When you visit our website, we ask for your consent to use cookies. At Cheffins we are continually evaluating and improving how we present our content to you, we use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. We aim to help you understand how we use the information from cookies set by our website and what you can do to manage them.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files transferred and stored to your computer or device when you visit or interact with a website, only that website will be able to see what’s on that cookie. Cookies contain information unique to your web browser which allow the website to remember your choices and preferences during your visit.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more

Why do websites use cookies?

Cookies are very important to websites, they help the website you are visiting to recognise your device and remember little bits of information about your visit like your preferences, settings and how you use the website. This information is then used to personalise and improve the way you interact with the site. This includes how it displays content to you, enabling you to use and select online services and tools, and providing you with content that is relevant to you based on your previous visits and browsing habits.

How do I manage my cookies?

You can control and remove cookies via settings in your web browsers. However restricting cookies may affect your use of our website and prevent some services and selection tools from working.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie Brief description
__utma Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
__utmb Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
__utmc Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
__utmz Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
_ga Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
_gat Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
_gid Performance cookie - Google Analytics.
ii_Globalisation Functional cookie - stores your country code - i.e. GB - where location personalisation is active.
CookieNoticeSeen Necessary cookie - confirms you've seen and dismissed the cookie notification. Ensures the website can prevent the notice from showing again.
ASPSessionID Necessary cookie - ASP session cookie - deleted when you end your visitor session.
Login_Email Functional cookie - stores your email address to help you log into the Fine Art department more easily

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

Useful links

There are a lot of sites which talk about cookies, what they do and how to remove or restrict them in more detail, we've listed a couple of useful sites you may find helpful: