What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file, often incorporating a unique identifier, that is transferred to your device on behalf of a web-site that you visit. The information in the cookie is set by that web-site’s server, and is used by that server whenever you visit the site. This text file stores the information you provide us with and in doing so enables us to, amongst other things, 'remember' you on either for the duration of your visit (session cookies) or for repeat visits (persistent cookies).
Furthermore, this small text file keeps you logged in as you move around the website, effectively letting you move around the website without having to keep reintroducing yourself. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to continually improve our website.
Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can set your browser to prevent this. If your browser's preferences allow it, each website or third party service provider is able to send a cookie to your browser.
We use the following categories of cookies
1. 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 and to make purchases, if required.
2. Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
3. 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).
4. 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 below.
To make full use of the online shopping and personalised features of our website, your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to accept cookies.
Our cookies don't store your name, address or payment details: they simply hold the 'key' that, once you're signed in, is associated with this information.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the tables below, which divide between Our Cookies and Third Party Cookies:
CookieCategoryPurposeSession CookiesStrictly Necessary; FunctionalityThese cookies are used to allow you to add items to your basket, place orders, Wish List functionality and allow us to recognise registered customers and returning users. We may also place cookies to store your language and currency preferences.
Third Party Cookies
Google AnalyticsAnalytical Google Analytics uses these cookies to discover when you first visited our site, how often you come back, how long you spend shopping and other customer behaviour. The information stored by these cookies can be seen only by the relevant people at our club and Google and never shows any confidential information, we also use Google Analytics to track the performance of our website.
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTubeFunctionality; TargetingSocial sharing, social login and other social media services we offer are run by other companies. These companies may drop cookies on your computer when you use them on our site or if you are already logged in to them.
Your choices about cookies
You can choose to change your preferences concerning cookies at any time by the following methods: The options available to you through your browser You can configure your browser so that cookies are saved on your device or so that they are rejected either systematically or depending on their issuer. You can also configure your browser so that you can accept or reject cookies from time to time, before a cookie is likely to be saved on your device. Simply go to your browser's help menu to find out how to change your settings in accordance with your preferences. Some popular examples:
Internet Explorer™: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Your choices concerning online advertising Refusing cookies will not prevent the display of advertising on the websites you visit. It will only block technologies which tailor some advertising to your perceived interests.
Checking cookies are enabled on your mobile device:
How to check cookies are enabled on IOS Safari
1. Tap on the 'Settings' application from your home screen.
2. Find and tap on the 'Safari' menu item.
3. Under the 'Privacy & Security' section tap on the 'Block cookies' menu item.
4. Select any option other than 'Always block'.
How to check cookies are enabled on Android internet browsers
1. Tap on the 'Settings' application from your home screen or under 'Apps'.
2. Under the 'Device' section tap on the 'Applications' menu item.
3. Find and tap the 'Internet' menu item.
4. Find and tap the 'Privacy' menu item.Enable 'Accept cookies'.