Cookie Policy

Please read the following carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding the use of cookies on By using or accessing our website, you agree to this cookie policy (Cookie Policy or Policy).  This Policy may change from time to time without notice to you and your continued use of the website is deemed to be acceptance of such changes.  Kindly refer to the Policy periodically for updates.


Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your browser when you visit a website.  The pages of this website contain elements from multiple web domains so when you visit us, your browser may receive cookies from several sources.  These third parties have been specifically engaged to provide services on our behalf, such as site analytics, site acceleration, and ad targeting. 

Local Shared Objects (a.k.a. Flash cookies) and local storage in HTML5 may also be used on our website to enhance your experience by, for example, storing your user preferences and settings.  Local Shared Objects are data files similar to browser cookies, but can store more complex data than simple text.  You can manage Local Shared Objects by following the instructions on Adobe’s help site here:

We use cookies and other technologies to ensure that our visitors have the best possible experience and to provide targeted advertising.  By continuing to visit or use our services, you agree to use of cookies and similar technologies for these purposes.

Types of Cookies Used by

We use different types of cookies to run our site. Some or all of the cookies identified below may be stored in your browser.

Strictly Necessary Cookies: Strictly Necessary cookies are necessary for the operation of our website. These cookies are essential in helping you to move around our website and use the features, such as accessing secure areas of the website or, when goods and/or services are on sale on the website, using the shopping basket. We may use Strictly Necessary cookies to:

  • Remember the goods and/or services you selected when you get to the payment page
  • Identify you as being logged into the website
  • Provide access to protected areas of a website
  • Remember previously entered text so it is not lost if the page refreshes

Performance Cookies: Performance cookies simply help us improve the way our website works. We utilise these cookies to analyse how our visitors use our website and to monitor our website performance. They tell us how people use each page, which ones are most commonly viewed, or whether any errors occurred. This allows us to provide a high-quality experience and quickly identify and fix any issues that arise. 
We may use Performance cookies to:

  • Store preferences to see which method of linking between pages is most effective
  • Enable web analytics to provide anonymous statistics on how our website is used
  • To assist with error management in helping us improve the website by measuring any errors that occur
  • Monitor ad response rates and see how effective our ads are

You can delete or manage Performance cookies as instructed in the “How to Manage and Delete Your Cookies” section of this Policy.

Functionality Cookies:  We use Functionality cookies to allow us to remember your preferences. We may use Functionality cookies to:

  • Remember settings you have applied such as layout, colours, font sizes and page backgrounds
  • Remember if we have already asked you if you want to fill in a survey
  • Detect if you have already seen a pop-up to ensure it doesn’t get shown to you again
  • Process a request from a user to submit a comment or blog or forum post

If you delete Functionality cookies, preferences or settings you selected will not be retained for later visits.

Targeting Cookies:  Targeting cookies help us make sure that the ads you see on our website are relevant to you and your interests. Targeting cookies may be placed on your device by our third party service providers that remember you have visited the website in order to provide you with ads more relevant to you. 
We may use Targeting cookies to:

  • Collect information about browser habits to target advertising
  • Collect information about browser habits to target website content
  • Provide links to social networks 
  • Provide advertising agencies with information on your visit so that they can present you with advertisements you may be interested in

Many of the cookies placed through our website are session cookies, while others are persistent cookies, and some are “first-party” cookies, while others are “third-party” cookies.

  • First-party cookies are those set by
  • Third-party cookies are those set by domains other than
  • Persistent cookies are cookies that remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the website that created that particular cookie.
  • Session cookies are cookies that allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.

Withdraw Your Consent at Any Time

If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with your use of our website you will need to delete, and block or disable cookies via your browser settings; see below for more information on how to do this. Please note that disabling cookies will likely affect the functionality of our Websites.

How to Manage and Delete Your Cookies

Most internet browsers are initially setup to automatically accept cookies.  Unless you have adjusted your browser settings to refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our website.  You can refuse to accept cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser.  Please be aware that restricting the use of cookies will impact the functionality of our website.  As a result, you may be unable to access certain parts of our website or use some of our products and/or services.

Depending on your browser, further information may be obtained via the following links:

More info. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit the privacy-center

Do Not Track

Our system may not respond to Do Not Track requests or headers from some or all browsers. To learn more about the use of cookies or other technologies to deliver more relevant advertising and your choices about not having this information used by certain service providers, please click(

Web Beacons and Analytics Services may contain electronic images known as web beacons (or single-pixel gifs) that we use to help deliver cookies on the site, count users who have visited and deliver co-branded content.  We may also include web beacons in our promotional email messages and newsletters to determine whether you open and act on them.

In addition to placing web beacons on this site, we may work with other companies to place our web beacons on their websites or in their advertisements.  This helps us develop statistics on how often clicking on an advertisement results in a purchase (in on-going sales) or other action.

Targeting Cookies

For cookies that track activity in connection with targeted advertising, you can opt-out of third party targeting cookies here.

Additional Information about Targeting Cookies 

More information about third party analytics and ad networks that may operate on our website is provided herein.  For a more complete description and list of the third party cookies that we currently use on the Site, please contact at [email protected].  Please Note:  We may change the cookies we use at any time; while we will try to update this list within a reasonable time frame, this list may not always be totally up-to-date.

AdRoll. For more information about what AdRoll collects please see:

DemDex. This cookie is used by Adobe, for more information please visit Adobe’s privacy policy at:

LinkedIn. For more information about what LinkedIn collects, please see the LinkedIn cookie policy at:

Microsoft. For more information about what Microsoft collects and to opt out of interest-based advertising, please see:

Google. For more information about what Google collects and to opt out of interest-based advertising, please see:

Adobe. For more information about what Adobe collects please see:  To opt-out of tracking, click here:

Facebook Connect.For more information about what Facebook collects when you use Facebook buttons on our website, please see:

Twitter.  For more information about what Twitter collects when you use Twitter buttons on our website or visit pages on our Site that include these buttons, please see: 

Google Analytics, Adwords and Remarketing. For more information about Google Analytics cookies, please see help pages and privacy policy of Google Inc. (Google) at:

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google to help us analyse how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymise the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA.  Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  

Google has developed the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on; if you want to opt out of Google Analytics, you can download and install the add-on for your web browser at:

More Information on Online Targeted Advertising 

  • EU Users: A guide for EU users on behavioural advertising and online privacy has been produced by the internet advertising industry which can be found at:
  • US Users: For more information and to opt out of ad networks operated by members of the Digital Advertising Association (DAA), visit through the DAA AdChoices page:
  • Canadian Users: Users in Canada should go to the DAA’s Canadian AdChoices page:

International Chamber of Commerce, United Kingdom:  Information on the ICC (UK) UK cookie guide can be found on the ICC website section: