Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or hand held device when you visit certain pages on websites. Cookies can't harm your computer. Some are essential, for example when putting items in your basket to place orders on our website while some are not essential but are used to enhance the user experience of the website. They allow us to:
The cookies when you access this website are set by us, our suppliers and partners to help deliver a high quality website and on-line shopping experience, and other third parties. If you'd like to learn more about cookies in general then visit www.aboutcookies.org. This will open a new browser window, please note that we are not responsible for the content of any external websites referred to from our site.
Please find below a list of the main cookies we use across our site:
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 personally identifiable information.
|CART||The association with your shopping cart.|
|CATEGORY_INFO||Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.|
|COMPARE||The items that you have in the Compare Products list.|
|CURRENCY||Your preferred currency|
|CUSTOMER||An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.|
|CUSTOMER _AUTH||An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.|
|CUSTOMER_INFO||An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.|
|CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS||Stores the Customer Segment ID|
|EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE||A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.|
|FRONTEND||You sesssion ID on the server|
|GUEST-VIEW||Allows guests to edit their orders.|
|LAST_CATEGORY||The last category you visited.|
|LAST_PRODUCT||The most recent product you have viewed.|
|NEWMESSAGE||Indicates whether a new message has been received.|
|NO_CACHE||Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.|
|PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART||A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.|
|POLL||The ID of any Robert Dyas polls you have recently voted in.|
|POLLN||Information on what Robert Dyas polls you have voted on.|
|RECENTLYCOMPARED||The items that you have recently compared.|
|STF||Information on products you have emailed to friends.|
|STORE||The store view or language you have selected.|
|VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS||The products that you have recently viewed.|
|WISHLIST||An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.|
|WISHLIST_CNT||The number of items in your Wishlist.|
|VATDISPLAY||whether price should be displayed inc/exc tax|
|FRONTEND_CID||secure cookie to prevent MITM attack|
|LAST_STORE||store_code of last visited page (used only when localstorage unavailable)|
|BASKET_CONTENTS||basket contents json (used only when localstorage unavailable)|
|NEW||whether is a new/recurring visitor (used only when localstorage unavailable)|
|Google Analytics||_ga _dc_gtm_UA-40492181-4||to measure the visitor interactions across the site|
|Emarsys||scarab.profile, scarab.visitor, ems_campaign||to track your visit and interactions if you click through from a marketing e-mail|
|SLI||SLI5, SLIBeacon, SLISYNC, SLYBeacon_*, sli_uuid, uid||to track the performance of keyword search and navigation|
|BazaarVoice||bv_user_idBVSIDBVID||to track the performance of product reviews|
|Affiliate Window||www.dwin1.com||to track when an affiliate drives a visit to our site|
|Criteo(click here for more information)||dis.criteo.comdis.eu.criteo.comsslwidget.criteo.comstatic.criteo.net||to offer you relevant and targeted product adverts on third party websites|
|connect.facebook.netwww.facebook.com||to offer you relevant and targeted product adverts on Facebook|
|YouTube||VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEPREFGPSYSC||to track the interactions with product videos on the site|
|New Relic||bam.nr-data.netjs-agent.newrelic.com||to measure the technical performance of the site|
To add products to your basket and purchase from our website you will need to have cookies enabled within your browser settings. If cookies aren't enabled on your computer it will mean that your shopping experience on our website will be limited to browsing and researching.
Once you have identified your browser follow the instructions below to check and change the options. This list shows commonly used browsers, for all other browsers we would recommend you consult your documentation or the browsers online help files.
1. At the top right, click More and then Settings.
2. At the bottom, click Advanced.
3. Under 'Privacy and security', click Content settings.
4. Click Cookies. Next to 'Blocked,' turn on the switch.
1. Click on the More actions button on the toolbar, and select Settings.
2. Search for View advanced settings and click on it
3. Under Cookies section, select 'Don't block cookies'.
4. Restart Edge
1. Click the menu button and choose Preferences.
2. Select the Privacy & Security panel and go to the History section.
3. In the drop-down menu next to 'Firefox will', choose 'Use custom settings for history'.
4. Check 'Accept cookies from websites' to enable cookies.
5. Close the about:preferences page. Any changes you've made will automatically be saved.
1. Open Opera browser and go to Browser Settings.
2. In settings choose Privacy & security tab.
3. Scroll down to the Cookies section and choose checkbox 'Allow local data to be set (recommended)'
4. Restart Opera
1. Launch Safari and click the “Safari” menu icon in the top left-hand corner.
2. Click Preferences and select the Privacy tab from the top menu.
3. Next to the heading “Cookies and website data, make sure that 'Block all cookies' is unchecked.
On our site we have a number of sharing tools which allow you to share our content with your friends via social networks including Facebook and Twitter. When you do this you may be sent cookies from these websites. As these are external sites we cannot and do not control the setting of these cookies. We recommend you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.