to:
- • Link to social networks, like Facebook, that may subsequently use information about your visit to our website in order to provide advertising or other offers that may be of interest to you when you visit other websites.
- • Provide third parties with information on your visit so that they can present you with advertisements or other offers that may be of interest to you.
If you are in the EU, you may opt-out of certain third party cookies that we and other websites may use for targeting through http://www.youronlinechoices.eu or www.aboutads.info. Opting out of one or more ad networks only means that those particular members no longer will deliver targeted content or ads to you. It does not mean you will no longer receive any targeted content or ads on our websites or other third party websites. If your browser is configured to reject cookies when you visit one of the above referenced opt-out pages, and you later erase your cookies, use a different computer or change Web browsers, your preference may no longer be active. Since all of these cookies are managed by third parties, you should refer to the third parties' own website privacy notifications and policies for further information (see below for more information about the particular targeting cookies used on our Site).
For more information about Targeting Cookies (if any) that we use on this Site, please see below.
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Please note that on this Site, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
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