Last updated on 15/04/2015
Cookies are software applications which are placed onto the hard drive of your computer by websites. The aim of a cookie is to track a user’s navigation in the website and store the information on the user’s hard drive. They do not identify users personally but they do identify each user’s computer.
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of this website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of this website or use a shopping basket.
- Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around this website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way this website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
- Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to this 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).
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the tables below.
We use and control the following cookies on this website:
|Cookie||How long does it stay on my computer or device||Purpose||What information does it contain?|
|Me||Persistent cookie: set until disabled||A unique ID used to identify and keep a visitor signed in on the website.||An ID code used simply to remember the user as a unique visitor of the website in the current web browser.|
|region||Persistent cookie: set until disabled||This cookie is used to remember the region a visitor selected last so we can automatically forward them to that region – in some cases the choice is automatic and decided based on the visitors IP address being geocoded.||The user's preferred (selected) region, or the region selected for the user based on their IP address.|
|Sb||Persistent cookie: set until disabled||This cookie stores a list of samples that the visitor has added to their sample order.||The carpets that have been selected by the user to be added to their sample basket.|
We also allow the following third party analytical/performance cookies to operate on this website on our behalf. Please note: although we allow these cookies to access this website we do not control what these cookies do while operating on this website on our behalf:
|analytics.js, __utmz, __utmc, __utmb, __utmb, _ga||Google Analytics||This cookie uses an anonymous identifier to distinguish users of this website. It allows us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern.||Expiration dates for each cookie is provided at this link|
|pcaSavedAddresses||Postcode Anywhere||Used by the postcode address lookup service. This cookie remembers addresses previously selected by the user so that they don't require additional calls to the server.||www.postcodeanywhere.co.uk/privacy/cookies.aspx|
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of this website and your experience on this website will be limited to browsing and researching; you will not, for example, be able to save favourite carpets on brintons.co.uk to send to Brintons as your sample order, or stay logged into your account on any Brintons website.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 365 days.