Our cookies policy
To make full use of the online shopping and personalised features on welwyntoolgroup.com, your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to accept cookies, as we can only provide you with certain personalised features of this website by using them. Our cookies don't store sensitive information such as your name, address or payment details: they simply hold the 'key' that, once you're signed in, is associated with this information. However, if you'd prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from welwyntoolgroup.com, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser (or your mobile phone's handset manual) to learn how to change your cookie preferences. Here's a list of the main cookies we use, and what we use them for. << EXAMPLES FROM JOHNLEWIS.COM>> Cookie name Cookie purpose AdTrack, Affiliate, TD cookies These cookies show us how you found our website and which website you came from. This helps us know which of our online marketing channels is most effective, and enable us to reward some external websites for directing you to us. AJAXA cookie We use this to determine if your web browser supports some of the features of our checkout that make it quicker and easier to complete your purchase. ASP.NET_SessionId cookie This cookie allows our web servers to respond to your actions on the website such as "Add to basket" or browsing the website. The website wouldn't work for you without it. atgPlatoStop This cookie enables the Request a call function on the website. BasketXML and CookieID cookies The items that are in your shopping basket on the website are stored in this cookie. Your shopping basket wouldn't work without it. comparisonArea cookie This cookie enables the use of the "Comparison" tool on the website, and is used to remember which products you've selected to compare.
Flash cookies (or Local Shared Objects)
On welwyntoolgroup.com we display video content using Adobe Flash Player. Adobe uses Flash cookies (also known as Local Shared Objects) to help improve your experience as a user. Flash cookies are stored on your device in much the same way as usual cookies, but they're managed differently by your browser.If you wish to disable or delete a Flash cookie, see Adobe Flashplayer Security Settings (opens in a new window). Please bear in mind though, that if you disable Flash cookies for welwyntoolgroup.com you'll be unable to access certain types of content on the site, such as videos.
welwyntoolgroup.com 'share' tools
If you take the opportunity to 'share' welwyntoolgroup.com content with friends through social networks – such as Facebook and Twitter - you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.
Further information about cookies
If you'd like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org (opens in a new window). If you'd like to opt out of cookies, please go to the Network Advertising Initiative website (opens in a new window). Please note that we're not responsible for the content of external websites.