Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files that websites save to your computer. They’re here to make the site work better for you, and to help us understand how people use the website.

These cookies aren’t used to identify you personally but they can remember activities and preferences chosen by you and your browser. You can manage cookies by controlling which cookies are saved or by deleting them, if you wish.

What is in a cookie?

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket.

Google Analytics

Cookie name Purpose Expires
__utma This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to our site. 2 years.
__utmb,
__utmc
These cookies work together to calculate the average length of time users spend on our site. __utmb 30 minutes,
__utmc when you close the browser.
__utmz This cookie records information about how the page was reached (for example via a search engine result or a direct link). 6 months.

Spill Control Centre

Cookie name Purpose Expires
display This cookie is used to remember a preference as to whether products will display in grid format or not. When you close the browser.
currency This cookie is used to set the default currency of prices on our website. 1 month.
language This cookie is used to set the default language of the website. 1 month.
PHPSESSID This cookie is used to identify you to our web server, it is used to determine if your logged into our website or admin system. When you close the browser.
livezilla These cookies are used to store the login information of the website visitor that enters a chat. When you close the browser.

Twitter

Cookie name Purpose Expires
guest_id, _qca, auth_token_session, secure_session, twll, remember_checked, k, __utma __utmc, __utmz, __utmv These cookies detect whether you are logged in to Twitter when you visit the website When you close the browser.

Facebook

Cookie name Purpose Expires
datr, lu, c_user, fr, xs These cookies detect whether you are logged in to Facebook when you visit the website When you close the browser.

Google

Cookie name Purpose Expires
PREF, BEAT, HSID, SSID, APISID, SAPISID, NID, SID These cookies detect whether you are logged in to Google+ when you visit the website from 6 months to 2 years.

By using our website you are consenting to the above cookies to be placed on your computer.