25th May 2018

This Cookie Notice will explain to you what cookies are used on our website and what they are used for.

A cookie is a small file containing letters and numbers that is stored on your computer by your web browser. As is the case for most transactional websites, they are essential to our website operation, and help us to improve our website service by understanding how our customers use our site, and to provide a more personalized service.

The cookies that we use are:

Cookie Provider First/Third Party Domain Age Purpose
__utma Google Analytics Third Party WorldPay Persistant Keeps track of the number of visits a user has made to the site.
__utmb Google Analytics Third Party WorldPay Temporary Used to calculate the length of a visit from a user
__utmc Google Analytics Third Party WorldPay Temporary Used to calculate the length of a visit from a user
__utmt_UA-65777038-1 Google Analytics Third Party WorldPay 2 Years Distinguish users and sessions
__utmz Google Analytics Third Party WorldPay 6 Months Stores the traffic source and how the user got to your website
_ga Google Analytics Third Party WorldPay 24 Hours Distinguish users and sessions
_gid Google Analytics Third Party WorldPay 24 Hours Distinguish users and sessions
optimizelyEndUserId Optimizely website optimisation plaftform Third Party WorldPay 10 Years The main purpose of this cookie is performance of the user’s experience and the appearance of the site.
optimizelyBuckets Optimizely website optimisation plaftform Third Party WorldPay 10 Years Used to store the different versions of a web page variants for better comparison and performance testing, to ensure the user gets a consistent experience
mhVisitorId Mediahawk Third Party WorldPay 10 Years Mediahawk uses this cookie to find out what pages visitors are going to, this information is used to enhance the visitors experience.
_mkto_trk Mediahawk Third Party WorldPay 11 Years Mediahawk uses this cookie to find out what pages visitors are going to, this information is used to enhance the visitors experience.
currency Lakes Home Centre First Party Lakes Home Centre 30 days Stores the current currency that a user will see while using the shop functionality
mijoshop_language Lakes Home Centre First Party Lakes Home Centre 30 days Sets the language of the shop
f6442860540e21663392411026aff623 Lakes Home Centre First Party Lakes Home Centre Temporary Used by joomla and stores a temporary session for the user which is deleted as soon as the browser is closed.
_ga Google Analytics Third Party Lakes Home Centre 24 Hours Distinguish users and sessions
reg_fb_gate Facebook Third Party WorldPay Temporary Stores the current website address and determines if a user is logged into Facebook
reg_fb_ref Facebook Third Party WorldPay Temporary Stores the current website address and determines if a user is logged into Facebook
reg_ext_ref Facebook Third Party WorldPay Temporary Stores the external referrer when a user clicks a link that takes you to Facebook
fr Facebook Third Party WorldPay Temporary Facebook pixel used for building audiances for advertising on Facebook

Managing your cookies

Your cookie settings are managed in your web browser, which should automatically be set to enable cookies unless you have changed your settings. It is important, therefore, that you understand how your cookie settings are set up in your web browser.

You can enable, disable or delete cookies by following your browser instructions, which you can usually find in the Tools or Help or Edit menu of a computer. If you chose to disable your cookie settings, then some of the basic shopping functionality of our website will not operate.