What are cookies?

Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. At donaldrussell.com we use cookies to keep track of what you have in your basket, and to remember you when you return to our site. To shop with us, you need to have cookies enabled. If you don't wish to enable cookies, you'll still be able to browse the site and use it for research purposes.

Please note that cookies can't harm your computer. We don't store personally identifiable information such as address details or credit card details in cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site help us to serve you better by showing you relevant products while you’re browsing. We partner with carefully-selected and monitored suppliers who may also set cookies during your visit to be used for remarketing purposes - in other words to show you different products and services based on what you appear to be interested in. If you'd like to opt out, please go to the Network Advertising Initiative website (please note that we're not responsible for the content of external websites).

We want to be honest and clear about your privacy and comply with recent legislation which is why we’re giving you this information. For more information on cookies, visit the official ICO website at ico.org.uk or whatarecookies.com.

Types of Cookies

Strictly necessary cookies - These cookies enable you to navigate our site and gain full access to its features and secure areas. Without these cookies essential services you have asked for like 'Your Basket' cannot be provided.

Performance cookies - These cookies remember information about how you and other customers use our website. This gives us vital information such as which pages are visited most often and if customers are receiving error messages from certain pages. The role of these cookies is to allow us to analyse
and improve the performance of our website ensuring you receive a consistent look, feel and shopping experience. Performance cookies (often known as web analytic cookies) don't collect any information that identifies the customer and all information collected is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

Functionality cookies - These cookies remember choices you made on previous visits to our site such as your language, username, or region so we can provide enhanced, more personal features. They can also be used to remember changes you've made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages you can customise. Functionality cookies can also be used to provide services you have previously asked for such as watching videos or commenting on a blog. The information collected by these cookies may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other sites.

Targeting or advertising cookies - These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to your personal interests. Alongside this they limit the amount of times you see an advert and measure the effectiveness of adverts. This means you won't keep seeing irrelevant adverts or the same adverts over and over. These cookies are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator's permission. They remember that you have visited a website and the information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisations that generate the advert. When one of these adverts is presented to you on a site there will be a quick and easy way to click in and opt out of receiving further adverts.

Cookies we use

Google Adwords conversion tracking - This is a cookie from Google that helps us to understand how customers are purchasing from our website. This information helps us understand what is working more successfully for us in terms of sponsored advertising on search engines, website structures, promotions and other key identifiers. The cookie does not contain any personal information about our customers. https://support.google.com/adwords/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=93148 Google Analytics (_utm) - These cookies enable Google Analytics software. It helps us analyse visitor information such as browser usage, visitor numbers, what people are looking at and buying. Share buttons (Facebook, Twitter and Google+) - These cookies are required to enable our customers to share their shopping experiences through social media such as Facebook and Twitter etc. Please note that if you do choose to share through these social media providers that we don't control the setting of these cookies and we recommend that you check the provider's website for further information.

Dotmailer Emails may contain a single, campaign-unique "web beacon pixel" to tell whether our emails are opened and verify any clicks through to links or advertisements within the email.
We may use this information for purposes including determining which of our emails are more interesting to users, to query whether users who do not open our emails wish to continue receiving them and to inform our advertisers in aggregate how many users have clicked on their advertisements.
The pixel will be deleted when you delete the email. If you do not wish the pixel to be downloaded to your device, you should select to receive emails from us in plain text rather than HTML. Nosto sets up first party cookies in order to identify browsers between their visits and during their visit. Cookie list and behaviour listed below. Nosto keeps right to add/remove/change user status related cookies in order to develop the service to offer new features and benefits to merchants.

2c.cId - To identify browsers between their visits to the site.

2c.dId - If cross-device support (feature) enabled: To store previous customer Id as device id when merging multiple devices as 1 customer profile

2c.dc - If pop-ups (feature) enabled: for storing status of various discount popups, ie. which pop-ups have been already shown and minimised etc..

Magento is the ecommerce platform we use to present products to customers, confirm delivery requirements and process customer payments. These cookies include

Cart – the association with the customers shopping cart
Category Info Stores category info on the page to load pages faster
Compare The items in the customer’s Compare Products list
Customer Encrypted version of the shoppers customer ID
Authorisation Indicates if customers are logged in
Cache Indicate if caching is disabled or enabled
Frontend Customer ID session
Guest View Determines if guests can edit orders
Last Category Last category visited by the customer
Last Product Most recent product viewed by customer
NewMessage Indicates whether a new message has been received
Persistant Cart Link to info about shoppers cart and viewing history
Recently Compared Items compared by shopper
User Saved Cookie Indicates if the user has allowed cookies to be saved
Viewed Product ID Products recently viewed by the shopper
Wishlist Encrypted list of products added to the shoppers wishlist
Wishlist Count Number of items in the shoppers wishlist