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Cookie policy

Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. They do not harm your computer – instead they are used to analyse the way you use the internet, and can personalise websites to suit your preferences. External cookies we use are Google Analytics and You Tube. The data they gather is anonymous and is used to help us understand how our site is used. We use internal cookies to help our site to run efficiently and to identify member's when they are logged in. We also use a cookie for our live chat system to set the language for live chat. 

If you do not wish this to happen, you can change the cookie settings in your browser (however you will then be unable to use our website for shopping purposes).

Please note that this information is for our use only – we do not disclose or share this information with any third parties.

We may use the services of third parties to collect and use anonymous information about your visits and interactions with our website through the use of technologies such as cookies to personalise advertisements for goods and services. To learn more, or to opt-out of receiving online display advertisements tailored to your interests by our third party partners, visit the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance at http://youronlinechoices.eu/

Please see the full list of cookies used on out site below:

Category: Internal

Cookie name: PHPSESSID
Cookie Type: HTTP
Cookie Expiry: End of session

Cookie purpose description: Preserves user session state across page requests. No user data stored.
Initiator: Webserver

Cookie name: MemberId
Cookie Type: HTTP
Cookie Expiry: 20 Mins

Cookie purpose description: Identifies the current logged in member. User id stored, no other user data stored.
Initiator: Webserver

Category: Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to gather information on how many people visit our site, what pages they look at and how long they stay for. This is important information for us so we can see what pages are working and what pages we need to improve.

Cookie name: __utma
Cookie Type: HTTP
Cookie Expiry: 2 years

Cookie purpose description: Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most
recent visit. Used by Google Analytics to allow websites to see where their traffic comes from.

Initiator: Script tag

Cookie name: __utmb
Cookie Type: HTTP
Cookie Expiry: End of session

Cookie purpose description: Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google
Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.

Initiator: Script tag

Cookie name: __utmc
Cookie Type: HTTP
Cookie Expiry: End of session

Cookie purpose description: Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.

Initiator: Script tag

Cookie name: __utmt
Cookie Type: HTTP
Cookie Expiry: End of session

Cookie purpose description: Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server.

Initiator: Script tag

Cookie name: __utmz
Cookie Type: HTTP
Cookie Expiry: End of session

Cookie purpose description: Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what
search term was used. Used by Google Analytics.

Initiator: Script tag

Category: Marketing (YouTube)

YouTube uses cookies to improve your YouTube experience by recording what videos you have watched. This allows YouTube to present related videos which you may be interested in. YouTube also uses cookies to decide which adds it displays on your YouTube dashboard.

Cookie name: GPS - YouTube.com
Cookie Type: HTTP
Cookie Expiry: End of session

Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to en able tracking based on geographical GPS location.

Initiator: Script tag

Cookie name: IDE
Cookie Type: HTTP
Cookie Expiry: 2 years

Cookie purpose description: Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking
one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.

Initiator: Script tag

Cookie name: PREF
Cookie Type: HTTP
Cookie Expiry: 8 Months

Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses You Tube videos
across different websites.

Initiator: Script tag

Cookie name: test_cookie
Cookie Type: HTTP
Cookie Expiry: End of session

Cookie purpose description: Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
Initiator: Script tag

Cookie name: VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
Cookie Type: HTTP
Cookie Expiry: 179 days

Cookie purpose description: Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated You Tube videos.

Cookie name:YSC
Cookie Type: HTTP
Cookie Expiry: End of session

Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from You Tube the user has seen.

Category: Live Chat System

Our Live Chat system needs to use cookies to determine the language chosen for the session and to allow the Live Chat system to work.

Cookie name: mibew_locale
Cookie Type: HTTP
Cookie Expiry: 999 days.

Cookie purpose description: To set language used in Live Chat

Cookie name: MibewSessionID
Cookie Type: HTTP
Cookie Expiry: End of session

Cookie purpose description: To set Live Chat session.