Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Our approach to ‘cookies’

Your privacy is important to us. We are striving to give you full and honest information about the cookies that we use on our site and give you the tools and knowledge to manage them. By continuing to browse our site, you consent to our placing cookies on your computer (unless you have chosen to disable them via your browser (see below).  However, if you do not allow cookies on your computer you will not be able to shop our site.  Please also refer to our Privacy Policy.

INDEX

  1. What are cookies?
  2. How do we use cookies?
  3. Types of cookies
  4. What happens if I opt out of all cookies?
  5. How to check cookies are enabled for PCs
  6. How to check cookies are enabled for Macs
  7. Further information about cookies

 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of information sent to your computer or browsing device when you access a website. These files are not computer programmes and cannot be used to cause damage to your computer. They are often essential to helping us provide you with a good on-line experience. Some areas of the site may not function correctly without the use of cookies.

How do we use cookies?

We will not use cookies to

  • Store personal information on your hard drive
  • Send personal information to 3rd parties

You can disable cookies completely by changing your browser settings; however some areas of the site will not be accessible or will not function properly. You will not be able to access your online account if cookies are disabled as cookies are used:

To keep a record of the products youve put in your shopping bag for next time you visit
To make personalised product recommendations, based upon your previous times youve shopped on the website
To remember your preferences
To find out what the website doesnt do well and make improvements to it in future
And many other things too...

Please see our Privacy Policy for full details about the cookies we use and how we use them.

Types of cookies:

Session (or Transient) Cookies
Session cookies are stored in your computers memory for the length of your browsing session. They become inaccessible after the session has been inactive for a time and are automatically deleted from your computer when the browser is closed. They allow you to move from page to page without having to log-in repeatedly.

Persistent (or Permanent) Cookies
Persistent cookies that are stored on the users computer memory and are not deleted when the browser is closed. They are used to keep your preferences for the website, so they will be remembered for next time you visit the website. They are also used to collect information about the numbers of visitors, the average time spent on a particular page and analyse shopping behaviour on the website. This information is used to find out how the well the website works and where it can be improved.

 

What happens if I opt out of all cookies?

If you opted out of all cookies set by bltdirect.com and associated websites, then you will not be able to place an order on our website. You will, however, still be able to browse our website.

How to check cookies are enabled for PCs

 

Google Chrome

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Click on Tools at the top of your browser window and select Options

Click the Under the Hood tab, locate the Privacy section, and select the Content settings button

Now select Allow local data to be set



Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0

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Click on Tools at the top of your browser window and select Internet options , then click on the Privacy tab

Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or below, which will enable cookies in your browser

Settings above Medium will disable cookies



Mozilla Firefox

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Click on Tools at the top of your browser window and select Options

Then select the Privacy icon

Click on Cookies, then select allow sites to set cookies



Safari

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Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the Preferences option

Click on Security, check the option that says Block third-party and advertising cookies

Click Save


How to check cookies are enabled for Macs



Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 on OSX

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Click on Explorer at the top of your browser window and select Preferences options

Scroll down until you see Cookies under Receiving Files

Select the Never Ask option



Safari on OSX

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Click on Safari at the top of your browser window and select the Preferences option

Click on Security then Accept cookies

Select the Only from site you navigate to



Mozilla and Netscape on OSX

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Click on Mozilla or Netscape at the top of your browser window and select the Preferences option

Scroll down until you see cookies under Privacy & Security

Select Enable cookies for the originating web site only



Opera

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Click on Menu at the top of your browser window and select Settings

Then select Preferences, select the Advanced tab

Then select Accept cookies option


Further Information about cookies

If youd like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org (opens in a new window).

If youd like to opt out of cookies, please go to the Network Advertising Initiative website (opens in a new window).

Please note that were not responsible for the content of external websites.

Please see our Privacy Policy for full details about the cookies we use and how we use them.

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