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Cookie Policy

What are cookies ?

“Cookies” are small text files used by most websites. These files are transferred to the “cookie file” of the web browser on your computer, tablet or mobile, which enables the website to remember who you are. This means the website can store things like your username, password, preferences and remember what’s in your shopping basket, even if you leave the page.

Cookies do not collect information that could personally identify you and will not harm your computer, but generally help websites run smoothly and many useful features work properly.

We also work with select partners who also may set cookies to help display content and or serve relevant advertisements that may be of interest to you.

You can choose to block, delete or accept cookies through your browser settings, but remember if you do so some parts of our website may not appear properly.

This guidance is provided as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation and help you make informed choices.

Our cookie policy

A cookie typically contains the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, e.g. purlfrost.com, the "lifetime" of the cookie and a value (usually a randomly generated unique number).

To ensure all features of our website work properly your computer, tablet or mobile will need to accept cookies. You can choose to block, delete or accept cookies through your browser settings, but remember if you do so some parts of our website may not appear properly.

We use two types of cookies on this website: Session cookies and persistent cookies.

  • Types of cookies
  • Session Cookies

These are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site. They may enable:Transfer of information across pages of our site to avoid you having to re-enter informationLog in to the websiteAccess stored information within registrationPersistent CookiesThese remain in the cookie file of your browser for longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie). They may enable:

Compilation of anonymous statistics that allow us understand how visitors use our site and therefore help us improve the structure of our website. We cannot identify you personally in this way Ensure you are not invited to complete a survey or questionnaire too often or after you have already done soMay help recognise you as a unique visitor when you return to our website and to allow advertisements to match your preferred interests and avoid showing you the same adverts repeatedly Categories of cookies we use There are 3 categories of cookies on this website: Essential & Performance, Functional and Targeted.Essential & Performance cookiesThese cookies will remember what items you put in your basket and where you are in the order process, even if you leave the page. They also ensure you are kept secure on the website.Functional cookiesThese cookies will remember your user name and password if you have one, so you don’t have to re-enter your details every time.Targeted cookiesThese cookies are linked to services from third parties. These collect anonymous data about your browser habits which is used to help serve adverts that are more relevant to you. Targeted cookies are sometimes called behavioural cookies. These cookies are also used to avoid showing you the same adverts repeatedly.You can manage cookies through your browser settings, but you may prefer to manage targeted or behavioural cookies separately by using the third parties' own tools.To find out how to manage cookies through your browser settings you need to read "Manage cookies " title.To find out how to manage Targeted cookies through the third parties tools you need to read "Manage cookies " title.Third Party CookiesAll cookies have an owner which tells you who the cookie belongs to. The owner is the domain specified in the cookie.The word "party" refers to the domain as specified in the cookie. Cookies set by www.purlfrost.com are called first party, while cookies set by any other domain would be considered third party. Third party cookies used on this website may be essential and performance, functional or targeted.

Manage cookies

You can choose to block, delete or accept cookies through your browser settings, but remember if you do so some parts of our website may not appear properly. You may find more control managing targeted or behavioural cookies separately by using the third parties' own tools. To find out how to manage targeted cookies through the third parties tools click here.

How to check cookies are enabled for PCs

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0

Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet options' , then click on the 'Privacy' tab Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser Settings above Medium will disable cookies

Google Chrome

Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options Click the 'Under the Hood' tab, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button Now select 'Allow local data to be set'

Mozilla Firefox

Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options Then select the Privacy icon Click on Cookies, then select 'allow sites to set cookies'

Safari

Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option Click on 'Security', check the option that says 'Block third-party and advertising cookies' Click 'Save' How to check cookies are enabled for Macs

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX

Click on 'Explorer' at the top of your browser window and select 'Preferences' options Scroll down until you see 'Cookies' under Receiving Files Select the 'Never Ask' option

Safari on OSX

Click on 'Safari' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option Click on 'Security' then 'Accept cookies' Select the 'Only from site you navigate to'

Mozilla and Netscape on OSX

Click on 'Mozilla' or 'Netscape' at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option Scroll down until you see cookies under 'Privacy & Security' Select 'Enable cookies for the originating web site only'

Mozilla and Netscape on OSX

Click on 'Menu' at the top of your browser window and select 'Settings' Then select 'Preferences', select the 'Advanced' tab Then select 'Accept cookies' option Targeted Cookies

You can manage targeted cookies either through your browser settings, but alternatively you may prefer to use the third parties' own tools.

Targeted cookies

Targeted cookies are usually linked to services from third parties. These collect anonymous data about your browser habits which is used to help serve adverts that may be more relevant to you. Targeted cookies are sometimes called behavioural cookies. These cookies are also used to avoid showing you the same adverts repeatedly and sometimes for analytical and market research purposes.

You can manage targeted cookies either through your browser settings shown in manage cookies, but alternatively you may find more control by using the third parties' own tools. Popular third party tools

  • Google/Double Click - opt out
  • Advertising.com - opt out
  • Specific Media - opt out
  • AppNexus - opt out
  • Criteo UK - opt out
  • Invite Media - opt out
  • Collective Media UK - opt out