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Cookie Policy

1. What are cookies?

This website uses cookies to collect information. Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other mobile or handheld device (such as smartphones or tablets) as you browse this website. They are used to improve your user experience by remembering when your computer or device accesses this website. This makes the interaction between you and our website faster and easier.

The cookies are essential to the effective operation of our website [and to enable to you shop with us online]. Cookies are also used to tailor the products and services offered and advertised to our customers, both on this website and elsewhere.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Description
_uetsid Microsoft Bing Ads Universal Event Tracking (UET) tracking cookie.
_ga This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.
_gat This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.
_gid This cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.
rbl_auth This cookie is used to store your login session ID, enabling you to stay logged into our website.
__RequestVerificationToken This is an anti-forgery cookie set by web applications built using ASP.NET MVC technologies. It is designed to stop unauthorised posting of content to a website, known as Cross-Site Request Forgery. It holds no information about the user and is destroyed on closing the browser.

2. Information collected

Some cookies collect information about browsing behaviour by people who access this website via the same computer or device. This includes information about pages viewed and the customer journey around a website. We do not, however, use cookies to collect or record information on users’ name, address or other contact details. We are able to use cookies to monitor individual user browsing behaviour but third parties are not able to identify users using cookies.

3. Who sets the cookies?

The cookies stored on your computer or other device when you access this website are set by Archwood Ltd T/A Richard Burbidge, our suppliers who partner with us to help deliver a high quality website and other third parties.

Cookies may also be set by third parties who participate with us in affiliate marketing programmes. None of these third parties collect any personal data from which they would be able to identify individual customers.

4. How can I control what cookies are set?

By using this website, you consent to having the above cookies stored on your computer or device.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Please note that if you choose to disable any or all of the cookies set by this website, some website functionality will no longer be available to you.

If you have any other questions or concerns please contact us.