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.

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.

We use the following cookies:

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, the purposes for which we use them and the expiry periods of them, in the table below:

Cookie NamePurposeExpiry/retention period
PHPSESSID PHP Session ID A session id is a way to store information (in variables) to be used across multiple pages. Unlike a cookie, the information is not stored on the user’s computer. The cookie is deleted when you close your browser window
add_to_cart Used by Google Tag Manager. Captures the product SKU, name, price and quantity removed from the shopping cart, and makes the information available for future integration by third-party scripts. 30 days
guest-view If you are a guest shopper, this cookie stores your order ID to enable your order status to be retrieved. The cookie is deleted when you close your browser window
login_redirect This cookie preserves the destination page that you were navigating to before being directed to log in to our website. The cookie is deleted when you close your browser window
mage-banners-cache-storage Stores banner content on your computer hard drive to improve performance of our website. 1 year
mage-messages Tracks error messages and other notifications that are shown to you, such as the cookie consent message, and various error messages. The message is deleted from the cookie after it is shown to you. 1 year
mage-translation-storage Stores translated content when requested by you. 1 year
mage-translation-file-version Tracks the version of translations in local storage. 1 year
product_data_storage Stores configuration for product data related to Recently Viewed / Compared Products. 1 year
recently_compared_product Stores product IDs of recently compared products. 1 year
recently_compared_product_previous Stores product IDs of previously compared products for easy navigation of our website. 1 year
recently_viewed_product Stores product IDs of recently viewed products for easy navigation of our website. 1 year
recently_viewed_product_previous Stores product IDs of recently previously viewed products for easy navigation of our website. 1 year
remove_from_cart Used by Google Tag Manager. Captures the product SKU, name, price and quantity added to the shopping cart, and makes the information available for future integration by third-party scripts. 30 days
stf Records the time messages are sent by the SendFriend (Email a Friend) module. The cookie is deleted when you close your browser window
X-Magento-Vary Configuration setting that improves performance when using Varnish static content caching. The cookie is deleted when you close your browser window
amz_auth_err This cookie is used if "Enable Login with Amazon" is enabled by you. 1 year
amz_auth_logout This cookie is used if "Enable Login with Amazon" is enabled by you. 24 hours
form_key
This cookie is a security measure that appends a random string to all form submissions to protect your data from Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF).
CSRF is an attack that tricks a web browser into executing an unwanted action in an application to which a user is logged in.
The cookie is deleted when you close your browser window
mage-cache-sessid This cookie triggers the clean up of your local cache storage. The cookie is deleted when you close your browser window
mage-cache-storage This cookie enables ecommerce functions on our website to work properly. The cookie is deleted when you close your browser window
mage-cache-storage-section-invalidation This cookie is used to facilitate content caching on the browser to make pages load faster. 1 year
persistent_shopping_cart This cookie stores the key (ID) of persistent shopping cart to make it possible to restore the shopping cart for an anonymous shopper. 1 year
private_content_version Appends a random, unique number and time to pages with your content to prevent them from being cached on the server. PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) 1 year; JavaScript: 1 Day; and JavaScript Local Storage: local storage is a type of web storage that allows JavaScript websites and apps to store and access data right in the browser with no expiration date. This means the data stored in the browser will persist even after the browser window has been closed
section_data_ids Stores customer-specific information related to shopper-initiated actions such as display wish list, checkout information, etc. The cookie is deleted when you close your browser window
Store Tracks the specific store view / locale selected by you. 1 year
mage-banners-cache-storage A necessary cookie for banner functionality on our website. 1 year

Please note that the following third parties may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These named third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services. These third party cookies are likely to be analytical cookies or performance cookies or targeting cookies:

  • Bing
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Candid
  • Google Ads

The third parties may be given access to our website for the purpose of setting cookies. Please note that we do not accept any liability for the third party’s compliance with its legal obligations.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

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