What are cookies?
What information is collected?
How are cookies managed?
The cookies stored on your computer or other device when you access our websites are designed by:
1. B Node and are necessary to enable specific features on our website
2. Third parties who participate with us in marketing programmes
What are cookies used for?
The main purposes for which cookies are used are:
For technical purposes essential to effective operation of our websites, particularly in relation to site navigation.
To enable B Node to collect information about your browsing and shopping patterns, including to monitor the success of campaigns etc.
Cookies that are used on B Node
|Cookie Name||Expiration Time||Description|
||2 years||Used to distinguish users.|
||24 hours||Used to distinguish users.|
||1 minute||Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this
cookie will be named
||30 seconds to 1 year||Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other
possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP
Client ID service.
||90 days||Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have
linked your Google Analytics and Google Ads accounts, Google Ads
website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.
How do I disable cookies?
If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How you can do this will depend on the browser you use. Further details on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers are set out below:
For Microsoft Edge:
Go to Settings and More > Settings > Privacy & security.
Select View advanced settings.
Under Privacy and services > Cookies, choose the right option for you:
Block all cookies, or
Block only third party cookies.
Documentation: Microsoft Edge, browsing data, and privacy
For Microsoft Internet Explorer:
Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”
Click on the “privacy” tab
Select the setting the appropriate setting
Documentation: Internet Explorer: Delete and manage cookies
For Google Chrome:
Choose Settings > Advanced
Under “Privacy and security”, click “Content settings”.
Documentation: Clear, enable, and manage cookies in Chrome
Choose Preferences > Privacy
Click on “Remove all Website Data”
Documentation: Manage cookies and website data in Safari on Mac
For Mozilla firefox:
Click the menu button and select Content Blocking.
The Privacy & Security panel of Firefox Preferences will open
Select the relevant options
Documentation: Firefox – Enable and disable cookies that websites use to track your preferences
Go to Settings.
Click Advanced in the left sidebar, and click Privacy & security.
Under Privacy and security, click Content settings.
Click Cookies and select the relevant options.
Documentation: Opera help – Web preferences
What happens if I disable cookies?
This depends on which cookies you disable, but in general the website may not operate properly if cookies are switched off. If you only disable third party cookies, you will not be prevented from making purchases on our sites. If you disable all cookies, you will be unable to complete a purchase on our sites.