Cookie Policy



Analytics

We collect the domain name and e-mail address (where possible) of visitors to our Web page, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, plus information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information and/or site registrations forms.

 

The information we collect is used for internal review, used to improve the content of our Web page, used to notify consumers about updates to our Web site and is then discarded.

 

Remarketing

The remarketing or similar audiences feature in AdWords allows us to reach people who previously visited our website, and match the right people with the right message. TSG gather information for remarketing or similar audiences on our website.

 

  • We use remarketing or similar audiences to advertise online.
  • Third-party vendors, including Google, show our ads on sites across the Internet.
  • Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to our website.
  • Visitors can opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting Google’s Ads Settings.

 

With respect to cookies:

Cookies are small amounts of data sent to a user computer or mobile device from a website, and stored on the hard drive of the device, where the browser preference allows it.

 

How we use cookies:

We use Google analytic cookies to track the aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit on our web site. We also use wordpress cookies for log in to the website.

 

If you do not want to receive e-mail from us in the future, please let us know by sending us an e-mail at the above address with ‘remove’ in the subject line, calling us on the above telephone number or writing to us at the above address.

 

If you supply us with your postal address on-line you will only receive the information for which you provided us your address.

 

Cookies and how they Benefit You

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

 

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect.
  • Save you having to login every time you visit the site.
  • Improve the speed/security of the site.
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook.
  • Continuously improve our website for you.
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do).

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission).
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission).
  • Pass data to advertising networks.
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties.
  • Pay sales commissions.

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

 

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

 

More about our Cookies

 

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Making our shopping basket and checkout work.
  • Determining if you are logged in or not.
  • The cookies are named: has_js, cookie-agreed-en and a session cookie which has a name beginning SESS followed by a random combination of letters and numbers.

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

 

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use cookies:

 

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.

 

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily "Like" or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:

  • ShareThis provide sharing buttons for social websites like Facebook. These cookies are named: __stid, __uset.
  • Scorecard Research - used to provide sharing data by ShareThis. The cookie are named: UID, UIDR.

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

 

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called "analytics" programs also tell us if, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

 

We use four cookies from Google Analytics, named: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz.

 

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.

 

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.



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Dawson House, 5 Jewry Street
London, EC3N 2EX United Kingdom

+44 (0) 207 469 1500

Registered Office: 150 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4AB
Company number 07220827 VAT Registration Number. 988 7887 10