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Terms & Conditions

Cookie Policy

About this cookie policy.

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

How do we use cookies?

Our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

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 or performance cookies

These 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).

Targeting cookies

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.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Purpose & Duration
_ga Google Analytics. Used to distinguish users. Duration is for 2 years.
_Gid Google Analytics. Used to distinguish users. Duration is for 24 hours.
gat_gtag_UA* Google Analytics. Used to store a unique user ID. Duration is for 1 minute.
_gcl_au Google AdSense. Used to store and track conversions. Duration is Persistent based.
_ym_d Yandex. Used to storefirst visit to the site. Duration 1 year.
_ym_uid Yandex. Used to identify the user to the site. Duration 1 year.
CookiesPolicy Bentley & Skinner website. Used to distinguish if a user has accepted the website Cookie Policy. Duration is until closed and then for 1 month.
mailchimp_landing_page Mailchimp. Used to store which page was visited. Duration is for 1 month.
mailchimp_landing_site Mailchimp. Used to store which page was visited first. Duration is for 1 month.
mailchimp_user_email Mailchimp. Used to store and track the email campaign. Duration is for 1 month.
mailchimp.cart.current_email Mailchimp. Used to store information for remarketing purposes. Duration is Session based.
woocommerce_items_in_cart WooCommerce. Helps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes. Duration is Session based.
woocommerce_cart_hash WooCommerce. Helps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes. Duration is Session based.
Tk_ai WooCommerce. Used to store a unique user ID. Duration is Session based.
wp_woocommerce_session_* WordPress. Contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer. Duration is for 48 hours.
wordpress_logged_in_* WordPress. Used to store logged in users. Duration is Persistent based.
wordpress_sec_* WordPress. Used to provide protection against hackers. Duration is Session based.
WordPress_test_cookie WordPress. Used to read if cookies can be placed. Duration is Session based.
wp-settings-* WordPress. Used to store user preferences. Duration is Persistent based.
wp-settings-time-* WordPress. Used to store user preferences. Duration is 1 year.
wfwaf-authcookie-* Wordfence. Used to read to determine if the user is logged in. Duration is for 24 hours.
__stripe_sid Stripe. Used to provide fraud prevention. Duration is 30 minutes.
__stripe_mid Stripe. Used to provide fraud prevention. Duration is 1 year.

 

How can I control the cookie preferences?

Different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block or delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, allaboutcookies.org.