What is a cookie?
Cookies are very small files containing unique pieces of information, which are stored on your computer and other devices that you use to visit websites. The cookies that we use are completely harmless to your computer and we never store sensitive data like credit card details, passwords and addresses etc in cookies.
Cookies serve many functions but in general cookies are necessary on e-commerce sites like ours to keep the contents of your shopping basket intact as you navigate around the website and to help us identify any errors or poor performance of the site so that we can address them as soon as possible.
What cookies do we use?
1. Essential cookies
Some cookies are necessary for the correct operation of a website. They enable the contents of your basket to stay with you as you browse the site and also to keep you logged in as you proceed through the checkout without you having to continually enter your details. Without them, users would not even be able to sign in. These cookies don't gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.
Printware's Essential Cookies look like this:
2. Performance Cookies
Performance cookies collect information about how you use the website such as which pages you look at and if you experience any errors. We use these cookies to help us improve how the website works, understand what interests our users and measure how effective our advertising is. The performance cookies that we use are issued as part of services provided by selected third parties, such as Google Analytics, and they may also gather information for their own tracking purposes.
Performance Cookies on Printware look like this:
How to disable Cookies
If you do disable cookies you will find that the Printware website will not work very well and you will not be able to place an order or login to your account.
How to enable and disable cookies using your browser
1. Click on the 'wrench' icon on the browser (usually found top-right corner) to open the tools menu
2. From the tools menu select 'Options'
3. Click the 'Under the Hood' tab from the menu on the left.
4. In the 'Privacy' section, select the 'Content settings' button
5. To enable cookies: select 'Allow local data to be set' option
6. To disable cookies: select 'Block all cookies' option
7. Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Chrome.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0
1. Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet Options'
2. In the options window navigate to the 'Privacy' tab
3. To enable cookies: Set the slider to 'Medium' or below
4. To disable cookies: Move the slider to the top to block all cookies
5. Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Explorer.
1. Click on 'Tools' at the browser menu and select 'Options'
2. Select the Privacy panel
3. To enable cookies: Check 'Accept cookies for sites'
4. To disable cookies: Uncheck at 'Accept cookies for sites'
5. Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Firefox.
1. Click on 'Setting' at the browser menu and select 'Settings'
2. Select 'Quick Preferences'
3. To enable cookies: check 'Enable Cookies'
4. To disable cookies: uncheck 'Enable Cookies'
5. Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Opera.
Safari on OSX
1. Click on 'Safari' in the menu bar and select the 'Preferences' option
2. Click on 'Security'
3. To enable cookies: In the 'Accept cookies' section select 'Only from site you navigate to'
4. To disable cookies: In the 'Accept cookies' section select 'Never'
5. Note there are various levels of cookie enablement and disablement in Safari.
All other browsers
Please refer to your browser Help function.
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