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About cookies

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your web browser that allows us or a third party to recognize you using a unique identifier.

Who sets them?

First-party cookies are set by us. Third-party cookies are set by companies other than Perform such as analytics providers.

What do they do?

Essential cookies enable services we offer. Other cookies help us understand how our websites are being used (i.e. analytics). Some cookies may track you across multiple websites you visit (including ones not operated by Perform) to help deliver personalised advertisements that may be relevant to you.

How long do they last? 

Cookies may be either "session" or "persistent." A session cookie expires (i.e., is deleted) when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains until it expires or you delete the cookies via your browser settings. Expiration dates are set in the cookies themselves and may vary in length, depending on the purpose of the cookie.

How do we use cookies?

There are four main types of cookie:

Essential cookies

These are cookies that are essential to make a website work and enable features that users have specifically asked for. These types of cookies are commonly used with shopping baskets or e-billing. Without use of cookies, these features of the website could not operate.

Our websites use essential cookies to:

  • Remember what is in your shopping basket
  • Remember where you are in the order process
  • Remember that you are signed in and that your session is secure.  You need to be signed in to complete an order

Analytical cookies

These cookies collect anonymous information about users for the purpose of assessing the performance of a website or how users arrive at our websites.  They also allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Our websites use analytical cookies to:

  • Track the pages you visit via Google Analytics
  • Track the pages you visit via Adalyser

Functionality cookies

These are cookies that automatically remember choices that users have previously made in order to improve their experience next time they visit a website. For example, where users select their preferred settings and layout.

Our websites use functionality cookies to:

  • Offer Live Chat Support via tawk.to
  • Show embedded videos from YouTube and Vimeo

Marketing cookies 

These are used to recognise you when you return to our website and to recognise you on social media pages where you may be served personalised ads via remarketing. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences. These cookies also record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website, the advertising displayed on it and communications sent more relevant to your interests.

Our websites uses marketing cookies to:

  • Give you the ability to share pages with social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Google+ ?

Cookie consent

By using our website, our social media pages (such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Vimeo), purchasing our goods or services or providing us with information online, you agree that, unless you disabled them within your internet browser, we can place the types of cookies set out below on your device and use that data in accordance with this Policy.

Changing your cookie preferences

You may limit the cookies set in your browser by taking the steps described below. Note that declining cookies may impact your ability to use our websites.

Browser settings

You may change your browser’s settings to delete cookies that have already been set and to reject new cookies. To learn more, visit the help pages of your browser:

You may also visit our sites in your browser’s "private" or "incognito" mode, in which case cookies will be set, but deleted when you close browser.

Third party advertising opt-outs

Certain third parties provide ways to opt out of advertising cookies across multiple sites. You can learn more by visiting the sites of the Network Advertising Initiative (https://optout.networkadvertising.org) or the Digital Advertising Alliance (https://www.aboutads.info). In addition, there are third party plug-ins and apps that help manage cookies.

Google cookies

Google provides ways to manage or opt out certain of its advertising cookies (https://adssettings.google.com) and analytics cookies (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout). You may read Google’s Privacy Policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy.

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