A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
We use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
Cookie Name Purpose More information
Session Cookie DssSid Essential cookie for a users session, This cookie disappears after you close your browser
Amazon Payment Cookies ubid-main Essential cookies used for checking out with Amazon Payment Strictly necessary cookie
Zopim Live chat __zlcmid We use Zopim to provide live customer service chat on our Site. Zopim requires two cookies: the first cookie stores Zopim Live Chat ID to identify the device during visits. The second stores user’s preference to disable Live Chat. Strictly necessary cookie
eCommerce Cookies DrainageSuperstore_checkout These cookies are used to facilitate eCommerce functionality on the site. Strictly necessary cookies
eCommerce Cookies akavpau_ppsd Used by PayPal if you use them as a payment method. Strictly necessary cookie
Site Search & Navigation SLISYNC Provided for site search / Navigation by SLI. https://www.sli-systems.co.uk/legal
Universal Analytics (Google) _gid These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website and WordPress blog. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
Google IDE One of the main advertising cookies on non-Google sites is named ‘IDE‘ and is stored in browsers under the domain doubleclick.net. Another is stored in google.com and is called ANID. We use other cookies with names such as DSID, FLC, AID, TAID, and exchange_uid. Other Google properties, like YouTube, may also use these cookies to show you more relevant ads.
Cookie preference cookiesession1 This cookie is used to remember a user’s acceptance for cookies.
Analytics Cookie DUID
Examples of purposes for which a cookie may be used:
This cookie enables us to:
(a) Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
(b) Store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site and to provide you with offers that are targeted at your individual interests.
(c) Speed up your searches.
(d) Recognise you when you return to our site.
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 12 months.