What are Cookies?

These are small pieces of information (small data files) which are sent to your computer when you visit our website. These data files can store and sometimes track information about your use of this site. This is mainly so that we can remember and fulfill your order at the checkout stage. We also use cookies to improve your user experience and the quality of our site and service. When you enter oakden.co.uk our web server will send a ‘cookie’ to your computer and this allows us to recognise your computer – then, by associating the identification numbers in the data of the cookie, with other customer information, we know that the cookie information relates to you. In most cases cookies are harmless, and you will only diminish your browsing experience by disabling them using the instructions below. In some cases websites will not work if you disable cookies in your web browser.

Please be aware that on oakden.co.uk restricting cookies will impact on your user experience and may prevent you from using part of our website or completing an order.

By proceeding beyond this page you consent to our cookie settings and agree that you understand this Cookies Policy.

Why do we use cookies?

1. Cookies primarily allow you to use essential features of our site such as storing your product selections to your shopping basket whilst you continue to shop and/or navigate to different pages of the site and accessing secure areas of the site. If you choose not to accept these cookies, you will be unable to use our site for shopping, only for browsing. Cookies are browser dependent and are essentially text files that contain information your browser saves on one of this folders for some websites that do send out cookies. By themselves, cookies pose no risk since they do not contain virus in any form nor do they spy on your PC content to compromise security.

2. They help collect information about how you use our site, so that we can improve the quality of our site and service. This information is used by us to: provide statistics on how our site is used; provide feedback; help us improve the site by measuring any errors which occur during your browsing experience.

3. They can provide you with improved site functionality by allowing access to additional services and to remember you if you have visited us before and which preferences you have applied so that we can enhance your future visits to our site. We can also restore what is in your shopping basket if you wish to return on a subsequent browsing session.

Please note however, that by blocking or deleting cookies used on our site you may not be able to take full advantage of our site if you do so.

Our Privacy Policy can provide you with further details about how we use any personal information you give us, although not all information captured by using cookies will identify you.

How To Manage Your Cookie Preferences.

You can manage you cookie preferences (allow, deney, delete etc.) in your browser settings. Older browsers like Internet Explorer 5.x or Netscape 4.x offered a limited choice in managing cookies and you should upgrade them. All modern browsers (Firefox, I.E., Chrome etc.) have a privacy setting which you can alter. There are a number of ways to manage cookies.You can clear cookies, prevent cookies, delete cookies and enable cookies at your will and for different circumstances. If you use different computers in different locations you will need to ensure that each browser is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.

We are continually striving to develop improved ways of managing your cookie preferences. As new technologies and solutions emerge, this cookies policy may be updated to reflect any such advances in technology and preference management tools.