We use Cookies on this website

For the online shop portion of our website, we need to use cookies for the checkout system. Our content pages and blog keep track of your session on the site for a very short period, so, you can post comments etc. We use Google analytics to see how many people visit us, what they like to look at and various other details to try to help make our website better. Finally we also use cookies for Social sharing, so, browsers can send something they like from our site on Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest etc.

What Are Cookies? 

A cookie is a small file that is downloaded onto your computer when you visit a website.  It allows us to recognize and tailor our site to you and it won’t harm your computer.

Opting Out of Cookies

If you prefer, you can restrict, block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings but that may mean that you won’t be able to add and buy products from our store. 


Details of the Cookies used


Google Analytics

Cookie name 1st or 3rd Party? Expires Information
__utma 1st 730 days Like most companies we use Google Analytics to try to improve our service and make the website better.
__utmb 1st Less than 1 day
__utmc 1st Date not set
__utmz 1st 182 days

Our Online Shop

Cookie name Domain Purpose Data Kind Sessional or Persistent?
_session_id storefront Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc..) Unique Token Sessional
_shopify_visit storefront and checkout.shopify.com Used by our internal stats tracker to record the number of visits to the shop None Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit
_shopify_uniq storefront and checkout.shopify.com Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer None Expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day
cart storefront Stores information about the contents of your cart Unique token Persistent for 2 weeks
_secure_session_id storefront Stores session information for the checkout process Unique token Sessional
Unique to each user Paypal Payment transactions Unique token Sessional