What are Cookies & why are they used?
Our cookies do not store sensitive information such as your name, address or any payment details and they will not harm your computer in anyway.
If you'd prefer to restrict, block or delete our cookies then you can do so at any time by simply amending the preferences/settings for your specific browser. However to place an order online with us we do need these cookies enabled and if they have been blocked then you will only be able to browse the site, you will not be able to log-in or place an order.
Cookies can be grouped into four general categories:-
Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies:- These cookies are essential to enable you to move around the site and use its features, such as accessing the shopping basket and your registered account.
Category 2: Performance Cookies:- These cookies measure and analyse information about how customers use the site, for instance which pages are most and which pages customers ‘land’ on for the first time, enabling us to continuously improve our website and your shopping experience with us. This information is completely anonymous & is simply held and monitored so we can spot & monitor any trends.
Category 3: Functionality Cookies:- These cookies allow our website to remember choices you make and provide an enhanced, more personal experience.
Category 4: Targeting Cookies or Advertising cookies:- These cookies are used to deliver adverts 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.
The following specific cookies are used on Mollie & Fred:-
vscommerce - A session identifier cookie that disappears after the browser is closed. This is a unique ID that references the database entry holding information such as the basket contents, logged in status and other information.
VSCurrency - An identifier that references the currency the prices are displayed in.
VSVatPrices - An identifier that references if prices are shown inclusive or exclusive of VAT.
VSCategoryGroup - An identifier that references the last top level category visited.
Mobi - An identifier that references whether the customer has opted to view the mobile or standard version of the website.
VSCourierID - An identifier that references the courier the customer has selected.
VSCountryID - An identifier that references the country the customer has selected.
VSWishlistId - An identifier that references the database entry holding the visitors wishlist on the website when they are not logged in.
VSWishlistToken - An identifier that references the database entry holding the visitors wishlist on the website when they are not logged in.
vs_username - The login username of the visitor but only if the visitor selected for the website to remember their credentials.
vs_password - The login password of the visitor but only if the visitor selected for the website to remember their credentials.
Google Analytics - Non-personal information used to track a visitors route through the website. This is used to find at which point customers have abandoned the checkout process and is used to improve the website.
3rd Party Cookies
In addition to the cookies listed above, our website also uses third party cookies from Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter. As customers can choose to share content from our site with others via these social networks cookies may be sent directly from these social sites. We have no control over these cookies or the domains that have sent them. These cookies are likely to be analytical, performance or targeting cookies however as explained above they will not harm your computer or store any personal information.
By using our website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device and access them when you visit the site in the future.
You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices. eu for a video about cookies visit www.google.co.uk/ goodtoknow/data-on-the-web/cookies
Page Last updated - 8th May 2013.