Cookie Policy

What Are Cookies

When browsing the Internet and using online services, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your web enabled device, this includes small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

Cookies are used to improve services for you, for example:

  1. Enabling a site to recognise your web enabled device so you don't have to repeat information already given
  2. Recognising that you may already have a username and password so you don't need to enter this every time your requested to do so
  3. Measuring how many people are using the site, so usability can be improved

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us to analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. 

A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies & you can read more about these small files yourself, at this useful website About Cookies.

We use Google Analytics to obtain non identifiable information to track data for example which pages you visit, how long you are on our site etc so we can improve our products & website. The cookies Google Analytics uses are:

  1. utma (unique visitor cookie)
  2. _utmb (session cookie)
  3. _utmc (session cookie)
  4. _utmt.
  5. _utmv (visitor segmentation cookie)
  6. _utmx (Google Analytics Content Experiment cookie)
  7. _utmz (Campaign cookie)

You can also obtain information on how to block and delete cookies by choosing your browser below:

Google Chrome
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Apple Safari

Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites so if you block cookies, you won't be able to use all of the features on our website.

Cookies We Use On Our Website are as shown in the following table

Name Purpose Content Expires
ekm_USERNAME Temporary cookie generated to test if cookies are enabled on your browser   TestCookies=ACTIVE&RS=FALSE&logged_in=USERNAME&ServerID=***   72 hrs

Stores a unique      reference to your cart contents.

Stores authentication details for customer logged in section

Unique ID On Exit
ekm_tmp _ORDERNUMBER     Stores a reference to your order number after an order has been generated Unique ID  On Exit  


This page was updated on 11th June 2022