Cookies are pieces of computer code that allow small amounts of information to be passed from your internet browser to our web server. They allow websites to recognise your PC, mobile, tablet or other device as you browse.
Cookies typically allow us to understand what device that has visited our pages and seen advertisements, to determine how frequently particular pages are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our website, and to make our website more user-friendly. For example, permanent cookies allow us to save your password so that you do not have to re-enter it every time you visit our website.
There are two types of cookies that may be used during your visit to our site:
Session cookies: Session cookies are deleted after the session is ended. When you are browsing our site, it will remember your browser for the duration of your visit, but the cookie will be removed from your computer as soon as you close down your internet browser. For example, it is session cookies that allow you to add an item to the basket and then move through the checkout. Disallowing these cookies will mean you are unable to place an order on this site.
Persistent cookies: Persistent cookies remember you for a set period of time. For example, on your first visit to a Taiga Concept site, you will be presented with a default view, but over time, the version of the site you see may change, as persistent cookies remember items you have previously viewed, preference changes you have made, or whether you logged into or out of your account while browsing.
Fuctional cookies: These cookies ensure that you can use the basic functionality of our site. They are therefore enabled by default. The cookies are used to support your experience on the site and include user-selected options, site navigation aids, etc.
Analytical or performance: These cookies allow us to further improve the website functionality by analysing usage on the website. For example, these cookies are used to analyse site navigation, including to determine how frequently particular pages are visited, and the most popular areas of our website.
Advertising and personalisation: These cookies allow us to build up profiles and track browsing habits and activities to enable us to show you personalized content and advertisements more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. Any activity tracked and recorded using these cookies maybe shared to third parties for the same purpose.
Unless you have chosen to disable cookies (in your browser settings or otherwise), you accept that cookies are used on our site (opt-out consent). Please note that if you disable cookies, functionality on our site may be affected, and you may not be able to make purchases on our site.
Some cookies are only set if you have expressly consented to it (opt-in consent). These are cookies used for purposes of advertising and personalisation.
Most web browsers will provide the option to turn off, or disallow cookies. How you do this depends on the web browser you’re using. Instructions for disallowing cookies can usually be found in the browser’s ‘Help’ menu. If you do this, you will still be able to browse around the site.
Cookies can be deleted using your web browser. However, unless they are disallowed they will be re-applied the next time you visit a website. Alternatively you can adjust your browser to tell you when a website tries to put a cookie on your computer. How you adjust your browser to notify you of them, will depend on the type of internet browser program your computer uses.