Cookies

Cookies and our Website

How we use cookies

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers which enable our systems to recognise your browser in order that we can provide you with easy use of the various services available on the website.

Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookies are small files managed by your internet browser that store information about your visit to our site.

Some of the cookies we use are to help us monitor how you and other visitors use the website. Often termed analytic cookies, these are used to make our site more effective, and are created by Google's Analytics system. None of the information used by Google can identify you as an individual.

As the current advice given by the Information Commissioner indicates that analytical cookies are exempt from the legislation, we allow these by default.

By using the website, we assume that you consent to the use of the cookies below:

Cookie Used for
WMS_CookieConsent Used to record if you've given us permission to store other cookies on your computer or mobile device.
WMS_Visit Used to maintain a record of the unique ID of your visit to our website, ensuring you can add items to your basket.
WMS_Offers Used to activate promotions and special offers on your behalf.
WMS_RecentItems Used to keep a record of the products you've viewed on the website, allowing you to move back to a previous page.
WMS_SourceCookie Used to maintain a record of the last page viewed, allowing the site to return you to that location if required.
WMS_RememberEmailAddress Specifies whether the site is allowed to remember your email address to speed up the process of logging on.
WMS_RememberedEmailAddress If the Remember Email Address cookie is set to 1, then this will save your email address between visits.
__utma Used by Google Analytics to help us improve the website.
__utmb Used by Google Analytics to help us improve the website.
__utmz Used by Google Analytics to help us improve the website.

This page will be updated whenever we add a new type of cookie to the website.