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.

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 and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie TitlePurpose
amazon_Login_accessTokenThis is used by Amazon Payments and contains the access token. The expiration time varies.
basketThis is used by the ShopWired basket system and contains the basket token. It expires after 30 days.
login_tokenThis is used by the "remember me" feature for customer accounts and contains the login token. It expires after 7 days.
rated_questionsThis is used by the questions & answers system and contains question IDs. It expires after 1 year.
wishlistThis is used by the wishlist system and contains product IDs. It expires after 400 days.
referrerThis is used by the referrer system and expires after 60 days.
customer_referrerThis is used by the referral scheme system. The expiration time is customizable within the app.
recently_viewed_productsThis stores the IDs of recently viewed products. It expires after 30 days.
_shopwired_theme_previewThis is used by the theme preview system. It expires when the browser is closed.
__holding_page_tokenThis is used by the holding page feature. It expires after 24 hours.
_shopwired_visitThis is used by the visitor statistics system on ShopWired to record a visit to your website. It is used in conjunction with _Shopwired_visitor which tracks a visitor as they navigate across your website's pages. Both expire after 30 days.

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.