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Cookies

We want to provide online services that are easy to use, useful and reliable. This can involve placing small amounts of information on your computer or mobile phone or other device. These include small files known as cookies. There's a link to general advice about managing cookies at the end of this page.

Why this website uses cookies

Cookies cannot be used to identify you personally.

These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:

  • Enabling the website to recognize your device so you don't have to give the same information several times during one task.
  • Recognizing that you may already have given a username and password so you don't need to do it for every web page requested.
  • Measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there's enough capacity to ensure they are fast.
  • Analyzing data to help us understand how you use the website so we can improve it.

Cookies used by our Website

Name Description Duration
PHPSESSID PHP Session ID Expires when browser is closed, or 30 minutes of inactivity
geo Visitor's shipping region Expires after 60 days
cart Visitor's shopping cart ID Expires after 7 days
last Last activity date Expires after 180 days
lid Login ID Expires when browser is closed, or 30 minutes of inactivity
lin User logged in Expires when browser is closed, or 30 minutes of inactivity
sid Shopper ID Expires when browser is closed, or 30 minutes of inactivity
tin Time visitor logged in Expires when browser is closed, or 30 minutes of inactivity
tfcookie Cookies enabled Expires when browser is closed, or 30 minutes of inactivity
exp_last_activity Last activity date/time Expires after 1 year
exp_last_visit Last visit date/time Expires after 1 year
exp_tracker Session identification Expires when browser is closed, or 30 minutes of inactivity

Cookies for Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics measuring the use of our services

Name Description Duration
_utma Randomly generated number Expires after 2 years
_utmb Randomly generated number Expires after 20 minutes
_utmc Randomly generated number Expires when browser is closed, or 30 minutes of inactivity
_utmz Randomly generated number Expires after 180 days

For further details on the cookies set by Google Analytics, see this page from Google.


Managing your cookies

To find out how to allow, block, delete and manage cookies, follow this link to AboutCookies.org and select the browser you are using. You can also read your browser's built-in or online help for more information.