What are cookies?
A cookie is a very small text file (up to 4KB) created by a website that is stored in the user's computer temporarily. Cookies provide a way for the Web site to recognize you and keep track of your login and surfing preferences. This text file identifies specific information about your previous visits to our site. Information that is stored by the cookie may include the IP address of the user’s computer or device, your login information (so you won’t have to enter your login information during your next visit, provided that you login from the same device) the date and time of your last visit, the referring website URL (the page from which you navigated to reach our site), the web pages/products that you viewed on our website and the type of browser that you used. A cookie expires either at the end of your internet session (after leaving a particular website or disconnecting from the internet) or it may expire after a set time period.
is so that we may improve your overall user experience each time you visit our website and to help us further develop and improve our existing services.
The information gathered by the cookie is not personal information by nature, and as such, no user is identifiable from the collected data. Furthermore, no information about the user can be extrapolated from the collected data.
Types of cookies used
Cookies used are in compliance with the latest information technology standards. The types of cookies used may be any one of the following;
(i) Required – for example, a cookie which enables you to navigate through the site while still maintaining information based on your shopping cart and its contents. This allows you to confidently navigate around our site without losing the contents of your shopping cart and allows you to finalize your order and proceed through the checkout process,
(ii) Functional – allows for a more pleasant customer experience. These files keep track of items in your shopping cart by showing the number of items above the shopping cart icon and allow you to create wish lists, etc.,
(iii) Performance – these cookies help us understand the purchasing behavior of our visitors. They enable us to continually improve our website so that your shopping experience is as easy and pleasant as possible,
(iv) Interaction – these allow you to express your opinion on what you think about our products, services, website, etc. These cookies allow you connect and comment on social media sites, chat with our staff about our products and/or services and write and submit product reviews,
(v) Ad targeting – will remember your preferences regarding products and shopping. These cookies allow us to realize what you like most. For example, when browsing results in a search engine, you’ll see ads related to your browsing preferences.
You can always change the settings on your device(s). For information on how to change your cookie settings, please visit the relevant link below or consult the ‘Help’ section of your browser:
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Cookies#w_cookie-settings
Google Chrome: http://www.google.com/support/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647