Cookie Usage and Settings
What is a Cookie?
A cookie is a very small text file that your computer generates so
that our website and your computer can correctly communicate whilst you
are visiting our website.
What personal information is contained within the Cookie?
None. We only store an identification number for your shopping session in the cookie. This allows our e-commerce system to make sure the items that you have added are getting put into the correct shopping trolley. There is no personal information in the Cookie.
Is the Cookie left on my computer forever?
No, when you have completed your purchase the cookie is automatically removed. If you do not complete your purchase the cookie will remove itself after a 24 hour period.
No, absolutely not.
No, the Cookie is just used to identify your current shopping session.
Can you identify what I have previously purchased by using the Cookie?
No, we can only see what you have previously purchased by using information you have entered such as your postcode.
If I change my Cookie setting in my browser to prevent
Cookies can I still use the MDP Supplies website?
If your browser won't accept cookies you can view the website but you will not be able to purchase. In this case you would need to call us on 0151 272 1234 to place your order.
Is there any privacy issues I need to worry about with using cookies on MDP Supplies website?
No there is no privacy issue at all. We only store an identification number for your shopping session in the cookie. This allows our e-commerce system to make sure the items that you have added are getting put into the correct shopping trolley. There is no personal information in the Cookie.
If there isn't an issue why all the fuss about this EU legislation?
Cookies can be used for good and for annoying things, we only use them for good and where they are necessary. They are a
necessary part of the internet but some companies can misuse them and this is why the EU has introduced this legislation.
If I have a query about Cookie usage on the MDP Supplies website who should I contact?