keep track of the items stored in your shopping basket and take you through the checkout process
recognise you whenever you visit this website (this speeds up your access to the site as you do not have to log on each time)
obtain information about your preferences, online movements and use of the internet
carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, products and services and to help us better understand our visitor and customer requirements and interests
target our marketing and advertising campaigns more effectively by providing interest-based advertisements that are personalised to your interests make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.
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Description of cookies
The information below is designed to provide more information about the cookies we use and why:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
How to turn off cookies
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