Cookie Policy

Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our site, some of these cookies are for security purposes or to authenticate you as a genuine user. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our site and also allows us to improve our site. We have highlighted below the type of cookies that we use on our site, what they are used for and whether you can choose to allow them or not.


Cookies are tiny text files (made up of letters and numbers) stored 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. EU legislation states that all websites should let you know when they are using your cookies. We use cookies to remember what is in your shopping basket, remember your authentication status and to help us to improve our users’ experience on our site. This site also uses cookies to help us see which pages our customers like and which are not working so well, so that we can make improvements.


The table below sets out the types of cookies that we use on this site and what we use them for.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any information which allows us to identify you unless you are logged into your account.

Website analytics and marketing/targeting cookies

Website analytics

These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site and will not be able to monitor its performance.


These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They do not store directly information which allows us to identify you personally but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.


This site uses cookies to operate the shopping basket system and authenticating access to single user licence accounts. Cookies must be enabled to complete your online purchase. The site also requires cookies are enabled and retained on electronic devices used to register a browser for authenticating access to a single user licence account. If you decline or delete cookies you may lose some of the beneficial site functions of cookies, as well as problems accessing a single user license account. No information which will identify you personally is stored within cookies. The Help pages on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies and how to disable cookies altogether.


First Party


First Party

Third Party

Please note that third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, media-based services and linked content delivery networks) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be tracking cookies.
If you do not accept the cookies, or choose to block some or all cookies, you will still be able to browse our site however some parts of the site will not work.
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