what about cookies
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognise your browser and to provide features such as personalised greetings and storage of items in your Shopping Basket between visits.
The cookies we store are harmless and because we like to be as transparent with our customers as possible we have published below the details of all cookies used on our website along with explanations on what each one is used for.
Name: __utma Example: 217454337.2139013845.1318512106.1337692541.1337760072.99 Explanation: Set by Google Analytics to help identify a visitor as unique. So if you visit our website more than once. Expires: 2 years from set/update.
Name: __utmb Example: 2097169126.96.36.19955 Explanation: Set by Google Analytics to track your current session. Expires: 30 minutes from set/update.
Name: __utmc Example: 217454337 Explanation: Set by Google Analytics – not currently in use any more. Historically this cookie used to be used with __utmb to check whether or not to establish a new session for that visitor – whether they were a new visitor or not. Expires: End of session.
Name: __utmz Example: 217454337.1337692541.98.14.utmcsr=google|utmccn=(organic)|utmcmd=organic|utmctr=(not%20provided) Explanation: Set by Google Analytics to store the type of referral for each visitor, such as a direct visitor, referring hyperlink or a website search. Expires: 6 months from set/update.
Name: PHPSESSID Example: i0tvnmau0t5c9m8h1gct755c66 Explanation: This cookie is essential for our site to maintain your area of preference settings. Expires: End of session.
Name: basket_id Example: 782 Explanation: Set by us to help identify any items you have left in your basket. Expires: 1 month from set/update.
Name: customer_id Example: 57 Explanation: Set by us to help identify you as an existing customer. Expires: 1 month from set/update.