Cookies Policy

1. What are “cookies”?

A cookie is a very small text file that may be downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a web page.

2. Why does this website use cookies?

We use cookies in order to ensure an easy and consistent experience for you when visiting our website. Thus, we use cookies to track your visit whilst you are browsing this site so that we can measure our website’s performance and make improvements in the future. This information is used only for analytical purposes.

Moreover, please be assured that:

  • none of the cookies used by this website captures any personal information about you;
  • we do not share cookies with third parties; and
  • we do not use third party supplied information about you to customise your browsing experience on our website.

3. Can cookies harm my computer or mobile device?

No. Cookies cannot harm your computer and cannot carry viruses. Cookies are intended to enhance your experience of a website, rather than obstruct it.

4. Cookies in use on this website

This website uses the following types of cookie:

  • analytics cookies: these cookies allow us to count page visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site, using a service provided by Google Analytics (cookies used: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz);
  • functional cookies: these cookies are used to enable core site functionality. They are automatically deleted when you close your browser (cookies used: ASP.NET_SessionId). We also use functional cookies to ensure that your session is maintained on a single server in our clustered hosting environment (cookie used: X-Mapping-lpindhfm or similar).

If you would still prefer Halfords not to use cookies, you can set your browser to reject cookies or to let you know when a website tries to put one in your browser software - for further information, see section 5 below.

5. More information about cookies

To learn more about cookies, including how to manage them and how they affect your online activities, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.

You can also learn how to control cookies on different browsers at www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-control-cookies/, or if you want to know how to delete cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-delete-cookies/.

It is noted however that blocking cookies may on occasion, reduce the functionality of a website, or prevent access, depending on the browser options which are selected.