What are cookies?
Hedstrom.co.uk places tiny text files called cookies onto your computer, tablet or mobile device. This is standard practice for almost all websites.
Cookies are not harmful to your computer and are an essential part of online shopping. They allow us to give you a more efficient customer experience.
What are cookies used for?
There are two main types of cookie; we call them “first party” and “third party” cookies.
First party cookies are small data files that Hedstrom.co.uk uses do things such as keeping track of what you’ve put in your basket and remembering who you are when you return to our site. We don’t save personal information such as credit card details in cookies we create.
Third party cookies are set on behalf of Hedstrom.co.uk. The most important of these are Google, Tradedoubler and Affiliate Window who display text or banner adverts on our behalf on a number of other reputable websites. These partner cookies don’t collect personal data and would not be able to identify you as an individual customer.
On the whole, cookies are used:
For technical purposes essential to effective operation of website, particularly in relation to online transactions.
To enable Hedstrom.co.uk to collect anonymous information about the browsing and shopping activities of our customers for internal analysis.
To drive Hedstrom.co.uk marketing, particularly banner advertisements and text adverts.
To enable Hedstrom.co.uk meet its contractual obligations to make payments to third parties when a product is purchased by someone who has visited our website from a site operated by those parties.
How to manage cookies:
Microsoft Internet Explorer: 1. Choose the “tools” menu – then “Internet Options” 2. Click on the “privacy” tab 3. Select the appropriate setting
Mozilla Firefox: 1. Choose the “tools” menu- then “Options” 2. Click on the “privacy” icon 3. Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant option
For Opera 6.0 and further: 1. Choose the > “Preferences” menu 2. Privacy