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Cookie Information

Most websites use a small text file called a cookie to store your website preferences in your web browser e.g. to check if you are logged in, to remember what items you have in your shopping basket etc. Many websites also have third party applications which set their own third party cookies e.g. an interactive Google map.

This page sets out the cookies our website uses and what they are used for. It also specifies whether these cookies are first party (set by this website) or third party (set by another website).

By using this website you are accepting the use of these cookies as set out below and in our privacy policy. If you do not want our website to set cookies on your browser then you can manage your cookie preferences using your browser settings. You can find more information about how to do this in some of the most popular browsers below:

Be aware that some areas of this website will not function correctly if you do not accept cookies from this website.

First Party Cookies

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Customer Control Panel - We use these cookies to ensure that our users are logged in and directed to the correct customer control panel for tracking their orders and sending us messages about their order.

This cookie is essential to the operation of the website.

This cookie has variable persistence.

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CookieDescription
PHPSESSID

Server - This is the session id used by our servers to identify each unique visitor session on our websites.

This cookie is essential to the operation of the website.

This cookie has variable persistence.

CookieDescription
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Comments - On our websites that allow users to leave comments, we use these cookies to store our user's comment login details so it is easier to login on the next visit.

These cookies are only used if you leave a comment.

These cookies are essential to the operation of the website.

The cookies have variable persistence.

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Google Analytics/Website Optimizer - We use these cookies to monitor visits to our website and how visitors interact with our website in order to make improvements that will benefit our visitors. Google stores this activity anonymously on its servers.

The cookies have variable persistence.

You can learn more here: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

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Affiliate Window - We use these cookies to help us determine if visitors to our website have been referred there by one of our affiliates.

These cookies track these affiliate referrals for marketing and remuneration purposes.

These cookies are essential to the operation of the website.

The cookies have variable persistence.

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Forum - These cookies are required by the forum on this website.

These cookies do not store any personal information and simply enable the functionality of the forum e.g. to remember the last post you viewed, to remember your last activity.

These cookies are essential to the operation of the website.

The cookies have variable persistence.

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bb_lastvisit
bb_lastactivity
bb_sessionhash

Third Party Cookies

CookieDescription
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Twitter - For our user's convenience, our website uses the Twitter share plugin.

This third party plugin installs these third party cookies to allow the use of the plugin and to track how the plugin is used across the internet.

The cookies have variable persistence.

You can learn more here: http://twitter.com/privacy

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CookieDescription
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Facebook - For our user's convenience, our website uses the Facebook sharing plugin.

This third party plugin installs these third party cookies to allow the use of the plugin and to track how the plugin is used across the internet.

The cookies have variable persistence.

You can learn more here: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

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reg_ext_ref
reg_fb_gate
reg_fb_ref
CookieDescription
rememberme

Google + - For our user's convenience, our website uses the Google + sharing plugin.

This third party plugin installs these third party cookies to allow the use of the plugin and to track how the plugin is used across the internet.

The cookies have variable persistence.

You can learn more here: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

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HSID
APISID
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SID
SSID
SAPISID
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CookieDescription
rememberme

Google Search - For our user's convenience, our website uses a Google custom search to enable our visitors to search our websites effectively.

This third party plugin installs these third party cookies to allow the use of the plugin and to track how the plugin is used across the internet.

The cookies have variable persistence.

You can learn more here: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

PREF
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CookieDescription
PREF

Google Maps - This website uses some embedded Google maps to help users of the site.

This third party installs these third party cookies to allow the use of the maps and to track how the plugin is used across the internet.

The cookies have variable persistence.

You can learn more here: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

NID
rememberme
CookieDescription
PREF

Google Translate - This website uses the Google Translate plugin to allow our users to instantly translate a page into another language.

This third party plugin installs these third party cookies to allow the use of the plugin and to track how the plugin is used across the internet.

The cookies have variable persistence.

You can learn more here: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

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